UTA Alumnus Promoted to Chief of Police at UT Southwestern Medical Center

Marcus Lewis, UTA alumnus and adjunct professor in the UTA Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology, has been promoted to Chief of Police at UT Southwestern Medical Center. Chief Lewis has spent his 18-year law enforcement career in dedicated service to UT Southwestern Medical Center and has been serving in the role of interim chief…

Dr. Heather Ann Thompson visits UTA for talk

The Departments of History and Criminal Justice announce a talk by Dr. Heather Ann Thompson, of the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. Dr. Thompson will speak on Wednesday, Feb. 10th at 7 p.m., in the Central Library 6th Floor Parlor. Prof. Thompson is a noted researcher in the field of mass incarceration, and is a…

COLA Notes for November 2015

News and notes from around the College of Liberal Arts… ART & ART HISTORY: Film by two UTA students were accepted into the 28th annual Dallas Video Fest this year, according to an article in The Shorthorn. Zoe by film senior Steve Baker and Phone Ghost by film graduate student Jean Patrick Mahoney were among…

COLA, Social Work Faculty Exchange Ideas

Faculty members from the College of Liberal Arts and the School of Social Work met in early October to discuss interdisciplinary research opportunities at UT Arlington. Both groups plan additional mixers to bring faculty members with similar research interests together.

COLA Notes for October 2015

News and notes from around the College of Liberal Arts… ART & ART HISTORY: Professor Nicholas Wood will have his artwork on exhibition at the Charles B. Goddard Arts Center in Ardmore, Okla., in the Seven State Biennial Exhibition. He was one of 35 artists selected from the six contiguous states to Oklahoma. … Professor Benito…

COLA Notes for September 2015

News and notes from around the College of Liberal Arts… ART & ART HISTORY: Professor Beth Wright offered a lecture, “Toulouse-Lautrec and Montmartre: Insight and Entertainment,” July 29 at the Arlington Museum of Art. Professor and Department Chair Robert Hower also lectured on graphic design and post-impressionists Aug. 5 at the museum. … Last month, the…

CRCJ Kicks Off Fall With Lecture Week

The Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice is starting the fall semester with a week of activities for majors and those interested in becoming a major. On Monday, Sept. 14, Professor and Department Chair Kent Kerley will host a pizza luncheon at noon in University Hall, Room 115. He and other CRCJ faculty members will…

Student Ready for Hispanic Caucus Fellowship

This fall, UT Arlington senior Ramon Hernandez has a second chance to pursue his first love. In August, Hernandez – a double major in political science and criminology and criminal justice – will begin an internship in the office of U.S Congressman Mark Veasey (D-TX, 33rd District) in Washington, D.C. The fall assignment is part…

COLA Notes for July 2015

News and notes from around the College of Liberal Arts… ART & ART HISTORY: The City of Arlington website, MyArlingtonTX, featured Darryl Lauster in its American Dream City series. “UTA provides me an incubator to allow my students and I to converse about engaging with the community to create this dynamic creative class that will…

Q&A: New CRCJ Chair Focuses on Research

After a year of searching, the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice recently installed a new chair, Professor Kent Kerley. Kerley, an active scholar from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, sat down with College of Liberal Arts Communications Coordinator James Dunning to talk about his plans to raise the research profile of the department’s…

COLA Celebrates Spring 2015 Commencement

Several thousand UT Arlington faculty, students, family members and friends were on-hand Friday, May 15, for the Spring 2015 College of Liberal Arts Commencement at the College Park Center. Dallas attorney Jeronimo Valdez (’99) gave the keynote address and nearly 800 graduates walked across the stage to receive their diplomas.