Arlington is a city in the U.S. state of Texas, located in Tarrant County.It forms part of the Mid-Cities region of the Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington metropolitan statistical area, and is a principal city of the metropolis and region.
Arlington is a city in Tarrant County, Texas, United States. It is in the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metropolitan area. It is in the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metropolitan area. Arlington has AT&T Stadium , Globe Life Field , Texas Live , Six Flags , the United States Bowling Congress Nuclear Regulatory Commission Region IV and American Mensa .
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1967 – Arlington State College becomes the modern University of Texas at Arlington.  1968 – AISD sells the old Arlington High School/Ousley Jr. High building to UTA, and the School of Social Work opens.
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The university traces its roots back to the opening of Arlington College in September 1895. Arlington College was established as a private school for primary through secondary level students, equivalent to the modern 1st to 10th grades. At the time, the public school system in the city of Arlington was underfunded and understaffed.Local merchant Edward Emmett Rankin organized fellow citizens of the city to donate materials and land to build a schoolhouse where the modern campus is now located...
Texas A&M University System
Since the turn of the 20th century, the prospects for turning the campus into a public, junior vocational college had been discussed. By 1917, the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas in College Station was overcrowded and had only one branch campus, Prairie View A&M. Vincent Woodbury Grubb, a lawyer and education advocate, organized Arlington officials to lobby the state legislature to create a new junior college. The Arlington campus was established as a branch of the Agricultural a...
University of Texas System
The decision by the Texas A&M University governing board to block development at Arlington State College led officials of the college and a number of Arlington citizens to enlist the support of Governor John Connally and key members of the Texas Legislature to separate Arlington State College from the Texas A&M University System and to join The University of Texas System.As part of a plan that reorganized several university systems in Texas, Arlington State College officially became a part of...
Main Campus surroundings
The 420 acre main campus is at the southern edge of downtown Arlington, which also includes the largest branch of the public library, City Hall, Theatre Arlington, Levitt Pavilion, Arlington Museum of Art, churches, and numerous types of businesses just south of the Texas and Pacific Railwayline, around which the city was established. The Barnett Shaleformation sits below the campus and has earned the university millions of dollars from natural gas production since 2008. These funds are used...
Main Campus architecture
The campus is organized on the city's former street grid. The topography generally slopes to the south and east to landscaped creeks. Decades of prodigious tree-planting and deliberate attention to landscape design have resulted in a shaded campus that is a pleasing pedestrian experience. Most streets in the campus core are closed and converted into pedestrian malls. The predominant east–west walk is the Second Street Mall, and the most important north–south passageway is Arlington Walk, exte...
Fort Worth Campus
In 2007, UTA opened the historic and renovated Sante Fe Freight building in downtown Fort Worthfor educational purposes. Initially, UTA offered only Masters of Business Administration classes but later expanded to offering more classes for several degree programs on the graduate and undergraduate levels. The Fort Worth campus has over 25,000 square feet of state-of-the-art classrooms, services, and amenity space.
UT Arlington is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a "Highest Research Activity" institution and the only Texas institution named a "Next Generation University" by the New America Foundationfor being a leader in diversity and innovation. As of 2019[update], UT Arlington has 15 professors as fellows in the National Academy of Inventorswhich is the highest number of any institution in Texas and sixth highest in the nation. UT Arlington leads all University of Texas Systeminstitutions in baccalaureate degree production ratio. The College of Nursing and Health Innovation produces the most registered nursesin Texas and is among the top five largest producers of registered nurses in the nation. The College of Engineering offers eleven baccalaureate, fourteen master's and nine doctoral programs. It is one of the largest engineering colleges in Texas with over 7,000 students.The engineering faculty includes over 50 Fellows in professional societies. The School of Social Work offers th...
The U.S. News & World Report consistently ranked UT Arlington in the top 10 in the nation for achieving the most ethnically diverse undergraduate student body. Females account for about 55% of the total population. The top four countries of origin for international students are India, China, Taiwan, and Nigeria.
