Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer encourages liberal arts education

On December 12, 2016 the Honorable Stephen Breyer, Associate Justice, Supreme Court of the United States gave a presentation at University of Texas at Arlington as part of the Maverick Speaker Series. During the Q&A portion of the evening, Breyer was asked what a student should major in to pursue a future in law. Breyer’s…

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….

CALL FOR PAPERS: Cultural Constructions 2017

Culture and Society: Bridging the Gap April 10th&11th, 2017 The biennial Cultural Constructions Conference, hosted by the Department of Modern Languages and The UT Arlington Library, brings together student, professional and faculty presenters for collegial and engaging multidisciplinary conversations. The question of culture has become increasingly more significant in recent years in today’s society. The…

Korean culture immersion: Melanie Mohler

Melanie Mohler is a UTA senior Visual Communication major with a minor in Korean studies. She recently spent six weeks studying watercolor techniques and Korean language in an International Summer Campus program at Korea University. Through this Q&A about her experience, she hopes to encourage other UTA students to study abroad.  What first interested you in studying…

UTA Modern Languages and Arlington Public Library host El Dia del Nino

Almost 500 participants, including UTA volunteers, families and children gathered at the Maverick Activity Center for El Dia del Nino. The event, built out of a partnership between UTA Modern Languages and Arlington Public Library, celebrated childhood and literacy for the entire family.  It is a multicultural celebration of children, families, and reading that culminates…

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 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.  

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…

UTA Students Help Parents Connect with Children

For the past several months, faculty and students from the Department of Modern Languages have been helping Arlington parents connect with their children. Graduate and undergraduate students have volunteered with the Arlington Public Library’s program “Stories to Our Children.” Through a variety of assignments and roles, the UT Arlington group spent time this semester at…

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…