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prestigious NSF grant to further research into ecological drivers of eye and brain size evolution in fish

Student excellence

Shannon Beston, a third-year UTA Ph.D. student in biology, was selected to receive funds from the National Science Foundation’s Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grants program to further her research into how brains and eyes evolved in response to predation among populations of killifish, Rivulus hartii, found in the waters of the Caribbean off the island of Trinidad.

UTA, UT Southwestern researchers’ findings challenge current approach to rare pediatric neurological disorder

New views on disease

Researchers at UTA have discovered that diet changes and early diagnosis could help outcomes for patients with Glucose Transporter Type 1 Deficiency, a rare pediatric neurological disorder that can cause motor developmental problems and trigger seizures and epilepsy. The journal JAMA Neurology published this research.

UTA assistant professor named ASMS “emerging investigator” for developing new ways to analyze protein modifications linked to cancer, aging

Research excellence

The American Society of Mass Spectrometry has named Saiful Chowdhury, UTA assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry, as one of the leading emerging investigators worldwide for his work developing new techniques using mass spectrometry to differentiate protein modifications linked to cancer and aging.

UTA appoints a world renowned researcher and distinguished scholar as Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Renowned researcher and scholar

Dr. Teik C. Lim, Dean of the College of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Cincinnati (UC), will be the next Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs of UTA. Lim will work in close partnership with the President to provide overall leadership for the campus.

Employee excellence recognized at annual awards ceremony

Employee excellence

The University of Texas at Arlington honored eight individuals and one team at the annual Outstanding Maverick Awards. Employees with 10 to 35 years of service were also recognized.

Athletics

Texas Trust Scholar Athlete of the Week

Each week of the season Texas Trust joins with the Maverick Club to honor the Scholar Athlete of the Week.

SB: Sikes - an impact on and off the diamond

Shelbi Sikes is in her senior season with UTA softball and is in the top 10 of severall all-time UTA records.

M. Golf. MG: UTA Season Ends Despite Final Round Surge

MG: UTA Season Ends Despite Final Round Surge

The 2017 Sun Belt Golf Championships marked the end of the college careers for Zach Galliford and Josh Radliff.

Videos

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Experiential learning

Students from the College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs are building tiny houses on the UTA campus as part of their senior design project.

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Community that Cares

UTA hosted a conversation about diversity with community leaders of different faiths, races and genders to foster encouragement, understanding and empathy.

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Fighting crime

Knightscope is an autonomous crime fighting tool that could be the security force of the future. UTA alumnus Stacy Stephens is one of Knightscope's founders.

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Workforce Development

A donation from Lockheed Martin will help fuel career development at The University of Texas at Arlington.