UT Arlington professor’s published work recognized as one of the best in 2017

Dr. Daniel Sledge’s article “Linking Public Health and Individual Medicine: The Health Policy Approach of Surgeon General Thomas Parran” was selected as one of the Best Papers of the Year for the 2017 AJPH Editor’s Choice Awards. Dr. Sledge has been with UT Arlington’s Department of Political Science, where he is an associate professor, since…

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 Student Meets Political Idols

Though classroom time is invaluable for the typical undergraduate experience, the University of Texas at Arlington offers students real-world internships to deepen the practical application of their studies.  The Archer Fellowship Program was established by The University of Texas System in conjunction with former U.S. Representative Bill Archer as a way to bring highly motivated…

UTA Students represented Iceland at MODEL NATO Conference

  Six student delegates from the UTA Model North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) travelled to Washington, DC in February for a unique, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to represent Iceland.  The trip was part of the highly competitive Model NATO international competition, hosted by Howard University, where university students from the United States and Europe compete in model…

UTA Center for Greater Southwestern Studies hosts presentation by Edward H. Miller

The Center for Greater Southwestern Studies invites you to attend Sunbelt Politics: The Rise of the New Right Thursday, April 14th, 2016 In 1956, Dallas Congressman Bruce Alger’s strategic conversion on race represented a seminal moment in the evolution of the Republican Party in the once solidly Democratic South. Subsequent events affected the political calculations…

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…

Panelists to Share Memories of WCC Wrestling

UTA Libraries and the Department of History will host a panel discussion about World Class Championship Wrestling at 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 5, in the Central Library parlor. The discussion, held in conjunction with UTA Libraries Special Collections exhibit “Ringside: Memories of World Class Championship Wrestling,” will feature exhibit photographer Cirrus Bonneau, curator Assistant Professor…

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…

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…