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freshman researchers

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.

Drs. Tang and Borrelli

New technique could eliminate need for bone grafting

Bioengineering Chair Liping Tang is partnering with Arlington Memorial to create a "mini-bioreactor" within a patient's body that can stimulate bone tissue growth and help with bone fractures, tumors, and even osteoporosis.

Jessica Dawn Stevens

Student wins prestigious Goldwater Scholarship for research

Jessica Dawn Stevens, a junior majoring in microbiology and biology, is one of only 11 students in Texas named a Goldwater Scholar for the 2014-15 academic year.

Emmanuel Fordjour

Student honored for research on dangerous infection

Sophomore Emmanuel Fordjour won a prestigious national award for his research on the dangerous, hospital-acquired disease Clostridium difficile. He's one of just 60 undergraduate scholars to receive the honor.

group of math professors and students

Math Department receives NSF grant for scholarships

A National Science Foundation S-STEM grant will help undergraduates with up to $10,000 in stipends, tuition, and fees as they pursue their future in teaching, research, or other math-based professions.

Diversity Week group

UT Arlington rated as nation's fifth most diverse university

U.S. News and World Report ranks UT Arlington fifth nationally for providing a racially and ethnically diverse campus. The University moved up from seventh place in last year's diversity rankings.