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Grant helps nurses, social workers improve care

The College of Nursing and School of Social Work are using a nearly $900,000 grant to improve connections between nurses and social workers before they meet in the health care workplace.

Energy Consumers

Professor explores accuracy of concussion tests

To accurately analyze concussions, kinesiology researchers stress the importance of using multiple types of assessments in addition to neurocognitive tests.

Zhiyong Yang

Parents wield influence over teen smoking

A marketing professor’s study shows that parents have a greater impact on their grade-school-age children’s attitudes toward tobacco than peers or advertisers.

Energy Consumers

Alumnus brings power to the people

A recent computer science and engineering Ph.D. graduate is developing a sensor and monitoring system to put consumers in charge of their energy, gas, and water use.

Mass Effect

Video game aids mentally ill patients

A social work graduate student is transforming the popular video game Mass Effect 3 into an effective therapy treatment for people with mental illness.

Water Worries

Researchers devise novel methods to extend the water supply

Water safety is a major concern in North Texas, where city officials and residents fret over the stability of the supply. UT Arlington is taking the lead in this important field.

Qiliang Liang

Professor builds a better radar system

An electrical engineering professor’s processing system could provide the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps with more efficient radar and surveillance systems.

Kent Elliott and Blake Samper

Students' environmental design wins high honors

The Environmental Protection Agency has recognized two landscape architecture students for their design of a campus stormwater runoff system.

piles of trash at the landfill

Civil engineers turn landfills into a power source

An innovative recirculation system developed by two civil engineers is providing a source of electricity for about 1,600 households in Denton, Texas.

Mohammad Najafi

Overdue for a major overhaul

Discovering new ways to repair, maintain, and update the nation's aging roadways, pipelines, manholes, and other infrastructure could save lives and billions of dollars.