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Grand Prairie ISD Superintendent Susan Hull and UTA President Vistasp Karbhari sign the document

UTA, GPISD partner for tomorrow’s teachers

UTA and the Grand Prairie school district created the Education & Leadership Preparatory Program to tackle the shortage of bilingual and ESL teachers by giving high school students an early start on their teaching careers.

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New programs support undergraduate research

UTA has developed three new programs that allow undergraduates to work in research, including one that enables students to use their federal work-study hours.

Kids at Innovation Day

UTA hosts event supporting local entrepreneurs

InnovationDay@UTA will feature a Shark Tank-style competition for high school and college students, student and faculty startup pitches, a community startup showcase, and much more. Register at utainnovation.com.

Students walking on campus

UTA earns top ranking for low student debt

In a U.S. News & World Report ranking of 125 universities, UTA was listed as second in the nation for graduating students with the least student debt.

College of Education Teacher helping a student

Education gets top marks

The College of Education’s undergraduate program ranked in the top 3 percent by the National Council on Teacher Quality.

UTA basketball players

UTA men’s basketball making headlines

The Dallas Morning News covers the Mavericks’ exceptional season in a front-page story in Sports Day.

Jalen Jones at Saint Mary's

UTA defeats a top-25 opponent

For the first time in program history, UTA men's basketball claimed a victory over a top-25 opponent—a 65-51 win over No. 12-ranked Saint Mary's University.

Qilian Liang, a professor of Electrical Engineering

UTA professor named IEEE Fellow

Qilian Liang, professor of Electrical Engineering, has been named a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. He was specifically cited for his contributions to interval type-2 fuzzy logic systems.

Men's Basketball victory of the UT Longhorns

The Maverick men’s basketball team makes history

With a 72-61 victory over UT Austin, the Mavericks defeated the Longhorns for the first time ever.

Rendering of Proposed Bullet Train Passenger Stations

Student wins statewide competition for bullet train station design

A UTA graduate student in architecture has won a statewide competition for design of a Dallas high-speed rail station. Her winning design is an elevated station that traverses Dallas’ highways with parking, retail shops, and restaurants underneath.