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News Releases 2016

December

  • Dreams come true: Life imitates ad for UTA nursing graduate
    Dreams come true

    Dreams come true: Life imitates ad for UTA nursing graduate

    Wednesday, December 21, 2016

  • UTA bioengineering professor named Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering
    Research excellence

    UTA bioengineering professor named Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering

    Wednesday, December 21, 2016

  • UTA professor of renaissance art reattributes an Old Master Drawing in the Uffizi in Florence to Flemish artist Denys Calvaert
    Solving art mysteries

    UTA professor of renaissance art reattributes an Old Master Drawing in the Uffizi in Florence to Flemish artist Denys Calvaert

    Monday, December 19, 2016

  • Men’s basketball climbs rankings of mid-majors
    Soaring

    Men’s basketball climbs rankings of mid-majors

    Thursday, December 15, 2016

  • UTA expanding five graduate nursing degrees online to help working nurses enhance careers
    Graduate nursing expanding online

    UTA expanding five graduate nursing degrees online to help working nurses enhance careers

    Wednesday, December 14, 2016

  • Dasgupta receives 2016 Eastern Analytical Symposium Award for contributions to analytical chemistry
    Research excellence

    Dasgupta receives 2016 Eastern Analytical Symposium Award for contributions to analytical chemistry

    Tuesday, December 13, 2016

  • UTA again reaches record number of graduates with December 2016 commencement ceremonies
    2016 fall commencement

    UTA again reaches record number of graduates with December 2016 commencement ceremonies

    Monday, December 12, 2016

  • UTA researchers part of three federal transportation grants that access CAPPA, College of Engineering expertise
    Enabling a sustainable megacity

    UTA researchers part of three federal transportation grants that access CAPPA, College of Engineering expertise

    Thursday, December 8, 2016

  • Jason Shelton named new director of UTA Center for African American Studies
    New leadership role

    Jason Shelton named new director of UTA Center for African American Studies

    Wednesday, December 7, 2016

  • Maverick Speakers Series Special Edition to feature U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen Breyer
    Beyond the Supreme Court

    Maverick Speakers Series Special Edition to feature U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen Breyer

    Tuesday, December 6, 2016

  • UTA electrical engineering professor named an AAAS Fellow
    High honor

    UTA electrical engineering professor named an AAAS Fellow

    Friday, December 2, 2016

  • CAPPA student wins statewide bullet train station design competition
    Top design

    CAPPA student wins statewide bullet train station design competition

    Thursday, December 1, 2016

  • UTA chief information officer named CIO of the year finalist
    Tops at information

    UTA chief information officer named CIO of the year finalist

    Thursday, December 1, 2016

November

  • UTA Gourley Foundation scholarship winners recognized at annual luncheon
    Scholarship luncheon

    UTA Gourley Foundation scholarship winners recognized at annual luncheon

    Wednesday, November 30, 2016

  • New adoption study reveals need for best practice guidelines in options counseling for women who relinquish their parental rights
    Openness in adoption

    New adoption study reveals need for best practice guidelines in options counseling for women who relinquish their parental rights

    Tuesday, November 29, 2016

  • UTA researchers earn TxDOT contract to use unmanned aerial systems to inspect highways, railroads
    Aerial inspection

    UTA researchers earn TxDOT contract to use unmanned aerial systems to inspect highways, railroads

    Tuesday, November 29, 2016

  • UTA electrical engineering professor is named IEEE Fellow
    High honors

    UTA electrical engineering professor is named IEEE Fellow

    Tuesday, November 29, 2016

  • UTA Police Department honored for National Night Out event
    National Night Out award

    UTA Police Department honored for National Night Out event

    Tuesday, November 22, 2016

  • UTA researchers discover mechanism behind immunosuppressive effects of drugs used to treat autoimmune disorders and cancers
    Solving immune response

    UTA researchers discover mechanism behind immunosuppressive effects of drugs used to treat autoimmune disorders and cancers

    Thursday, November 17, 2016

  • UTA's student newspaper, The Shorthorn, earns national accolades
    National recognition

    UTA's student newspaper, The Shorthorn, earns national accolades

    Monday, November 14, 2016

  • Alumni honored

    Alumni honored at annual awards dinner

    Friday, November 11, 2016

  •  UTA researchers study the ideal physical, mental states for focusing attention and exercising self-control
    Studying how we focus

    UTA researchers study the ideal physical, mental states for focusing attention and exercising self-control

    Friday, November 11, 2016

  • New MOOC teaches professors to replicate the connectedness that engages, retains students within an online environment
    Humanizing online education

    New MOOC teaches professors to replicate the connectedness that engages, retains students within an online environment

    Wednesday, November 9, 2016

  • Basketball teams look forward to upcoming seasons
    Tipoff

    Basketball teams look forward to upcoming seasons

    Monday, November 7, 2016

  • UTA recognizes military veterans during public, private ceremonies to be held Nov. 5-11
    Saluting our veterans

    UTA recognizes military veterans during public, private ceremonies to be held Nov. 5-11

    Friday, November 4, 2016

  • UTA Libraries’ cartography lecture series draws scholars for 10th biennial celebration
    Charting a course

    UTA Libraries’ cartography lecture series draws scholars for 10th biennial celebration

    Friday, November 4, 2016

  • UTA again tops list of best colleges in Texas for military veterans
    Best for Vets

    UTA again tops list of best colleges in Texas for military veterans

    Thursday, November 3, 2016

  • UTA researcher looks to use new algorithms to improve precipitation maps
    Better forecasts

    UTA researcher looks to use new algorithms to improve precipitation maps

    Thursday, November 3, 2016

  • HOMECOMING 2016 CELEBRATIONS INCLUDE BASKETBALL GAMES, PARADE, DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI AWARDS AND OTHER ACTIVITIES
    Welcome home

    HOMECOMING 2016 CELEBRATIONS INCLUDE BASKETBALL GAMES, PARADE, DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI AWARDS AND OTHER ACTIVITIES

