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News Releases 2011


  • Lopez named AAAS Fellow

    Friday, December 16, 2011

    Ramon Lopez, a UT Arlington professor of physics, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science or AAAS, a worldwide organization and publisher of the journal Science.

  • Paper to be published in Nature Photonics

    Wednesday, December 14, 2011

    A new paper in the January issue of Nature Photonics describes the use of spinning microparticles to direct the growth of nerve fiber, a discovery that could allow for directed growth of neuronal networks on a chip and improve methods for treating spinal or brain injuries.

  • Superstar Drake to headline first concert at UT Arlington College Park Center

    Tuesday, December 13, 2011

    Ticket sales are restricted to UT Arlington students, faculty and staff. Tickets will be available Jan. 19.

  • UT Arlington names Jim Baker new Athletics Director

    Tuesday, December 13, 2011

    Baker will oversee UT Arlington’s 14 Division I intercollegiate sports programs and usher in a new era of competition.

  • Physic professors have worked on ATLAS experiment.

    Tuesday, December 13, 2011

    Scientists at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN near Geneva, Switzerland announced today that they have found the first “tantalizing hints” of the elusive Higgs boson particle in a narrow region of mass ranges, news celebrated throughout the world’s scientific community.

  • UT Arlington building STEM diversity

    Monday, December 12, 2011

    The Institute for Broadening Participation, a nonprofit organization to help increase minority access to science, technology, engineering and mathematics education and careers, has opened a regional office at The University of Texas at Arlington.

  • UT Arlington Nanofab director named IEEE fellow

    Friday, December 9, 2011

    Zeynep Celik-Butler, director of the UT Arlington Nanotechnology Research and Teaching Facility and a professor of electrical engineering, has been named a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

  • Professor Andy White honored

    Friday, December 9, 2011

    Andrew White, co-director of the Center for High Energy Physics at UT Arlington, has been named a fellow of the American Physical Society, an honor given to just one half of one percent of that group’s 48,000 members.

  • Tang named fellow by national biomedical engineering group

    Friday, December 9, 2011

    Liping Tang, a University of Texas at Arlington bioengineering professor, has been named a 2012 Fellow of the American Institute of Biological and Medical Engineering.

  • Bilingual education professors win grant to improve teacher preparation

    Thursday, December 8, 2011

    Research will fund five year study

  • UT Arlington completes energy saving facilities updates

    Wednesday, December 7, 2011

    The University of Texas of Arlington will start 2012 saving money and decreasing energy use after this month’s completion of a $9.9 million package of efficiency-boosting facility upgrades.

  • American Heart Association grant to study heart disease at cellular level

    Wednesday, December 7, 2011

    A UT Arlington bioengineering professor has been awarded a $140,000 American Heart Association grant to study how physical and biological factors influence the proliferation of vascular smooth muscle cells, a condition that can lead to heart disease.

  • Moritz family creates $1 million endowed nursing chair at UT Arlington

    Tuesday, December 6, 2011

    The gift establishes the first endowed faculty chair in the College of Nursing, which has more than tripled its enrollment over the past three years to about 6,000 students this fall to make it the largest nursing program in Texas.


  • Program will highlight university's diversity

    Wednesday, November 30, 2011

    Program unique to North Texas

  • Regional science fair will draw North Texas' best students

    Wednesday, November 30, 2011

    Hundreds of North Texas' most talented middle and high school students will gather Feb. 26 and 27 at UT Arlington’s new College Park Center for the 61st Fort Worth Regional Science and Engineering Fair.

  • UT Arlington Tuition Review Committee endorses no-increase plan

    Tuesday, November 29, 2011

    The proposal will be forwarded to the UT System Board of Regents for consideration.

  • UT Arlington helps West African college train social workers

    Wednesday, November 23, 2011

    Bachelor's program unique to region

  • New study could help farmers fight the spider mite

    Wednesday, November 23, 2011

    Andre Pires da Silva, a University of Texas at Arlington assistant professor of biology, is one of five principal investigators on a recent effort to map the genome of the two-spotted spider mite, or Tetranychus urticae, one of agriculture’s most resilient and detrimental pests.

  • Gatchel honored for accomplishments

    Friday, November 18, 2011

    Robert Gatchel, the chair of the UT Arlington College of Science’s Psychology Department, has been chosen to receive the Texas Psychological Association’s 2011 Distinguished Lifetime Achievement Award, that group’s most prestigious honor.

  • Blood pressure research addresses differences

    Friday, November 18, 2011

    A UT Arlington researcher’s recent work may hold clues as to why hypertension is more severe and strikes earlier in the African-American population.

  • UT Arlington Health Services Achieves AAAHC Accreditation

    Wednesday, November 16, 2011

    Accreditation distinguishes this student health center from many other outpatient facilities by providing the highest quality of care to its patients as determined by an independent, external evaluation.

  • Middle Level Education program among top in the nation

    Tuesday, November 15, 2011

    Faculty's creativity and innovativeness cited

  • Bone health advances

    Friday, November 11, 2011

    A UT Arlington researcher’s recently published study is being heralded as an advance in understanding that could one day influence the treatment of patients with difficult to heal bone fractures and diseases like arthritis.

  • UT Arlington proposes no tuition increase for the 2012-2013 academic year

    Thursday, November 10, 2011

    Room and board rates also would remain the same next year.

  • Examining the fruit fly genome

    Wednesday, November 9, 2011

    The National Institutes of Health has awarded a UT Arlington researcher nearly $670,000 to continue examining the genomic structure of male fruit flies for clues about the way reproductive functions evolve.

  • New bachelor's degree

    Friday, November 4, 2011

    The University of Texas at Arlington has received approval from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to begin offering a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering.

  • Cancer research grants awarded

    Friday, November 4, 2011

    The Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas has awarded two University of Texas at Arlington bioengineering researchers – Baohong Yuan and Liping Tang – more than $1.2 million to explore better methods of detecting cancer.

  • SAE program at UT Arlington turns 30

    Thursday, November 3, 2011

    Renowned student group races to milestone

  • Cooling data centers

    Thursday, November 3, 2011

    Facebook has made a multi-year commitment to work with a UT Arlington engineer for a National Science Foundation project related to keeping massive data centers more energy efficient.

  • Genomic instability research

    Thursday, November 3, 2011

    A UT Arlington bioengineering researcher has secured two new grants worth $1.13 million to track how cancerous cells damaged by radiation therapy work to repair themselves and apply that system to research focused on better cancer care.

  • National Science Foundation funding for geosciences

    Wednesday, November 2, 2011

    UT Arlington and Tarrant County College are partnering to encourage students from underrepresented groups to consider majoring in the geosciences and to establish an easy transfer process between TCC and UT Arlington.

  • UT Arlington simulation content available

    Tuesday, November 1, 2011

    Nursing students from the U.S. and internationally can now access the faculty-developed curriculum used at UT Arlington’s Smart Hospital through a new partnership with HealthStream (NASDAQ:HSTM) and Laerdal Medical.











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