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Benjamin Jones, UTA assistant professor of Physics

Assistant professor recognized for particle research

Benjamin Jones received the Mitsuyoshi Tanaka Dissertation Award in Experimental Particle Physics, considered the most prestigious dissertation award in the field.

Glass art student

Annual glass art sale Saturday

Art students will demonstrate their craft during UTA’s Annual Glass Art Sale and Show on Saturday, April 1. The sale helps pay for scholarships, student travel for conferences, new equipment, and visiting artists.

Robert J.  Gatchel, Distinguished Professor of Psychology

Psychology professor honored for tackling stressful issues

After studying chronic stress and pain for forty years, psychology Professor Robert J. Gatchel is being honored with a life achievement award by the American Psychological Foundation. Gatchel oversees UTA's Center of Excellence for the Study of Health and Chronic Illnesses.

students in classroom

UTA graduate programs ranked among nation’s best

Graduate programs in each of UTA’s eight schools and colleges are ranked among the nation’s best according to 2018 assessments by U.S. News and World Report, a recognized leader in higher education rankings.

Professor Perena Gouma holding a flu detecting hand held monitorwatch video

Professor develops breath monitor to detect influenza

A hand-held breathalyzer that can detect the flu virus could lead to earlier diagnosis and treatment. Materials science and engineering Professor Perena Gouma invented the monitor, which may help prevent flu epidemics from spreading.

Grand Prairie ISD Superintendent Susan Hull and UTA President Vistasp Karbhari sign the document

UTA, GPISD partner for tomorrow’s teachers

UTA and the Grand Prairie school district created the Education & Leadership Preparatory Program to tackle the shortage of bilingual and ESL teachers by giving high school students an early start on their teaching careers.

Students walking on campus

UTA sees record enrollment for spring

The spring semester at The University of Texas at Arlington set an enrollment record for the fourth consecutive year. The 41,932 Texas-based students represent a 5.6 percent increase over fall 2016.

student researchers working in lab

New programs support undergraduate research

UTA has developed three new programs that allow undergraduates to work in research, including one that enables students to use their federal work-study hours.

Kids at Innovation Day

UTA hosts event supporting local entrepreneurs

InnovationDay@UTA will feature a Shark Tank-style competition for high school and college students, student and faculty startup pitches, a community startup showcase, and much more. Register at utainnovation.com.

Students walking on campus

UTA earns top ranking for low student debt

In a U.S. News & World Report ranking of 125 universities, UTA was listed as second in the nation for graduating students with the least student debt.