    Tuesday, November 1, 2016

October

  • Ford Motor Co. names UTA mathematics professor ‘legendary woman’
    Legendary woman

    Ford Motor Co. names UTA mathematics professor ‘legendary woman’

    Monday, October 31, 2016

  • UTA Computer Science and Engineering professor to use data mining to benefit individual diagnosis, treatment for cancer patients
    Precision medicine

    UTA Computer Science and Engineering professor to use data mining to benefit individual diagnosis, treatment for cancer patients

    Monday, October 31, 2016

  • UTA music lecturer performs at President Obama’s final White House concert
    Dream come true

    UTA music lecturer performs at President Obama’s final White House concert

    Thursday, October 27, 2016

  • UTA breaks ground for new $125 million Science and Engineering Innovation and Research building
    SEIR groundbreaking

    UTA breaks ground for new $125 million Science and Engineering Innovation and Research building

    Thursday, October 27, 2016

  • UTA Police Department garners annual UT System award
    Pacesetter Award

    UTA Police Department garners annual UT System award

    Thursday, October 27, 2016

  • University of Texas at Arlington Libraries launch first Texas History of Disability website
    Accessibility at the forefront

    University of Texas at Arlington Libraries launch first Texas History of Disability website

    Wednesday, October 26, 2016

  • UTA COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS AWARDS SIX iC2C GRANTS FOR PIONEERING IDEAS THAT ADDRESS HIGH-PRIORITY HEALTH ISSUES
    Innovative research

    UTA COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS AWARDS SIX iC2C GRANTS FOR PIONEERING IDEAS THAT ADDRESS HIGH-PRIORITY HEALTH ISSUES

    Wednesday, October 26, 2016

  • UTA’s VERY BEST: Honoring Distinguished Alumni for Commitment to University and Community Engagement
    Distinguished alumni

    UTA’s VERY BEST: Honoring Distinguished Alumni for Commitment to University and Community Engagement

    Friday, October 21, 2016

  • UTA researchers earn phase II TxDOT funding to model geothermal de-icing of bridges
    Heating up

    UTA researchers earn phase II TxDOT funding to model geothermal de-icing of bridges

    Wednesday, October 19, 2016

  • UTA researchers use artificial intelligence to assess, enhance cognitive abilities in school-aged children
    Computer learning

    UTA researchers use artificial intelligence to assess, enhance cognitive abilities in school-aged children

    Thursday, October 13, 2016

  • UTA partners with oil and gas company Apache Corporation to conduct a baseline water quality study in the area of the Alpine High oil and gas resource play
    Ensuring groundwater quality

    UTA partners with oil and gas company Apache Corporation to conduct a baseline water quality study in the area of the Alpine High oil and gas resource play

    Wednesday, October 12, 2016

  • UTA physicists first to demonstrate new potential cancer treatment using microwaves to target deeply situated tumors
    Fighting cancer

    UTA physicists first to demonstrate new potential cancer treatment using microwaves to target deeply situated tumors

    Tuesday, October 11, 2016

  • UTA biologist to expand study of invasive zebra mussels in Texas Lakes
    Protecting Texan Lakes

    UTA biologist to expand study of invasive zebra mussels in Texas Lakes

    Friday, October 7, 2016

  • UTA launches Massive Online Open Course on the practical application of new technologies like social media in K-12 teaching and learning
    New media for K-12 education

    UTA launches Massive Online Open Course on the practical application of new technologies like social media in K-12 teaching and learning

    Thursday, October 6, 2016

  • UTA chemists receive donation from Dallas-based environmental philanthropist to develop strategies to limit shale gas industry’s ecological impacts
    Environmental research

    UTA chemists receive donation from Dallas-based environmental philanthropist to develop strategies to limit shale gas industry’s ecological impacts

    Tuesday, October 4, 2016

September

  • TMAC receives $2.6 million award to transition defense industry companies
    Business assist

    TMAC receives $2.6 million award to transition defense industry companies

    Thursday, September 29, 2016

  • UTA researchers developing novel model to help data center service providers guarantee service-level objectives
    Guaranteed service

    UTA researchers developing novel model to help data center service providers guarantee service-level objectives

    Wednesday, September 28, 2016

  • UTA enzyme research opens doors to developing new inhibitors for arthritis
    New hope for arthritis

    UTA enzyme research opens doors to developing new inhibitors for arthritis

    Wednesday, September 28, 2016

  • UTA advances toward Tier 1 status, graduates more than 200 Ph.Ds, increases research expenditures by nearly 9 percent to $85 million
    Toward Tier 1

    UTA advances toward Tier 1 status, graduates more than 200 Ph.Ds, increases research expenditures by nearly 9 percent to $85 million

    Wednesday, September 28, 2016

  • TxDOT implementation contract with UTA aims to reduce pavement cracking, improve slope stabilization
    Road improvement

    TxDOT implementation contract with UTA aims to reduce pavement cracking, improve slope stabilization

    Tuesday, September 27, 2016

  • UTA researcher using nanotechnology to target inoperable tumors from the inside out
    Tackling tumors

    UTA researcher using nanotechnology to target inoperable tumors from the inside out

    Tuesday, September 27, 2016

  • New Vice President for Enrollment appointed at UTA
    New leader

    New Vice President for Enrollment appointed at UTA

    Thursday, September 22, 2016

  • The University of Texas at Arlington awards record number of degrees
    Record conferrals

    The University of Texas at Arlington awards record number of degrees

    Thursday, September 22, 2016

  • UTA study finds abnormalities in drinking water in Eagle Ford Shale region
    Groundwater study

    UTA study finds abnormalities in drinking water in Eagle Ford Shale region

    Thursday, September 22, 2016

  • UTA bioengineer earns inaugural Embracing Challenge Award from Materials Today magazine
    High honor

    UTA bioengineer earns inaugural Embracing Challenge Award from Materials Today magazine

