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Heng Huang

Research offers hope in battling Alzheimer’s disease

Computer scientist Heng Huang received a $2 million grant through the National Institutes of Health to analyze complex data and use imaging genomics to predict a person’s probability of contracting Alzheimer’s disease.

Oozeball player

A muddy good time had by all

More than 100 teams frolicked in the sloppy courts near Greek Row at the annual Oozeball mud volleyball tournament. One of UTA’s most popular campus traditions, the event takes place every September.

students at activity fair

UTA posts record enrollment of Texas-based students

UTA enrollment soared 6.1 percent to an all-time high of 37,008 Texas-based students this fall, an increase of more than 2,100 compared with fall 2014, according to preliminary census reports.

Matthew Walsh

Study could bridge gap between ecology, evolution

Using a National Science Foundation grant, biologist Matthew Walsh will test aquatic habitats in Alaska and Wisconsin to predict how organisms respond to natural change as well as change influenced by humans.

Mia Farrow

Popular Maverick Speakers Series kicks off in October

UTA’s 2015-16 Maverick Speakers Series opens Oct. 8 with actress Mia Farrow. The lineup also includes entrepreneur Daymond John, former Congressman Ron Paul, political strategist Donna Brazile, and primatologist Jane Goodall.

students fill college park center

Off to a rousing start

UT Arlington began the 2015-16 academic year in true Maverick fashion with the annual MavsMeet Convocation in College Park Center, followed by the AfterParty on The Green at College Park.

AISD students pose with UTA president Vistasp Karbhari

UT Arlington, AISD launch STEM Academy

A partnership between UT Arlington and the Arlington Independent School District, the new STEM Academy allows high school students to earn early-college credit in the science, technology, engineering, and math fields.

Students move in

Maverick community welcomes students to campus

Faculty, staff, and students helped new Mavericks settle in to their residence hall rooms during Move-In Day. The annual event kicked off the 2015 Maverick Stampede.

All Things Maverick

Maverick Stampede kicks off academic year

UT Arlington launches the 2015 academic year with a series of entertaining events and informative programs designed to integrate students into the Maverick Community.

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Research examines disease affecting sea stars

A study led by a UT Arlington graduate student examining sea stars dying along the West Coast offers clues about the starfish’s immune response and its ability to protect a diverse coastal ecosystem.