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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.

UTA study indicates air contamination near fracking sites result of operational inefficiencies, not inherent to the extraction process

Protecting air quality

UTA chemists have published a new study that indicates that highly variable contamination events registered in and around unconventional oil and gas developments are the result of operational inefficiencies and not inherent to the extraction process itself. The study was published today in "Science and the Total Environment."

Excellence in athletics part of the fabric of The University of Texas at Arlington

Stellar student-athletes

UTA is welcoming a cadre of outstanding student-athletes this year. Their focus is on the courts, the fields, and the classrooms as well. The volleyball team starts its 2016 campaign at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26 at College Park Center.

Athletics

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.

XC: Cross country teams garner regional preseason rankings

The UT Arlington men's and women's cross country teams find themselves listed in the preseason Regional Team Rankings released by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (UTSFCCCA). The men stand sixth in the South Central Regional rankings, while the women are ninth.

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.