    Wednesday, September 21, 2016

  • UTA proves that inexpensive semiconducting organic polymers can harvest sunlight to split carbon dioxide into alcohol fuels
    Solar fuels research

    UTA proves that inexpensive semiconducting organic polymers can harvest sunlight to split carbon dioxide into alcohol fuels

    Tuesday, September 20, 2016

  • U.S. News & World Report ranks UTA top public institution in nation for least student debt
    National ranking

    U.S. News & World Report ranks UTA top public institution in nation for least student debt

    Monday, September 19, 2016

  • UTA researchers to develop new method, device for controlling blood pressure levels automatically
    Blood pressure control

    UTA researchers to develop new method, device for controlling blood pressure levels automatically

    Monday, September 19, 2016

  • UTA enrollment climbs 7.3 percent, closing in on 40,000 Texas-based students
    Record numbers

    UTA enrollment climbs 7.3 percent, closing in on 40,000 Texas-based students

    Thursday, September 15, 2016

  • UTA hosts national gathering of leading scholars and historians of disability history
    Disability history

    UTA hosts national gathering of leading scholars and historians of disability history

    Thursday, September 15, 2016

  • Second annual bionorthTX summit expected to attract 400 Life Sciences leaders
    Leading in life sciences

    Second annual bionorthTX summit expected to attract 400 Life Sciences leaders

    Monday, September 12, 2016

  • UTA to design new models for networked group learning and online work settings for the third generation of internet, or Web 3.0
    Solutions for Web 3.0

    UTA to design new models for networked group learning and online work settings for the third generation of internet, or Web 3.0

    Monday, September 12, 2016

  • Two grants to fund UTA design, installation of fiber-reinforced concrete pipes under roads
    Longer lasting roads

    Two grants to fund UTA design, installation of fiber-reinforced concrete pipes under roads

    Friday, September 9, 2016

  • UTA FabLab director attends White House roundtable of makerspace leaders
    White House invitation

    UTA FabLab director attends White House roundtable of makerspace leaders

    Tuesday, September 6, 2016

  • UTA researchers’ papers find proven concept of using light to image and potentially treat PTSD
    Bright light

    UTA researchers’ papers find proven concept of using light to image and potentially treat PTSD

    Tuesday, September 6, 2016

  • UTA mathematicians to improve curricula for future high school mathematics teachers, benefitting socio-economically disadvantaged students
    Improving STEM education

    UTA mathematicians to improve curricula for future high school mathematics teachers, benefitting socio-economically disadvantaged students

    Tuesday, September 6, 2016

  • Building projects greet Fall 2016 students, faculty, staff, visitors
    Growth abounds

    Building projects greet Fall 2016 students, faculty, staff, visitors

    Thursday, September 1, 2016

August

  • UTA chemists to develop a new class of catalysts to transform cheap, widely available hydrocarbons into molecules used in key industrial processes
    Developing new catalysts

    UTA chemists to develop a new class of catalysts to transform cheap, widely available hydrocarbons into molecules used in key industrial processes

    Wednesday, August 31, 2016

  • UTA physicist Ramon Lopez awarded 2016 Richard Carrington Education and Public Outreach Award for his work advocating science education at the national level
    Advocating science education

    UTA physicist Ramon Lopez awarded 2016 Richard Carrington Education and Public Outreach Award for his work advocating science education at the national level

    Wednesday, August 31, 2016

  • UTA awards four 2016 Interdisciplinary Research Program grants for innovative ideas that address high-priority issues in society
    Interdisciplinary research

    UTA awards four 2016 Interdisciplinary Research Program grants for innovative ideas that address high-priority issues in society

    Tuesday, August 30, 2016

  • UTA faculty and alumnus celebrated as “Tech Titans” in 2016 awards
    Innovators in science and education

    UTA faculty and alumnus celebrated as “Tech Titans” in 2016 awards

    Tuesday, August 30, 2016

  • UTA engineer working to develop bioinks for use in 3-D printing of tissues, organs
    Printing 3-D tissues

    UTA engineer working to develop bioinks for use in 3-D printing of tissues, organs

    Monday, August 29, 2016

  • Excellence in athletics part of the fabric of The University of Texas at Arlington
    Stellar student-athletes

    Excellence in athletics part of the fabric of The University of Texas at Arlington

    Friday, August 26, 2016

  • UTA study indicates air contamination near fracking sites result of operational inefficiencies, not inherent to the extraction process
    Protecting air quality

    UTA study indicates air contamination near fracking sites result of operational inefficiencies, not inherent to the extraction process

    Friday, August 26, 2016

  • UTA College of Nursing and Health Innovation’s doctoral programs ranked among Top 50 in the nation
    Nursing Programs Ranked Highly

    UTA College of Nursing and Health Innovation’s doctoral programs ranked among Top 50 in the nation

    Thursday, August 25, 2016

  • UTA physicists to upgrade Titan supercomputer software for extreme scale applications such as biology and materials science simulations
    Enabling supercomputing

    UTA physicists to upgrade Titan supercomputer software for extreme scale applications such as biology and materials science simulations

    Thursday, August 25, 2016

  • UTA Air Force ROTC students earn national recognition for academic achievement
    National recognition

    UTA Air Force ROTC students earn national recognition for academic achievement

    Wednesday, August 24, 2016

  • UTA Mavericks welcomed, challenged to “find their path”
    MavsMeet Convocation

    UTA Mavericks welcomed, challenged to “find their path”

    Wednesday, August 24, 2016

  • UTA unveils new state-of-the-art Career Development Center
    Talent meets opportunity

    UTA unveils new state-of-the-art Career Development Center

    Wednesday, August 24, 2016

  • New class of Terry Scholars raises number of UTA students in prestigious program to 33
    Terry Scholars

    New class of Terry Scholars raises number of UTA students in prestigious program to 33

    Monday, August 22, 2016

  • UTA’s College of Nursing and Health Innovation launches interdisciplinary PhD in kinesiology degree
    Kinesiology PhD Launched

