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Tackling tumors

A UTA professor in the Materials Science and Engineering Department is working on research through a National Institutes of Health grant that would create better nanotechnology to treat inoperable cancer tumors.

New leader

Dr. Troy Johnson, Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management at Illinois State University, joins UTA this November as the new Vice President for Enrollment Management.

Record conferrals

The University of Texas at Arlington has awarded a record 11,526 degrees for the 2015-16 academic year. UTA has also been recognized by Diverse Issues in Higher Education as a leader for degrees conferred to minority students.

Groundwater study

An initial UTA study has found abnormalities in drinking water in the Eagle Ford Shale region, indicative of some contamination from industrial or agricultural activities in the area. The research, led by Professor Kevin Schug, was published recently in the journal "Science of the Total Environment."