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UTA Study Finds Art Therapy Helps Veterans Cope With Trauma

Researchers at The University of Texas at Arlington have found that 98 percent of veterans participating in the University’s Artopia program consider that art therapy helped them cope with service-related trauma or disability. An equal percentage reported that art therapy helped them cope with everyday life.“Texas has one of the…

UTA Leads Texas in Serving Military Veterans

Military Times once again ranked The University of Texas at Arlington the No. 1 four-year institution in Texas for veterans and their families to earn a college degree. Nationally, UTA ranked No. 12 on the Military Times Best: Colleges 2018 list. UTA is the only four-year Texas school in the top 20, moving up…

Community Celebrates Inaugural Arlington Heroes Parade in Downtown

Taya Kyle, widow of U. S. Navy SEAL veteran and sniper Chris Kyle, made her way down east Abram Street in Downtown Arlington as grand marshal for the inaugural Arlington Heroes Parade on Veteran’s Day. At 1 p. m. Saturday, the sounds of police, ambulance and fire truck sirens filled the air to…

Arlington Veterans Day Weekend Buzz: November 9-12, 2017

Weekend Buzz airs on MyArlingtonTV from Thursday to Sunday. You can also check out the video on our YouTube channel. Veterans Day Commemorative CeremonyThe Arlington Great Southwest Rotary Club invites the community to attend the Veterans Day Commemorative Ceremony at 11 a. m. Friday, Nov. 10 at the Veterans Park Memorial, 3600 W.…

UTA’s Veterans Business Outreach Center Sponsoring Symposium and Resource Fair

The Veterans Business Outreach Center at The University of Texas at Arlington is sponsoring its first Veterans Business Symposium and Resource Fair from 7:30 a. m. to 5:30 p. m. Saturday, Nov. 18. The symposium and fair features a free keynote lunch with veteran entrepreneurs and HGTV’s Ashley and Andy Williams, new stars of…

Inaugural Arlington Heroes Parade to Honor Veterans, Active Military Members and First Responders

Arlington residents are invited to attend the inaugural Arlington Heroes Parade, featuring American Wife author Taya Kyle as grand marshal, this Veteran’s Day in Downtown Arlington. The parade, which begins at 1 p. m. Saturday, November 11, aims to honor Arlington’s veterans, active military members and first responders, said Chris Pettitt, Arlington Heroes Parade…

Veterans Resources Fair September 23 to Showcase Area Services, Resources

This September, veterans, service members, and their families have a chance to learn more about resources and service organizations available to them locally. A Veterans Resources Fair will be held on Saturday, September 23, from 2 p. m. to 4 p. m. at the Southwest branch library.“Veterans and service members are an…