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A roundworm with a mix of male, female and hermaphrodite offspring is offering researchers at UT Arlington a look at a species in transition from one mode of reproduction to another.
A UT Arlington chemistry professor has been awarded a nearly $1.2 million grant to develop technology that could end up on Mars.
UT Arlington names distinguished civil engineer as new College of Engineering dean.
A University of Texas at Arlington chemistry professor will assist in a new study to examine rural well water from areas near natural gas drilling sites to provide clear, accurate information about the potential impact of chemicals used to extract gas from rock formations.
Planting trees, collecting electronic waste for recycling and learning how to use barrels to collect rainwater are a few of the ways that faculty, staff and students at The University of Texas at Arlington will mark Earth Day next week.
A cleaner environment. Gobs of jobs. Better quality of life. Green energy promises an alluring future, almost Nirvana like. There’s just one problem, according to Roger Meiners, the Goolsby Distinguished Professor of Economics at The University of Texas at Arlington College of Business: the lack of credible evidence that any of those goals can be realized.
A University of Texas at Arlington environmental science professor will soon begin testing a unique method for cleaning up dangerous lead contamination in urban soil with the help of a new $498,138 grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
UT Arlington President James D. Spaniolo and Arlington Mayor Robert Cluck will join city and university staff, students and community volunteers at 10 a.m. Saturday to dedicate the Community Garden at UT Arlington. The garden is a first-of-its-kind collaboration between UT Arlington and the city of Arlington. Organizers say the project will strengthen the University’s bonds with the surrounding community while encouraging healthy, more sustainable food options.
A UT Arlington biologist and her team have helped precisely map the DNA code of the water flea, Daphnia pulex, the first crustacean genome to be sequenced.
The University of Texas at Arlington has been awarded a five-year, $600,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to encourage undergraduate students to complete a bachelor’s degree in a science or engineering discipline, complete a master’s degree in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, and enter the workforce or pursue doctoral study.
The University of Texas at Arlington is responding to the popularity of a new sustainability-focused master’s program by expanding it to Dallas. Starting Jan. 4, the Interdisciplinary Studies Master of Science in Sustainability will be offered at The Universities Center at Dallas, 1901 Main St. The program, which is 36-hours and non-thesis, can be completed in one year. Classes address sustainability across a variety of academic and professional disciplines.
The National Science Foundation has awarded a University of Texas at Arlington civil engineering professor two grants that could change the way expansive soils are tested, leading to better construction practices.
A new study co-authored by UT Arlington College of Science Dean Pamela Jansma, earth and environmental sciences professor Glen Mattioli and researchers at several other universities presents strong evidence that the Jan. 12 Haitian earthquake was caused by a previously unmapped fault and not one experts first suspected.
UT Arlington breaks ground on College Park, announces 20-acre College Park District
A UT Arlington anthropologist is gaining national recognition for a theory that climate change following massive volcanic eruptions drove Neanderthals to extinction and cleared the way for modern humans to thrive in Europe and Asia.
Food in literature and culture will be the focus of the UT Arlington Department of English’s annual Rudolph Hermanns Lecture Series Oct. 13-15. Eight scholars and professionals from across the country will be on hand for the three-day event.
The University of Texas at Arlington is offering students an Earth-friendly option for getting around town this fall by becoming part of a unique nationwide car sharing program. Connect by Hertz is a pay-as-you-go car membership club. Students or faculty will pay as little as $8 an hour or $62 a day to use one of two cars parked at conveniently located lots on campus. The cost includes gas, insurance, 24-hour roadside assistance, gps navigation and other features.
The Master of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies–Sustainability Track will be offered at the University’s Fort Worth Center. UT Arlington faculty and administration have worked together to design a program that meets the increasing demand for individuals with advanced sustainability analysis and evaluation skills, said Megan Topham, graduate adviser for the Master’s of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies.
The University of Texas at Arlington School of Urban and Public Affairs will offer a minor in environmental and sustainability studies beginning in fall 2010.
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