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News Releases 2012


  • UT Arlington civil engineers increasing energy created from solid waste

    Wednesday, December 19, 2012

    Two UT Arlington civil engineering professors are working with a new imaging system that has doubled the amount of methane gas produced by the city of Denton landfill. The landfill is the first in Texas to implement the Enhanced Leachate Recirculation system. The gas now provides power for about 1,500 Denton households. However, with increased efficiency of ELR operation, the system will be able to power 3,000 homes in the city of 117,000, officials said.

  • UT Arlington engineers working to prevent heat buildup within 3D integrated circuits

    Wednesday, December 19, 2012

    In the effort to pile more power atop silicon chips, engineers have developed the equivalent of mini-skyscrapers in three-dimensional integrated circuits and encountered a new challenge: how to manage the heat created within the tiny devices. But a team of UT Arlington researchers funded by the National Science Foundation is working first to minimize the heat generated and then to developing nano-windows that will allow the heat to dissipate before it damages the chip.

  • National Academy of Inventors names four UT Arlington professors as charter fellows

    Wednesday, December 19, 2012

    Four University of Texas at Arlington engineering professors have been named charter fellows to the National Academy of Inventors.

  • Professor's work results in patent

    Tuesday, December 18, 2012

    A University of Texas at Arlington chemist’s work to develop a more efficient, effective way of measuring ions in solution has led to a new device in the scientific marketplace that could improve water quality testing and manufacturing methods.

  • UT Arlington Research Institute launches Assistive Robotics Lab

    Monday, December 17, 2012

    Industry leaders RE2, QinetiQ North America contribute high-tech robots

  • Schug to be honored

    Thursday, December 13, 2012

    UT Arlington associate professor Kevin Schug will be recognized next year at the international laboratory science conference Pittcon 2013 for his outstanding contributions to analytical chemistry, the conference’s organizing committee announced this week.

  • UT Arlington Police Chief Robert Hayes to retire in 2013

    Wednesday, December 12, 2012

    Under Hayes’s leadership, the department achieved accreditation in 2006 through the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators and the Commission on Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies and maintained that status.

  • UT Arlington professor publishes bacteria research

    Tuesday, December 11, 2012

    Unique viruses called bacteriophages may play an important role in competition among bacterial strains, influencing the overall ecosystem of the human intestine, scientists at The University of Texas at Arlington and UT Southwestern Medical Center say.

  • UT Arlington research team wins $1.35 million NSF grant to develop smart skin applications, sensor garments for robots

    Friday, December 7, 2012

    Imagine a human-like robot with skin and clothes embedded with sensors that could help machine accurately perceive the environment and better assist human owners. Such “smart” robots are at the heart of a new $1.35 million National Science Foundation project led by Dan Popa, a UT Arlington associate professor of electrical engineering. Popa is the principal investigator of a collaborative effort to advance robots and robotic devices, improve prosthetics and enable those devices to perform tasks that people can no longer do themselves.

  • Professor investigates plant defenses

    Wednesday, December 5, 2012

    Researchers examining how the hormone jasmonate works to protect plants and promote their growth have revealed how a transcriptional repressor of the jasmonate signaling pathway makes its way into the nucleus of the plant cell.

  • Software upgrade planned

    Tuesday, December 4, 2012

    The Planetarium at UT Arlington is making changes that will allow schoolchildren and other planetarium patrons an even better picture of our galaxy and beyond, including the opportunity to experience 3-D features.

  • Bioengineering chairman named IEEE fellow

    Tuesday, December 4, 2012

    Khosrow Behbehani, chairman of the Bioengineering Department, has been named a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

  • Fiber-optic wrench can rotate living cells

    Monday, December 3, 2012

    UT Arlington physicists have developed a new fiber-optic spanner, or wrench, that uses two laser beams to stably rotate and move microscopic objects, such as living cells, an innovation that will help scientists to work more efficiently at the microscopic level.


  • COEHP Speaker Series 2012-2013

    Monday, November 26, 2012

    Thomas Bellamy, founding director of the Goodlad Institute for Education Renewal at the University of Washington Bothell, is the next speaker in the UT Arlington College of Education and Health Professions’ Mike Moses K-16 Leadership Speaker Series.

