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UT Arlington expands automatic admission to Grand Prairie, Mansfield

| |Wednesday, May. 28, 2014

Students in the top 25 percent of their class in Grand Prairie and the top 20 percent in Mansfield will automatically be admitted to the university.

Architects will soon get to work on Arlington schools

| |Tuesday, May. 27, 2014

The Arlington school district is preparing to roll out the first phase of its massive bond package.

Arrest affidavits: UT Arlington professor transferred cash to Nigeria from pharmacy acting as “pill hub”

| |Thursday, May. 29, 2014

Eronini Megwa, is an associate professor of communications at UTA.

UT Arlington to offer fixed-rate tuition plans

| |Saturday, May. 24, 2014

The goal is for students to commit to earning their degrees in four years and save some cash along the way.

Youngsters use “Oz” to try out justice system

|Thursday, May. 22, 2014

Fifth-grade students at Tanglewood Elementary School read “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” and then used the book as a tool to study the justice system, look at evidence and learn how investigations are conducted.

Dansby receives mixed reviews in annual evaluation

| |Wednesday, May. 21, 2014

Fort Worth school Superintendent Walter Dansby is credited with passing a bond election, but some trustees are not satisfied with student achievement.

Texas regents decline to raise in-state tuition

| |Tuesday, May. 20, 2014

Gov. Rick Perry wrote a letter urging the regents to consider alternatives to tuition hikes.

Fifth graders learn about wind and solar energy

Tuesday, May. 20, 2014

Students at Tannahill Intermediate School built model turbines during science class

Ben Hogan Foundation gives largest scholarship to date

| |Saturday, May. 24, 2014

Two students will get full rides at Texas Wesleyan University and their own mentors.

UT system regent says he won’t quit

| |Tuesday, May. 20, 2014

University of Texas System Regent Wallace Hall was asked to resign last week by the chairman of the board of regents.

Lubbock state senator to be Texas Tech chancellor

| |Monday, May. 19, 2014

Texas Tech regents officially named state Sen. Robert Duncan, R-Lubbock, as the sole finalist for the chancellor’s job.

Mysterious subject: UTA professors to study dark matter

| |Monday, May. 19, 2014

The physicists won a $2.5 million federal grant for the next three years.

Arlington school trustees teary-eyed as they say goodbye to Pompa

| |Monday, May. 19, 2014

Tony Pompa leaves the Arlington school board after an unsuccessful state Senate run.

Boswell senior gets a prom of her own

| |Sunday, May. 18, 2014

With help from the Kidd Kraddick crew, friends make sure Boswell High School senior didn’t miss out on special night.

UT Arlington physics professor may have discovered new way to treat cancer

|Saturday, May. 17, 2014

Wei Chen found that when the copper-cysteamine complex he created in his lab was exposed to X-rays, it started emitting a toxic byproduct called singlet oxygen that can be used to damage cancer cells in photodynamic therapy.

‘Universal’ pre-K rolls out in Fort Worth in 2015

| |Monday, May. 19, 2014

Slots in the Fort Worth school district pre-kindergarten program are filling up quickly this year, even with the addition of about 20 more classrooms by August.

Bush’s chief of staff recounts 9-11 for law graduates

| |Saturday, May. 17, 2014

Former White House chief of staff Andrew H. Card Jr. spoke to more than 170 graduates at the Texas A&M University School of Law’s first spring commencement.

For college grads, repaying loans is a multiple-choice test

Friday, May. 16, 2014

Texas students, who have high levels of debt and a higher-than-average default rate, should take advantage of many repayment options for federal loans.

Young vandals in masks hit high school in Keller district

| |Thursday, May. 15, 2014

Police plan to add extra after-hours patrols around Timber Creek High School.

Gov. Perry to regents: Hold the line on UT tuition

|Thursday, May. 15, 2014

UT regents will look into tapping the Permanent University Fund to avoid raising charges for in-state students.