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UTA’s Record-Breaking Enrollment Growth Continues

The University of Texas at Arlington’s record-setting growth continued with 43,939 students this spring, based on numbers reported to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. Enrollment for Spring 2019 is 2.36 percent higher than the previous Spring semester, and marks a 28 percent increase over the last five years. With total global…

UTA Achieves Important Benchmark Toward Texas Tier One Status

Dereje Agonafer, a UTA professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering.

Dr. Dereje Agonafer, Jenkins Garrett Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of Texas at Arlington, has been elected to the prestigious National Academy of Engineering – and is one of only two faculty at universities in Texas selected this year. Membership in the National Academy…

Students Earning Degrees at UTA Eclipses 5,400

Approximately 5,400 students are participating in commencement ceremonies Dec. 13-15 at College Park Center on the University of Texas at Arlington campus. The newest graduates will join the ranks of more than 230,000 UTA alumni around the globe. The commencement candidates in the College of Business realized nearly a 20 percent…

Arlington Tomorrow Foundation’s UTeach Program Grant to Benefit Students, Local Youth

The UTeach Arlington secondary math and science teacher preparation program at The University of Texas at Arlington has been selected for a grant by the Arlington Tomorrow Foundation to benefit UTeach students and youth served by the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Tarrant County. The initiative, named Maverick STEMbrace Success…

UTA Researchers Win $1 Million Grant from U.S. Energy Department

Researchers at The University of Texas at Arlington have won a $1 million grant from the U. S. Department of Energy to build a detector that may offer a key insight into the lingering mystery of the universe’s matter-antimatter imbalance. The new detector will be integrated into an international physics experiment called…

UTA Becomes First Economics Association Partner in Texas

The University of Texas at Arlington is the first Texas university to offer students the opportunity to earn a master’s degree in economics and a National Association for Business Economics Certified Business Economist® or CBE professional certification simultaneously.UTA, the University of Maryland and the University of Connecticut are joining six…

Friends, Family, Maverick Spirit Highlight UTA’s Homecoming Celebration

Homecoming is all about traditions that bring alumni, students and community members flooding back to Maverick Country to honor the past and get excited for the future. During Homecoming week, keep up with the latest and greatest Maverick Homecoming Style at the Mav Swap tents and the Maverick Mum Mania, and…

Department of Education Grant to Increase UTA Doctoral Students

A University of Texas at Arlington computer science professor has received a $1.2 million grant from the U. S. Department of Education, supplemented with $300,000 in UTA matching funds, that will significantly increase the number of doctoral students, especially among women and minorities. Ishfaq Ahmad, UTA professor in the Department of Computer…

Executive Vice Dean of Duke School of Nursing Selected as UTA Dean

Elizabeth Merwin, PhD, RN, FAAN, has been appointed dean of the College of Nursing and Health Innovation (CoNHI) at The University of Texas at Arlington. Merwin is currently serving as the Duke University School of Nursing’s executive vice dean and the Ann Henshaw Gardiner Professor of Nursing and as professor…

UTA Festival of Ideas Explores Immigration, Survival and Refugee Experience

“Migration, Immigration, and the Art of Survival” is the theme of The University of Texas at Arlington College of Liberal Arts’ Fall 2018 Festival of Ideas. The event is 10 a. m. to 1 p. m., Thursday, Oct. 4, in the E. H. Hereford University Center, 300 W. First St. The festival is free and…