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A UT Arlington computer science engineering researcher has won two new National Science Foundation grants to further his work in developing a computer recognition system that eventually will yield a visual, online American Sign Language dictionary.
On Sept. 11, global attention will turn to the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks that targeted New York City and Washington D.C. and changed the world. The University of Texas at Arlington is home to researchers who are examining the long-lasting impact of that day, providing support for veterans returning from war and developing innovative technologies to increase Homeland Security.
A University of Texas at Arlington professor is one of 50 educators selected in a national competition this year to be an ACE Fellow.
Scientists know space weather caused by solar flares and other phenomenon holds the potential to disable electrical grids and disrupt the use of the global positioning system (GPS) that everyone from farmers to oil well drillers depend on. Now, physicists at The University of Texas at Arlington are working with others around the country to develop computer models that can issue warnings of such events available one to four days before their arrival.
University, city and community leaders will gather in The Green at College Park Tuesday, April 5, to officially open the innovative green space that anchors College Park District to the south and embodies Arlington’s progress toward urban renewal.
UT Arlington researchers use nanotechnology in gene detection to show disposition to certain cancers
Researchers at The University of Texas at Arlington are perfecting a system to detect a gene mutation implicated in 90 percent of pancreatic cancers and often in lung cancer by running tiny amounts of blood over nanomaterials.
Students, faculty and supporters of The University of Texas at Arlington will celebrate the debut of the 234,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art Engineering Research Building with a March 4 dedication event and open house.
The University of Texas at Arlington is now recruiting students for a two-year, fully accredited master’s of business administration degree program that will be offered in Frisco beginning in fall 2011.
Joy Don Baker honored for use of technology in nursing education.
A University of Texas at Arlington College of Nursing professor’s use of 3D gaming technology to teach students about in-hospital pediatric care has earned her the top spot in a competition sponsored by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare. Judy Leflore will present her study – which explored whether a specially designed 3D video game worked as well as a lecture in teaching nursing students to respond in a clinical setting - during the Society for Simulation’s 11th International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare in January in New Orleans. Her research abstract was selected as first place winner in the category of Emerging and Innovative Technologies and Methods.
The UT Arlington College of Nursing and College of Engineering have received $634,500 in federal funds to kick off Smart Care – a discovery and demonstration center for technologies to help senior citizens, people with disabilities and injured veterans live healthier and longer in their own homes.
A new UT Arlington program committed to bolstering the ranks of math and science teachers has received $150,000 in support from AT&T. UTeach Arlington began this fall as a joint project of the College of Science and the College of Education and Health Professions. The aim is to address the state’s ongoing shortage of secondary school math and science teachers by recruiting and inspiring UT Arlington science majors who are also interested in earning their teaching certification.
A street fair filled with hands-on exhibits, workshops with local scientists and an appearance by Astronaut Barbara Morgan will all be part of the Sally Ride Science Festival Oct. 30 at The University of Texas. The event, presented by ExxonMobil and Sally Ride Science, is one of several held each year across the country to bring science to life and inspire upper elementary and middle school girls to think about the vast range of careers in science.
Hanli Liu, a University of Texas at Arlington bioengineering professor, has landed a three-year, $958,660 grant from the National Institutes of Health to investigate a minimally invasive way to screen for and diagnose prostate cancer by using a multi-channel optical imaging system.
Fall 2010 enrollment at all-time high
UT Arlington chemist Purnendu “Sandy” Dasgupta is being honored by the world’s largest scientific society for pioneering advances in the field of chromatography, a process used in water quality studies, air pollution monitoring, drug development and more. The American Chemical Society this week named Dasgupta the recipient of its 2011 Award for Chromatography. Award winners are chosen based on nominations from peers and expert reviewers in their field. Dasgupta will receive $5,000 along with the chromatography award, which is sponsored by SUPELCO Inc.
These three University of Texas at Arlington mathematics professors are among seven talented, dynamic UT Arlington faculty honored by the UT System Board of Regents this week with Outstanding Teaching Awards. In its second year, the program rewards faculty members who deliver the highest quality of undergraduate instruction through a demonstrated commitment to teaching. Awardees also are recognized for showing a promising future of excellence in all aspects of instruction.
UT Arlington chemistry Professor Purnendu “Sandy” Dasgupta’s work with arsenic detection is an outstanding representation of research that furthers knowledge, discovery and learning, says a committee of experts appointed by the National Science Foundation. Dasgupta used NSF funds to develop an analyzer for arsenic in drinking water that could help the millions of people at risk of exposure from naturally-occurring arsenic contamination in South and East Asia. The instrument is less expensive and more effective and environmentally-friendly than current methods.
Studies aimed at keeping senior citizens active, reducing childhood obesity and decreasing incidence of sometimes-deadly conditions such as hypertension are some of what’s planned at the new Center for Healthy Living and Longevity. The endeavor, which university officials recently approved, will be led by the College of Education and Health Professions’ Department of Kinesiology.
A one-minute video created on a professor's iPhone has won first prize in its category at the New Media Film Festival in Los Angeles.
The University of Texas at Arlington has named Lora J. Malone, vice president and chief programs officer for the Oklahoma State University Alumni Association, as executive director of the UT Arlington Alumni Association.
A couple deeply committed to education and global understanding has created a new endowment to establish the Charles T. McDowell Center for Critical Languages and Area Studies at The University of Texas at Arlington.
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