UTA Researchers Work to Save Endangered Languages

As Native American languages are spoken less and less every year, UTA College of Liberal Arts researchers are working on campus and in Native American communities to preserve them. Read the full story in UTArlington Magazine.

Univision Partnership Gives Students Priceless On-Air Experience

UTA broadcasting students are gaining skills that will make them more marketable than many of their peers thanks to a partnership with the Univision television station in Dallas-Fort Worth. The partnership, called Proyecto U, gives Spanish-language students a chance to produce newscasts on Univision 23. Three of the newscasts are taped. The fourth and final…

History Alumnus Receives Dallas Bar Association Award

Dallas Bar Association has selected Al Ellis  to receive the 2016 Morris Harrell Professionalism Award.  Al Ellis is a 1965 UTA graduate with a Bachelor of Arts in History.  He is a Cadet Corps Alumni Life Member and a UTA Distinguished Alumnus. Article first appeared on Dallas Bar Association website. Al Ellis’ name is synonymous…

CoLA Faculty Promotion and Tenure

One of UT Arlington’s most significant traditions includes an elegant dinner for faculty that earned tenure and/or promotion and their partners or significant others.  Last night, President Vistasp Karbhari addressed the faculty at this event hosted by the Provost and the Dean of the Libraries. Each faculty member promoted to associate professor with tenure or…

What it means to be an American

UTA broadcast communications senior Javier Giribet-Vargas, a U.S. citizen who immigrated from Mexico and an intern at KERA 90.1 FM, was featured on an episode of “Think” to discuss what it means to be an American. Episode description: Each year, about 680,000 immigrants become naturalized U.S. citizens. This hour, as part of a national coordinated conversation…

Lecturer consults for College Radio Day

The College Radio Foundation invited UTA Broadcast Communication Lecturer Lance Liguez to serve on its College Radio Days Task Force. The CRF tapped Liguez for his experience in radio and his ability to ensure the event goes off without a hitch. College Radio Days’ theme, Ignite the Soul of Radio, plans to shine a light on what college…

Student intern turns reporter

KERA 90.1 FM’s “All Things Considered” featured a story about First Monday Trade Days in Canton that was reported and produced by Javier Giribet-Vargas, a KERA intern and UTA broadcast communication senior graduating in December. Read the full story: Thousands Hunt For Treasure At Canton’s Trade Days As Part Of A 166-Year Tradition  

Korean culture immersion: Melanie Mohler

Melanie Mohler is a UTA senior Visual Communication major with a minor in Korean studies. She recently spent six weeks studying watercolor techniques and Korean language in an International Summer Campus program at Korea University. Through this Q&A about her experience, she hopes to encourage other UTA students to study abroad.  What first interested you in studying…

Robots pair with sonnets to assist elderly

Article originally appeared in UTA Shorthorn. By Matt Fulkerson, The Shorthorn Staff Updated September 21, 2016 All the world’s a stage, and all men and women – and robots – are merely players. Interdisciplinary researchers at UTA are blending Shakespeare’s sonnets with robotics to assist older adults in a program funded through a seed grant…