    UTA’s College of Nursing and Health Innovation launches interdisciplinary PhD in kinesiology degree

    Wednesday, August 10, 2016

  • UTA researcher wins grant to use data mining to improve diagnosis, treatment of depression
    Mining thoughts

    UTA researcher wins grant to use data mining to improve diagnosis, treatment of depression

    Wednesday, August 10, 2016

  • UTA signs agreement with leading Korean energy institute to promote joint development of clean energy technologies
    Clean energy

    UTA signs agreement with leading Korean energy institute to promote joint development of clean energy technologies

    Wednesday, August 10, 2016

  • Office of Naval Research grant will allow UTA researchers to mimic performance of multiple shipboard systems while testing batteries
    Shipboard testing

    Office of Naval Research grant will allow UTA researchers to mimic performance of multiple shipboard systems while testing batteries

    Tuesday, August 9, 2016

  • UTA engineering researcher to develop tools to better analyze complex patient data
    Big data

    UTA engineering researcher to develop tools to better analyze complex patient data

    Monday, August 8, 2016

  • UTA expands recruiting efforts targeting exceptional Latino students with ApplyUTA
    ApplyUTA launches

    UTA expands recruiting efforts targeting exceptional Latino students with ApplyUTA

    Friday, August 5, 2016

  • UTA NAACP members earn national recognition for student chapter, financial and civic engagement
    UTA NAACP honored

    UTA NAACP members earn national recognition for student chapter, financial and civic engagement

    Friday, August 5, 2016

  • UTA researchers lead project with UT Southwestern and MD Anderson Cancer Center to develop new device to deliver photo-induced cancer therapy to patients
    Developing cancer therapy devices

    UTA researchers lead project with UT Southwestern and MD Anderson Cancer Center to develop new device to deliver photo-induced cancer therapy to patients

    Friday, August 5, 2016

  • UTA aerospace engineering graduate first to successfully flight test unmanned aerial vehicle with mass-actuated controls
    Weighted flight

    UTA aerospace engineering graduate first to successfully flight test unmanned aerial vehicle with mass-actuated controls

    Tuesday, August 2, 2016

  • UTA Institute of Urban Studies to develop recommendations for future growth at Dallas Executive Airport
    Quality of life

    UTA Institute of Urban Studies to develop recommendations for future growth at Dallas Executive Airport

    Tuesday, August 2, 2016

  • UTA researchers study how fluctuating hormones affect female vulnerability to cocaine addiction
    Understanding addiction

    UTA researchers study how fluctuating hormones affect female vulnerability to cocaine addiction

    Tuesday, August 2, 2016

  • UTA chemists devise cheaper, faster, more accurate, automated method to quantify water content in solid pharmaceutical drugs
    Innovations in analytical chemistry

    UTA chemists devise cheaper, faster, more accurate, automated method to quantify water content in solid pharmaceutical drugs

    Monday, August 1, 2016

July

  • UTA team develops digital archive to preserve music by alumni, students, local artists
    Music and metadata

    UTA team develops digital archive to preserve music by alumni, students, local artists

    Friday, July 29, 2016

  • Hladik named new director of UTA Parking and Transportation Services
    Parking, transportation

    Hladik named new director of UTA Parking and Transportation Services

    Friday, July 29, 2016

  • UTA engineers earn three best paper awards
    Papers expertise

    UTA engineers earn three best paper awards

    Monday, July 25, 2016

  • UTA education researcher named Greater Texas Foundation Faculty Fellow
    Educational leadership

    UTA education researcher named Greater Texas Foundation Faculty Fellow

    Friday, July 22, 2016

  • UTA and UT Southwestern partner to improve accuracy of cancer radiation therapy delivery
    Leading on cancer

    UTA and UT Southwestern partner to improve accuracy of cancer radiation therapy delivery

    Thursday, July 21, 2016

  • Office of Naval Research grant fuels efforts to improve safety, reduce manufacturing costs of aircraft composite parts
    Composite testing

    Office of Naval Research grant fuels efforts to improve safety, reduce manufacturing costs of aircraft composite parts

    Tuesday, July 19, 2016

  • UTA researchers devise new system to measure dry blood samples used in infant HIV screening, testing for metabolic disorders
    New testing technique

    UTA researchers devise new system to measure dry blood samples used in infant HIV screening, testing for metabolic disorders

    Tuesday, July 19, 2016

  • UTA taps seasoned administrator and academic leader as new dean of the College of Engineering
    Crouch named new COE dean

    UTA taps seasoned administrator and academic leader as new dean of the College of Engineering

    Monday, July 18, 2016

  • Four UTA professors named finalists for 2016 Tech Titan Awards
    UTA innovators

    Four UTA professors named finalists for 2016 Tech Titan Awards

    Thursday, July 14, 2016

  • UTA researchers use text-mining techniques to improve market intelligence on potential mergers and acquisitions of startups in the high-tech sector
    Improving Business Intelligence

    UTA researchers use text-mining techniques to improve market intelligence on potential mergers and acquisitions of startups in the high-tech sector

    Wednesday, July 13, 2016

  • Zakaria, Cousteau, Kristof and WuDunn open 2016-17 Maverick Speakers Series at UTA presented by Overture DFW
    Maverick Speakers Series

    Zakaria, Cousteau, Kristof and WuDunn open 2016-17 Maverick Speakers Series at UTA presented by Overture DFW

    Monday, July 11, 2016

  • New dean of UTA College of Education is Purdue expert in special education, faculty development and technology literacy
    Education leader

    New dean of UTA College of Education is Purdue expert in special education, faculty development and technology literacy

    Tuesday, July 5, 2016

  • Leading esophageal cancer researcher to join UTA’s College of Nursing and Health Innovation
    Cancer researcher appointed

    Leading esophageal cancer researcher to join UTA’s College of Nursing and Health Innovation

