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UT Arlington’s College of Nursing and Health Innovation gathered for a fall meeting to celebrate recent achievements including earning the prestigious Center of Excellence designation from the National League for Nursing, the nation’s foremost organization for nursing faculty and leaders in nursing education.
Presidential Distinguished Professor of Physics David Nygren received a new American Physical Society instrumentation award for his lifelong contributions in particle physics. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences.
Computer scientist Heng Huang received a $2 million grant through the National Institutes of Health to analyze complex data and use imaging genomics to predict a person’s probability of contracting Alzheimer’s disease.
More than 100 teams frolicked in the sloppy courts near Greek Row at the annual Oozeball mud volleyball tournament. One of UTA’s most popular campus traditions, the event takes place every September.
UTA enrollment soared 6.1 percent to an all-time high of 37,008 Texas-based students this fall, an increase of more than 2,100 compared with fall 2014, according to preliminary census reports.
Using a National Science Foundation grant, biologist Matthew Walsh will test aquatic habitats in Alaska and Wisconsin to predict how organisms respond to natural change as well as change influenced by humans.
UTA’s 2015-16 Maverick Speakers Series opens Oct. 8 with actress Mia Farrow. The lineup also includes entrepreneur Daymond John, former Congressman Ron Paul, political strategist Donna Brazile, and primatologist Jane Goodall.
UT Arlington began the 2015-16 academic year in true Maverick fashion with the annual MavsMeet Convocation in College Park Center, followed by the AfterParty on The Green at College Park.
A partnership between UT Arlington and the Arlington Independent School District, the new STEM Academy allows high school students to earn early-college credit in the science, technology, engineering, and math fields.
Faculty, staff, and students helped new Mavericks settle in to their residence hall rooms during Move-In Day. The annual event kicked off the 2015 Maverick Stampede.