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GM Arlington Awards $100,000 in Grants in Support of STEM Education

General Motors Arlington Assembly awarded more than $100,000 in grants Thursday to local organizations and school districts that are investing in educational initiatives for youth, especially in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields.“Thank you to these organizations for your dedication to enriching our community through STEM-focused initiatives,” said Raul…

Library’s Fall Book and Author Luncheon Fundraiser Tickets On Sale Now

The Book and Author Luncheon is back with another elegant occasion this fall. Join the Friends and Foundation of the Arlington Public Library on October 26, 2017, for this semiannual fundraiser, which gives attendees the chance to meet local authors. This fall’s featured writers are Clay Small and Joyce Roach…

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…

Mansfield ISD Celebrates Opening of Anderson Elementary, Jerry Knight STEM Academy

The Mansfield Independent School District held dedication ceremonies on Saturday for the new Charlotte Anderson Elementary School and The Jerry Knight STEM Academy. Charlotte Anderson Elementary School is the last of five elementary schools to be rebuilt under MISD’s 2011 bond package. The two-story school uses Mansfield ISD’s newest elementary prototype providing…

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,…

Mentoring Arlington Youth Program Kickoff to Include Female Participants

The Arlington Police Department and its community partners have launched the 2017-18 Mentoring Arlington Youth program at Workman Junior High School. A kickoff held September 13 paired adult mentors with seventh and eighth grade students. This year, the Mentoring Arlington Youth Program expanded to include girls.  Their first meeting will…

Matthew McConaughey’s Foundation, Rangers Celebrate 6th Year of Fitness Partnership

The Texas Rangers Baseball Foundation and Matthew McConaughey’s just keep livin foundation celebrated the sixth year of their partnership with a special event featuring just keep livin participants on September 13, 2017.60 students from three program high schools, Sam Houston High School (Arlington), Pinkston High School (Dallas), and Eastern Hills…

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…

Arlington Public Library Awarded More Than $100,000 in Grants

The Arlington Public Library has been awarded five competitive grants from the Texas State Library and Archives Commission and the Institute of Museum and Library Services. This funding will support workshops and events for a wide range of ages and interests. The Library will be working with local partners, including other…

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…