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David Nygren

Noted physicist wins prestigious national award

Presidential Distinguished Professor of Physics David Nygren received a new American Physical Society instrumentation award for his lifelong contributions in particle physics. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences.

Heng Huang

Research offers hope in battling Alzheimer’s disease

Computer scientist Heng Huang received a $2 million grant through the National Institutes of Health to analyze complex data and use imaging genomics to predict a person’s probability of contracting Alzheimer’s disease.

students at activity fair

UTA posts record enrollment of Texas-based students

UTA enrollment soared 6.1 percent to an all-time high of 37,008 Texas-based students this fall, an increase of more than 2,100 compared with fall 2014, according to preliminary census reports.

Matthew Walsh

Study could bridge gap between ecology, evolution

Using a National Science Foundation grant, biologist Matthew Walsh will test aquatic habitats in Alaska and Wisconsin to predict how organisms respond to natural change as well as change influenced by humans.

Doug Garner

White House honors Movin’ Mavs coach

Movin Mavs coach Doug Garner was one of nine people named a Champion of Change: Disability Advocate by the White House. He was recognized for helping students, injured veterans, and others who face physical challenges.

Dan Cavanagh

Professor explores intersection of music and technology

Jazz pianist Dan Cavanagh is using a research grant to enhance musical sounds with sensor-laden gloves. The associate professor of music says the work could drastically alter what his audience hears when he plays.

Dong Liu, Zi Wei and Fuqiang Liu

Research could transform solar energy storage

A materials science and engineering team has developed an energy cell that can store large-scale solar energy even when dark. The innovation is an advancement over systems that use sunlight immediately as a power source.

Joy Don Baker and Carolyn Cason

Leading the way in nursing research and education

College of Nursing and Health Innovation professors Joy Don Baker and Carolyn Cason have been named 2015 fellows of the American Academy of Nursing for their contributions to nursing and health care.

UT Arlington choir performing at Rolling Stones concertwatch video

Big stage

The UT Arlington A Cappella Choir got the chance of a lifetime Saturday night, performing backup vocals for the Rolling Stones at AT&T Stadium.

crowd of students

Innovative offerings help spring enrollment soar

Spring 2015 enrollment surpassed 36,000 students residing in Texas for the first time as the University’s global headcount of students in campus-based and online degree programs reached nearly 48,000.