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UTA chemists to develop a new class of catalysts to transform cheap, widely available hydrocarbons into molecules used in key industrial processes

Developing new catalysts

UTA chemists are developing novel ways to use metal ions to activate simple hydrocarbons present in natural gas or petroleum products to produce more complex molecules valuable to the chemical and pharmaceutical industries.

UTA physicist Ramon Lopez awarded 2016 Richard Carrington Education and Public Outreach Award for his work advocating science education at the national level

Advocating science education

Ramon Lopez, UTA physics professor, has been named the winner of the 2016 Richard Carrington Education and Public Outreach Award by the Space and Aeronomy section of the American Geophysical Union. The AGU’s Carrington Award is presented in recognition of significant impact on students’ and the public’s understanding of science through education and/or outreach activities.

UTA faculty and alumnus celebrated as “Tech Titans” in 2016 awards

Innovators in science and education

Three faculty and a graduate of UTA won Tech Titans Awards for excellence and leadership in technology fields in 2016, announced at a recent celebratory gala. UTA professors won the the Tech Titans Inventors Award and Tech Titans of the Future University Award and a UTA alumnus was named Tech Titans Corporate Company CEO of the year.

UTA awards four 2016 Interdisciplinary Research Program grants for innovative ideas that address high-priority issues in society

Interdisciplinary research

UTA has awarded four seed grants to interdisciplinary research projects that address growing problems such as loneliness among the elderly, the need for sustainable green education spaces, the health crisis among urban American Indians or the mechanisms behind heart failure among the elderly.

UTA engineer working to develop bioinks for use in 3-D printing of tissues, organs

Printing 3-D tissues

Kyungsuk Yum, a UTA assistant professor in the Materials Science and Engineering Department, has received a $100,000 National Science Foundation grant to develop nanocomposite hydrogel bioinks that could be used for printing 3-D tissue and organs.

Athletics

VB: Mean Green thwarts Mav rally in five

UT Arlington rebounded from a 2-0 deficit to force a deciding fifth set, but North Texas managed to hold off the Maverick rally to take a 3-2 (25-16, 25-18, 12-25, 19-25, 15-13) win at the Mean Green Volleyball Center on Tuesday evening.

WBB: Lady Mavs announce 2016-17 schedule

The countdown begins for the 2016-17 Lady Mavericks season as UT Arlington coach Krista Gerlich released her team's schedule on Tuesday.

BSB: Cox, James named to 2016 NBC All-American Team

UT Arlington baseball's Brady Cox and Daniel James were named to the 2016 National Baseball Congress' All-American Team at the conclusion of the 82nd NBC World Series. Cox doubled his honors with the tournament's Just Block It Catcher Award.

Videos

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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.

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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.

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Impressive Freshmen Class

A diverse campus and a commitment to academic excellence attracted some of North Texas's top high school scholars to UTA. The Class of 2020 is filled with valedictorians, salutatorians, and National Merit Scholars.

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Welcome Back, Mavs

UTA Police are ready to serve students, faculty, and staff as a new semester begins.