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Register Today for AISD Parent University

Register Today for AISD Parent University

Arlington ISD Parent University is offering a free educational opportunity for the parents/guardians of AISD students as a way of discovering skills to support their children in school. Through a series of workshops and videos designed to refine specific student-support skill sets, Arlington ISD Parent University participants will acquire knowledge to enhance their role as […]

Seeking a Cancer Solution

Seeking a Cancer Solution

A University of Texas at Arlington physicist working to create a luminescent nanoparticle to use in security-related radiation detection may have instead happened upon an advance in photodynamic cancer therapy. Wei Chen, professor of physics and co-director of UT Arlington’s Center for Security Advances Via Applied Nanotechnology, was testing a copper-cysteamine complex created in his […]

UTA Spotlight:  Episode 9 is Here

UTA Spotlight: Episode 9 is Here

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: Students celebrate cultural and social diversity at UT Arlington during International Week An exhibit gives a voice to men and women impacted by domestic violence and sexual […]

Students at Swift Elementary Get New Playground

Students at Swift Elementary Get New Playground

Some young Students at Swift Elementary in Arlington now have the playground of their dreams. Thanks to a $15,000 Lowe’s Toolbox for Education grant from the Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation, pre-Kindergarten students at Swft Elementary are enjoying the new early childhood playground, which features  a musical wall, small four-seat teeter, a talk tube and much more. Installation was […]

AISD Earns ‘Best Communities for Music Education’ Designation

AISD Earns ‘Best Communities for Music Education’ Designation

The Arlington Independent School District has earned the 2014 Best Communities for Music Education designation as a part of the National Association of Music Merchants Foundation’s Best Communities for Music Education Program. AISD is one of 376 school districts nationwide to earn the designation, and only one of 32 in the state of Texas. “This […]

Coursework Leads to Certification

Coursework Leads to Certification

The University of Texas at Arlington announces a new unmanned vehicle systems undergraduate certificate for students interested in careers in one of the nation’s most exciting engineering fields. A student works on the quad-rotor unmanned aerial system at the UT Arlington Research Institute. The program is a collaboration between the College of Engineering and the […]

Swift Elementary Gets New Playground Thanks to $15,000 Grant from Lowe’s

Swift Elementary Gets New Playground Thanks to $15,000 Grant from Lowe’s

The Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation has awarded a $15,000 Lowe’s Toolbox for Education grant to Swift Elementary for an early childhood playground. A ribbon cutting ceremony, which was originally scheduled for March 27 but postponed due to inclement weather, will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, April 11, on the new playground at […]

UTA Spotlight: Episode 8 is Now Available

UTA Spotlight: Episode 8 is 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: See how some UTA students are preparing for next month’s commencement Research students present their work during a friendly competition for scholars A cure for lung cancer […]

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 […]

Fifty UTA Student-Athletes Honored at Academic Achievement Luncheon

Fifty UTA Student-Athletes Honored at Academic Achievement Luncheon

UT Arlington student-athletes were honored Monday afternoon in College Park Center’s Hospitality Suite for their academic achievements at the Academic Achievement Luncheon. “I truly believe that we are student-athletes because we graduate the majority of our kids and they’re here for school and athletics,” Director of Athletics Jim Baker said. “Seeing this group of kids take the […]

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