    Tuesday, July 5, 2016

  • UTA Institute of Urban Studies to investigate walkability of downtown Dallas
    Friendlier streets

    UTA Institute of Urban Studies to investigate walkability of downtown Dallas

    Friday, July 1, 2016

June

  • Electric motor FSAE car to make competitive debut at 16th Annual Texas Autocross Weekend July 9-10
    Battery powered

    Electric motor FSAE car to make competitive debut at 16th Annual Texas Autocross Weekend July 9-10

    Tuesday, June 28, 2016

  • July 2 All-Star Football Classic highlights increasing commitment and engagement of UTA to Native American students and faculty
    More than a game

    July 2 All-Star Football Classic highlights increasing commitment and engagement of UTA to Native American students and faculty

    Friday, June 24, 2016

  •  UT System honors three UTA faculty members with Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Awards
    Teaching awards

    UT System honors three UTA faculty members with Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Awards

    Thursday, June 23, 2016

  • Low attention control in early adolescence is a genetic risk factor for anxiety disorders, UTA researchers find
    Teenage anxiety

    Low attention control in early adolescence is a genetic risk factor for anxiety disorders, UTA researchers find

    Monday, June 20, 2016

  • U.S. news coverage of Hillary Clinton often emphasizes gender, emotions over competency, new UTA study shows
    Gender, politics and media

    U.S. news coverage of Hillary Clinton often emphasizes gender, emotions over competency, new UTA study shows

    Friday, June 17, 2016

  • UTA marketing study shows lenient return policy may increase sales
    Retail policies

    UTA marketing study shows lenient return policy may increase sales

    Friday, June 17, 2016

  • UTA nursing Ph.D. students awarded prestigious national scholarships
    Nursing scholar excellence

    UTA nursing Ph.D. students awarded prestigious national scholarships

    Thursday, June 16, 2016

  • UTA professor awarded National Science Foundation grant to develop lasers, amplifiers for integrated silicon photonics technology
    New technology

    UTA professor awarded National Science Foundation grant to develop lasers, amplifiers for integrated silicon photonics technology

    Friday, June 10, 2016

  • UTA researchers find strangers reach mutual understanding mainly through talking and asking questions, not from non-verbal communication
    Power of verbal

    UTA researchers find strangers reach mutual understanding mainly through talking and asking questions, not from non-verbal communication

    Wednesday, June 8, 2016

  • UTA Institute of Urban Studies’ students propose major changes for Dallas’ Fair Park
    Urban partners

    UTA Institute of Urban Studies’ students propose major changes for Dallas’ Fair Park

    Friday, June 3, 2016

  • UTA, EPA sign MOU to enhance workforce in key areas of national need
    Environmental help

    UTA, EPA sign MOU to enhance workforce in key areas of national need

    Friday, June 3, 2016

  • UTA researcher to digitize history of slaves, other endangered documents in Cuba
    Digitizing history

    UTA researcher to digitize history of slaves, other endangered documents in Cuba

    Wednesday, June 1, 2016

May

  • UTA civil engineer creates phone app to gather public input on flash flooding conditions
    Weather data

    UTA civil engineer creates phone app to gather public input on flash flooding conditions

    Tuesday, May 31, 2016

  • UTA study examines academic experiences of Latino students at HBCUs
    Diversity in education

    UTA study examines academic experiences of Latino students at HBCUs

    Thursday, May 26, 2016

  • UTA engineer wins Air Force grant to help unmanned vehicle systems work together
    Cooperative control

    UTA engineer wins Air Force grant to help unmanned vehicle systems work together

    Thursday, May 26, 2016

  • Texas cancer research grant helps UTA recruit promising young biology researcher, expand health science focus
    Health science focus

    Texas cancer research grant helps UTA recruit promising young biology researcher, expand health science focus

    Tuesday, May 24, 2016

  • UTA biologist shows that environmental favorability, tolerance of stress drive the disparity between common and rare species in freshwaters
    Protecting biodiversity

    UTA biologist shows that environmental favorability, tolerance of stress drive the disparity between common and rare species in freshwaters

    Tuesday, May 24, 2016

  • UTA School of Social Work researcher earns distinguished Fulbright Scholar Award
    Women's health research

    UTA School of Social Work researcher earns distinguished Fulbright Scholar Award

    Friday, May 20, 2016

  • UTA prepares Titan supercomputer to process the data from quadrillions of proton collisions generated in the new Large Hadron Collider experiments
    Leadership in physics

    UTA prepares Titan supercomputer to process the data from quadrillions of proton collisions generated in the new Large Hadron Collider experiments

    Friday, May 20, 2016

  • UTA faculty member receives $308,000 grant to fight coronary disease in women
    Heart health

    UTA faculty member receives $308,000 grant to fight coronary disease in women

    Friday, May 20, 2016

  • UTA Development and Alumni Relations announces executive director, expanded engagement program
    Alumni leader

    UTA Development and Alumni Relations announces executive director, expanded engagement program

    Friday, May 20, 2016

  • Small Business Administration grant establishes UTA center to help veterans with entrepreneurial skills
    Veterans aid

    Small Business Administration grant establishes UTA center to help veterans with entrepreneurial skills

    Thursday, May 19, 2016

  • UTA researcher to employ scanning laser to measure microtexture of aggregates in Texas pavement
    Data-driven discovery

    UTA researcher to employ scanning laser to measure microtexture of aggregates in Texas pavement

    Tuesday, May 17, 2016

  • UT System approves design for UTA’s next-generation Science and Engineering Innovation and Research building
    SEIR building

    UT System approves design for UTA’s next-generation Science and Engineering Innovation and Research building

    Thursday, May 12, 2016

  • TransferUTA initiative to increase resources, support for students who want to earn bachelor’s degrees
    College completion

    TransferUTA initiative to increase resources, support for students who want to earn bachelor’s degrees

    Thursday, May 12, 2016

  • UTA scientists examine global warming events from millions of years ago to gain insight into present-day climate change
    Global warming

