En nuestra novena edición le tenemos los ganadores de la premiación organizada por el centro de liderazgo. Los recién electos Mr. y Ms. UTA nos cuentan sus planes para el próximo año escolar. En conexión UTA le traemos lo más sobresaliente del block party de la universidad y en deportes UTA, college park center fue la sede de una función boxística de clase mundial.
Friday, a reception and brief gallery talk by seven candidates exhibiting their work in the Gallery was held as one of the final requirements for completion of the Master of Fine Arts degree. As guests explored the art being shown, artists spoke about what their pieces convey to the audience.
Films produced by students in the Fine Arts department are also a part of the exhibit which will run through the twenty fifth of April.
On this edition of UTA News we tell you about the ways the campus is planning on implementing new technology, helping students with disability, and an interview with physics professor Ramon Lopez.
UTA has roles for the students to fill. These roles go all the way from Advanced DJS to Station Manager and Sports Director. Some of the radio staff are graduating this year and leaving room for upcoming students to fill these roles.
– Caleb Carr
The University of Texas at Arlington is one of the most diverse colleges in the nation, and through august in the sixth floor of the central library students can find themselves transported through time and immerse into the Mexican comic book culture. Spanish professor Dr. Christopher Conway started his love for comic books back when he was in college in San Diego. Dr. Conway spent his free time over the border in Mexico walking around the streets and found himself lost into a new culture and new characters and that is how his passion for Mexican comic books began.
College park Center which is usually known for hosting collegiate sporting events; hosted a live HBO boxing match on 4/18/15. The heavily promoted bout attracted a crowd of cheering fans as they enjoyed the prime boxing atmosphere that college park center offers. The early fights were exciting as upcoming boxers strive to make a name for themselves. The main event did not disappoint either. Thomas Dulorme, the NO.2 ranked welterweight fought a good fight, but in the end undefeated Terrance Crawford earned three knock downs in the 6th round, the referee was forced to stop the fight.
The National Association of Broadcasters held their annual show at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas Nevada last week. The show includes sessions that range from management to engineering. The sessions are used to broaden understanding on what is new in technology and trends that are happening in the industry. The show also included venue areas which were in all the parts of the convention center. This is where companies could show their latest innovations. Over 100,000 people were in attendance coming from over 150 different countries around the world. The focus this year was on “Crave More” in technology and content.
The University of Texas at Arlington is appointing Mr. Mortaza Khalidi as the Dean of College of Science. Curently, Mr. Khalidi is the professor and chair of the nationally ranked Chemistry Department of North Carolina State University. By joining UT-Arlington, Mr. Khalidi will be working on improving the College of Science’s reputation, researches, and building a stronger foundation to its history. To know more about Mr. Khalidi watch the video!
By: Zain Abusakran
The Musers from the radio station in Dallas The Ticket, kicked off their 5 day college tour at UTA, in the College Park Center. They welcomed the general public and students, and had many guests on air, including a student from UTARadio.com, who squared off against the veteran crew.
The University has services for students on campus. There are some to help students who need more help with their education. The Disability Services provides this to students. They provide help to students with documented disabilities. From giving students extra times to do tests. To allowing physical disabled students access to faulicty and staff parking lots. If you would like more information on the disability services go to http://www.uta.edu/disability/ or call them at 817-272-3364
– Caleb Carr
Dreamers Go Places Too was a forum held at UTA to motivate students to keep pushing forward in the stance on undocumented immigrants. The Panel of Speakers consisted of 4 known individuals who shared their experiences and life goals and what they are doing now to pressure the government. Daca is able to provide temporary aid to undocumented students but they hope to see a change in the future for they receive the same education and believe limits shouldn’t be placed after you graduate.
En nuestra octava edición le tenemos lo más reciente acerca de la ley S-B1819 y como esta afectara a los dreamers de Texas. En conexión UTA le tenemos los detalles de la semana internacional, y en deportes UTA le traemos lo último del equipo de softball
On this edition of UTA News we tell you about an incident that happened on campus this past week, the Dreamers Go Places Too forum where we bring you the journey of an UTA Alumni, in Entertainment you’ll find out the results from Mavs Got Talent, and in Sports we cover UTA’s Cheer Show Off event.
Basketball season is over but Coach Douglas Garner was recently recognized by the Governor’s Office of Disabilities for his dedication to Wheelchair Basketball. He has been placed on the list for the “American’s with Disabilities Act 25 Texas Trailblazers: Past, Present, Future.” Only individuals who show a hard dedication for people with disabilities and the act are recognized on this list. To Coach Garner what matters is his actions that lead to this acknowledgement. He was very surprised when he received the recognition knowing there were several other people who qualify just as much. His team is very proud of everything which lead to this.
Food For Thought hosted a session with Janet Ellis Wednesday, where she talked about the importance of “Play filled living”. Ellis is a passionate speaker with the focus of emotional and spiritual wellness. Learn what you can do to keep the fun in your life with Janet Ellis.
– Allison Cox
The Mavericks Baseball Team faced Georgia State on 3/28/15; it was an exciting game. With stolen bases, loaded bases and plenty of hits it kept the crowd engaged. There was even some great outfield defensive play. This game marked the final in a three game series they played against Georgia State; they had lost the previous two. Although they suffered a loss, this game showed the Mavericks the bright spots in their game and also highlighted areas that needed improvement. Head Coach Darin Thomas thinks he knows exactly what the problems are and feels they will be corrected by the time for conference competition.
The former Mayor of San Antonio and former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development also known as HUD during the Clinton’s administration Henry Cisneros is bringing the concept of Smart Growth, and why is necessary to develop new infrastructures and more urban cities around the country. Cisneros made a stop at UTA to headline Maverick Speaker Series and expand on this message. Cisneros believes more affordable housing is needed in order to achieve better quality of life. More urban cities with better transportation can cut the distances traveled from and to work.
The UTA Library hosts Tail Waggin’ Wednesdays a program designated to ease students through those long hours studying. Paws with partners is a therapy dog organization which makes it possible by bringing some of their friendly pets to interact with students here at the library. UTA News was able to speak with the programs coordinator and with one of the volunteers who tells us more about her beloved dog Rascal.
Colleen Rickenbacher is an Author and etiquette consultant that has been over America teaching about how to be proper and excel your mannerisms from business dining to every day life. I had the pleasure of speaking with her for a few details about her and how she started it all. Students were able to engage in full hands on experience by attending this “Dinner” where they were able to enjoy a full course meal. Colleen guided the students step by step from beginning to end.
On the Morning of February14, The Black Leadership Institute of UT Arlington hosted its annual seminar; Keynote Speaker Whitney Peoples gave advice to the members and focused their minds to start branching into social media. She believes the idea of right now rests in Social Media and how one delivers or sends messages out to the world. Members of the BLI were also able to enjoy food and African decent dances as part of a show. All of this was a plan to engage them to learn more about who they are as leaders and to make a change for tomorrow.
UTA held its first annual Seollal Festival which is the Korean New Year. The Korean Culture Association made it possible for UTA students to come and enjoy this event. There was a showcase of different types of music and dances, traditional Korean food you would find during this celebration, and Korean Games. If you have never experienced a Korean New Year you should stop by next year, it is an event filled with fun not just for students but you can bring your family to enjoy too.