The College of Liberal Arts spotlights student research

The College of Liberal Arts hosted Spotlight, an inaugural student research forum, on Tuesday, March 21, 2018.  In the past, UTA students had the opportunity to present research posters and scholarly presentations during a university event, the Annual Celebration of Excellence by Students (ACES).  This year, colleges were encouraged to conduct their own research forums,…

Let the brains begin!

In 100 Brains, presented by MavPlays 2018, a recent college graduate pursues her dream job right down a rabbit hole of horrifying consequences. The theme in this original work sounds familiar, combining elements of the traditional Alice in Wonderland story with a fresh, modern, and edgy, science-fiction twist. Directed by Professor and Associate Department Chair Andrew…

UTA Student wins Gold, Advances to District Level Advertising Competition

University of Texas at Arlington broadcast communication student Casey Moore took Gold honors in the Student category of the 56th annual American Advertising Federation (AAF) American Advertising Awards local competition held March 8, 2018. The awards were presented at a ceremony hosted by AAF Dallas at The Bomb Factory in Deep Ellum. Casey’s entry was an animated video promo…

UTA professor emeritus receives the Distinguished Service to Music Medal

Ray C. Lichtenwalter, UTA Professor Emeritus, received the Kappa Kappa Psi Distinguished Service to Music Medal for excellence in conducting in the presence of his former students and colleagues at the UTA Wind Symphony concert last month. Lichtenwalter served as UTA Director of Bands from 1975 to 2004. Under his direction, the UTA Wind Ensemble…

UTA communication student wins statewide competition

Congratulations to UTA Department of Communication senior broadcast major Casey Moore for winning a statewide competition sponsored by Texas Central for his fully animated short film about the Texas Bullet Train. “I really enjoyed getting deep into the spirit of animation. While I’ve been animating things since I was 16, and drawing even before that, here at…

UT Arlington’s Emotion Robotics Living Lab is open and ready for a close-up

UT Arlington’s new Emotion Robotics Living Lab opened fall semester 2017 and features two robots designed to connect with humans on an emotional level and act as companions.  The new lab gives hands-on experience working with the robots to UTA students enrolled in Dr. Julienne Greer’s Theatre Arts Course, “Robots, Digital Humanities, and Theatre.” The…

UT Arlington professor’s published work recognized as one of the best in 2017

Dr. Daniel Sledge’s article “Linking Public Health and Individual Medicine: The Health Policy Approach of Surgeon General Thomas Parran” was selected as one of the Best Papers of the Year for the 2017 AJPH Editor’s Choice Awards. Dr. Sledge has been with UT Arlington’s Department of Political Science, where he is an associate professor, since…

UTA’s Dr. Sarah Rose recognized for disability history research

The state of New York honored Sarah Rose, associate professor of history and director of UTA’s disability studies minor, for excellence in using state archives for an extensive research project which led to the publication of her book, “No Right to Be Idle: The Invention of Disability, 1840s–1930s.” Read more on the UT Arlington’s News…