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News Topic faculty was found in 71 news releases in the year 2015.

December 2015

  • UTA medical anthropologist explores reproductive travel in ‘Fertility Holidays’
    Medical Anthropology

    UTA medical anthropologist explores reproductive travel in ‘Fertility Holidays’.

    Wednesday, December 23, 2015

  • UTA physicists offer hope for macular degeneration sufferers
    Laser gene therapy

    UTA physicists offer hope for macular degeneration sufferers.

    Wednesday, December 23, 2015

  • UTA education alumna Shanna Peeples named 2015 Texan of the Year finalist
    Alumni honors

    UTA education alumna Shanna Peeples named 2015 Texan of the Year finalist.

    Tuesday, December 22, 2015

  • National Academy of Inventors names three UTA top researchers as Fellows
    Outstanding faculty

    National Academy of Inventors names three UTA top researchers as Fellows.

    Thursday, December 17, 2015

  • UTA study explores adult learners’ motivations for pursuing engineering degree
    Degree dedication

    UTA study explores adult learners’ motivations for pursuing engineering degree .

    Friday, December 11, 2015

November 2015

  • New study reveals why and when straight women form close friendships with gay men
    Understanding social norms

    New study reveals why and when straight women form close friendships with gay men.

    Monday, November 30, 2015

  • UTA names immunology expert and entrepreneur Jon Weidanz associate vice president for research
    Focus on Health Sciences

    UTA names immunology expert and entrepreneur Jon Weidanz associate vice president for research .

    Monday, November 16, 2015

  • Two civil engineers earn top honors in national organization
    ASCE Fellows

    Two civil engineers earn top honors in national organization.

    Friday, November 13, 2015

  • The University of Texas at Arlington salutes military veterans during Nov. 11 ceremonies
    Service and sacrifice

    The University of Texas at Arlington salutes military veterans during Nov. 11 ceremonies.

    Thursday, November 5, 2015

  • UTA Nursing Dean Bavier Takes Helm as President of the National League for Nursing
    Nursing leadership

    UTA Nursing Dean Bavier Takes Helm as President of the National League for Nursing.

    Wednesday, November 4, 2015

  • UTA School of Social Work ranked among nation’s best for graduate study
    Social Work ranking

    UTA School of Social Work ranked among nation’s best for graduate study .

    Monday, November 2, 2015

October 2015

  • UTA researchers explore ‘insider threats’ from computer network users who access prohibited information
    Cybersecurity experts

    UTA researchers explore ‘insider threats’ from computer network users who access prohibited information.

    Friday, October 30, 2015

  • U.S. News & World Report ranking underscores UTA’s commitment to diversity
    Access and inclusion

    U.S. News & World Report ranking underscores UTA’s commitment to diversity .

    Monday, October 26, 2015

  • UTA Professor Kaushik De elected Fellow of the American Physical Society for contributions to grid computing architectures
    Faculty excellence

    UTA Professor Kaushik De elected Fellow of the American Physical Society for contributions to grid computing architectures.

    Thursday, October 15, 2015

  • UTA Innovation Day to focus on advanced technologies, entrepreneurship and the commercialization of research
    Innovation Day

    UTA Innovation Day to focus on advanced technologies, entrepreneurship and the commercialization of research.

    Friday, October 9, 2015

September 2015

  • UTA enrollment climbs 6.1 percent to record 37,000 Texas-based students
    Rising stature

    UTA enrollment climbs 6.1 percent to record 37,000 Texas-based students.

    Tuesday, September 15, 2015

  • UT Arlington School of Social Work wins NIH grant to reduce mental health disparities among Hispanic populations
    Foto-novela approach

    UT Arlington School of Social Work wins NIH grant to reduce mental health disparities among Hispanic populations .

    Monday, September 14, 2015

  • UTA FabLab gives new option to children in need of prosthetic hands
    Expanding capabilities

    UTA FabLab gives new option to children in need of prosthetic hands .

