Category Archives: Education

Arlington’s StormTalkers Presentations Available for Elementary Schools

The Public Works and Transportation Department’s Stormwater Management Division would like to welcome all our students and teachers back for another school year and wanted to remind our educators that Stormwater staff provides elementary schools and their students with short 45-minute hands on presentations through the StormTalkers Education program. These programs…

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…

Tarrant County College Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

As part of its commitment to serve the community, Tarrant County College invites area residents to join its annual multi-campus celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, honoring the cultures and contributions of Hispanic Americans. The national observance officially runs Sept. 15 to Oct. 15. Hosted this year by South, TCC’s districtwide, 9th…

UTA Spotlight: Students Celebrate New Housing, Dining Choices

Greetings from The American Dream City! Be sure to tune into the newest installment of UTA Spotlight, a weekly news update featuring broadcasting students reporting on events, projects, announcements and other key news and happenings on the university campus and around Arlington. This week’s stories: A new student center, UTA Commons, recently…

AISD Celebrates Groundbreaking of Fine Arts Center and Athletics Complex

Arlington school leaders, students and community members celebrated the groundbreaking of the AISD’s new Fine Arts Center and Athletics Complex on Thursday morning. Both facilities will be built on property near Division and Collins in Arlington’s world-class Entertainment District, the former site of the Eastern Star Home. The Fine Arts Center will…

Cloud 9 Perception Dreaming Big as Pioneer in Robotics Automation

The dream of UT Arlington graduates James Staud and Christopher McMurrough of starting up Cloud 9 Perception began in a garage right here in The American Dream City. Today, the company has quickly progressed and expanded to a large office space, along with a full team of engineers and developers to help…

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…

Arlington Water Utilities Helps Students and Families Become More Water Wise

More than 650 Arlington ISD fifth graders received lessons and activities in ways to become more water efficient during the 2017-2018 school year, along with tools to make a difference in their homes. The WaterWise program is an annual partnership between Arlington Water Utilities and Tarrant Regional Water District that distributes…