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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.



Faculty research is gaining attention in national and international publications  

Political science Professor José Gutiérrez’s book, Images of America: The Texas Association of Chicanos in Higher Education, was recently published. It details the organization’s activism since its inception in 1975.

Brad Pierce, assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry, helped write a paper for the journal Biochemistry on enzymes that could be used to identify predisposition to conditions such as heart disease, diabetic ulcers, and some types of cancer.

The Journal of Community Practice published an article by Karabi Bezboruah, assistant professor in the School of Urban and Public Affairs, on her two-year study on how community-based organizations in one affluent Texas county promoted health care.

David Arditi, assistant professor of interdisciplinary studies, wrote a paper on the music industry called “iTunes: Breaking Barriers and Building Walls” for the journal Popular Music and Society.

The Journal of Non-Linear Dynamics included research by Alan Bowling, assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, that proves that the effect of mass is important, can be measured, and has a significant impact on calculations and measurements made at the sub-micrometer scale.

A study by criminology and criminal justice Assistant Professor Seokjin Jeong published in the Journal of Criminology shows that students who attend schools with anti-bullying initiatives may be more likely to be victims of bullying than those at schools without such programs.

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