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…

UTA’s Dr. Hower Honored with International Award

Robert Hower, professor and chair of the Department of Art and Art History at The University of Texas at Arlington, was one of just four international artists honored with a United Designs Alliance Medallion during the UDA 2017 exhibition at the National Museum of Liechtenstein in the central European country. Read more on the UT Arlington News…

UT Arlington Broadcast Students Rewarded for Excellence

Left to right: UTA News en Español graduates Lariza Moreno and Flor Valdes with senior broadcast majors Martiza Esquivel and Alejandro Jimenez won a Regional Student Production Award for best newscast. Read more on the UT Arlington News Center.

Pixar’s Ana Ramírez to host advanced film screening at UT Arlington

The University of Texas at Arlington Art and Art History Department’s Film/Video area is once again hosting Pixar animators for the presentation of a new feature film. Based on the Mexican Holiday, Día de los Muertos, Coco opens in most theaters in time for Thanksgiving. Coco is an animated tale about family, realizing personal dreams and finding one’s…

UTA’s Maverick Theatre Company presents A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM

      (Pictured Above: Francisco Grifaldo, CC Weatherly, Courtesy Maverick Theatre Company) The University of Texas at Arlington’s Maverick Theatre Company presents A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM by William Shakespeare. In the Bard’s most enchanting comedy, young lovers find themselves in the middle of a dispute between the King and Queen of the fairies. A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S…

UT Arlington Shares its Legacy of Building a Barrier-Free Campus with Austin

October is designated Persons with Disabilities History and Awareness Month. In honor of the recognition and to increase public awareness on the subject, the Building a Barrier-Free Campus: University of Texas at Arlington’s History of Accessibility exhibit is currently on tour in Austin.  The exhibit was jointly curated in 2016 by Dr. Sarah Rose, Associate Professor of History…

The “Identity and Vocabulary Lecture Series” Comes to UT Arlington

Collaborative artists Teresa Hubbard and Alexander Birchler will speak about their work at the University of Texas at Arlington in the Department of Art and Art History as part of their Identity and Vocabulary Lecture Series. The talk begins at 7:00pm on September 27, 2017 in room 148, Fine Arts Building, 502 S. Cooper Street,…

Artist Spotlight: 2017 Nasher Microgrant Winner Gives Back to her Community

Marcela Reyes is a 29 year old UT Arlington MFA candidate and one of five winners of a 2017 Nasher Sculpture Center microgrant. She used the $2,000 prize money to fund her latest photography passion-project. She was inspired by recent debates over U.S. immigration to offer free photographs to subjects at the Plaza Latina bazaar…

Fast Capitalism: Issue dedication to Dr. Ben Agger

The Center for Theory’s scholarly journal Fast Capitalism just released the latest issue (14.1). This issue is dedicated to Dr. Ben Agger who passed away, summer of 2015. Dr. Bob Kunovich, Professor and Chair of the Sociology & Anthropology Department writes, “Every once in a while, we are reminded to reflect on the people that…