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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.

old trains

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.

ocean

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.

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.

Liping Tang

Novel system shows promise in detecting and treating cancer

Wayward cancer cells often cause tumors elsewhere in the body. Bioengineering Professor Liping Tang is creating a bone marrow-mimicking trap to attract these cells and confine them to a single location.

Richard and Nelson Claytor

Gift from Fresnel Technologies supports optics research

UT Arlington's capacity to explore the growing field of optics is expanding. A $500,000 endowment established through a gift from Nelson Claytor creates a distinguished professorship in honor of his father, Richard Claytor.

Smart Grid

National Science Foundation grant funds smart grid technology

As energy demand rises, the electrical grid in the United States is steadily pushed to its limits. Electrical engineering Professor Qilian Liang is developing a digitally enabled smart grid to help ease that burden.

Madeline McClure

Driven to make a difference

Madeline McClure ’97 left a lucrative Wall Street job to start a nonprofit organization for child abuse victims. She and three other alumni describe how UT Arlington prepared them for professions vastly different from their original ones.

Andrew White, left, and Kaushik De

Physicists unlock mysteries of the universe

UT Arlington's Center of Excellence for High Energy Physics has contributed to the Higgs boson search for almost two decades. Physicists believe the Higgs, often referred to as the “God particle,” gives matter in the universe its mass.