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UTA Launches Emotional Robotics Living Lab

How can we develop robots that humans can trust and respond to as companions and caregivers?The University of Texas at Arlington has launched a new Emotional Robotics Living Lab to investigate what our future will look like with robots and how they can be integrated into the home to provide…

UTA’s Veterans Business Outreach Center Sponsoring Symposium and Resource Fair

The Veterans Business Outreach Center at The University of Texas at Arlington is sponsoring its first Veterans Business Symposium and Resource Fair from 7:30 a. m. to 5:30 p. m. Saturday, Nov. 18. The symposium and fair features a free keynote lunch with veteran entrepreneurs and HGTV’s Ashley and Andy Williams, new stars of…

UTA Kicks Off Homecoming 2017 Festivities this Sunday

Maverick pride will cover the community as The University of Texas at Arlington celebrates Homecoming 2017 Nov. 5-12.UTA’s network of more than 200,000 alumni, 65 percent of whom live in North Texas, as well as families, friends and supporters are invited to join in the festivities all week long. The schedule…

University of Texas at Arlington Launches Bike-Share Program

The University of Texas at Arlington has launched a new bike-sharing program for the campus community in UTA University Center Mall. The program strengthens the University’s commitment to sustainability and enabling the modern megacity.UTA Bike Share will allow Maverick students to cruise to class on forty Zagster 8 bikes, located at seven…

UTA Receives $1.3 Million Grant to Continue Veteran Success Program

The U. S. Department of Education awarded a five-year, $1.3 million grant to The University of Texas at Arlington to renew funding for the University’s highly successful Veterans Upward Bound program. Veterans Upward Bound is an effort to improve college readiness and degree completion for those who served active duty in the…

UTA Schools of Architecture, Urban and Public Affairs to Celebrate History

John Connally was Texas governor. Preston Smith was lieutenant governor. Ben Barnes was speaker of the house. Those giants in Texas history formed the backdrop for the establishment of the Institute of Urban Affairs, The University of Texas at Arlington’s link to cities, counties and entities seeking help in urban issues. The Texas Legislature…

University of Texas at Arlington Tops in Nation for Least Student Debt

For the second year in a row, U. S. News & World Report ranked The University of Texas at Arlington the top national public university for graduates incurring the least amount of student debt. The magazine’s “Best Colleges 2018” ranking also lists UTA among the top campuses in the nation for…

University of Texas at Arlington Welcomes Largest Freshman Class Ever

The first day of classes marked a major milestone for the University of Texas at Arlington, as its freshman class is now the largest in the University’s history, with 3,346 new students joining us from across the U. S. and around the world. This represents a 12 percent increase as compared…

UTA, Alumnus Lou Diamond Phillips Raising Funds for Students in Harvey’s Path

Thousands of students at The University of Texas at Arlington live in the region impacted by the destructive forces of Hurricane Harvey. Some of these students lost everything they own. While the University is making academic accommodations for the victims, it also recognizes that these students are struggling to meet basic…

UTA Maverick Speakers Series Lineup Includes Lou Diamond Phillips, Gretchen Carlson

Texas Hall at the University of Texas at Arlington

Two outstanding UTA alumni – a critically acclaimed Hollywood actor and a highly respected American economist – will return to their alma mater to join an exceptionally strong lineup for the 10th anniversary season of The University of Texas at Arlington’s Maverick Speakers Series, a premier venue for the nation’s best…