Moot Court Team Competes in Western Regionals

Nine UT Arlington students participated in the 2013 American Collegiate Moot Court Association Western Regional on Dec. 6-7, 2013, in Long Beach, Calif. The UTA Moot Court team includes Gabriel Alonso, Christian Cano, Mark Cantrell, Angela Coward, Miriam Garza, Davinder Jassal, Bhavik Patel, Andre Raymond and Jacob Surratt. Assistant Professor Oliver Bateman (History), who is…

Students Eye NYC in Study Abroad Course

A dozen UT Arlington students will spend the spring semester exploring a foreign land just one time zone away. Beginning in January, the Department of Theatre Arts and the Honors College will work together to provide a “study-abroad-at-home” course about New York City, allowing students to explore the historical, cultural and global impact of the…

SLIDESHOW: December 2013 Commencement

More than 600 students received recognition for earning a liberal arts degree Saturday at the December 2013 commencement ceremonies at the College Park Center. UT Arlington President Vistasp Karbhari was the keynote speaker; Beth Wright, Dean of Liberal Arts, presided over the event.

Professor Chronicles Chicanos, Texas Higher Ed

The civil rights crusade and the activism of the Texas Association of Chicanos in Higher Education of the 1960s are chronicled in the new book, Images of America: The Texas Association of Chicanos in Higher Education, by Professor José Angel Gutiérrez (Political Science). “This project was a labor of love,” says Gutiérrez, who co-authored the photo-laden…

COLA Notes for December 2013

News and notes from around the College of Liberal Arts… ART & ART HISTORY: The Dallas Morning News did a two-page report (on Dec. 9) on Assistant Professor Sedrick Huckaby’s exhibition at Valley House Gallery. He will participate in an artist talk at 11 a.m. Dec. 14. His exhibition will run through Jan. 11. COMMUNICATION:…

Communication Students Assist Local Non-Profits

Each semester, Department of Communication students participate in a number of service learning projects as part of their classroom curriculum. The students’ efforts benefit many local non-profit and service organizations in Arlington and throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth area while offering a chance for the students to interact with community leaders and turn classroom knowledge into…

UTA Still Learning, Excelling in Online Teaching

Each year, more than 21,000 UT Arlington students take an online, three-credit class before they graduate, and 13,000 students complete their degrees without ever stepping foot on campus, according to the Center for Distance Education. Advances in technology and online teaching are some of the reasons why students choose UT Arlington; it’s a primary reason…

Arlington Hilton Showcases UTA Artists

Art may be temporary, but the experience can last a lifetime. Students in Associate Professor Marilyn Jolly’s advance painting class and Professor Kenda North’s advanced photography course learned this lesson this fall when they contributed original work to a temporary installation at Arlington Hilton. The work will be sold or removed when renovations to the…

Poetry Inspires Cavanagh’s Latest Work

Inspirations of poetry and music are at the heart of Associate Professor Dan Cavanagh’s latest composition. In late October, Cavanagh (Department of Music) and the UT Arlington Faculty and Friends Chamber Orchestra (conducted by Associate Professor Clif Evans) performed “Divining Reverence on the Far Eighty,” a 40-minute original work inspired by poetry from three Midwestern…

Art’s Lapthisophon Shines in DMA Exhibit

The Dallas Museum of Art has a strong reputation for finding emerging artists to display in its long-running installation, Concentrations. This year, the DMA has set its sights on Visiting Assistant Professor Stephen Lapthisophon (Art & Art History). Lapthisophon’s exhibition – included in the 56th installment of Concentrations — is composed of a number of…

Students, Faculty Find Food Truths Together

A new organization, The Food Fight, has joined UT Arlington’s diverse collection of student societies. Created by Senior Lecturer Joanna Johnson (English), one of the group’s faculty advisors, The Food Fight hopes to create a healthy attitude and awareness of food among UT Arlington students. The objectives of The Food Fight include creating an “Eat…