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Embracing technology to improve public transportation

As part of a federal government initiative, UT Arlington researchers are studying whether alternative transportation options can create more livable communities.

YaKe Smith

Film professor tackles tough subjects without flinching

Fearless, unrelenting, and passionate, professor and filmmaker Ya’Ke Smith has emerged as a major influence in independent cinema and a respected mentor for UTA students.

Louise Ji and Michael Wang

Graduate business program makes impact abroad

With more than 2,000 graduates, UTA's Asian EMBA closes the cultural gap for students on both sides of the globe and opens China to American business practices.

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A pipeline to the major leagues

With five former Mavericks seeing major league action in 2014, UT Arlington has gained a national reputation for producing top baseball talent.

David Wetz in the laboratory

Professor works to create better batteries

Electrical engineers aim to create batteries that are five times more powerful—and five times less expensive—than current ones within five years.

Rebekah Carlile using her playwriting program with patients at Cook Children's Hospital.

Playwriting helps kids learn language skills

A program developed by a UT Arlington mind, brain, and education graduate student gives children the opportunity to tell their own stories while developing narrative writing skills.

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Data mining yields major advancements

UT Arlington researchers are at the forefront of the emerging field of computational modeling, uncovering insights that could shape every aspect of our lives.

Aerial view of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Researchers explore impact of global climate change

From the Arctic to the Amazon to the Caribbean Sea, UT Arlington biologists are examining the impact of global climate change on various life-forms.

student launches a UAV test flight

Unmanned aircraft research takes flight

As part of a national initiative, UT Arlington is exploring the high-performance human interactions and safety of unmanned and remotely piloted aircraft.

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A new scale of renewable energy

Two engineers have created a micro-windmill smaller than a grain of rice that can produce enough power to keep your cellphone charged.