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UT Arlington Names Executive Director at Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology Development

by | Sep 15, 2023

Paul J. Corson has been selected as executive director of its Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology Development at the University of Texas at Arlington.

The university said Corson will work to develop relationships with investors and form industry partnerships to help students and faculty further develop and commercialize research findings.

“I’m excited for what Paul will bring to UTA....

Students Get $185K in Funding for Fledgling Businesses at UT Arlington’s MavPitch Competition
by | Oct 19, 2022
UT Arlington students have bright business ideas—from hydrogen-powered drones to 3D-printed concrete homes to K-pop themed T-shirt lines. The university shone a light on 10 of them—along with $185,000 in total funding—at the finale of the MavPitch Business Competition. “We use the generous awards and other resources to encourage, grow, and mentor these fledgling student-run firms,” says UTA's Jeffrey McGee.