  • New corridor management plan to harness data that will aid motorists navigate clogged arteries

    Monday, November 26, 2012

    UT Arlington civil engineers are developing an expansive computer data network that will be the backbone of the Integrated Corridor Management project to help motorists navigate U.S. 75 and its major neighboring arterials from downtown Dallas to Texas 121.

  • UT Arlington experts available for Black Friday, holiday shopping stories

    Wednesday, November 14, 2012

    The University of Texas at Arlington has marketing and holiday sales experts who can be vital to stories about Black Friday or holiday shopping. Call University Communications at 817-272-2761 to arrange an interview with an expert below.

  • Economist Rachel Croson named dean of the UT Arlington College of Business

    Monday, November 12, 2012

    The University of Texas at Arlington announces the appointment of Rachel Croson, a UT Dallas economics professor and the director of the UT Dallas Negotiations Center, as dean of the College of Business.

  • Nanotechnology publication

    Monday, November 12, 2012

    A University of Texas at Arlington physics professor has helped create a hybrid nanomaterial that can be used to convert light and thermal energy into electrical current, surpassing earlier methods that used either light or thermal energy, but not both.

  • UT Arlington gets federal grant for new VUB program

    Thursday, November 8, 2012

    The U.S. Department of Education has awarded The University of Texas at Arlington a $1.25 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to fund a new Veterans Upward Bound program for five years.



  • New study cites UT Arlington's $13.6 billion impact on Texas

    Friday, September 28, 2012

    The University fuels more than 131,000 jobs and its impact reflects about 4 percent of the North Central Texas economy.

  • Philanthropic support for UT Arlington climbs to new record

    Friday, September 28, 2012

    Gifts, commitments increase 48 percent from previous year

  • UT Arlington to establish Arnold E. Petsche Center for Automotive Engineering through new $2 million endowment

    Friday, September 28, 2012

    The new center will allow students to earn a Certificate in Automotive Engineering and a Certificate in Engineering Entrepreneurship.

  • Gandys establish endowment

    Wednesday, September 26, 2012

    A new, $1 million endowment established through a Fort Worth couple’s gift will provide scholarships to sophomores who excel academically and who are the first in their families to attend college.

  • ICPF-UTA-Partnership

    Friday, September 21, 2012

    The International Corrugated Packaging Foundation will establish a new Corrugated Prototype Design and CAD Production Lab at The University of Texas at Arlington through a major, in-kind gift of state-of-the art production equipment and structural design software.

  • Interprofessional education grant awarded

    Friday, September 21, 2012

    The University of Texas at Arlington’s College of Nursing and School of Social Work will use nearly $900,000 during the next three years to fund research to improve connections between nurses and social workers before they meet in the healthcare workplace.

  • Smiling Moose Deli brings fresh sandwich, breakfast fare to UT Arlington's College Park District

    Thursday, September 20, 2012

    The deli becomes the seventh College Park District restaurant and will open in November.

  • 2012-13-Theatre Arts-Season

    Thursday, September 20, 2012

    The University of Texas at Arlington’s Department of Theatre Arts announces its 2012-13 season and a new name for its performing arts program: The Maverick Theatre Company will distinguish the department’s performances from its academic offerings.

  • NSF grant helps UT Arlington engineers commercialize new system to help consumers monitor, save energy costs

    Thursday, September 20, 2012

    A UT Arlington Computer Science & Engineering team is developing a sensor and monitoring system to put consumers in charge of monitoring energy, gas and water use with a goal of saving them money.

  • Super collider conference planned

    Thursday, September 13, 2012

    The University of Texas at Arlington will host hundreds of particle physicists from all over the world Oct. 22-26 for the International Workshop on Future Linear Colliders.

  • UT Arlington and YWCA team for project

    Thursday, September 13, 2012

    The YWCA Arlington Child Development Center has moved into its new home on the UT Arlington campus and plans are set for an October celebration of the $2 million project.

  • UT Arlington makes diversity list

    Wednesday, September 12, 2012

    The University of Texas at Arlington remains one of the nation’s top universities for providing a racially and ethnically diverse campus, according to rankings released today by U.S. News & World Report.

  • National herpetology award

    Monday, September 10, 2012

    Jonathan Campbell, a UT Arlington biology professor known for traveling into the remotest regions of Central and South America to catalogue biodiversity, has received the 2012 Henry S. Fitch Award for Excellence in Herpetology, a national honor given by the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists.