    UTA scientists examine global warming events from millions of years ago to gain insight into present-day climate change

    Wednesday, May 11, 2016

  • More than 5,600 UTA students to earn degrees during Spring 2016 commencement exercises May 12-14
    Commencement 2016

    More than 5,600 UTA students to earn degrees during Spring 2016 commencement exercises May 12-14

    Tuesday, May 10, 2016

  • UTA, Tarrant County College District launch Early Transfer Identification Program
    Academic success

    UTA, Tarrant County College District launch Early Transfer Identification Program

    Friday, May 6, 2016

  • UTA student-athletes win 2015-2016 Sun Belt title for community service projects
    Community impact

    UTA student-athletes win 2015-2016 Sun Belt title for community service projects

    Wednesday, May 4, 2016

April

  • Message from the President
    Message from the President

    Message from the President

    Friday, April 29, 2016

  • UTA biologists study imperiled lizard to develop conservation plan
    Conservation plan

    UTA biologists study imperiled lizard to develop conservation plan

    Friday, April 29, 2016

  • UTA educators developing competency-based online course to help math teachers better teach geometry students
    Competency-based learning

    UTA educators developing competency-based online course to help math teachers better teach geometry students

    Thursday, April 28, 2016

  • UTA research demonstrates that groundwater quality changes alongside the expansion of hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling
    Water quality

    UTA research demonstrates that groundwater quality changes alongside the expansion of hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling

    Tuesday, April 26, 2016

  • Outstanding Journalists Honored on UTA campus at 2016 Barbara Jordan Media Awards
    Special honor

    Outstanding Journalists Honored on UTA campus at 2016 Barbara Jordan Media Awards

    Monday, April 25, 2016

  • UTA earns NEH grant to develop online portal for disability history
    Increasing visibility

    UTA earns NEH grant to develop online portal for disability history

    Friday, April 22, 2016

  • UTA leads $7.3M national initiative to create next-generation space weather simulator to improve forecasting, satellite tracking during storms
    Space physics

    UTA leads $7.3M national initiative to create next-generation space weather simulator to improve forecasting, satellite tracking during storms

    Friday, April 22, 2016

  • UTA student team wins EPA Campus RainWorks Challenge for concept to reduce stormwater runoff, impacts of climate change
    Sustainable environment

    UTA student team wins EPA Campus RainWorks Challenge for concept to reduce stormwater runoff, impacts of climate change

    Friday, April 22, 2016

  • Reliant Powers The University of Texas at Arlington with Donation of NRG Street Charge® Stations
    Sustainable community

    Reliant Powers The University of Texas at Arlington with Donation of NRG Street Charge® Stations

    Wednesday, April 20, 2016

  • UTA collaborates with the Hashemite University in Jordan
    International collaboration

    UTA collaborates with the Hashemite University in Jordan

    Tuesday, April 19, 2016

  • UTA Collge of Nursing and Health Innovation launches public health track with an urban focus
    Health studies

    UTA Collge of Nursing and Health Innovation launches public health track with an urban focus

    Monday, April 18, 2016

  • Up-and-coming UTA alumni grab top honors at DFW business publications
    Alumni honored

    Up-and-coming UTA alumni grab top honors at DFW business publications

    Friday, April 15, 2016

  • Two UTA professors named Fellows of the UT System Academy of Distinguished Teachers
    Teaching Excellence

    Two UTA professors named Fellows of the UT System Academy of Distinguished Teachers

    Thursday, April 14, 2016

  • UTA researcher finds that by age 3 environmental factors like parenting are relevant to the development of self-control
    Childhood behavior

    UTA researcher finds that by age 3 environmental factors like parenting are relevant to the development of self-control

    Thursday, April 14, 2016

  • NASA awards UTARI researcher $1 million to develop better models for rotor spar fatigue, composite materials
    Computational composites testing

    NASA awards UTARI researcher $1 million to develop better models for rotor spar fatigue, composite materials

    Thursday, April 14, 2016

  • 12 Houses exhibition celebrates innovative residential design by UTA alumni, faculty
    Alumni exhibition

    12 Houses exhibition celebrates innovative residential design by UTA alumni, faculty

    Friday, April 8, 2016

  • UTA scientists demonstrate that electrical stimulation of deep brain structures under the cortex could help ease chronic pain
    Alleviating pain

    UTA scientists demonstrate that electrical stimulation of deep brain structures under the cortex could help ease chronic pain

    Monday, April 4, 2016

  • NIH awards $1.7 million to UTA professor to fight chronic kidney disease
    Health science

    NIH awards $1.7 million to UTA professor to fight chronic kidney disease

    Friday, April 1, 2016

March

  • Ironman heart transplant recipient, renowned sports cardiologist duo to kick off Moritz Speaker Series
    Moritz Speakers

    Ironman heart transplant recipient, renowned sports cardiologist duo to kick off Moritz Speaker Series

    Thursday, March 31, 2016

  • U.S. News ranks more than 20 UTA graduate programs among nation’s best
    Measure of excellence

    U.S. News ranks more than 20 UTA graduate programs among nation’s best

    Wednesday, March 30, 2016

  • Study finds gestational surrogacy often misunderstood, unevenly judged
    Labor of love

    Study finds gestational surrogacy often misunderstood, unevenly judged

    Tuesday, March 29, 2016

  • UTA chemists devise safer, “greener” and more efficient system to synthesize organic compounds used in pharmaceuticals, cosmetics and household chemicals
    Green chemistry

    UTA chemists devise safer, “greener” and more efficient system to synthesize organic compounds used in pharmaceuticals, cosmetics and household chemicals

    Monday, March 28, 2016

  • UTA students, other volunteers prep for ‘The Big Event’ day of community service
    Helping hands

    UTA students, other volunteers prep for ‘The Big Event’ day of community service

    Tuesday, March 22, 2016

  • UTA researcher shows affordable housing not so affordable when transportation costs soar
    Transportation impacts

