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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…

UTA Celebrates $125 Million Science and Engineering Innovation and Research Building

The University of Texas at Arlington inaugurated today its new $125 million Science & Engineering Innovation & Research building, a state-of-the-art facility that will contribute to pushing the University forward as a leading health science research and teaching institution. Almost $30 million in active research grants move with UTA’s faculty into…

UTA Researchers Patent Technology for Smart Seat Cushion, Adaptable Prosthetics

The University of Texas at Arlington has patented a smart seat cushion that uses changes in air pressure to redistribute body weight and help prevent the painful ulcers caused by sitting for long periods of time in a wheelchair. The same technology can be used to create prosthetic liners that adapt…

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…