GM has partnered with LULAC to open a new technology center on the UTA campus, KXAS/NBC 5 reported. Students and community members may use the space at the Center for Mexican American Studies to engage in STEM studies.
Weidong Zhou, a University of Texas at Arlington electrical engineering professor, is working to develop a new ultra-thin semiconductor laser that could be integrated into consumer electronics to increase speed and capacity of the chips.
UTA alumna Carolyn Ruiz is featured in a Harvard Gazette story about Harvard Law School students helping struggling small business owners. Ruiz was among the members of the first graduating class of UTA’s Pre-Law and Legal Studies Center.
The Fort Worth Weekly reported that UTA is one step closer to becoming a Tier One university in that the National Academy of Inventors has named three from UTA as fellows last month. The recent inductees include Kenneth Reifsnider, David Nygren and Duane Dimos.
Trevor Engel, a UTA undergraduate majoring in History and minoring in Disability Studies, wrote an invited post for Fugitive Leaves, the blog of the Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia, which examines how museums defined how the medical world views disabled bodies.