Upcoming Borders, Boundaries, and Barriers Immigration Forum

The College of Liberal Arts will host an immigration forum Borders, Boundaries, and Barriers at University of Texas at Arlington on February 3, 2017 from 8:30am until 3:30pm. Given the timeliness of the topic, the day will be thought-provoking for scholars and students alike in examining the impact immigration has on people, ideas, and actions in the US….

UTA Researchers Work to Save Endangered Languages

As Native American languages are spoken less and less every year, UTA College of Liberal Arts researchers are working on campus and in Native American communities to preserve them. Read the full story in UTArlington Magazine.

UTA’s FitSTEPS for Life motivates cancer patients to be active

Through a partnership with the Cancer Foundation for Life, UTA is providing free exercise and nutrition programs to cancer patients and survivors.  College of Liberal Arts professor Cindy Kilpatrick is positively impacted by participating throughout her battle with cancer.  “As a cancer patient, I can’t control how successful my treatment is.  I can’t control whether…

COLA Notes for December 2015

News and notes from around the College of Liberal Arts… ART & ART HISTORY: Assistant Professor Ya’Ke Smith was interviewed in FD Magazine about his work as a filmmaker who tackles taboo subjects of modern African-American life. From his killer feature “Wolf,” about a predatory preacher, to his recent short “One Hitta Quitta,” about the…

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…

Linguistics & TESOL Host Student Conference

Five graduate students will present their research Friday, Nov. 6, at the annual University of Texas at Arlington Student Conference in Linguistics & TESOL (UTASCILT). The free, day-long event begins at 8 a.m. in Trimble Hall, Room 200, and includes a keynote address from linguistics scholar John T. Beavers (UT Austin). Beavers will present “Roots…

COLA Faculty Honored at Recognition Dinner

More than two dozen UT Arlington faculty members were honored with promotions and tenure at the Faculty Recognition Dinner Oct. 20 in the Carlisle Suite. For a full list of those honored, see the UTA Libraries’ Digital Bookplates. College of Liberal Arts faculty honored included: Promotion to Professor: George Chave (Music) Graham Hunt (Music) Promotion…

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…

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…

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.