  • Representing UT Arlington in Austin

    Friday, September 7, 2012

    The University of Texas at Arlington has hired Jeff Jeter, former chief of staff and legislative director for state Sen. Chris Harris, to represent UT Arlington in Austin as the Director of Legislative Relations.

  • Funding for big data project

    Thursday, September 6, 2012

    The University of Texas at Arlington is teaming with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven and Argonne national laboratories to develop a universal version of PanDA, a workload management system built to process huge volumes of data from experiments at the Large Hadron Collider in Geneva, Switzerland.


  • florida-concert-2012

    Friday, August 31, 2012

    ARLINGTON – Hip-hop artist Flo Rida brings his “Good Feeling” to The University of Texas at Arlington when he performs a concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19, 2012 at College Park Center.

  • Enrollment grew 61 percent

    Friday, August 31, 2012

    A new Chronicle of Higher Education list of the nation’s fastest growing universities puts The University of Texas at Arlington at No. 6, recognizing a more than 61 percent increase in enrollment from Fall 2000 to Fall 2010.

  • HKS Inc. CEO commits $1.5 million to support UT Arlington School of Architecture

    Thursday, August 30, 2012

    Ralph Hawkins and his wife, Susan, have made a $1.5 million commitment to UT Arlington in support of the School of Architecture, funds that in part will be used to develop a strategic vision for the School’s future. A portion of the gift has been doubled in value through the University’s Maverick Match program, which leverages natural gas royalties to attract new commitments to the UT Arlington endowment.

  • Andrade-Vote-Talk

    Tuesday, August 28, 2012

    Esperanza “Hope” Andrade stops at UT Arlington next week as part of her mission to encourage Generation Y to get out the vote during the upcoming general elections.

  • Pre-Law-Center

    Tuesday, August 28, 2012

    The University of Texas at Arlington’s new Pre-Law and Legal Studies Center is partnering with worldwide communications giant AT&T to help prepare students for law school and the practice of law.

  • Grant would create tools for assessing earthquake damage to buildings

    Tuesday, August 28, 2012

    A UT Arlington civil engineering assistant professor is developing new numerical simulation tools to predict performance and strength of buildings in future earthquakes.

  • Civil engineering research to explore manhole rehabilitation

    Tuesday, August 28, 2012

    Mohammad Najafi, the civil engineering assistant professor, and Firat Sever of Benton Associates of Illinois are partnering in the $251,000 grant from the nonprofit Water Environment Research Foundation to conduct the research at The University of Texas at Arlington’s Center for Underground Infrastructure Research and Education.

  • UT Arlington bioengineering associate professor named 2012 Tech Titan

    Tuesday, August 28, 2012

    The Metroplex Technology Business Council has named Mario Romero-Ortega, a UT Arlington bioengineering associate professor and expert in neural regeneration, a 2012 Tech Titan in the Technology Innovator category.

  • National Science Foundation grant to support undergraduate research

    Friday, August 24, 2012

    The University of Texas at Arlington has received a $222,320 grant from the National Science Foundation to continue supporting undergraduate research activities in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

  • Free SAT prep

    Thursday, August 23, 2012

    The University of Texas at Arlington is sponsoring free SAT math preparation classes on several Saturdays this fall to help area high school and middle school students prepare for the college entrance exam.

  • MSS-2012-2013

    Wednesday, August 22, 2012

    Series begins Sept. 25

  • UT System honors seven faculty members for teaching excellence

    Tuesday, August 21, 2012

    The UT Arlington winners are among the 65 professors honored this year by The University of Texas System Board of Regents.

  • Nursing professor honored

    Monday, August 20, 2012

    The National League for Nursing has selected Maxine Adegbola, an assistant professor of nursing at UT Arlington, as one of 32 Academy of Nursing Education Fellows for 2012, recognizing her leadership in the health care education field.

  • UT Arlington parking, transportation options expand with debut of the College Park District

    Thursday, August 16, 2012

    Mav Mobile, a 14-passenger, electric shuttle cart, will serve riders during peak traffic periods between the College Park District and the University Center.

  • College Park District debuts new student living space, parking and dining options at UT Arlington

    Tuesday, August 14, 2012

    The residential and retail development includes 1,800 parking spaces in three garages to serve the campus community and visitors.

