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Students building tiny houses on the UTA campuswatch video

CAPPA students receive hands-on experience with micro living

Students from the College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs are building tiny houses on the west side of the UTA campus for their senior design projects.

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.

Robert J.  Gatchel, Distinguished Professor of Psychology

Psychology professor honored for tackling stressful issues

After studying chronic stress and pain for forty years, psychology Professor Robert J. Gatchel is being honored with a life achievement award by the American Psychological Foundation. Gatchel oversees UTA's Center of Excellence for the Study of Health and Chronic Illnesses.

Professor Perena Gouma holding a flu detecting hand held monitorwatch video

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.

student researchers working in lab

New programs support undergraduate research

UTA has developed three new programs that allow undergraduates to work in research, including one that enables students to use their federal work-study hours.

Kids at Innovation Day

UTA hosts event supporting local entrepreneurs

InnovationDay@UTA will feature a Shark Tank-style competition for high school and college students, student and faculty startup pitches, a community startup showcase, and much more. Register at utainnovation.com.

Cells Illustration

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.

Illustration of a cut internet cable

Protecting Our Cyber World

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

Brainstorm

Innovation Through Collaboration

Through collaborative innovations in cancer detection, anger management, and more, UTA is emerging as a leader in the life and health sciences.