    Friday, September 11, 2015

  • Planetarium produces first active stereo 3-D planetarium show about NASA’s SOFIA mission
    Science & Exploration

    Planetarium produces first active stereo 3-D planetarium show about NASA’s SOFIA mission .

    Friday, September 4, 2015

  • Study of zooplankton in Alaska and Wisconsin’s lakes could help bridge gap between ecology and evolution
    Understanding the impact

    Study of zooplankton in Alaska and Wisconsin’s lakes could help bridge gap between ecology and evolution.

    Wednesday, September 2, 2015

August 2015

  • UT Arlington Libraries become first in Texas to digitize disability history
    Disability History

    UT Arlington Libraries become first in Texas to digitize disability history .

    Monday, August 31, 2015

  • UTA chemist will use $1 million NASA grant to develop platform for detecting amino acids
    Building on research

    UTA chemist will use $1 million NASA grant to develop platform for detecting amino acids .

    Wednesday, August 26, 2015

  • UT System Board of Regents approves agreement to bring WNBA team to UTA’s College Park Center
    Professional women’s sports

    UT System Board of Regents approves agreement to bring WNBA team to UTA’s College Park Center.

    Friday, August 21, 2015

  • UT Arlington Libraries deliver healthcare learning, mobile FabLab to young hospital patients
    Mobile FabLab

    UT Arlington Libraries deliver healthcare learning, mobile FabLab to young hospital patients.

    Monday, August 3, 2015

  • College of Nursing and Health Innovation expands focus on human health with appointment of distinguished kinesiology professor
    Health Sciences

    College of Nursing and Health Innovation expands focus on human health with appointment of distinguished kinesiology professor.

    Monday, August 3, 2015

July 2015

  • UT Arlington College of Nursing and Health Innovation earns coveted national Center of Excellence designation
    Exceptional academics

    UT Arlington College of Nursing and Health Innovation earns coveted national Center of Excellence designation .

    Thursday, July 30, 2015

  • Inaugural Interdisciplinary Research Program projects reach across disciplines to advance innovation
    Research collaboration

    Inaugural Interdisciplinary Research Program projects reach across disciplines to advance innovation.

    Wednesday, July 29, 2015

  • White House honors UT Arlington Movin’ Mavs coach as "Champion of Change: Disability Advocate"
    Champion of Change

    White House honors UT Arlington Movin’ Mavs coach as "Champion of Change: Disability Advocate" .

    Friday, July 24, 2015

  • UT Arlington professor explores intersection of music and technology to manipulate sound
    Music and technology

    UT Arlington professor explores intersection of music and technology to manipulate sound .

    Wednesday, July 22, 2015

  • UT Arlington web-based nursing programs named among nation’s best in new value ranking
    Nationally ranked

    UT Arlington web-based nursing programs named among nation’s best in new value ranking.

    Wednesday, July 22, 2015

  • UT Arlington educator named Greater Texas Foundation Faculty Fellow
    Improving college access & readiness

    UT Arlington educator named Greater Texas Foundation Faculty Fellow .

    Wednesday, July 15, 2015

  • UT Arlington School of Social Work online MSW program ranked among nation’s best
    Online excellence

    UT Arlington School of Social Work online MSW program ranked among nation’s best .

    Friday, July 10, 2015

  • Tice awarded national literacy grant for service-learning program focused on early English language learners
    Service-learning leader

    Tice awarded national literacy grant for service-learning program focused on early English language learners.

    Friday, July 3, 2015

  • UT Arlington linguistics professor to serve as new National Science Foundation program director
    National focus on language preservation

    UT Arlington linguistics professor to serve as new National Science Foundation program director.

    Wednesday, July 1, 2015

June 2015

  • Rehabilitation medicine expert named UT Arlington Moritz Chair of Geriatric Nursing Research
    Health sciences

    Rehabilitation medicine expert named UT Arlington Moritz Chair of Geriatric Nursing Research.

    Tuesday, June 23, 2015

  • Six UT Arlington faculty members honored with UT System Outstanding Teaching Awards
    Teaching excellence

    Six UT Arlington faculty members honored with UT System Outstanding Teaching Awards .