  • Vital enzymes examined

    Friday, August 10, 2012

    The National Science Foundation has awarded a three-year, $300,000 grant to a UT Arlington biochemist working to unravel the mystery of how enzymes regulate the human body.

  • UT Arlington, The Dallas Morning News create joint architecture professor-critic position

    Thursday, August 9, 2012

    Long-term position available to begin fall 2012 semester

  • Pavement testing machine, new center to help evaluate durability of road materials

    Wednesday, August 8, 2012

    The Texas Department of Transportation has awarded a $1.12 million grant to a UT Arlington civil engineering professor to determine the durability of recycled materials for use in road construction.

  • Student Veteran Offerings

    Friday, August 3, 2012

    Series of workshops, events, and coursework aimed at military population

  • Energy savings displayed

    Friday, August 3, 2012

    Want to know what’s going on with the 1,638 photovoltaic panels atop UT Arlington’s Park North and Park Central parking garages? A new public website has the answer.



  • Director appointed for new UT Arlington Student Money Management Center

    Monday, June 25, 2012

    The initiative is aimed at ensuring that students have the opportunity to learn how to manage budgets and debt, save, prevent identity theft and plan for retirement.

  • New UT Arlington research center to seek more effective ways to handle growth

    Friday, June 22, 2012

    The University of Texas at Arlington School of Architecture has established the Center for Metropolitan Density to seek new ways to accommodate urban and suburban growth.

  • UT Arlington researchers receive NSF grant to study new molecular model for how motor proteins move

    Friday, June 22, 2012

    UT Arlington researchers have been awarded a $300,000 National Science Foundation grant to study a new model for how motor proteins behave in the body.

  • UT Arlington reef research

    Friday, June 22, 2012

    A University of Texas at Arlington researcher who is working with colleagues in Puerto Rico to assess the effects of warming ocean temperatures on coral reefs will present her research at the 12th International Coral Reef Symposium in Australia in July.

  • State Bar of Texas establishes award to honor UT Arlington dean, senior vice provost

    Tuesday, June 19, 2012

    The Michael K. Moore Award for Research and Writing in the Area of Indigent Defense is to be awarded next month at the state bar's annual Advanced Criminal Law Course.

  • UT Arlington President James D. Spaniolo Announces Retirement

    Monday, June 18, 2012

    President Spaniolo will help ensure a smooth transition by continuing to serve as president until his successor is named.

  • Medical consortium awards $600,000 in third round of funding

    Friday, June 15, 2012

    A medical technology consortium focused on moving innovation to the marketplace has announced more than $600,000 in a third round of grants to Dallas-Fort Worth area researchers in critical health care fields.

  • Ruthenium research making advances

    Thursday, June 14, 2012

    A University of Texas at Arlington team researching ruthenium compounds as possible anti-cancer drugs has discovered a way to make their complexes more effective against cancer cells and less toxic to healthy cells in lab tests.

  • Passion Pit Concert

    Monday, June 11, 2012

    ARLINGTON – Passion Pit, the popular band known for its soulful, danceable, pop sound, will perform in concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14, 2012, at College Park Center in downtown Arlington.

  • Nursing fellows named

    Monday, June 11, 2012

    Two UT Arlington nursing professors have been selected as fellows of the American Academy of Nursing for their contributions to the nursing profession.

  • NASA awards UT Arlington aerospace engineers grant to study hypersonic propulsion for space access

    Monday, June 11, 2012

    Two University of Texas at Arlington aerospace engineering professors have been awarded a three-year, $640,000 NASA National Research Award to study novel injector designs to support combustion at hypersonic speeds, work aimed at reducing air travel times and making space access affordable. Luca Maddalena and Luca Massa, both assistant professors in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, are the only collegiate researchers in the country to garner the NASA hypersonic award.

  • New CAAS Director

    Wednesday, June 6, 2012

    ARLINGTON – The University of Texas at Arlington has named Schnavia Smith Hatcher, a University of Georgia associate professor of social work, as director of the new UT Arlington Center for African American Studies. Her first day will be July 1.

  • UT Arlington to get advanced weather radar system to provide better data for improved warnings

    Wednesday, June 6, 2012

    A weather radar system to be installed soon at The University of Texas at Arlington promises faster, more precise information about severe weather and flash flooding that may save lives by giving people more time to take action.

