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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.

The Green at College Park

University launches institute for sustainability

UT Arlington’s new Institute for Sustainability and Global Impact aims to enhance quality of life by developing more sustainable communities that focus on the natural, built, economic, cultural, and social environments.

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Education, nursing online programs ranked among best

UT Arlington is among the nation's top universities for earning a master's degree in education or nursing online, according to U.S. News & World Report's Best Online Graduate Programs rankings for 2015.

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Grant funds study to define nursing standards

The College of Nursing and Health Innovation has received a $1.8 million grant to lead a multi-institution study of clinical experience requirements for nursing school graduates.

STEM gifts

Professor creates STEM gift guide for parents

A College of Education researcher has developed a holiday gift guide that can help children ages 5 to 10 learn science, technology, engineering, and math concepts.

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Program offers freshmen meaningful research opportunities

A new College of Science program connects freshman science majors to authentic research experiences to help them chart a path to a career in the STEM fields.

Devin Doyel

Creating pathways to student success

A partnership between UTA and the Arlington school district will offer high school students classroom and enrichment experiences to boost their success in science, technology, engineering, and math.

Men's track team Sun Belt champions

Men’s track team wins coveted triple crown

The men's outdoor track and field team won the Sun Belt Conference championship to complete its first-ever triple crown: titles in cross country and indoor and outdoor track.

Daniel Armstrong

Professor developing new method to test pharmaceuticals

Renowned chemist Daniel W. Armstrong is leading an effort to find a more accurate way to measure water content in pharmaceuticals—a major quality-control issue for drug manufacturers.

Wei Chen

Physicist creates nanoparticle for cancer therapy

Working to create a luminescent nanoparticle to use in security-related radiation detection, physics Professor Wei Chen may instead have happened upon an advance in photodynamic cancer therapy.