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Fall 2014

Inquiry Magazine Archive

  • Spring 2016

    Spring 2016: Premium Blend

    Found in everything from space shuttles to dental fillings, composite materials have thoroughly infiltrated modern society. But their potential is still greatly untapped, offering researchers ample opportunity for discovery.

  • Fall 2015

    Fall 2015: Collision Course

    Within the particle showers created at the Large Hadron Collider, answers to some of the universe’s mysteries are waiting.

  • Spring 2015

    Spring 2015: Almost Human

    Model systems like pigeons can help illuminate our own evolutionary and genomic history.

  • Fall 2014

    Fall 2014: Small Wonder

    UT Arlington's tiny windmills are bringing renewable energy to a whole new scale.

  • Winter 2014

    Winter 2014: Overdue for an Overhaul

    The stability of our highways, pipelines, and even manholes is reaching a breaking point.

  • 2012

    2012: Mystery solved?

    Scientists believe they have discovered a subatomic particle that is crucial to understanding the universe.

  • 2011

    2011: Boosting brain power

    UT Arlington researchers unlock clues to the human body’s most mysterious and complex organ.

  • 2010

    2010: Powered by genetics

    UT Arlington researchers probe the hidden world of microbes in search of renewable energy sources.

  • 2009

    2009: Winning the battle against pain

    Wounded soldiers are benefiting from Robert Gatchel’s program that combines physical rehabilitation with treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder.

  • 2009

    2007: Sensing a solution

    Tiny sensors implanted in the body show promise in combating acid reflux disease, pain and other health problems.

  • 2006

    2006:Semiconductors: The next generation

    Nanotechnology researchers pursue hybrid silicon chips with life-saving potential.

  • 2005

    2005: Imaging is everything

    Biomedical engineers combat diseases with procedures that are painless to patients.



See recent news about our inventors, writers, architects, historians, and national winners. 

Four UT Arlington faculty members and senior administrators have been named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors: Frank Lewis, electrical engineering professor; Carolyn Cason, vice president for research; Ron Elsenbaumer, provost and vice president for academic affairs; and Vistasp Karbhari, University president.

Daisha Cipher, associate director of the Center for Nursing Research, was part of a research team that received the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine’s Elizabeth and Sidney Licht Award for Excellence in Scientific Writing in Rehabilitation Medicine.

Political science Professor Victoria Farrar-Myers was chosen as an American Council on Education 2014-15 fellow.

Five faculty members and students were honored for their architectural drawings in the 2013 Ken Roberts Delineation Competition, widely considered the most senior architectural drawing competition in the world: Lecturer Dustin Wheat, Associate Professor Steve Quevedo, Associate Professor John Maruszczak, and students Eduardo Casteneda and Alexei Dukov.

Daniel Armstrong, the Robert A. Welch Chair in Chemistry, was named a 2014 American Chemical Society National Winner. Dr. Armstrong, often called the father of pseudophase separations, is well known for developing ways to separate chiral compounds.

The American Journalism Historians Association awarded Erika Pribanic-Smith, assistant communication professor, with the 2013 Maurine Beasley Award for Outstanding Paper in Women’s History. Her research focuses on how women used 19th-century magazines to rally support for the preservation of George Washington’s estate.

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