  • William Blair Collection announced

    Friday, June 1, 2012

    ARLINGTON — The UT Arlington Special Collections Library has been named the repository of an extensive collection of newspapers, photos and personal memorabilia from William “Bill” Blair Jr., a former Negro League baseball pitcher, a Dallas civic and business leader and founder of the Elite News.

  • UT Arlington professor headed to UNAVCO

    Friday, June 1, 2012

    Glen Mattioli, a UT Arlington professor of environmental and earth sciences, will spend the next year as program director for geodetic infrastructure at UNAVCO, a National Science Foundation and NASA-funded organization based in Boulder, Colo.

  • College of Nursing one of the nation's largest and best.

    Friday, June 1, 2012

    The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education has awarded a 10-year accreditation to two key UT Arlington College of Nursing degree programs.


  • Chirality 2012 in Fort Worth

    Wednesday, May 30, 2012

    As many as 500 scientists from all over the world will attend the 24th International Symposium on Chiral Discrimination, a conference being organized by two UT Arlington professors for June 10-13 in Fort Worth.

  • Puppala appointed to National Academies’ transportation research group

    Wednesday, May 23, 2012

    The Transportation Research Board, an arm of the National Academies, has named a University of Texas at Arlington professor to its Design and Construction Group.

  • Bichel named new library dean

    Monday, May 21, 2012

    The University of Texas at Arlington has appointed a senior Florida State University library administrator with expertise in academic services, organizational redesign, and facility development as the new dean of libraries.

  • James Franco, College Park Center ceremonies highlight UT Arlington Commencement Week

    Friday, May 11, 2012

    The threat of inclement weather has forced Graduation Celebration indoors tonight, Friday, May 11. The event will take place at 7:30 p.m. at College Park Center.

  • UT Arlington summer camp opportunities

    Friday, May 11, 2012

    There is still time to sign up for some academic and athletic camps at The University of Texas at Arlington this summer.

  • A mathematical novel from UT Arlington professor

    Wednesday, May 9, 2012

    A UT Arlington professor has taken on the mystery of how a woman raised in late-18th century France made a name for herself with the world’s most renowned mathematicians.

  • Device helps with Sudden Infant Death Syndrome detection

    Tuesday, May 8, 2012

    University of Texas at Arlington researchers have obtained a patent for a device aimed at saving babies’ lives through improved and rapid detection of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.

  • PTSD research

    Thursday, May 3, 2012

    University of Texas at Arlington researchers have documented success in reducing the risk of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD, in female refugees from war-torn countries.


  • fulbright-scholars-2012

    Friday, April 27, 2012

    ARLINGTON - Alusine Jalloh, associate professor of history and director of The Africa Program at UT Arlington, along with Ritu Khanduri, assistant professor of anthropology, have been named Fulbright Scholars.

  • Perchlorate and breast milk research

    Friday, April 27, 2012

    A group of infants and mothers tested at The University of Texas at Arlington have given researchers another reason to extol the unique properties of breast milk.

  • Nursing professor honored

    Wednesday, April 25, 2012

    College of Nursing Professor Judy LeFlore has earned national recognition from the 2012 Computerworld Honors Laureate program for her work using 3D gaming technology to teach students about in-hospital pediatric care.

  • Oozeball Tournament set for April 27

    Monday, April 23, 2012

    Prepare to get down and dirty

  • Artificial nanopore production could lead to early detection of disease

    Friday, April 20, 2012

    A University of Texas at Arlington multi-disciplinary team has received a $360,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to build artificial nanopores made of silicon that can detect “bad molecules” as a very early indication of cancer and other diseases.

  • Civil engineer receives grant to study alternative reinforcements in concrete

    Friday, April 20, 2012

    A University of Texas at Arlington civil engineering professor has received a $96,000 grant from BASF Construction Chemicals to study the feasibility of using synthetic and steel fibers as alternative reinforcements in precast concrete structures.

  • Professor to study biodiversity

    Thursday, April 19, 2012

    Starting later this year, assistant professor Eric Smith will begin a three-year project to explore and catalogue new species in the Indonesian portion of the Pacific Ring of Fire, which includes the highlands of Sumatra and Java.

  • Earth Day celebration

    Tuesday, April 17, 2012

    Compostable lunches, e-waste recycling and a popular plant giveaway are among the activities planned.

