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NFL Player, Arlington Standout Helps Hometown Kids Realize Their Dreams

NFL Player, Arlington Standout Helps Hometown Kids Realize Their Dreams

Luke Joeckel, standout left tackle for the Jacksonville Jaguars, has donated $125,000 to his former high school, Arlington High School. Joeckel, 22, is a 2010 graduate of the school. Arlington helped Joeckel achieve his dreams and now he wants to give back to the community. According to school officials, $50,000 will go toward scholarships. Some […]

UTA Spotlight: Check out Episode 7

UTA Spotlight: Check out Episode 7

Don’t miss this week’s episode of UTA Spotlight,  a weekly news update featuring broadcasting students reporting on events, projects, announcements and other key news. Here are this week’s top stories: See how some UT Arlington students are able to combine working out and studying Cloning termites has intrigued one young researcher at UT Arlington Ice hockey makes […]

UT Arlington Student Wins Prestigious Goldwater Scholarship

UT Arlington Student Wins Prestigious Goldwater Scholarship

A UT Arlington undergraduate who found her passion studying microorganisms and their role in ecology has been awarded the prestigious Barry Goldwater Scholarship. Jessica Dawn Stevens, a junior majoring in microbiology and biology, is among just 11 students in Texas named as Goldwater Scholars for the 2014-2015 academic year. Another student in the UT Arlington […]

Arlington Elementary Step Team Heads to Chicago

Arlington Elementary Step Team Heads to Chicago

Thanks to an outpouring of community support, the step team at Arlington ISD’s Goodman Elementary was able to raise the money needed to travel to Chicago for a national competition.  While AISD was able to pay for transportation and lodging, the GES Steppers still needed money for food. The GES Steppers, a hard-working crew, features […]

UTA Spotlight: Episode 5 Now Available

UTA Spotlight: Episode 5 Now Available

Don’t miss this week’s episode of UTA Spotlight,  a weekly news update featuring broadcasting students reporting on events, projects, announcements and other key news. Here are this week’s top stories: UTA, AISD and the Arlington Police Department create a pipeline for aspiring police officers The Movin’ Mavs’ quest for an eighth national title comes down to the […]

Arlington ISD Teachers Honored for Excellence in Teaching

Arlington ISD Teachers Honored for Excellence in Teaching

The Arlington Masonic Lodge honored several Arlington ISD teachers during a March 7 ceremony with “Teacher of Excellence” awards. The awards recognize teachers who take extra steps to encourage their students inside and outside of the classroom. Dr. Marcelo Cavazos, AISD Superintendent, served as keynote speaker. Arlington Mayor Robert Cluck also had an opportunity to address […]

UTA Student Honored for Research on Antibiotic Resistant Infection

UTA Student Honored for Research on Antibiotic Resistant Infection

UT Arlington student Emmanuel Fordjour was a sophomore when he sought out Julian Hurdle, an assistant professor of biology, and asked if he could help research ways to fight a dangerous, hospital-acquired disease called Clostridium difficile infection or CDI. Just two years later, Fordjour’s work with Hurdle has put him in an elite class – named […]

Mayor Cluck and AISD Superintendent to Attend National Education Event

Mayor Cluck and AISD Superintendent to Attend National Education Event

Arlington mayor Robert Cluck and Arlington Independent School District Superintendent Dr. Marcelo Cavazos will attend the “Mayors in Education Convening” this Thursday and Friday in Washington, D.C. The event — co-hosted by the U.S Conference of Mayors and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation — will include topics about education initiatives, school finance, and driving […]

New Initiative Takes Advantage of Hometown Talent

New Initiative Takes Advantage of Hometown Talent

Connor Volomering, a junior at Martin High School, said he knew he wanted to be a police officer at a very young age. “I’ve always loved helping people, and I want to be there to help make bad situations better,” he said. The Hometown Recruiting Program, the result of a partnership between the Arlington Police […]

Animal Essay Contest Winners Recognized at City Council Meeting

Animal Essay Contest Winners Recognized at City Council Meeting

Excitement and pride filled City Hall Tuesday as Arlington Animal Services hosted a reception honoring the 12 winners of the annual Animal Essay Contest. “It’s such a joy to see them all excited,” said Cheri Colbert, Animal Services’ volunteer and marketing coordinator, who headed the project this year. Each winter the contest is open to […]

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