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Dr. Montgomery, right, with Gates Foundation CEO Jeff Raikes

Alumnus combats serious illnesses in Africa

Health official Joel Montgomery works with the local population in Nairobi, Kenya, to identify, combat, and reduce dengue fever, typhoid, and other potentially fatal diseases.

Biology Department Chair Jonathan Campbell and his wife, Tanya Dowdeywatch video

Couple donate extensive collection of African art

Biology Department Chair Jonathan Campbell and his wife, Tanya Dowdey, have donated a large portion of their African art collection to the College of Liberal Arts.

Alumnus Peter Twele and friend

Alumnus promotes understanding between cultures

After 11 years in the Middle East, Peter Twele amassed abundant research and a deeper understanding of the cultures. The experiences fueled his memoir, Rubbing Shoulders in Yemen.

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.

Chinese children

Study abroad program offers enriching learning experiences

Each November the Study Abroad Office sponsors a photography contest for students who have studied abroad. Their images are displayed in the University Center Art Gallery as part of International Education Week.

Victoria Farrar-Myers

Professor named Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Australia

Farrar-Myers will conduct research on foreign policymaking with emphasis on the Pacific Rim, take part in graduate and undergraduate seminars, and deliver public lectures.

Alaska

Professor sheds light on Arctic warming

Biology Associate Professor Laura Gough is challenging long-held ideas about the effects of temperature increases in the Alaskan tundra.

Navy nurse Kelly Bowman

Education prepared alumna for battlefield chaos

Kelly Bowman ’03 spent eight months as an emergency room nurse before deploying to Iraq. She describes the experience as baptism by fire.

Kaci Hickox

Passion, practicality drive nursing graduate

Kaci Hickox ’02 works with the nation’s top epidemiologists to analyze and improve health and disease surveillance. She also spent two years in Myanmar managing three primary health care clinics.

Debo Band

Alumnus founds band with Ethiopian flair

Led by Danny Mekonnen ’03, Debo Band’s vibrant, funk-influenced rhythm is blazing through music festivals across the country.