A faculty member in UTA’s College of Nursing and Health Innovation has received a $250,000 National Science Foundation grant to design a revolutionary device that could stimulate bone growth and ultimately be used as a weapon against osteoporosis.
Last Feremenga, a native of Zimbabwe who received his doctoral degree in December, used skills he honed at UTA while analyzing massive quantities of data from the Large Hadron Collider high energy physics experiment in Switzerland to land a job as a data scientist at a top technology company.
The premier publication for prospective Native American college students has again ranked The University of Texas at Arlington among the nation’s best universities for Native American, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian students to study science, technology, engineering and math.
The UTA men's basketball team received a Team Academic Excellence Award from the National Association of Basketball Coaches. UTA, which posted a 3.0 grade point average in the spring, was one of just two Sun Belt Conference programs to earn the honor.
Matthew Walsh, an assistant professor of biology, has been awarded a five-year, $600,000 grant from the NSF’s Faculty Early Career Development Program. His project is titled “CAREER: Does behavioral plasticity promote or constrain adaptation? A test using resurrection,” and will address a long-standing question in evolutionary biology.