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Fall 2015

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 

David Nygren, Presidential Distinguished Professor of Physics, received the Aldo Menzione Prize for 2015 from the executive board of the Frontier Detectors for Frontier Physics Association.

Maria Martinez-Cosio, associate professor in the College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs, received the Community Development Society’s Current Research Award for 2014.

Kinesiology faculty members Cynthia Trowbridge and Paul Krawietz received national awards for their work in the field of athletic training from the National Athletic Trainers’ Association.

Lidia Morris, coordinator/clinical instructor of the Center for Bilingual Education, and Luis Rosado, director of the center, took top honors at the International Latino Book Awards for their work, Spanish Development for Teachers in Bilingual Education Programs.

The Texas Section of the American Physical Society awarded its Distinguished Service Award to Physics Professor Suresh Sharma.

The National Invasive Species Council honored biology Professor Emeritus Robert McMahon with a Lifetime Achievement Award for his outstanding leadership and achievement over the course of a career in the areas of research, prevention, management, and control of invasive species.

Purnendu Dasgupta, the Hamish Small Chair in Ion Analysis of Chemistry and Biochemistry and the Jenkins Garrett Professor of Chemistry, won the 2015 J. Calvin Giddings Award for Excellence in Education. The award is given by the American Chemical Society’s Division of Analytical Chemistry.

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