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UTA Working on Driverless Vehicle Project for Veterans

A University of Texas at Arlington computer scientist is designing a reservation/reminder software system as part of a project that will eventually transport veterans on military bases to doctors’ appointments using driverless cars. Manfred Huber, associate professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, is principal investigator on the $100,000…

UTA Spring 2015 Enrollment Continues to Climb

Spring enrollment at The University of Texas at Arlington has surpassed 36,000 students residing in Texas for the first time as the institution’s global headcount of students in campus-based and in online degree programs reached 47,977, preliminary census reports show. The spring headcount represents a 4.5 percent increase over fall enrollment…

UT Arlington Hires New Communications Leader

The University of Texas at Arlington has appointed Lynne T. Waters, associate vice president for external affairs and university relations for the University of Hawai’i System, as vice president for University Communications. Waters, a native Texan, is a former television news anchor and reporter who owned a comprehensive communications consulting…

UT Arlington to Lead Study Defining Nursing Competency Standards

The University of Texas at Arlington College of Nursing and Health Innovation has been awarded a $1.8 million grant from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to lead a multi-institution study of clinical experience requirements for nursing school graduates. The research will involve more than 1,700 students over 30 months.…

Research, Enrollment Records Highlight Year at UT Arlington

Compelling research stories dominated the news at The University of Texas at Arlington in 2014, a year that saw the University reach record enrollment numbers. UT Arlington enrollment climbed to nearly 35,000 students during the fall semester, a 65 percent increase since 2001. Gains in engineering, education and nursing primarily…