UT Arlington Offers New Medical Humanities Course

The University of Texas at Arlington will offer an interdisciplinary medical humanities class, HUMA 3340 (for undergraduate and degreed undergraduate students) and (HUMA 5392, for graduate students), that will be housed in the Department of Philosophy and Humanities in the College of Liberal Arts.  Elisabeth Cawthon, Dean of the college, envisions that the class will…

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…

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,…

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 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…