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Physicists unlock mysteries of the universe

UT Arlington's Center of Excellence for High Energy Physics has contributed to the Higgs boson search for almost two decades. Physicists believe the Higgs, often referred to as the “God particle,” gives matter in the universe its mass.

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NASA award fuels hypersonic flight

Two aerospace engineers have received a three-year NASA grant to study novel injector designs to support combustion at hypersonic speeds, aiming to reduce air travel times and make space access affordable.

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Research examines impact of natural gas drilling

A new study of water wells in and near the Barnett Shale shows elevated levels of potential contaminants closest to natural gas extraction sites. Shimadzu Distinguished Professor Kevin Schug leads the research team.

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Taming traffic

Civil engineering Professor Sia Ardekani and his team are determined to unclog North Texas roadways by merging voluminous amounts of data into high-tech transit information systems.

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.

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Creating technologies to change the world

How can we better care for our aging population? When will we discover new treatments for devastating wounds or injuries? The UT Arlington Research Institute bridges the gap between academic research and industry.

Marvin Dulaney

History chair helps launch digital site for Black history research

"There is no other source like it in the state. The 850-plus entries are compiled by a wide range of scholars who do research on African-American history in Texas."

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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.

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Gifts assist new high-tech health care lab

Recent gifts of high-tech robots totaling more than $1 million will help the Assistive Robotics Laboratory focus on improving technology to aid nurses, navigate dangerous terrain, and much more.

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Record $7.5 million commitment from Shimadzu boosts innovation

The largest philanthropic gift in UT Arlington history will advance research in environmental testing, human disease analysis, pharmaceutical development, and more.