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Assistant Professor W. Ashley Griffith

Geophysicist seeks to minimize earthquake destruction

A National Science Foundation grant is helping earth and environmental sciences Assistant Professor W. Ashley Griffith study how rock structures react to events such as earthquakes, meteor impacts, and explosions.

Laura Quintero

Alumna receives national honor for helping students

The National Hispaña Leadership Institute named Laura Quintero ’12 one of two recipients of its Rising Star Award for encouraging young Latinos and Latinas to pursue a college degree.

Julienne Greer

Theater techniques create more responsive robots

As a producer, director, and actor, Julienne Greer knows how to draw people’s deepest emotions to the surface. Now, she’s using that knowledge to help scientists and engineers build more lifelike robots.

Brain Game

Researchers tackle mental health issues in young adults

Engineering, nursing, and social work researchers are combating the rise in mental illness among young adults by developing better ways to screen for depression, treat PTSD in veterans, and more.

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Graduates prepared to make their marks on the world

Years of hard work paid dividends as about 5,000 students earned bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees during seven spring Commencement ceremonies at College Park Center.

The Science of Shopping

Renowned researcher explores the science of business

Professor Kay-Yut Chen’s research examines why people make the decisions they do in business and how we can predict those decisions. Such data-driven insights help companies improve their bottom line.

Model Behavior

Biologists examine animals to unwrap the essence of humanity

By studying the genomes of such diverse creatures as pigeons, pythons, and beetles, UT Arlington biologists are uncovering important insights into what makes us human.

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Talented scholars set to become Maverick alumni

Excellence abounds among the more than 5,000 students scheduled to earn bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees during spring commencement ceremonies at College Park Center.

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Smart Care apartment to benefit senior adults

UT Arlington researchers have designed an apartment equipped with intelligent care technology to reduce risks encountered by older adults and people with disabilities who want to live independently in their own homes.

John Gurak

Student uses EPA grant to further green chemistry

Conversations about sustainability usually include topics like renewable energy and carbon emissions. But when biochemistry senior John Gurak addresses the subject, he focuses on something entirely different.