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…

Pick a Winner off the COLA Summer Reading List

Summer time. Rising temps, road trips and (hopefully) a little peace and quiet. As we scramble to start our vacations and find a little relaxation, many of us long to turn off the TV set and pick up a book. But what’s good? What’s worth reading? An informal poll of College of Liberal Arts faculty…

English’s Roemer Co-Authors Teaching Book

Two University of Texas at Arlington faculty members are among the co-authors of a new book that aims to help both new and experienced teachers better guide and inspire college students to find their passion, expand their knowledge and ultimately pursue their dreams. The University of Texas Press published The Little Orange Book: Short Lessons…

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.  

COLA Notes for May 2015

News and notes from around the College of Liberal Arts… ART & ART HISTORY: Associate Professor Darryl Lauster authored an op-ed piece for The Conversation focused on debate spurred by Ohad Meromi’s “Sunbather,” an abstract figuration embellished in bright pink that has been selected for installation in Long Island City. … A PaperCityMag.com story about the…

COLA Faculty Honored for Creative Work

Faculty from across the University of Texas at Arlington was feted April 21 in the 2014 Faculty Creative Works in the Sixth Floor Parlor of the Central Library. Hundreds of faculty members were honored for their research, performance and artistic contributions in 2014. Below is a list of all College of Liberal Arts contributions. More…

COLA Notes for April 2015

News and notes from around the College of Liberal Arts… ART & ART HISTORY: Lecturer Patricia Newton was quoted in a Palm Beach Post story about female characters’ likability. … The Dallas Morning News reported on “Subject: Disability,” a new exhibition that ran Feb. 28-April 4 at the Gallery at UTA. … Associate Professor Bart Weiss,…

Liberal Arts Students Shine at 2015 ACES

Several students from the College of Liberal Arts won awards for their presentations at the 2015 Annual Celebration of Excellence by Students (ACES) symposium Wednesday, March 25, at the E.H. Hereford University Center. Communication major Nadajalah Bennett won the President’s Award in the Undergraduate Poster competition. For the oral presentation sessions, other undergraduate winners were…

UTA Hosts Texas Digital Humanities Conference

The second annual Texas Digital Humanities Conference, co-sponsored by the Office of the Provost, the College of Liberal Arts and the UT Arlington Libraries, will be held April 9-11 at the Central Library. The three-day event will focus on a better understanding of the history and future of digital humanities in Texas, specifically addressing issues…

COLA Notes for March 2015

News and notes from around the College of Liberal Arts… ART & ART HISTORY: Visual Communications students won 14 awards at last month’s local American Advertising Awards competition in Fort Worth. Winners included: Jesse Estanes, Candice Anglin, Jane Lam, Stacy Weber, Brianne Wilsford, Susan Nguyen, Andrea Norcross, Mason LaHue, Alex Reyher, Kim Inthirath, Karolina Bebak,…

Women’s Studies Presents ‘Futuristic Females’

The Women’s and Gender Studies program celebrates Women’s History Month with a lecture series “Futuristic Females: Women in Science and Science Fiction.” The series kicks off at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 3, with a screening of “Orgasm, Inc.,” a documentary about the quest to create a libido-enhancing pill for women. A discussion follows. Both are…

COLA Notes for February 2015

News and notes from around the College of Liberal Arts… ART & ART HISTORY: WOAI/NBC 4 in San Antonio interviewed Associate Professor Ya’Ke Smith, the Morgan Woodward Distinguished Professor of Film, about his short film, “dawn.” The movie will premiere on HBO next month. … Assistant Professor Justin Ginsberg (MFA, ’11) and Jeff Gibbons (MFA,…