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UTA researcher using nanotechnology to target inoperable tumors from the inside out

Tackling tumors

A UTA professor in the Materials Science and Engineering Department is working on research through a National Institutes of Health grant that would create better nanotechnology to treat inoperable cancer tumors.

New Vice President for Enrollment appointed at UTA

New leader

Dr. Troy Johnson, Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management at Illinois State University, joins UTA this November as the new Vice President for Enrollment Management.

UTA study finds abnormalities in drinking water in Eagle Ford Shale region

Groundwater study

An initial UTA study has found abnormalities in drinking water in the Eagle Ford Shale region, indicative of some contamination from industrial or agricultural activities in the area. The research, led by Professor Kevin Schug, was published recently in the journal "Science of the Total Environment."

The University of Texas at Arlington awards record number of degrees

Record conferrals

The University of Texas at Arlington has awarded a record 11,526 degrees for the 2015-16 academic year. UTA has also been recognized by Diverse Issues in Higher Education as a leader for degrees conferred to minority students.

UTA bioengineer earns inaugural Embracing Challenge Award from Materials Today magazine

High honor

A UTA bioengineer's perseverance throughout her life has earned her the inaugural Embracing Challenge Award from Materials Today magazine and the Elsevier Materials Science Council. Kytai Nguyen, the UTA bioengineering professor, will be honored at the Materials Research Society conference Nov. 29 in Boston, Mass.

Athletics

M. Golf. MG: Gore Leads UTA On First Day In Colorado

MG: Gore Leads UTA On First Day In Colorado

Sophomore Tanner Gore fired a 3-under par 141 and sits among the top 20 individuals to lead the UT Arlington men's golf team on the first day of the Mark Simpson Colorado Invitational.

Texas Trust Scholar Athlete of the Week

Each week of the 2016-17 season, UTA Athletics and Texas Trust honor a scholar-athlete of the week, looking at their day-to-day life off the field.

VB: McConnell earns SBC Freshman of the Week award

UT Arlington freshman Madison McConnell made the most of her first two career starts and earned Sun Belt Freshman of the Week honors, announced by the league on Monday.

Videos

Blazing Trails in Engineering play video

Blazing Trails in Engineering

UTA graduate Mindy Carmichael is the first woman to be named Director of Public Works and Transportation for the City of Arlington.

Mavs at the Ballgame play video

Mavs at the Ballgame

Maverick students and alums gathered to cheer on the Texas Rangers during UTA Night at the Ballpark. From the ceremonial first pitch to the final out, UTA fans bonded over baseball.

New Engineering Leader play video

New Engineering Leader

Peter Crouch joined the UTA faculty as dean of the College of Engineering on August 22. He plans to build new global partnerships to cement UTA's status as a nationally-ranked cutting edge engineering college.

Revolutionary New Space play video

Revolutionary New Space

UTA's new Career Development Center will serve the workforce development needs of students, graduates and the North Texas region in a revolutionary way.