Category Archives: UT Arlington

Campers at UTA Conduct Experiments with Retired Astronaut Bernard Harris

Some teens spend their summers playing video games, hanging at the mall with friends and pretty much anything other than thinking about school. But middle school students attending the ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Camp at the University of Texas at Arlington have been hard at work this month expanding their knowledge…

Award-Winning Artist Sedrick Huckaby Helping Students Find Their Dreams at UTA

UT Arlington assistant professor of art Sedrick Huckaby’s large-scale portraits and quilt paintings have become identifiable and celebrated works of art across the country. But while his art career is important to him and his family, he continues to share his journey with students at UTA’s Art & Art History…

UTA, City of Arlington Partner to Protect Vital Water Utilities Infrastructure

A University of Texas at Arlington team will inspect 350 concrete manhole shafts for corrosion in the City of Arlington and develop a method to prioritize which manholes need protection from corrosion the most. Melanie Sattler, a UTA associate professor of civil engineering, is leading a UTA team that will evaluate…

UTA, Arlington ISD Create New Pathway to Baccalaureate

The University of Texas at Arlington and the Arlington Independent School District signed an agreement Monday, June 5 that provides a seamless transition to a four-year university degree for traditionally underserved high school students currently enrolled at Arlington Collegiate High School, located on Tarrant County College’s Southeast Campus. ACHS students can already earn an associate’s…

UT Arlington Graduates Largest Class in University History

The University of Texas at Arlington will confer 5,600 degrees in commencement ceremonies on May 11-13 at College Park Center on the UTA campus, a dream come true moment for thousands of students this weekend. The newest graduates will join the ranks of more than 214,000 UTA alumni around the…

UTA Spotlight: Basketball Player Dreams of Professional Career After Graduation

Greetings from The American Dream City! Be sure to tune into the eleventh 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. Among this week’s top stories: Students pursuing careers in healthcare fields…

UTA Students Use 3D Printer to Create Prosthetic Arm for 8-Year-Old Boy

Students are using 3D printers at the University of Texas at Arlington’s FabLab for more than just class projects. Some are using the state-of-the-art technology to help make dreams become reality for others. Recently, students there surprised 8-year-old Garrett Clark with a custom-built prosthetic arm created at the lab. Garrett Clark, who…

Micro Houses: UTA Student Project Aims to Reduce Residential Footprint

In the shadows of much larger construction projects like the Science and Engineering Innovation and Research Building and residence hall-dining hall-parking garage projects on the west side of campus, a smaller development is taking shape that molds student minds as they head out into the professional world. Students from the College…