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Matthew Fujita, UTA assistant professor of biology with graduate research asssistant T.J. Firneno.

Biologist’s study of eyes to be seen internationally

Frogs may hold the answers to a biologist's questions about habitat affecting eye function and development. Matthew Fujita's research will be exhibited at two major natural history museums and will generate an interactive e-book.

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UTA drives North Texas’ entrepreneurship ecosystem

Research, innovation, and entrepreneurship combine at UTA to produce start-up companies, patented innovations, and business collaborations that enhance the local economy.

Benjamin Jones, UTA assistant professor of Physics

Assistant professor recognized for particle research

Benjamin Jones received the Mitsuyoshi Tanaka Dissertation Award in Experimental Particle Physics, considered the most prestigious dissertation award in the field.

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Understanding Diversity Through Faith

UTA hosted a conversation about diversity with community leaders of different faiths, races, and genders to foster encouragement, understanding, and empathy.

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Professor develops breath monitor to detect influenza

A hand-held breathalyzer that can detect the flu virus could lead to earlier diagnosis and treatment. Materials science and engineering Professor Perena Gouma invented the monitor, which may help prevent flu epidemics from spreading.

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UTA becoming a major cancer research institution

With help from more than $6 million in new grants for 2016, UTA is harnessing its expertise across the sciences, engineering, and nursing to detect and treat cancer.

Power Play

Power Play

From landfill mining to carbon dioxide conversion, researchers at UTA are seeking viable, affordable alternative energy solutions.

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Protecting Our Cyber World

Business and engineering faculty are developing a variety of measures to increase our cybersecurity.

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Democratizing the Humanities

A new College of Liberal Arts initiative is using big data to analyze everything from medieval texts to Jay Z lyrics.

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Learning from his mentor

Mayank Jain came to UTA to study under Ramez Elmasri, a computer science and engineering professor whose work he had long admired. Now Jain is graduating with a master's degree in computer science and two tech startups under his belt.