Category Archives: UT Arlington

Executive Vice Dean of Duke School of Nursing Selected as UTA Dean

Elizabeth Merwin, PhD, RN, FAAN, has been appointed dean of the College of Nursing and Health Innovation (CoNHI) at The University of Texas at Arlington. Merwin is currently serving as the Duke University School of Nursing’s executive vice dean and the Ann Henshaw Gardiner Professor of Nursing and as professor…

UTA Spotlight: Students Make Memories at Oozeball, Texas Autocross Weekend

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:   On Friday, Sept. 28, UTA held its…

UTA Festival of Ideas Explores Immigration, Survival and Refugee Experience

“Migration, Immigration, and the Art of Survival” is the theme of The University of Texas at Arlington College of Liberal Arts’ Fall 2018 Festival of Ideas. The event is 10 a. m. to 1 p. m., Thursday, Oct. 4, in the E. H. Hereford University Center, 300 W. First St. The festival is free and…

UTA Celebrates $125 Million Science and Engineering Innovation and Research Building

The University of Texas at Arlington inaugurated today its new $125 million Science & Engineering Innovation & Research building, a state-of-the-art facility that will contribute to pushing the University forward as a leading health science research and teaching institution. Almost $30 million in active research grants move with UTA’s faculty into…

UTA Spotlight: Students Celebrate Korean Harvest Festival With Food, Dancing

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 and faculty celebrated the annual Korean…

Shaunda Musick’s American Dream Continues with Cowboys, UTA & More

Shaunda Musick, born and raised in Arlington, continues to live her American Dream with The University of Texas at Arlington, the Dallas Cowboys, WNBA Dallas Wings and many more opportunities she continues to seize throughout The American Dream City. She entered college with the intention of pursing a life in interior…

UTA Students Look to Land Local Jobs Through Career Fair

With booming economic growth and a rapidly expanding Entertainment District, there has never been a better time to live and work in The American Dream City. That is what local employers such as Six Flags Over Texas and the Arlington Independent School District hoped to relay to students and alumni of…

UTA Researchers Patent Technology for Smart Seat Cushion, Adaptable Prosthetics

The University of Texas at Arlington has patented a smart seat cushion that uses changes in air pressure to redistribute body weight and help prevent the painful ulcers caused by sitting for long periods of time in a wheelchair. The same technology can be used to create prosthetic liners that adapt…

UTA Spotlight: Softball Team Hosts Skills Camp for High School Players

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 UTA softball team recently hosted a…

Fall 2018 Enrollment Sets New Records at UT Arlington

Last year UTA served nearly 60,000 students through its wide range of on-campus and online offerings. UTA was recently recognized by The Chronicle of Higher Education as the fifth fastest-growing doctoral public university in the United States during the 2006 to 2016 timeframe.UTA’s growth has been enhanced by student success…