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Andrew Makeev

Aerospace engineer works to prevent aircraft irregularities

To keep passengers and crews safe, aerospace engineering Associate Professor Andrew Makeev is studying ways to improve how composite aircraft structures are designed and manufactured.

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Burmese python holds clues to extreme adaptation

Biology Assistant Professor Todd Castoe is the lead author on a new paper that details the sequencing of the Burmese python genome.

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Research shows promise in regrowing lungs

A National Institutes of Health grant is helping bioengineers develop a nanoparticle drug-delivery system designed to spur lung growth and function after partial lung removal or destructive lung disease.

ART 4392 Packaging and 3-D CAD class

Course employs latest in 3-D technology

A 3-D CAD (computer-aided design) class teaches students how to solve real-world packaging issues. Students design and construct items such as retail floor and shelf displays.

John F. Kennedy illustration by Sean McCabe

Student essays shed light on JFK assassination

A professor emeritus rediscovered an essay collection that reveals the anxiety, despair, and anger felt by UT Arlington students four days after John F. Kennedy’s assassination in Dallas.

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Railroads carry indispensable freight—and allure

Don’t think of trains as a nuisance. These rolling behemoths are a vital cog in the world’s supply chain. And UT Arlington and the city of Arlington wouldn’t exist without them.

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Researchers protect the world's water systems

UT Arlington scientists and engineers are making water safer by developing methods to analyze its quality, monitor biological toxins, and protect oceans against climate change.

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ESPN founder shares story of creating sports network

By refusing to take "no" for an answer, Bill Rasmussen built ESPN into the worldwide leader of TV sports programming. He detailed his challenges and triumphs as part of the Maverick Speakers Series.

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Math Department receives NSF grant for scholarships

A National Science Foundation S-STEM grant will help undergraduates with up to $10,000 in stipends, tuition, and fees as they pursue their future in teaching, research, or other math-based professions.

Linda Perrotti in the laboratory

Professor explores gender differences in drug abuse

According to a national survey, 4.1 million Americans sought treatment for drug addiction in 2010. Using cellular, molecular, and behavioral procedures, Linda Perrotti is exploring why some people become addicts while others don't.