    UTA researcher shows affordable housing not so affordable when transportation costs soar

    Monday, March 21, 2016

  • U.S. News ranks UTA Graduate Engineering, Business, Nursing and Education programs among nation’s best for 2017
    National recognition

    U.S. News ranks UTA Graduate Engineering, Business, Nursing and Education programs among nation’s best for 2017

    Wednesday, March 16, 2016

  • UTA earns international attention for Liberal Arts research, digital humanities initiatives
    Expanding views

    UTA earns international attention for Liberal Arts research, digital humanities initiatives

    Tuesday, March 15, 2016

  • Huckaby among winners of prestigious Smithsonian portrait competition, votes could result in People’s Choice Award
    Self-portrait at the Smithsonian

    Huckaby among winners of prestigious Smithsonian portrait competition, votes could result in People’s Choice Award

    Monday, March 14, 2016

  • Artiman Ventures brings the vision of Silicon Valley startups to UTA
    Startups

    Artiman Ventures brings the vision of Silicon Valley startups to UTA

    Friday, March 11, 2016

  • UTA research blends public health measures in regional transportation plan
    Livable communities

    UTA research blends public health measures in regional transportation plan

    Friday, March 11, 2016

  • UTA health partners with foundation to launch exercise program for cancer patients
    Better health

    UTA health partners with foundation to launch exercise program for cancer patients

    Thursday, March 10, 2016

  • UTA alums receive NSF small-business grant to spur K-12 STEM interest through technology
    STEM education startup

    UTA alums receive NSF small-business grant to spur K-12 STEM interest through technology

    Wednesday, March 9, 2016

  • UTA researcher would transform sensor network into device with supercomputer power
    Computing power

    UTA researcher would transform sensor network into device with supercomputer power

    Tuesday, March 8, 2016

  • UTA, Arlington school district launch Teacher Academy to increase educator talent pipeline
    Student success

    UTA, Arlington school district launch Teacher Academy to increase educator talent pipeline

    Monday, March 7, 2016

  • UTA shines spotlight on creative art education during annual Glass Art exhibit
    Innovation and inspiration

    UTA shines spotlight on creative art education during annual Glass Art exhibit

    Friday, March 4, 2016

  • Two UTA professors receive $376,000 NIH grant to combat hypertension among African-Americans
    Health insights

    Two UTA professors receive $376,000 NIH grant to combat hypertension among African-Americans

    Friday, March 4, 2016

  • UTA names technologist and business development expert Jeff Campbell director of the Shimadzu Institute for Research Technologies
    New hire

    UTA names technologist and business development expert Jeff Campbell director of the Shimadzu Institute for Research Technologies

    Thursday, March 3, 2016

  • UTA engineer earns NSF CAREER grant to develop safer lithium ion batteries through better understanding of heat flows within materials
    Battery safety

    UTA engineer earns NSF CAREER grant to develop safer lithium ion batteries through better understanding of heat flows within materials

    Wednesday, March 2, 2016

  • UTA TRIO leader earns statewide honor for work with first-generation students
    Inspiring dreams

    UTA TRIO leader earns statewide honor for work with first-generation students

    Tuesday, March 1, 2016

  • UTA management professor named Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology
    Business leadership

    UTA management professor named Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology

    Tuesday, March 1, 2016

February

  • UTA biologists provide first evidence that constant environmental stress causes organisms to program behavioral changes in future generations
    Environmental stressors

    UTA biologists provide first evidence that constant environmental stress causes organisms to program behavioral changes in future generations

    Monday, February 29, 2016

  • Greenway Innovative Energy gift establishes new UTA laboratory to accelerate gas-to-liquid fuel technology
    Alternative fuel

    Greenway Innovative Energy gift establishes new UTA laboratory to accelerate gas-to-liquid fuel technology

    Monday, February 29, 2016

  • UTA WATER CONSERVATION EFFORTS LEAD WAY FOR SUSTAINABLE URBAN COMMUNITIES
    Environmental impact

    UTA WATER CONSERVATION EFFORTS LEAD WAY FOR SUSTAINABLE URBAN COMMUNITIES

    Monday, February 29, 2016

  • AT&T Chief Technology Officer Krish Prabhu joins UTA faculty, named to College of Engineering Hall of Achievement
    Big data

    AT&T Chief Technology Officer Krish Prabhu joins UTA faculty, named to College of Engineering Hall of Achievement

    Sunday, February 28, 2016

  • Engineering researcher wins Naval Research support to measure when and how battlefield blasts injure brain neurons
    Neuron damage

    Engineering researcher wins Naval Research support to measure when and how battlefield blasts injure brain neurons

    Friday, February 26, 2016

  • LSAT exam writer from world-recognized Law School Admission Council to participate in UTA Pre-Law Day
    Preparing for law school

    LSAT exam writer from world-recognized Law School Admission Council to participate in UTA Pre-Law Day

    Thursday, February 25, 2016

  • UTA Research Institute, University of Pittsburgh researchers to develop automated seat cushion to aid in ulcer prevention
    Smart technology

    UTA Research Institute, University of Pittsburgh researchers to develop automated seat cushion to aid in ulcer prevention

    Tuesday, February 23, 2016

  • UTA electrical engineering professor elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry
    High honor

    UTA electrical engineering professor elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry

    Tuesday, February 23, 2016

  • CMAS director Zlolniski appointed to key state committee on Mexican-American studies at Texas colleges, universities
    New leadership role

    CMAS director Zlolniski appointed to key state committee on Mexican-American studies at Texas colleges, universities

    Monday, February 22, 2016

  • UTA Health Pilot Program Tackles Obesity Through Nutrition Literacy and Soccer
    Fighting obesity

    UTA Health Pilot Program Tackles Obesity Through Nutrition Literacy and Soccer

    Friday, February 19, 2016

  • UTA Social Work Professor named Fellow of UK’s Royal Society for Public Health
    Royal recognition

