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News Topic sustainability was found in 14 news releases in the year 2016.

December 2016

October 2016

September 2016

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

    Tuesday, September 27, 2016

    News Topics: engineering, research, sustainability, transportation

    A UTA civil engineering professor is implementing a system for the Texas Department of Transportation that will help reduce cracking in highway pavement and stabilize highway slopes when soil begins to shift.

July 2016

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

    Friday, July 1, 2016

    News Topics: architecture, research, sustainability, urban and public affairs

    Students from CAPPA’s Institute of Urban Studies are embarking on an analysis of pedestrian traffic in downtown Dallas. The student researchers will evaluate characteristics including density, block size, noise levels, parks and landscapes, building uses, active storefronts and other aspects in the downtown area.

June 2016

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

    Friday, June 3, 2016

    News Topics: energy, engineering, environment, sustainability

    The University of Texas at Arlington and the Environmental Protection Agency have signed a memo of understanding that continues to support EPA education and outreach programs, while building strengths in areas of mutual interest and increasing opportunities for student mentorship and internships.

May 2016

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

    Tuesday, May 31, 2016

    News Topics: engineering, environment, research, sustainability, weather

    A UTA civil engineer has released a cell phone app that encourages people to report flash flooding in area creeks and waterways. At the same time, the engineer has been installing innovative wireless sensors to improve high-resolution modeling of urban water systems.

April 2016

February 2016

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

    Monday, February 29, 2016

    News Topics: energy, engineering, environment, research, science, sustainability

    A generous gift from Greenway Innovative Energy will allow UTA researchers to build a new lab that will scale up their gas-to-liquid technology that can provide high-grade fuel that is cost-efficient and more environmentally friendly.

    Environmental impact

    Monday, February 29, 2016

    News Topics: alumni, energy, sustainability

    UTA has decreased campus water usage by 13 percent since 2009 through a focused water conservation program that has avoided $1.1 million in costs, allowing the University to focus more resources on providing students a world-class education

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

    Wednesday, February 17, 2016

    News Topics: admissions, alumni, education, faculty, research, staff, student life, students, sustainability

    UTA and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to jointly host the April 5 conference: "Access, Success, Texas." The event marks the first comprehensive regional gathering of North Texas leaders to discuss ideas on how to meet the targets of the state’s 60X30TX educational goals.

January 2016