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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…

Record Number of UTA Students Earn Degrees This Spring

The University of Texas at Arlington will confer nearly 6,400 degrees in commencement ceremonies May 10-12 at College Park Center on the UTA campus. This graduating class represents the largest number of graduating class in the University’s history, an approximate 11 percent increase in degree conferrals over the 5,773 degrees awarded…

UTA Maverick Speakers Series to Feature Advocate & TV Host Gretchen Carlson

Tickets are available now to hear advocate, broadcast news anchor, journalist and TV host Gretchen Carlson as part of The University of Texas at Arlington’s 10th annual Maverick Speakers Series. Gretchen Carlson is one of the nation’s most successful and recognized news anchors and a tireless advocate for workplace equality and the…

UT Arlington, UNT Health Science Center Launch North Texas Genome Center

The ability to rapidly sequence genomes, DNA and RNA is providing doctors, scientists and engineers critical new tools in healthcare delivery and research and is changing the way that doctors treat patients. Whole genome sequencing is becoming the foundation for precision health, a rapidly growing field that examines differences in…

UTA Reaches Another Milestone for Enrollment

The University of Texas at Arlington’s remarkable growth continues this spring with almost 43,000 students selecting UTA as their destination for excellent academics, a career-focused education and a valuable college degree in critical workforce areas. This represents a 2.4 percent increase in enrollment over last spring and a record high…

UTA Chosen to Lead National Hispanic College-to-Career Initiative

The University of Texas at Arlington was chosen to lead a national initiative aimed at enhancing career readiness for Hispanic students and meeting the labor demands of local and national employers. Michele Bobadilla, UTA’s assistant provost for Hispanic student success, was chosen by the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Foundation…