Category Archives: UT Arlington

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…

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…

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…

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…

ArlingCon Attracts Superheros, Supervillains and Other Beloved Characters

Ty Randolph drove two hours from his home in Oklahoma this weekend to judge ArlingCon’s Kids’ Cosplay Contest, where children dressed up as their favorite comic book, science fiction or fantasy characters. But this was one contest where the judge may have won the contest had he been entered. Randolph came…

Internship Experience Leads UTA Graduate to Rewarding City of Arlington Career

Graduating from college can be an exciting but stressful time. On average, making the transition from classroom to a full-fledged member of the workforce takes recent graduates about six months. For some, like Arlington native Dylan Tissue, the path to their first full-time job was much shorter. Within 10 days of…

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…