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UTA works with Boeing, NASA, MIT to understand social networks’ impact on online students’ grades, completion rates

Helping students succeed online

UTA researchers are working with Boeing, NASA and Massachusetts Institute of Technology to better understand the role that social networks play in the completion rates and academic performance of students taking online courses.

Preserving history

Preserving history

A UTA history professor is fighting time to save historical documents in Cuba before they are lost to the elements. David LaFevor, a UTA history professor, has been working on saving the documents since 2015. Many of the documents shed light on the slave trade, an integral part of Cuba’s colonial history that was intertwined with that of the United States.

National initiative focused on increasing the number of university faculty from under-represented minority groups launched at UTA

Diversity in Higher Ed

This weekend UTA hosted the launch of a multi-year collaborative project among 10 leading educational institutions that aims to increase the number of university faculty from under-represented minority groups.

Repatriation expert keynotes immigration forum

Immigration forum

A day-long immigration forum at UTA will feature thoughtful panel discussions, theatrical performances and a captivating keynote address.

UTA study shows exercise, diet could offset effects of malaria

Fighting malaria

The right amount of diet and exercise can help lessen damage to the heart and skeletal muscles brought on by malaria, according to a new UTA study.

Athletics

M. Basketball. MBB: Mavs return home to host Louisiana rivals

MBB: Mavs return home to host Louisiana rivals

UTA men's basketball hosts ULM and Louisiana this weekend in College Park Center.

T&F: UTA returns to Texas A&M Saturday

The UTA men’s and women’s track and field teams will be in College Station for the second straight weekend when they compete Saturday in their second meet of the indoor season, the Texas A&M Aggie Invitational.

Texas Trust Scholar Athlete of the Week

Each week of the 2016-17, Maverick Club honors the Texas Trust Scholar Athlete of the Week

Videos

UTA film shares history, teaches safety play video

UTA film shares history, teaches safety

UTA's Department of Art and Art History produced a documentary that honors victims of a coal mining disaster while providing critical safety training.

#MavGrad 2016 play video

#MavGrad 2016

Congratulations, Class of 2016! A record number of UTA students received their degrees during commencement exercises December 15-17 at College Park Center.

#MavGrad 2016:  Taylor Smith play video

#MavGrad 2016: Taylor Smith

Taylor Smith was five years old when she posed for a UTA ad. She is now 22 and graduating from UTA with a Bachelor of Science in nursing.

#MavGrad 2016:  Mayank Jain play video

#MavGrad 2016: Mayank Jain

Mayank Jain says UTA transformed his life. He chose to attend the University for grad school in order to study under a professor whose research he had long admired.