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News Topic arlington was found in 30 news releases in the year 2017.

November 2017

October 2017

  • UTA employees honored for saving life of heart attack victim
    Hearts of gold

    Tuesday, October 31, 2017

    News Topics: alumni, Arlington, Maverick Speakers Series, staff

    UTA honored two employees who saved the life of a man suffering a heart attack during a Maverick Speakers Series event.

  • Week of celebration marks UTA Homecoming 2017
    Welcome home

    Monday, October 30, 2017

    News Topics: alumni, Arlington, College Park Center, student life, students

    Maverick pride will cover the community as The University of Texas at Arlington celebrates Homecoming 2017 Nov. 5-12.

  • UTA honors Distinguished Alumni for commitment to University, community engagement
    Distinguished Alumni

    Monday, October 23, 2017

    News Topics: alumni, Arlington, awards

    The University of Texas at Arlington will recognize exemplary alumni display the distinct mark of excellence associated with the Maverick spirit at the 2017 Distinguished Alumni Awards.

  • UTA, CARCON Industries & Construction honored for collaboration to enhance education in construction engineering and management
    Collaborative effort honored

    Friday, October 20, 2017

    News Topics: Arlington, engineering

    The Regional Hispanic Contractors Association presented its 2017 Vanguard Award to CARCON Industries owner/CEO and member of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Arcilia Acosta and University of Texas at Arlington President Vistasp Karbhari.

  • UTA advances in Center for World University Rankings
    Upward trajectory

    Friday, October 20, 2017

    News Topics: admissions, alumni, Arlington, faculty, students

    The University of Texas at Arlington is on a steep upward trajectory, jumping 30 spots in the Center for World University Rankings' national standings in the four years since the list debuted.

  • Special piece of UTA history returns to campus
    Returned memories

    Wednesday, October 11, 2017

    News Topics: alumni, Arlington, history, student life

    The renovation of a historic Tarrant County home led to the discovery of a special slice of The University of Texas at Arlington’s past.

  • UTA receives grant to continue veteran success program
    Serving veterans

    Friday, October 6, 2017

    News Topics: alumni, Arlington, diversity, education, student life, students

    The U.S. Department of Education awarded a five-year, $1.3 million grant to The University of Texas at Arlington to renew funding for the University’s highly successful Veterans Upward Bound program.

  • UTA alumna named Texas Teacher of the Year
    Alumna honored

    Tuesday, October 3, 2017

    News Topics: alumni, Arlington, awards, education, liberal arts

    Tara Bordeaux dropped out of high school but went on to become Texas Teacher of the Year. Bordeaux’s journey included a stop at UTA, where she earned her degree and learned from professors she describes as some of the most influential people in her life.

September 2017

  • UTA to receive Minority Access’ Diversity Institution Award
    Honored for diversity

    Thursday, September 28, 2017

    News Topics: admissions, alumni, Arlington, awards, diversity, employment

    The University of Texas at Arlington’s relentless pursuit of excellence, diversity and inclusion is being recognized on the national stage. The non-profit Minority Access will present UTA with its Diversity Institution Award at the National Role Models Conference in Washington, D.C.

  • UTA Police enhance safety measures and lower crime rate
    Campus safety

    Thursday, September 28, 2017

    News Topics: Arlington, student life, students

    Expanded crime-fighting technology and a new student-focused safety program are among the security improvements made on the UTA campus, which has experienced a significant decrease in campus crime in recent years.

  • UTA ranked nation’s top public research university for least student debt
    Low debt, high diversity

    Tuesday, September 12, 2017

    News Topics: admissions, alumni, Arlington, diversity, students

    For the second year in a row, U.S. News & World Report ranked The University of Texas at Arlington the top national public university for graduates incurring the least amount of student debt. The magazine’s “Best Colleges 2018” ranking also lists UTA among the top campuses in the nation for ethnic diversity.

August 2017

  • Maverick Move-In Day
    Move-In Day

    Wednesday, August 23, 2017

    News Topics: admissions, alumni, Arlington, diversity, student life, students, volunteer

    The UTA community helped thousands of new and returning students get settled on campus during the Maverick Stampede Move-In Day event. The annual tradition kicks-off another exciting academic year in Maverick country.

  • Student-athletes soar in the classroom and on the court
    Maverick success

    Thursday, August 17, 2017

    News Topics: alumni, Arlington, awards, sports, student life, students

    The Sun Belt Conference announced that 122 student-athletes from The University of Texas at Arlington made the league’s Commissioner’s List and Academic Honor Roll during the 2016-17 academic year. UTA’s student-athletes also earned the third-highest graduation rate among all Division I public institutions in Texas.

July 2017

  • Maverick Speakers Series 10th anniversary season
    Tickets available

    Tuesday, July 11, 2017

    News Topics: alumni, Arlington, College Park Center, Maverick Speakers Series

    Two outstanding UTA alumni - a critically acclaimed Hollywood actor and a highly respected American economist - will return to their alma mater to join an exceptionally strong lineup for the 10th anniversary season of UTA’s Maverick Speakers Series.

  • 17th Annual Texas Autocross Weekend to bring in teams from across the country
    Start your engines

    Monday, July 3, 2017

    News Topics: alumni, Arlington, engineering, faculty

    Collegiate auto racing teams from across the country will converge on The University of Texas at Arlington campus to rev their engines and compete against the clock at the 17th Annual Texas Autocross Weekend July 8-9.

June 2017

  • UTA, Arlington ISD create new pathway to baccalaureate
    Partnerships and pathways

    Monday, June 5, 2017

    News Topics: admissions, alumni, Arlington, students

    The University of Texas at Arlington and the Arlington Independent School District signed an agreement providing a seamless transition to a four-year university degree for traditionally underserved students at Arlington Collegiate High School.

May 2017

  • UTA announces new office, appointment for Executive Director for Veterans Services
    Serving veterans

    Monday, May 15, 2017

    News Topics: alumni, Arlington, staff, students

    After an extensive nationwide search, The University of Texas at Arlington is proud to announce the hiring of James Kumm, combat veteran and seasoned higher education administrator, into the newly established position of Executive Director for Veterans Programs.

  • UTA, City of Arlington to host Renowned International Folk Art Festival
    International art

    Wednesday, May 10, 2017

    News Topics: Arlington, art, College Park Center, global, student life, visual arts

    After two years of planning, the renowned International Folk Art Market|Santa Fe—rated the Best Art Festival in America by USA Today—is coming to the city of Arlington at The University of Texas at Arlington.

April 2017

  • UTA summer camp offerings expand
    Summer camp

    Tuesday, April 18, 2017

    News Topics: Arlington, community service

    Summer is quickly approaching, which means it is time to register for youth academic and athletic camps offered by The University of Texas at Arlington. The camps fill quickly as they are popular with families.

  • Award-winning Latina journalist Maria Hinojosa to speak at UTA
    Distinguished speaker

    Thursday, April 6, 2017

    News Topics: Arlington, immigration

    Maria Hinojosa, one of the United States’ most prominent Latina journalists, will deliver a lecture at The University of Texas at Arlington on Wednesday, April 19 at 6:30 p.m. Students, faculty, staff and the general public are invited.

  • UTA supports community with The Big Event
    The Big Event

    Tuesday, April 4, 2017

    News Topics: Arlington, community service, faculty, staff, student life, students

    More than 1,300 students, faculty and staff from The University of Texas at Arlington will help residents and communities across Dallas and Fort Worth during an annual day of service known as The Big Event.

March 2017

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January 2017