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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…

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…

UTA Maverick Speakers Series Lineup Includes Fareed Zakaria, Alexandra Cousteau

Internationally renowned journalists, an environmentalist and television venture capitalist headline The University of Texas at Arlington’s 2016-17 Maverick Speakers Series. Best-selling author Reza Aslan opens the highly-anticipated season Sept. 13. This year’s lineup also includes “Mr. Wonderful” of ABC’s Shark Tank Kevin O’Leary, CNN political commentator Fareed Zakaria, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists…

UTA Maverick Speaker Series: Political Strategist Donna Brazile

Political strategist and author Donna Brazile, who won the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s highest award for political achievement, will speak about her life and work in politics this Thursday, February 25, 2016, at the University of Texas at Arlington. Brazile, a media commentator, campaign manager for Al Gore and vice chair of…

Astronaut Mark Kelly to Speak at UT Arlington Feb. 19

Astronaut, retired U. S. Navy captain, and best-selling author Mark Kelly will be the featured lecturer during the next Maverick Speakers Series presentation at 7:30 p. m. Tuesday, Feb. 19 at UT Arlington’s Texas Hall, 701 S. Nedderman. The topic of his talk: “Endeavoring to Build a Better America.” A question-and-answer session and book signing follow…