  • yake-smith-mwdp

    Friday, April 13, 2012

    Ya’Ke Smith, a UT Arlington assistant professor of art and art history, whose work has been recognized by numerous film festivals and eligible for an Academy Award nomination, has been named the Morgan Woodward Distinguished Professor in the College of Liberal Arts.

  • UT Arlington to offer joint software engineering degree with Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications

    Friday, April 13, 2012

    The University of Texas at Arlington announces the establishment of a joint master’s degree in Computer Science and Engineering with a focus on software engineering with the Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications.

  • UT Arlington College Park Center earns LEED Gold

    Thursday, April 12, 2012

    The new, 7,000-seat events center incorporates recycled construction materials, natural light and many energy-saving features.

  • Shimadzu gift brings millions in scientific equipment to UT Arlington

    Friday, April 6, 2012

    Shimadzu Scientific Instruments, a world leader in the analytical instruments industry, will establish the Shimadzu Center for Advanced Analytical Chemistry at The University of Texas at Arlington through an in-kind gift valued at nearly $3 million.

  • islamic-art-culture

    Wednesday, April 4, 2012

    Noted scholar returns to give much-anticipated lecture


  • Junior engineering student named first UT Arlington Goldwater Scholar

    Thursday, March 29, 2012

    Erica Castillo, a junior in the College of Engineering, has been named The University of Texas at Arlington’s first Goldwater Scholar.

  • School of Social Work dean named American Council of Education fellow

    Thursday, March 29, 2012

    Scott Ryan, dean of The University of Texas at Arlington School of Social Work, was named an American Council on Education fellow this week, the ACE Fellows Program announced.

  • New sustainability degree

    Wednesday, March 28, 2012

    The University of Texas at Arlington is adding a new Master of Science in Real Estate - Sustainability to its portfolio of sustainability-focused academic programs. Classes begin May 12 at The Universities Center in downtown Dallas and fall 2012 at the UT Arlington Fort Worth Center in downtown Fort Worth.

  • Big-Event-2012

    Tuesday, March 27, 2012

    Registration open through April 9, Event April 21

  • James-Franco-2012

    Thursday, March 22, 2012

    Star of Spider-Man also eyes educational pursuits

  • Neil Foley Lecture

    Thursday, March 22, 2012

    In his latest book, “Quest for Equality: The Failed Promise of Black-Brown Solidarity,” Neil Foley examines the issues and tensions that plagued Mexican Americans and African Americans in their efforts to end employment discrimination and school segregation during World War II and the years leading up to Brown v. Board of Education.

  • Retired Army general to lead UT Arlington robotics institute

    Thursday, March 22, 2012

    The University of Texas at Arlington is pleased to announce that Rick Lynch, a recently retired Army lieutenant general with a background in robotics research, has been named executive director of the Automation Robotics and Research Institute (ARRI) in Fort Worth.

  • Holocaust Cantata

    Tuesday, March 20, 2012

    The University of Texas at Arlington Department of Music will present the Holocaust Cantata on March 29 and April 15, featuring music composed from the writings of Polish prisoners during the Holocaust.

  • UT Arlington offers summer camps

    Tuesday, March 20, 2012

    Now is the time to begin planning to attend athletic and academic camps at The University of Texas at Arlington this summer. For the first time in 2012, the University has added Fitness Adventures 101 to its summer camp lineup. The new day camp for ages 6-12 will combine interactive instruction with high-energy fitness activities to enhance campers’ knowledge of health, wellness and nutrition.

  • March Madness Sustainability

    Tuesday, March 13, 2012

    The University of Texas at Arlington today announced that it has been selected as a finalist of the “Sustainable 16,” a group of sixteen colleges and universities that demonstrate excellence in environmental and sustainability academics.

  • UT Arlington announces first College Park restaurants

    Tuesday, March 13, 2012

    Five restaurants including a new concept, MAVS Sports Grill, will be among the first retail tenants in UT Arlington’s 20-acre College Park District development, scheduled for completion this summer.

  • Wolf debuts at SXSW

    Wednesday, March 7, 2012

    Smith calls film timely

  • Decision-making patent to solve unsolvable problems

    Wednesday, March 7, 2012

    UT Arlington industrial engineers have patented an innovative method that can obtain optimal decisions for a broad class of real-world problems not previously solvable.

