Category Archives: Education

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…

Culture Buzz: UTA FabLab Using Technology to Make Dreams a Reality

The newest “Culture Buzz” segment on MyArlingtonTV takes a journey to the UTA FabLab, located inside The University of Texas at Arlington’s Libraries, 702 Planetarium Place, Arlington, TX 76019. The UTA FabLab is a creative hub for students, faculty and staff, providing access to technologies, equipment, training, opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration, and…

Library Offers Parents Assistance with Arlington ISD Registration

For Arlington ISD students and families, it’s time to start thinking about going back to school. Online pre-registration for the 2017-18 school year is open for all grades, and the Arlington Public Library is here to help parents navigate the online process. AISD uses InfoSnap, a secure online enrollment system, to…

Students Explore Robots, Programming at Library Camp

Huddled intensely over their programming tools, campers at Green City Challenge camp were hard at work creating a better future for generations to come. In this week-long camp at the East Arlington Branch Library, students aged 10 to 18 learned the fundamentals of robotics and computer programming and also heard from…

UTA Ranked Among Best for Native American Students

The premier publication for prospective Native American college students has again ranked The University of Texas at Arlington among the nation’s best universities for Native American, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian students to study science, technology, engineering and math. The Winds of Change magazine’s annual “Top 200 Colleges for Native…

Green Oaks School Helping Students with Special Needs Achieve Their Dreams

Over the last 17 years, the Green Oaks School in Arlington has been helping students with intellectual disabilities achieve their dreams by providing a hands-on, person-centered education. Due to program expansion and the additional services offered through the Green Oaks School, the name has been changed to Green Oaks Education and…

Dallas Wings Guard Skylar Diggins-Smith Named 2017 WNBA All-Star

The WNBA announced that Dallas Wings guard Skylar Diggins-Smith has been selected to the 2017 All-Star game as a reserve for the Western Conference team. The game will be played in Seattle on Saturday, July 22. The announcement marks the third WNBA All-Star selection for Diggins-Smith. She was voted to the All-Star Game…

Mansfield ISD Back-to-School Bash Offers Students Free Supplies, Services

The Mansfield Independent School District is hosting its second annual Back-to-School Bash next month to kick off the 2017-18 school year. The bash will be held from 8 a. m. to 1 p. m. Saturday, August 12 at the MISD Center for Performing Arts, 1110 W. Debbie Lane in Mansfield. In addition to the activities and…

UTA Graduate Tobi Fawehinmi Wins World Title at Para Athletics Championships

The dream come true moments continue to pile up for The University of Texas at Arlington graduate Tobi Fawehinmi. On Monday, July 17, 2017, at the World Para Athletics Championships in London, Fawehinmi won the T47 triple jump, the first world title of his career. His season-best mark of 14.88 meters was…