Category Archives: UT Arlington

UTA Spotlight: The University of Texas at Arlington Celebrates 122nd Birthday

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 University of Texas at Arlington celebrates…

University of Texas at Arlington Launches Bike-Share Program

The University of Texas at Arlington has launched a new bike-sharing program for the campus community in UTA University Center Mall. The program strengthens the University’s commitment to sustainability and enabling the modern megacity.UTA Bike Share will allow Maverick students to cruise to class on forty Zagster 8 bikes, located at seven…

UTA Spotlight: NFL Player Michael Sam Was Keynote Speaker During Pride Week 2017

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: NFL player Michael Sam, a keynote speaker…

UTA Receives $1.3 Million Grant to Continue Veteran Success Program

The U. S. Department of Education awarded a five-year, $1.3 million grant to The University of Texas at Arlington to renew funding for the University’s highly successful Veterans Upward Bound program. Veterans Upward Bound is an effort to improve college readiness and degree completion for those who served active duty in the…

UTA Spotlight: Ramen Noodles, Competitive Video Games and Smartphone Updates

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: Students discuss the positives and negatives  of…

UTA Spotlight: Students Make Muddy Memorial During Annual Oozeball Tournament

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: To help people affected by Hurricane Harvey,…

UTA Schools of Architecture, Urban and Public Affairs to Celebrate History

John Connally was Texas governor. Preston Smith was lieutenant governor. Ben Barnes was speaker of the house. Those giants in Texas history formed the backdrop for the establishment of the Institute of Urban Affairs, The University of Texas at Arlington’s link to cities, counties and entities seeking help in urban issues. The Texas Legislature…

University of Texas at Arlington Tops in Nation for Least Student Debt

For the second year in a row, U. S. News & World Report ranked The University of Texas at Arlington the top national public university for graduates incurring the least amount of student debt. The magazine’s “Best Colleges 2018” ranking also lists UTA among the top campuses in the nation for…

University of Texas at Arlington Welcomes Largest Freshman Class Ever

The first day of classes marked a major milestone for the University of Texas at Arlington, as its freshman class is now the largest in the University’s history, with 3,346 new students joining us from across the U. S. and around the world. This represents a 12 percent increase as compared…

UTA, Alumnus Lou Diamond Phillips Raising Funds for Students in Harvey’s Path

Thousands of students at The University of Texas at Arlington live in the region impacted by the destructive forces of Hurricane Harvey. Some of these students lost everything they own. While the University is making academic accommodations for the victims, it also recognizes that these students are struggling to meet basic…