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Researchers working to keep the water supply safe

Whether they're monitoring toxic algal blooms in Korea or testing stormwater in Kennedale, engineers at UTA are confronting issues of water safety and access in a variety of important ways.

Healing Hearts

UTA researchers target cardiovascular health

Professors in UTA’s College of Nursing and Health Innovation are pinpointing what makes the cardiovascular system falter and finding ways to intervene.

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UTA named Center of Excellence

The National League for Nursing named UTA’s College of Nursing and Health Innovation a Center of Excellence for "creating environments that enhance student learning and professional development.”

J.-C. Chiao

UTA researchers are developing new ways to treat pain

Electrical Engineering Professor J.-C. Chiao and other UTA faculty are working across disciplines to bring relief to millions who suffer from chronic pain.

Mayors Betsy Price, Ron Jensen, and Maher Maso

UTA alumni are leading dynamic Texas cities

Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price ’72, Grand Prairie Mayor Ron Jensen ’73, and Frisco Mayor Maher Maso ’08 hold their city hall’s highest office.

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Shaping the cities of the future

As today’s major cities grow into megacities of more than 10 million people, UTA researchers are tackling the  complex challenges that arise from these swelling urban communities.

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Students thrive with study abroad experiences

More UTA students are getting their passports stamped and gaining valuable international experiences by taking classes all over the globe.

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Special Collections preserving historic materials for the future

From digitization and image scanning to polyester films and acid-free boxes, the UTA Library’s Special Collections is employing a variety of methods to save historic materials for future use.

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Helping NASA enable human space travel to mars

The University was one of four institutions selected by NASA to develop improved methods for oxygen recovery and reuse aboard spacecraft. Such technology could one day help put a human on Mars.

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Discovering sustainable solutions for our aging infrastructure

To preserve and update the state’s aging roadways, UTA civil engineers are turning to novel solutions, from slopes shored up with plastic pins to bridges with built-in heating systems.