Yi “Leaf” Zhang, an assistant professor in the College of Education, has been named a member of the 2016 Class of Greater Texas Foundation Faculty Fellows. Her research focuses on community college transfer students’ persistence and degree completion.
Anne Bavier, dean of the UTA College of Nursing and Health Innovation, discusses the need for more well-trained healthcare educators in an opinion column for D Healthcare magazine.
Ya’Ke Smith, the UTA Morgan Woodward Distinguished Professor of Film, talks to KERA’s Art & Seek about his work on David Simon’s new television show for HBO.
Researchers at UTA and UT Southwestern are collaborating on two projects to improve the accuracy of the delivery of cancer radiation therapies and minimize the exposure of healthy tissues. The projects will employ big data analysis and physics models to improve technologies used to deliver therapy and ultimately improve patient care.
UTA researchers have demonstrated that electrical conductivity can be an effective means to measure the amount of blood present in dry blood spot analysis, which is routinely used for infant HIV screening and testing for metabolic disorders. The research was recently published in the leading journal "Analytical Chemistry."