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Fall 2018 Enrollment Sets New Records at UT Arlington

Last year UTA served nearly 60,000 students through its wide range of on-campus and online offerings. UTA was recently recognized by The Chronicle of Higher Education as the fifth fastest-growing doctoral public university in the United States during the 2006 to 2016 timeframe.UTA’s growth has been enhanced by student success…

UTA to Host Teams from Across the Nation in 18th Annual Texas Autocross Weekend

Editor’s Note: This event was originally scheduled for Sept. 15-16 but was rescheduled to Sept. 29-30 because of inclement weather concerns. Collegiate auto racing teams from across the country will converge on The University of Texas at Arlington campus to rev their engines and compete against the clock at the 18th Annual…

UTA Continues Momentum of Excellence with Latest National Rankings

The University of Texas at Arlington is nationally ranked No. 221 among the top echelon of the U. S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges for 2019, which were released Monday, Sept. 10.  UTA also ranked No. 126 among top public universities in the magazine’s rankings. The rankings list marks the first…

Terry Crews, Jack Hanna Among UTA’s Maverick Speaker Series Lineup

A sustainability innovator, an actor-artist-activist, a science historian, an animal conservationist and an actor-playwright-professor make for an exceptionally strong lineup for the 11th annual University of Texas at Arlington’s Maverick Speakers Series, a premier event in North Texas that draws the nation’s best minds. Graham Hill will kick off the new season…

UTA One of Three Universities to Win Excellence in Sustainability Award This Year

The University of Texas at Arlington has won a prestigious Excellence in Sustainability Award from the National Association of College and University Business Officers, or NACUBO. The 56-year-old association represents more than 1,900 colleges and universities across the country. The annual NACUBO Awards recognize institutional success in various areas. The Excellence in…

Former, Current UTA Formula Racing Students to Compete in Great Britain

Former and current University of Texas at Arlington formula racing students are traveling to the United Kingdom to participate this week in the 20th anniversary of the inaugural Formula Student United Kingdom event at Silverstone Circuit. During the event, set for July 13-15, former FSAE students will race the original 1998 car…

UT Arlington Granted 23 Patents as Part of UT System’s No. 3 World Rank

The University of Texas at Arlington was granted 23 U. S. patents in 2017, a success that contributed to UT System’s overall No. 3 ranking in the Top 100 Worldwide Universities Granted U. S. Utility Patents in 2017. These rankings, compiled by the National Academy of Inventors and the Intellectual Property Owners Association,…

Internationally Renowned Engineer Robert Schafrik Joins UT Arlington

National Academy of Engineering member Robert Schafrik, an internationally renowned expert in materials and manufacturing, has joined The University of Texas at Arlington, strengthening the university’s programs around manufacturing, materials, and aerospace engineering. Schafrik’s recruitment received support from Gov. Greg Abbott’s Governor’s University Research Initiative and the University of Texas System…

UTA Study Finds Art Therapy Helps Veterans Cope With Trauma

Researchers at The University of Texas at Arlington have found that 98 percent of veterans participating in the University’s Artopia program consider that art therapy helped them cope with service-related trauma or disability. An equal percentage reported that art therapy helped them cope with everyday life.“Texas has one of the…