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Leading in cancer

UTA is becoming a major cancer research institute, receiving more than $6 million dollars in new grants in 2016 to strengthen its integrated cancer research program and improve outcomes across the complete spectrum of the patient experience.

Faculty honor

A longtime UTA electrical engineering professor has been named a Fellow of SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics. J.-C. Chiao was recognized for achievements in micro medical devices and systems. He has 11 patents and will be formally inducted as a Fellow Jan. 30.

Affordable Excellence

UTA students graduate with the second lowest debt in the nation, according to U.S. News and World Report. The University is the only Texas school listed on the magazine's map of institutions where graduates have the least debt.

Helping students succeed online

UTA researchers are working with Boeing and NASA to better understand the role that social networks play in the completion rates and academic performance of students taking online courses.