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News Topic education was found in 18 news releases in the year 2016.

November 2016

October 2016

  • UTA launches Massive Online Open Course on the practical application of new technologies like social media in K-12 teaching and learning
    New media for K-12 education

    Thursday, October 6, 2016

    News Topics: education, faculty, humanities, research

    Researchers and professors at UTA recently launched a Massive Online Open Course or MOOC to train educators on the practical application of emerging technologies like social media in K-12 teaching and learning.

September 2016

  • TMAC receives $2.6 million award to transition defense industry companies
    Business assist

    Thursday, September 29, 2016

    News Topics: business, economics, education, employment, manufacturing, research

    A federal grant received by UTA's TMAC is aimed at helping defense industry contractors steer away from that shrinking defense industry dollar and retrofit their businesses to more productive, sustainable and profitable uses.

  • The University of Texas at Arlington awards record number of degrees
    Record conferrals

    Thursday, September 22, 2016

    News Topics: admissions, alumni, business, commencement, education, engineering, nursing

    The University of Texas at Arlington has awarded a record 11,526 degrees for the 2015-16 academic year. UTA has also been recognized by Diverse Issues in Higher Education as a leader for degrees conferred to minority students.

  • UTA mathematicians to improve curricula for future high school mathematics teachers, benefitting socio-economically disadvantaged students
    Improving STEM education

    Tuesday, September 6, 2016

    News Topics: education

    UTA mathematicians are conducting research to refine and supplement curriculum materials used in college mathematics courses designed for students who plan to become high school math teachers. Over the long-term, the project will impact the learning experiences of hundreds of thousands of socio-economically disadvantaged students across the country.

July 2016

  • UTA education researcher named Greater Texas Foundation Faculty Fellow
    Educational leadership

    Friday, July 22, 2016

    News Topics: education, faculty

    Yi “Leaf” Zhang, an assistant professor in the College of Education, has been named a member of the 2016 Class of Greater Texas Foundation Faculty Fellows. Her research focuses on community college transfer students’ persistence and degree completion.

  • New dean of UTA College of Education is Purdue expert in special education, faculty development and technology literacy
    Education leader

    Tuesday, July 5, 2016

    News Topics: education, faculty, research, students

    Teresa Taber Doughty, a nationally recognized leader in special education and associate dean of learning at Purdue University, joins UTA as dean of the College of Education on Aug. 1.

May 2016

  • UTA study examines academic experiences of Latino students at HBCUs
    Diversity in education

    Thursday, May 26, 2016

    News Topics: education, research

    A UTA assistant professor of educational leadership and policy studies explores the academic and interpersonal experiences of Latinos at HBCUs. The research was published recently in The Journal of Higher Education.

April 2016

  • UTA educators developing competency-based online course to help math teachers better teach geometry students
    Competency-based learning

    Thursday, April 28, 2016

    News Topics: awards, education, faculty

    College of Education professors Joohi Lee and Mohan Pant are developing a competency-based online, graduate-level course that will help math teachers better learn to teach conceptual geometry.

March 2016

  • U.S. News ranks UTA Graduate Engineering, Business, Nursing and Education programs among nation’s best for 2017
    National recognition

    Wednesday, March 16, 2016

    News Topics: business, education, engineering, nursing

    U.S. News & World Report ranks UTA graduate programs in engineering, business, nursing and education among the best in the country for 2017.

  • UTA, Arlington school district launch Teacher Academy to increase educator talent pipeline
    Student success

    Monday, March 7, 2016

    News Topics: admissions, education

    An innovative, new UTA-Arlington ISD Teacher Academy will enable high school juniors and seniors to earn early college credit and get a head start on a career in education.

  • UTA TRIO leader earns statewide honor for work with first-generation students
    Inspiring dreams

    Tuesday, March 1, 2016

    News Topics: alumni, awards, education, staff

    Jennifer Luken Sutton, director of UTA TRiO-Student Support Services, has been named a 2016 Texas TRiO Achiever’s Award winner by the Texas Association of Special Student Services Programs.

February 2016

January 2016

  • U.S. News ranks UTA online graduate programs in education, nursing among the nation's best
    Online excellence

    Tuesday, January 12, 2016

    News Topics: classes, education, faculty, Internet, nursing, staff, students

    UT Arlington's education and nursing online graduate programs are among the best in the nation, according to a new U.S. News & World Report ranking.

  • Exchanging handwritten letters strengthens children’s literacy skills and family ties, new UTA study finds
    Early literacy

    Thursday, January 7, 2016

    News Topics: education, faculty

    A new UTA College of Education study published in the journal, The Reading Teacher, finds that young children who exchange handwritten letters with extended family members develop stronger connections with those relatives and strengthen their literacy skills.

  • Free transportation education and training now at UTA
    Transportation assistance

    Tuesday, January 5, 2016

    News Topics: education, engineering, environment, transportation

    UTA’s Division of Enterprise Development has won a highly competitive, two-year $1.8 million grant to operate the Texas Local Technical Assistance Program, which provides technical assistance and workforce training that many smaller or rural Texas counties and cities do not have.