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UTA biologist wins NSF CAREER grant to study effects of predators on the evolution of Daphnia water fleas

Evolutionary biology

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.

UTA researcher’s book looks at quality-of-life concerns associated with urban sprawl

Costs of Sprawl

A new book, co-authored by UTA's Shima Hamidi in the College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs, empirically shows how badly sprawl affects health and other quality-of-life outcomes.

UTA mechanical engineer publishes findings that show brain damage that could occur from blast-induced cavitation

Neural knowledge

UTA published research findings in Scientific Reports that shows a link between battlefield blasts, bubbles in the brain and neuronal damage. Ashfaq Adnan led the published research, which stems from an Office of Naval Research Warfighter Performance grant.

Study by UTA professor shows many parents in the dark about concussions

Parents in the dark

Despite the large volume of information about sports related concussions on the Internet, many parents and guardians of young athletes have a limited understanding of concussions, according to a study co-authored by a faculty member of UTA’s College of Nursing and Health Innovation.

UTA-linked startup TissueGen, recognized with “Medical Device Engineering Breakthrough” award

Biotech startup

UTA-linked startup TissueGen received the "Medical Device Engineering Breakthrough" award for its patented ELUTE® fiber, which provides pharmaceutical, therapeutic and medical device companies with topical and implantable drug delivery from biodegradable polymer-based fibers.


M. Basketball. UTA Season Basketball Tickets On Sale

UTA Season Basketball Tickets On Sale

Fans can watch the Mavs compete for a league title for as little as $99 per seat.

Track & Field. T&F: Former Mav Fawehinmi wins World Para title

T&F: Former Mav Fawehinmi wins World Para title

Recent UTA graduate Tobi Fawehinmi recorded his first career world title on Monday in London, England.

M. Golf. MG: Gonzalez ready for U.S. Junior Amateur

MG: Gonzalez ready for U.S. Junior Amateur

Paul Gonzalez is among 156 golfers competing at the U.S. Junior Amateur Championship in Kansas.


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"Hallewood" bound

Veronica Sanders was once a teenage mom with few career options ahead of her.  She found UTA, discovered a passion for design, and recently landed a Hollywood star as a client.

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#MavGrad2017: Ana Rios-Amaro

Born and raised in Texas to parents who migrated from Mexico, Ana Rios-Amaro is the first member of her family to graduate from college.  She is receiving a Bachelor of Arts in psychology and she plans to go on to obtain an MBA.

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#MavGrad2017: Jason Simmons

During eight years as a U.S. Marine, Jason Simmons experienced five deploymnets.  He overcame severe PTSD and discovered a passion for helping veterans facing similar struggles.  He is graduating from UTA with a Master of Social Work.

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Outstanding alumni

The University of Texas at Arlington congratulates its alumni named to the Fort Worth Business Press 2017 "40 Under 40" List.