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Today’s megacities and those of tomorrow pose an unprecedented need for bold solutions on a global scale. The University of Texas at Arlington is uniquely positioned to address the epic challenges that face these swelling urban regions. Pressing issues include improving health care, managing our natural resources, creating more livable communities, and harnessing the proliferation of data. By leveraging our expertise in these critical areas, the University is poised to help emerging megacities like the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex become sustainable economic and cultural centers that raise the prospects for prosperity and enhance quality of life.