Philosophy, Literature Intersect at Hermanns

An exploration of philosophy, technology and literature will be the centerpiece of the 2014 Hermanns Lecture Series in October. The two-day event, sponsored by the Department of English and the Department of Philosophy and Humanities, will be held Oct. 23-24 in the School of Architecture building and the E.H. Hereford University Center’s Rio Grande Room….

Broadcast Students Go Live With New Studio

The newly renovated broadcast studio in the Department of Communication not only enables UT Arlington students to use state-of-the-art equipment, it allows more students each week to contribute to the broadcasts. On the fourth floor of the Fine Arts Building, broadcast instructors, support staff and members of the Office of Facilities Management spent the summer…

Translation Day Features Panels, Live Challenges

International Translation Day, sponsored by the Department of Modern Languages, explores the challenges of a career in language. A panel discussion on “Live and Learn Translation and Interpreting” is noon-1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 30, in the Carlisle Suite of the E.H. Hereford University Center. Watch two students translate in front of a live audience noon-2…

Fort Worth Mayor Tapped for Comm Day ’14

Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price (’72) will be the keynote speaker for Communication Day 2014, the Department of Communication’s annual student event Oct. 22. Price, who earned her bachelor’s degree from UT Arlington, will join other distinguished alumni and industry leaders to discuss the impact of communication skills in today’s job market. “Comm Day is…

Weiss Brings ‘Frame,’ Indie Films to KERA

“Frame of Mind,” a series of 13 episodes, will air on KERA TV this fall. The series is a collection of homegrown documentaries, feature films and video shorts and is produced by Associate Professor Bart Weiss (Art & Art History). The first episode premiered Thursday, Sept. 4. The second episode airs tomorrow at 10 p.m….

COLA Notes for September 2014

News and notes from around the College of Liberal Arts… ART & ART HISTORY: Senior Lecturer Mark Clive and MFA students Ryan Britton and Brendan Feltrup-Exum will work on safety training documentary for UTA’s Division for Enterprise Development. The Centers for Disease Control and National Institute of Occupational Safety & Health awarded the UTA group…

FROM THE DEAN: Join Our Celebration

Welcome to Fall 2014! This is an exciting time at The University of Texas at Arlington. UT Arlington has been recognized by the Chronicle of Higher Education as the 6th fastest growing public research university in the United States. This might be the year in which our enrollment goes beyond 34,000! Princeton Review named UT…

Q&A: Conway Eyes Global Impact on Language

For nearly 15 years, Associate Professor Chris Conway has been teaching and researching at The University of Texas at Arlington, amassing academic credit and accolades along the way. This year, Conway begins a new chapter as chair of the Department of Modern Languages. COLA Communications Coordinator James Dunning sat down with Conway to talk about…