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UTA IMPACT

News from The University of Texas at Arlington

May 2014

Vistasp M. Karbhari, President of UT Arlington Signature of Vistasp M. Karbhari

Defined by Excellence

UT Arlington is a pre-eminent university for scholarly endeavors and a catalyst for positive change. We are committed to providing access to unparalleled educational opportunities while ensuring the highest standards of quality. Our professors continue to pioneer breakthroughs in health care and other critical fields, receive prestigious national awards, and impart their knowledge through programs that fill urgent industry needs. You’ll find examples of these distinctions and more in this issue of UTA Impact. Please feel free to contact me at vkarbhari@uta.edu.

UT Arlington physicist creates new nanoparticle for cancer therapy

UT Arlington physicist creates new nanoparticle for cancer therapy

A University of Texas at Arlington physicist working to create a luminescent nanoparticle to use in security-related radiation detection may have instead happened upon an advance in photodynamic cancer therapy. more »

Farrar-Myers named to the ACE Fellows Program Class of 2014-15

Farrar-Myers named to the ACE Fellows Program Class of 2014-15

The American Council on Education has selected UT Arlington Political Science Professor Victoria Farrar-Myers for its 2014-15 class of the ACE Fellows Program. more »

New UT Arlington research could improve pharmaceuticals testing

New UT Arlington research could improve pharmaceuticals testing

A UT Arlington chemistry professor, renowned for his work in the area of chemical separations, is leading an effort to find a more accurate way to measure water content in pharmaceuticals – a major quality issue for drug manufacturers. more »

The University of Texas at Arlington becomes 'Hispanic-Serving Institution'

The University of Texas at Arlington becomes 'Hispanic-Serving Institution'

The University of Texas at Arlington has met U.S. Department of Education requirements to be considered a Hispanic-Serving Institution, a status that makes it eligible for federal grants supporting and strengthening institutions with large numbers of Hispanic students. more »

Unmanned vehicle systems certification aims to fill growing need for expertise

Unmanned vehicle systems certification aims to fill growing need for expertise

The University of Texas at Arlington announces a new unmanned vehicle systems undergraduate certificate for students interested in careers in one of the nation’s most exciting engineering fields. more »

UT Arlington, Texas Health Arlington Memorial researchers looking to create new bone tissue generation technique

UT Arlington, Texas Health Arlington Memorial researchers looking to create new bone tissue generation technique

UT Arlington and Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital are investigating whether bone grown from the body’s own stem cells can replace traditional types of bone grafting. more »