    UTA Social Work Professor named Fellow of UK’s Royal Society for Public Health

    Friday, February 19, 2016

  • 150 students from across the U.S. converge on UTA through Feb. 21 for medical hackathon to propose solutions for cancer
    Student researchers

    150 students from across the U.S. converge on UTA through Feb. 21 for medical hackathon to propose solutions for cancer

    Friday, February 19, 2016

  • UTA to host premier regional science and engineering fair for DFW’s top young science students
    Science and Engineering Fair

    UTA to host premier regional science and engineering fair for DFW’s top young science students

    Thursday, February 18, 2016

  • UTA to host first regional 60X30TX Conference
    Access and Success

    UTA to host first regional 60X30TX Conference

    Wednesday, February 17, 2016

  • Echosmith to perform March 4 at Texas Hall
    Echosmith in concert

    Echosmith to perform March 4 at Texas Hall

    Wednesday, February 17, 2016

  • UTA engineer earns NSF CAREER grant to develop conductive bioelastomers for more effective, safer tissue engineering
    Tissue repair

    UTA engineer earns NSF CAREER grant to develop conductive bioelastomers for more effective, safer tissue engineering

    Wednesday, February 17, 2016

  • UTA researchers devise more efficient materials for solar fuel cells
    Solar fuel cells

    UTA researchers devise more efficient materials for solar fuel cells

    Tuesday, February 16, 2016

  • UTA electrical engineers develop device to diagnose cancer rapidly at the cellular level, improve early detection
    Medical diagnostics

    UTA electrical engineers develop device to diagnose cancer rapidly at the cellular level, improve early detection

    Saturday, February 13, 2016

  • New digital humanities project to map historic sites of conflict involving Native Americans in Texas
    Digital humanities

    New digital humanities project to map historic sites of conflict involving Native Americans in Texas

    Thursday, February 11, 2016

  • UTA enrollment rises to record 38,650 Texas-based students
    Enrollment record

    UTA enrollment rises to record 38,650 Texas-based students

    Tuesday, February 9, 2016

  • UTA named elite Research - 1 university in Carnegie Classification
    National recognition

    UTA named elite Research - 1 university in Carnegie Classification

    Tuesday, February 9, 2016

  • Military Times ranks UTA Top 50 Business School for 2016
    Best for Vets

    Military Times ranks UTA Top 50 Business School for 2016

    Tuesday, February 9, 2016

  • 21st Annual Powwow, Winds of Change ‘Top Colleges’ list heighten UTA commitment to Native American students and community
    Culture and commitment

    21st Annual Powwow, Winds of Change ‘Top Colleges’ list heighten UTA commitment to Native American students and community

    Monday, February 8, 2016

  • UTA engineer earns NSF CAREER grant to develop all-liquid, optofluidic laser to better detect diseases
    Laser diagnosis

    UTA engineer earns NSF CAREER grant to develop all-liquid, optofluidic laser to better detect diseases

    Monday, February 8, 2016

  • UTA engineers pursuing applications for new ultra-thin semiconductor lasers in the medical field, consumer arena
    Laser efficiency

    UTA engineers pursuing applications for new ultra-thin semiconductor lasers in the medical field, consumer arena

    Monday, February 1, 2016

January

  • UTA and UT Austin researchers are designing safer cryotherapy devices to minimize risk of tissue and nerve damage
    Safer cold therapy

    UTA and UT Austin researchers are designing safer cryotherapy devices to minimize risk of tissue and nerve damage

    Wednesday, January 27, 2016

  • UTA A Cappella Choir earns accolades for Gershwin weekend at Meyerson Symphony Center
    UTA A Cappella Choir earns accolades

    UTA A Cappella Choir earns accolades for Gershwin weekend at Meyerson Symphony Center

    Monday, January 25, 2016

  • College Park Center cited as “greenest” U.S. college basketball arena
    Sustainable by design

    College Park Center cited as “greenest” U.S. college basketball arena

    Tuesday, January 19, 2016

  • UTA Social Work professor elected fellow of prestigious international society
    Prestigious honor

    UTA Social Work professor elected fellow of prestigious international society

    Tuesday, January 19, 2016

  • UTA's A Cappella Choir and fellow music students to partner with big names in industry
    Making Sweet Music

    UTA's A Cappella Choir and fellow music students to partner with big names in industry

    Tuesday, January 19, 2016

  • UTA civil engineers shaping sustainable solutions, increasing energy production at Denton landfill
    Alternative power

    UTA civil engineers shaping sustainable solutions, increasing energy production at Denton landfill

    Tuesday, January 19, 2016

  • U.S. News ranks UTA online graduate programs in education, nursing among the nation's best
    Online excellence

    U.S. News ranks UTA online graduate programs in education, nursing among the nation's best

    Tuesday, January 12, 2016

  • UTA hosts 150 leading international physicists working to explain the origins of the universe
    Origins of the universe

    UTA hosts 150 leading international physicists working to explain the origins of the universe

    Monday, January 11, 2016

  • UTA bioengineering professor named Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering
    High honor

    UTA bioengineering professor named Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering

    Friday, January 8, 2016

  • UTA biochemists are advancing research into autism, Alzheimer’s disease and Down syndrome
    Enzyme mapping

    UTA biochemists are advancing research into autism, Alzheimer’s disease and Down syndrome

    Friday, January 8, 2016

  • Exchanging handwritten letters strengthens children’s literacy skills and family ties, new UTA study finds
    Early literacy

    Exchanging handwritten letters strengthens children’s literacy skills and family ties, new UTA study finds

    Thursday, January 7, 2016

  • National association selects UTA for inaugural show, school
    Building sustainable infrastructure

    National association selects UTA for inaugural show, school

    Wednesday, January 6, 2016

  • Free transportation education and training now at UTA
    Transportation assistance

    Free transportation education and training now at UTA

    Tuesday, January 5, 2016

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