Category Archives: Education

UTA Spotlight: Student Organization’s Event Honors ‘Sisters on Campus’

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: The Collection of Brothers organization recently held…

NFL Legacy Project: Arlington ISD to Receive $1.8 Million Football Field Renovation

The City of Arlington, Dallas Cowboys, Gene and Jerry Jones Family Arlington Youth Foundation, NFL Foundation and Hellas Construction teamed up Wednesday to ensure that the legacy of the NFL Draft extends far beyond the week’s festivities in a groundbreaking ceremony at Workman Junior High School. At the ceremony, the Gene…

Students Celebrate Health and Wellness at Fuel Up to Play 60 Event at AT&T Stadium

Nearly 500 students from Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington area elementary schools visited AT&T Stadium on Tuesday for a youth health and wellness celebration hosted by the Dallas Cowboys, Dairy MAX, NFL and Fuel Up to Play 60. The celebration honored schools and students that have achieved Touchdown status with Fuel Up to Play…

Artistic Dreams and Creativity Flourishing at UT Arlington’s Glass Art Program

The Glass Art Program at The University of Texas at Arlington is not only providing students a place to explore artistic dreams and creativity, it’s also becoming a well-recognized component of Arlington’s flourishing arts and culture community. According to UT Arlington’s website, the glass facilities provide students a world class state…

Arlington High School Senior Committed to Spreading Kindness in Community

The Arlington Fire Department would like to recognize Arlington High School senior Hannah Farris as an outstanding community member of The American Dream City. Hannah is co-chair on the FEMA Region VI Youth Preparedness Council, a mentor on the Texas Youth Preparedness Council and a member of the National  Youth Preparedness Council,…

City, UTA and Housing Channel Collaborate to Build Affordable Home in East Arlington

On a windy, sunny Wednesday, nearly every sector of the community gathered at 820 Truman Street to celebrate an inventive and unique housing collaboration, known as Casa Cortile, that is bringing new affordable homeownership to Arlington. The house construction site, not far from AT&T Stadium, is a symbol of teamwork, hands-on…

AISD Students Paint Football Helmets to be Displayed During NFL Draft in Arlington

Arlington ISD junior high art students are anxiously awaiting news about which school’s decorated football helmet will be selected this week to be displayed in the Dallas Cowboys’ war room on the opening night of the NFL Draft. The Dallas Cowboys have posted photos of all 10 helmets on Facebook to…

Arlington ISD to Open Second Early College High School Campus

The Arlington ISD is set to open a second early college high school in partnership with Tarrant County College Southeast Campus. The district was recently notified that its Early College High School Planning Year application for 2018-2019 has been approved by the Texas Education Agency. After successfully completing the planning year,…

Culture Buzz: UTA Theatre Department Presents Heal the Divide On Campus

The newest Culture Buzz segment on MyArlingtonTV visits The University of Texas at Arlington for the Maverick Theatre Company’s HEAL THE DIVIDE ON CAMPUS, written and performed by students on April 4, 2018 in the Architecture Courtyard. The pieces focused on topics that directly concern and impact or speak to the millennial generation, such as…