Category Archives: UT Arlington

Summer Science Camp Geared for Middle School Students Available at UTA

Applications for the 2017 ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp at the University of Texas at Arlington are now open. The camp will run from June 11 to 23 for middle school students aspiring to study science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) and experience college life at the same time. Students will…

GEAR Up for Library’s Robotics Tournament with Kickoff Event this Saturday

What happens when budding young engineers are given a robot and a challenge? The GEAR Tournament aims to find out. GEAR, which stands for Get Excited About Robots, is a fast-paced robotics competition featuring NXT and EV3 LEGO Mindstorm robots. Small teams of players between 8-years-old and the eighth grade build…

Lockheed Martin Donation to Fuel Career Development at UTA

A $1.5 million gift from Lockheed Martin will help enhance The University of Texas at Arlington’s focused strategic approach to career development and preparation of skilled and accomplished graduates for high demand fields such as engineering. In recognition of the gift, UT Arlington announced this week the naming of the Lockheed Martin…

Upward Bound TRIO Program Brings Students, Seniors Together to Help Animals

Nimble hands worked together and friendships formed when students in the Upward Bound Program recently met with Golden PAWS senior volunteers to craft colorful blankets for homeless animals at the Arlington Animal Services Center.Upward Bound, a Federal TRIO Program at the University of Texas at Arlington, received a grant from the…

UTA Spotlight: 22nd Annual Pow Wow Celebrates Native American Culture

Greetings from The American Dream City! Be sure to tune into the sixth 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 top stories include: The Native American Student Association…

UTA Spotlight: New Director Named for Center for African American Studies

Greetings from The American Dream City! Be sure to tune into the sixth installment of UTA Spotlight, a weekly news update on events and happenings around Arlington. Among this week’s top stories: Dr. Jason Shelton was recently named the new director of the university’s Center for African American Studies. Dr. Shelton hopes to grow…