The campus has six residence halls with a total capacity of at least 5,600 students.The university also has 18 on-campus apartment complexes and a limited number of houses for students with dependent children.The six halls are Arlington Hall, Kalpana Chawla Hall (KC Hall), Lipscomb Hall North, Lipscomb Hall South, Vandergriff Hall at College Park, and West Hall.
1. Bed Races: Since 1980, hundreds of students have gathered to watch teams consisting of four pushers and a rider race against each other in a race just over the length of a football field. Teams consist of student organizations, Greek organizations, and residence halls from around UT Arlington. 2. Homecoming: Paired with the beginning of basketball season in the fall, UT Arlington Homecoming features numerous diverse activities. These include alumni events, The Bash, Boom at Noon firing of...
UT Arlington's athletic teams are known as the Mavericks (the selection was made in 1971 and predated the Dallas Mavericks' choice in 1980). UT Arlington was a charter member of the Southland Conference.UT Arlington won the Southland Conference's Commissioners Cup three times since the award was first instituted in 1998. The Commissioners Cup is awarded to the athletics program with the highest all-around performance in all conference events, including all men's and women's events. UT Arlington's basketball and volleyball teams play at College Park Center, which opened with a women/men basketball double header on February 1, 2012. The new arena seats about 7,000 fans for sporting events and cost an estimated $78 million. Athletic director Jim Bakerbegan work on the same date. UT Arlington became a member of the Western Athletic Conference on July 1, 2012. After a single season in the WAC, the Mavericks joined the Sun Belt Conference on July 1, 2013.The switch comes after continued s...
Presidents, deans, and other heads of UT Arlington and its predecessor institutions: 1. Lee Morgan Hammond & William H. Trimble, Co-principals, Arlington College, 1895–1902 2. James McCoy Carlisle, Chief Administrator, Carlisle Military Academy, 1902–1913 3. Henry Kirby Taylor, Chief Administrator, Arlington Training School, 1913–1916 4. John B. Dodson, Chief Administrator, Arlington Military Academy, 1916–1917 5. Myron L. Williams, Dean, Grubbs Vocational College, 1917–1923 6. Edward Everett...
1. Kalpana Chawla, first Indian-American astronaut and first Indian woman in space 2. Pat Choate, American economist, 1996 Reform Party candidate for Vice President 3. Waded Cruzado, educator, the 12th president of Montana State University 4. Roland G. Fryer Jr., educator, Professor of Economics at Harvard University 5. Caitlin Glass, voice actress 6. Marjorie Herrera Lewis, author 7. Lou Diamond Phillips, actor and director 8. R. Byron Pipes, educator, researcher in polymer sciences and the...
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1903: The local schools were taken over by the city of Arlington from Carlisle Military Academy.1904- 1922: High School, comprising grades 8 through 11, met at the South Side School which also housed 1st-7th grades. North Side School also had 1st through 7th.1905: First graduating class of the High School made up of five girls.1908: First graduating class with boys.
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The Theatre Arts Department won the State Championship in UIL One-Act Play in 2005.
The orchestra has won Sweepstakes at UILfor over 35 consecutive years. The orchestra program has been receiving Sweepstakes since 1979. Nearly 300 students are in the Orchestra department.
Duff, Hill, Swift, South Davis, and a portion of Dunn Elementaries feed into Bailey. Bailey sends all of its students into AHS. Key, Short, and Foster feed into Gunn. Gunn sends the majority of its students to AHS and the rest go to Bowie or Martin. Carter junior high sends a small portion of its population to AHS.Neel E. Kearby '28 U.S. Army Air Corps Colonel and P-47 Thunderbolt pilot in World War II who received the Medal of Honorfor his actions in combat.Rita Inos, '72, Educator and politician in the Northern Mariana Islands, first female candidate for Lieutenant GovernorAli Haji-Sheikh, '79, Collegiate and professional placekicker. Member of 1984 NFC Pro Bowlteam.
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