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Biology research

Biology research

MyArlingtonTX profiled Mark Pellegrino, assistant professor of biology in the UTA College of Science. Pellegrino's research on mitochondrial stress is of growing interest because of the implications for multiple conditions such as cancer, Parkinson’s disease and bacterial infections.

Ensuring groundwater quality

Ensuring groundwater quality

Forbes reported that UTA chemists have partnered with Apache Corp. to conduct a baseline water quality study of groundwater and surface water in the newly discovered Alpine High resource play in West Texas.

UTA researchers earn phase II TxDOT funding to model geothermal de-icing of bridges

Heating up

UTA researchers are devising a way to use geothermal energy to de-ice Texas bridges and overpasses through funding from a Texas Department of Transportation Innovation Project. The research is being done in UTA’s Organized Research Center of Excellence on Sustainable and Resilient Civil Infrastructure.

Critical talk

Critical talk

Heather Snow, UTA associate vice president for student affairs and dean of students, appeared on KERA 90.1 FM’s program “Think” alongside a panel of local experts to discuss what constitutes sexual assault and harassment.

Smartphone fire concern

Smartphone fire concern

KDFW FOX 4 interviewed Ankur Jain, an assistant professor in the UTA Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department, about the U.S. Department of Transportation’s decision to ban all Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones from airplanes. Numerous fires have been reported as a result of the phone.


MBB: Preseason honors keep rolling in for Hervey

Preseason honors keep rolling in for UT Arlington junior forward Kevin Hervey. The Arlington native is included on the preseason watch list for the Julius Erving Small Forward of the Year Award and is on the Dave Campbell’s Texas Basketball All-Texas College Team.

TN: Mavs conclude fall slate at ITA Texas Regionals

UT Arlington men and women's tennis head to the ITA Texas Regionals this weekend. The Maverick women begin play on Thursday in Waco, while the Men open their tournament on Friday in Fort Worth.

XC: Lautenslager named SBC Runner of the Week again

UT Arlington senior Craig Lautenslager secured his second Sun Belt Conference Men's Runner of the Week accolade of the season on Wednesday, the league office announced.


Terry Scholars play video

Terry Scholars

The Terry Foundation is the largest private source of public education scholarships in Texas. The prestigious program is in its second year at UTA. 

Taking Flight play video

Taking Flight

A UTA graduate designed, built, and successfully flight tested an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) that uses weights inside its wings to make maneuvers while in the air.

Why #UTA20 Chose UTA play video

Why #UTA20 Chose UTA

The Class of 2020 is the largest freshman class in school history, proving UTA is the university of choice for North Texas's best and brightest.

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.