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To preserve and update the state’s aging roadways, UTA civil engineers are turning to novel solutions, from slopes shored up with plastic pins to bridges with built-in heating systems.  Read more >
The UT Arlington Library’s Special Collections battles temperature, humidity, and Father Time to save 16th-century maps, 1980s audio cassettes, and other historic materials for future use.  Read more >
Engineers and doctors are using the body’s own regenerative and protective abilities to treat everything from heart disease to osteoarthritis to pain caused by prosthetic limbs.  Read more >
UT Arlington researchers are re-writing the rules of the universe as they forge a prominent role in the field of high-energy physics.  Read more >
 

Highlights and Insights

 
 
Breathing Life into Space Travel

Breathing Life into Space Travel

NASA chooses UT Arlington to develop oxygen recovery technology for mission to Mars

Frigid Finding

Frigid Finding

Method of cooling electrons without external sources promises commercial, military benefits

Weather Wreckers

Weather Wreckers

Climate change could lead to widespread infrastructure damage in DFW over the next several decades

Digging into the Past

Digging into the Past

UT Arlington anthropologist awarded prestigious grant to research early humans in South Africa

Waiting to Exhale

Waiting to Exhale

Handheld device could soon detect dangerous gas vapors caused by diseases, explosives, allergens, and more

Connect the Online Dots

Connect the Online Dots

Links among social networking data could uncover critical safety information

 
 

 
 

Faculty Focus

 
 
Ultimate Survivors

Ultimate Survivors

Scientists uncover importance of elemental carbon in rebuilding life after mass extinction

Getting More Sensitive

Getting More Sensitive

UT Arlington’s Shimadzu Institute develops method to track trace amounts of estrogen

Banking on Protection

Banking on Protection

NSF grant helps researcher assess employee risk at financial institutions

 
 

 
 

Student Spotlight

 
 
Soundtrack of Our Minds

Soundtrack of Our Minds

New research shows musicians have superior memory for pictures

Breaking the Bias

Breaking the Bias

Undergrad study examines how community service can help journalists challenge their biases

Power to the People

Power to the People

UT Arlington technology could create more efficient energy, solve power shortages

 
 

 
 

Outreach and Impact

 
 
Hear Me Now?

Hear Me Now?

Study shows after-hours work emails provoke anger, disrupt personal lives in employees

Looking Back to Move Forward

Looking Back to Move Forward

UTA to create documentary on Utah mining disaster, develop training safety materials

Right Place, Right Time

Right Place, Right Time

New software system to benefit military veterans using driverless cars

 
 

 
 

Briefly Noted

 
 
Flea Finding

Flea Finding

New study sheds light on how water fleas ensure future generations’ survival

Out of Tune

Out of Tune

How record companies induce panic about music piracy to increase their profits and exploit artists

A Look Ahead

A Look Ahead

To help the elderly and disabled live independently longer, UTA built an apartment that takes care of them

Awards

Awards

See recent news about our inventors, writers, architects, historians, and national winners

Grants

Grants

These grants and gifts cover everything from angioplasty to soil erosion

Fellows

Fellows

Decades devoted to creating life-altering advancements have earned these professors the title of fellow

 
Press

Press

Faculty research is gaining attention in national and international publications

 
 
 
 
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