  • Dasgupta wins Dal Nogare award

    Wednesday, March 7, 2012

    University of Texas at Arlington professor Purnendu “Sandy” Dasgupta will be honored as the 2012 recipient of the Dal Nogare Award at the March 12 Pittcon Conference and Expo, one of the premier events in the world of laboratory science.

  • The March 20 conference will feature remarks from Attorney General Eric Holder and Valerie Jarrett, senior adviser to the president.

    Monday, March 5, 2012

    The March 20 conference will feature remarks from Attorney General Eric Holder.

  • Maverick Speakers Series tickets available for March 6 Robert Ballard lecture

    Monday, March 5, 2012

    General admission tickets to hear the renowned oceanographer are free; premium seating and preferred parking tickets are $25 each.


  • UT Arlington launches David Dillon Center for Texas Architecture

    Tuesday, February 28, 2012

    The University of Texas at Arlington announces the establishment of the new David Dillon Center for Texas Architecture, an initiative of the School of Architecture that will honor the legacy of the longtime architecture critic for The Dallas Morning News.

  • 2012 World-Class Glass Art Show and Sale

    Monday, February 27, 2012

    Beautifully crafted works of glass art will go on sale to the public Friday, March 30, at UT Arlington’s annual World-Class Glass Art Show and Sale at the Studio Art Center, 810 S. Davis Drive.

  • Final Spring 2012 Maverick Speakers Series tickets available for March 23 Jeb Bush lecture

    Monday, February 27, 2012

    Tickets to see former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speak March 23 as part of The University of Texas at Arlington’s Maverick Speakers Series will be available 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 7.

  • $4.4 million gift-in-kind

    Monday, February 27, 2012

    Global information and analytics provider IHS has granted a software license worth an estimated $4.4 million over three years to UT Arlington’s Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, giving students and professors access to the latest in petroleum industry technology.

  • Nanoparticles and cancer therapy

    Thursday, February 23, 2012

    Researchers have developed a method that uses magnetic carbon nanoparticles to target and destroy cancer cells through laser therapy.

  • Liang’' NSF grant aims to push smart grid closer to capacity

    Monday, February 20, 2012

    A UT Arlington electrical engineering professor has received a $300,000 National Science Foundation grant to determine how much closer technology can push toward the upper boundary of a smart grid’s threshold.

  • Nai Yuen Chen, UT Arlington named TAMEST members

    Friday, February 17, 2012

    The Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas (TAMEST) has named Nai Yuen Chen and The University of Texas at Arlington as members.

  • New grant focuses on diversity, research

    Thursday, February 16, 2012

    The University of Texas at Arlington’s College of Nursing will use a new $419,000 federal grant to bolster recruitment of minorities to its nursing Ph.D. program with hopes of addressing cultural disparities in health research and patient care.

  • Concussion summit announced

    Thursday, February 16, 2012

    The University of Texas at Arlington, along with corporate partners Concussion Vital Signs, NeuroCom and Balanced Athlete, will bring together brain injury and concussion experts from across the U.S. March 9-10 for the first University of Texas at Arlington Concussion Summit.

  • Motor skills study seeking volunteers

    Wednesday, February 15, 2012

    A researcher at The University of Texas at Arlington is looking for parents of children ages 7 to 13 who are concerned about their child’s motor development.

  • Finish at UT

    Thursday, February 9, 2012

    As more working adults seek avenues to earn bachelor’s degrees, The University of Texas at Arlington is offering a rebranded, innovative program to aid students who have earned college credit and want to complete their degrees.

  • UT Arlington Spring 2012 enrollment approaches 33,500 students

    Monday, February 6, 2012

    The enrollment figure is up slightly from Fall 2011.

  • Maverick Homecoming 2012

    Friday, February 3, 2012

    From ‘Paint your Ride with Maverick Pride’ to a chili cook-off and a basketball game, this year’s homecoming festivities are sure to unite students, faculty, staff and alumni in a special way at UT Arlington.

  • Tickets for Soledad O’Brien lecture at UT Arlington available Monday

    Friday, February 3, 2012

    Tickets to see journalist Soledad O’Brien speak as part of The University of Texas at Arlington’s Maverick Speakers Series will be available beginning at 9 a.m. Monday, Feb. 6, 2012.


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