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UTA music lecturer performs at President Obama’s final White House concert

Dream come true

Jamar Jones, a jazz pianist, graduate student and lecturer of music industry studies in the UTA College of Liberal Arts, performed for President Obama in a White House concert that will be televised Nov. 15 on the BET Networks.

UTA Police Department garners annual UT System award

Pacesetter Award

The UTA Police Department has been named the 2016 Pacesetter Police Department of the Year, an honor presented to the police department within the UT System that demonstrates a strong and professional commitment to public safety and contemporary policing.

University of Texas at Arlington Libraries launch first Texas History of Disability website

Accessibility at the forefront

The UTA Libraries unveil new website showcasing the Texas Disability History Collection. Documents, videos, images and oral histories emphasizing the work of various disability advocates who were students, faculty or staff at the University are featured.


Innovative research

The UTA College of Liberal Arts has awarded six seed grants to innovative research projects that address concerns such as symptom relief and healing for disabled veterans, the HPV health crisis among America’s youth, and the effects of climate change and social conflict issues.

UTA’s VERY BEST: Honoring Distinguished Alumni for Commitment to University and Community Engagement

Distinguished alumni

UTA honors exemplary alumni who have represented the University through professional achievement, community engagement, and loyalty to their alma mater. Five alumni will be recognized at the Distinguished Alumni Awards banquet held on the UTA campus on Nov. 10.


VB: UTA returns to CPC to honor Wheeler, Granger

ARLINGTON, Texas – When Cassidy Wheeler and Kaitlyn Granger both look back at their time at UT Arlington, they want to be remembered for their dedication and infectious passion on the court.

MBB: Mavericks among top mid-major programs in preseason poll

With the season opener just a little more than two weeks away, the UT Arlington men's basketball team has been picked as the favorites to win the Sun Belt Conference and, yesterday, earned a No. 6 ranking in the Mid-Major national poll.

XC: Long path leads to Saturday SBC meet

Wake-up calls long before the sun came up. 100-mile weeks. Nagging injuries. UT Arlington cross country student-athletes have fought through it all this season, always with their eyes trained on late October.


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Signature Building

Texas elected leaders joined UTA President Vistasp Karbhari and other administrators at the official groundbreaking of the Science and Engineering Innovation and Research Building. 

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From UTA Radio to Radio Disney

UTA alum Candice Huckeba, a nationally-known host on Radio Disney, came back to campus to share life and career advice. She was the keynote speaker for COMM Day 2016, a networking day for UTA communication majors.

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Spending Time Together

Maverick families made lasting memories at the 2016 Parent & Family Weekend. Three days of events brought families together for fun and excitement all weekend long.

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Terry Scholars

The Terry Foundation is the largest private source of public education scholarships in Texas. The prestigious program is in its second year at UTA.