AbeXXa Biologics, a UTA faculty startup, was named one of the 40 “Best University Startups 2017” by the National Council of Entrepreneurial Tech Transfer, a Washington-based association of startup officers from the top research universities in the United States.
Sedrick Huckaby, UTA assistant professor of art, has been named a Texas State Artist for 2018. The Texas Legislature appointed Huckaby as the state's official two-dimensional artist.
Six University of Texas at Arlington students have been selected for four national sports teams: women’s wheelchair basketball, men’s under-23 wheelchair basketball, rugby and the U.S. Military Invictus Games.
A UTA civil engineer has written a book about his research concerning the use of recycled plastic pins to bolster soil strength surrounding Texas highways. His research has yielded positive results in some parts of North Texas.
A seed grant from the College of Liberal Arts funded Artopia, a series of art therapy workshops for veterans dealing with service-related trauma. A cross-disciplinary research team is studying the results of the program.