    Friday, June 19, 2015

May 2015

  • New UT Arlington Liberal Arts Dean has international experience, fundraising record to match academic stature
    New dean

    New UT Arlington Liberal Arts Dean has international experience, fundraising record to match academic stature.

    Thursday, May 28, 2015

  • Roemer, Crow among co-authors of new UT System Academy of Distinguished Teachers book
    Little Orange Book

    Roemer, Crow among co-authors of new UT System Academy of Distinguished Teachers book.

    Friday, May 22, 2015

  • Hogg Foundation for Mental Health grants and Lifetime Achievement Award recognize work of Social Work professor
    Depression, race and faith

    Hogg Foundation for Mental Health grants and Lifetime Achievement Award recognize work of Social Work professor.

    Wednesday, May 20, 2015

  • Chromatography symposia bring 400 leading researchers, analytical chemists to Fort Worth May 16-21
    Chemistry experts

    Chromatography symposia bring 400 leading researchers, analytical chemists to Fort Worth May 16-21.

    Friday, May 15, 2015

  • New study finds extreme weather will significantly impact infrastructure across region by 2100
    Assessing the risks

    New study finds extreme weather will significantly impact infrastructure across region by 2100.

    Monday, May 11, 2015

April 2015

  • UT Arlington unveils high-tech ‘Smart Care’ apartment designed to improve health care for seniors, people with disabilities
    Smart and safe

    UT Arlington unveils high-tech ‘Smart Care’ apartment designed to improve health care for seniors, people with disabilities.

    Thursday, April 30, 2015

  • UT Arlington LINK Lab study provides foundation for the future of digital higher education
    Preparing universities for the digital wave

    UT Arlington LINK Lab study provides foundation for the future of digital higher education.

    Thursday, April 30, 2015

  • UT Arlington assistant professor of Chinese honored with international distance learning award
    Virtual language exchange

    UT Arlington assistant professor of Chinese honored with international distance learning award .

    Tuesday, April 28, 2015

  • UT Arlington LINK Lab receives funding for continued adaptive learning research
    Adaptive learning

    UT Arlington LINK Lab receives funding for continued adaptive learning research .

    Friday, April 24, 2015

  • Electrical engineering professor developing ultraviolet lasers to detect weapons’ agents
    Spotting chemicals

    Electrical engineering professor developing ultraviolet lasers to detect weapons’ agents.

    Monday, April 20, 2015

  • UT Arlington center to build underground freight system with TxDOT funding
    A new route

    UT Arlington center to build underground freight system with TxDOT funding.

    Thursday, April 16, 2015

  • New UT Arlington technology could create more efficient energy, solve power shortages
    Energy abundance

    New UT Arlington technology could create more efficient energy, solve power shortages.

    Wednesday, April 15, 2015

  • History professor’s book sheds new light on how Louisiana-Florida borderlands shaped United States
    Redefining roles

    History professor’s book sheds new light on how Louisiana-Florida borderlands shaped United States.

    Sunday, April 12, 2015

  • Highly competitive NASA grant will fund UT Arlington study of space weather
    Solar wind fluctuations

    Highly competitive NASA grant will fund UT Arlington study of space weather.

    Monday, April 6, 2015

  • New evidence shows carbon important to ocean life that survived the Permian-Triassic mass extinction 252 million years ago
    Mass extinction mystery answers

    New evidence shows carbon important to ocean life that survived the Permian-Triassic mass extinction 252 million years ago.

    Friday, April 3, 2015

March 2015

  • Governor’s Committee on People with Disabilities recognizes UT Arlington Movin’ Mavs head coach
    Texas Trailblazer

    Governor’s Committee on People with Disabilities recognizes UT Arlington Movin’ Mavs head coach.

    Thursday, March 26, 2015

  • Annual glass art event features designs by students, faculty and staff of UT Arlington’s acclaimed program
    Eye on Art

    Annual glass art event features designs by students, faculty and staff of UT Arlington’s acclaimed program .

