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UTA IMPACT

News from The University of Texas at Arlington

December 2013

President Vistasp M. Karbhari Signature of Vistasp M. Karbhari

A Leader in Higher Education

UT Arlington continues to distinguish itself as a leader in higher education. We are the nation's seventh fastest-growing public research institution, one of only six "Next Generation Universities" in the U.S., and the fifth most diverse national university. UT Arlington is on the move and positioned to become the model 21st-century urban university. The stories below highlight our rising national and international impact and illustrate our commitment to becoming a pre-eminent place for intellectual pursuits and a driver of positive change. Please feel free to contact me at vkarbhari@uta.edu.

Magazine ranks UT Arlington professor among the world's top analytical scientists

Magazine ranks UT Arlington professor among the world's top analytical scientists

University of Texas at Arlington Professor Daniel W. Armstrong, an innovative leader in the fields of separations and mass spectrometry, is No. 16 on a recent list of the most influential people in analytical sciences published by The Analytical Scientist magazine. more »

Nguyen named American Heart Association fellow

Nguyen named American Heart Association fellow

Bioengineering associate professor Kytai Nguyen has been elected as a fellow of the American Heart Association, an honor conferred by the national organization’s Council on Basic Cardiovascular Sciences. more »

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Researchers protect the world's water systems

UT Arlington scientists and engineers are making water safer by developing methods to analyze its quality, monitor biological toxins, and protect oceans against climate change. more »

UT Arlington College of Education and Health Professions awarded grant to strengthen work of GO Centers

UT Arlington College of Education and Health Professions awarded grant to strengthen work of GO Centers

The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board has awarded a $200,000 grant to The University of Texas at Arlington to enhance its high school-based college readiness offices, also known as “GO Centers." more »

NSF awards to UT Arlington researchers will fuel sustainable solutions

NSF awards to UT Arlington researchers will fuel sustainable solutions

Two University of Texas at Arlington scientists working on innovative energy supply solutions are included in the first round of grants for a new National Science Foundation program aimed at promoting environmental sustainability. more »

UT Arlington, Arlington ISD launch 'Bound for Success' early admissions initiative

UT Arlington, Arlington ISD launch 'Bound for Success' early admissions initiative

The University of Texas at Arlington and the Arlington Independent School District today announce the launch of Bound for Success, a new early admissions initiative aimed at increasing the number of high-achieving high school scholars who ultimately earn a college degree. more »