### 2015 Math News

##### UTA receives $1.5 million to increase Ph.D.s in areas of national need

The University of Texas at Arlington departments of Mathematics and Computer Science and Engineering have been awarded a total of $1.5 million for two U.S. Department of Education grants to help students earn doctoral degrees in areas of national need.

##### UTA math professor awarded NSF grant to develop new methods of measuring mathematical problem solving

A University of Texas at Arlington math researcher wants to better understand the mathematical problem-solving skills that students need to excel in STEM fields — science, technology, engineering and math.