    Saturday, March 21, 2015

  • UT Arlington College of Nursing and Health Innovation dean to receive prestigious Legion of Honor Gold Medallion
    Leadership honored

    UT Arlington College of Nursing and Health Innovation dean to receive prestigious Legion of Honor Gold Medallion .

    Wednesday, March 18, 2015

  • NSF grant will support research of the Rocky Mountains, expose minority teens to earth and environmental sciences at UT Arlington
    Researching the Rockies

    NSF grant will support research of the Rocky Mountains, expose minority teens to earth and environmental sciences at UT Arlington.

    Wednesday, March 18, 2015

  • UT Arlington Library to begin offering programming robots for checkout
    Robots for Checkout

    UT Arlington Library to begin offering programming robots for checkout .

    Wednesday, March 11, 2015

  • Mexican comic books focus of new UT Arlington Library exhibit
    Comics, culture and history

    Mexican comic books focus of new UT Arlington Library exhibit.

    Saturday, March 7, 2015

  • Anxiety, chronic pain among problems that adult cancer survivors experience years after treatment, new study finds
    Cancer survivors

    Anxiety, chronic pain among problems that adult cancer survivors experience years after treatment, new study finds .

    Friday, March 6, 2015

  • UK’s national center for humanities and social sciences research names UT Arlington cartography expert to prestigious fellowship
    Cartography history

    UK’s national center for humanities and social sciences research names UT Arlington cartography expert to prestigious fellowship.

    Monday, March 2, 2015

February 2015

  • UT Arlington study shows employees become angry when receiving after-hours electronic correspondence
    Email anger

    UT Arlington study shows employees become angry when receiving after-hours electronic correspondence.

    Friday, February 27, 2015

  • UT Arlington researchers demonstrate optogenetic stimulation of the brain to control pain
    Controlling pain

    UT Arlington researchers demonstrate optogenetic stimulation of the brain to control pain .

    Wednesday, February 25, 2015

  • Dasgupta receives American Chemical Society's J. Calvin Giddings Award
    National education award

    Dasgupta receives American Chemical Society's J. Calvin Giddings Award.

    Thursday, February 19, 2015

  • Regional science and engineering fair set for Feb. 22-23 at College Park Center
    Bright minds

    Regional science and engineering fair set for Feb. 22-23 at College Park Center.

    Tuesday, February 17, 2015

  • National invasive species experts to honor UT Arlington biology professor emeritus with Lifetime Achievement Award
    National recognition

    National invasive species experts to honor UT Arlington biology professor emeritus with Lifetime Achievement Award.

    Tuesday, February 17, 2015

  • UT Arlington bio-analytical chemist receives National Institutes of Health, UT System funding for protein research
    Identifying proteins

    UT Arlington bio-analytical chemist receives National Institutes of Health, UT System funding for protein research.

    Friday, February 13, 2015

  • UT Arlington launches Institute for Sustainability and Global Impact
    Improving the environment

    UT Arlington launches Institute for Sustainability and Global Impact.

    Tuesday, February 3, 2015

  • UT Arlington partners with Zipcar to offer new car sharing program on campus
    Sustainable campus

    UT Arlington partners with Zipcar to offer new car sharing program on campus .

    Monday, February 2, 2015

  • UT Arlington anthropologist awarded prestigious Leakey Foundation grant to research early humans in South Africa
    Digging for evidence

    UT Arlington anthropologist awarded prestigious Leakey Foundation grant to research early humans in South Africa .

    Sunday, February 1, 2015

January 2015

  • UT Arlington Colleges of Education, Nursing recognized in U.S. News rankings of online graduate programs
    Excellence online

    UT Arlington Colleges of Education, Nursing recognized in U.S. News rankings of online graduate programs.

    Tuesday, January 13, 2015

  • UT Arlington to lead study defining nursing competency standards
    Nursing competency

    UT Arlington to lead study defining nursing competency standards.

    Friday, January 9, 2015

  • UT Arlington appoints Sandia National Laboratories executive as Vice President for Research
    Dimos to begin April 1

    UT Arlington appoints Sandia National Laboratories executive as Vice President for Research.

    Wednesday, January 7, 2015