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UTA IMPACT

News from The University of Texas at Arlington

July 2014

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

Ensuring a Brighter Future

UT Arlington stands poised to shape the future of higher education. We are a strong and thriving university that expertly balances teaching and research and moves them forward in symphony. As you’ll read in this issue of UTA Impact, UT Arlington already is setting standards of excellence for others to follow. Our students are winning international robotics competitions, and our researchers are engaged in pioneering explorations that show promise in aiding military veterans and cancer patients. Please feel free to contact me at vkarbhari@uta.edu.

New UT Arlington fixed-rate tuition plan allows students to earn rebates while completing bachelor's degree

New UT Arlington fixed-rate tuition plan allows students to earn rebates while completing bachelor's degree

The University of Texas at Arlington has an innovative offer for full-time students who earn their degree in four years: lock in today’s tuition rate, receive rebates each year and save $2,000 or more off the cost of an undergraduate degree. more »

U.S. News names UT Arlington a top choice for student transfers

U.S. News names UT Arlington a top choice for student transfers

The University of Texas at Arlington ranks first among the top 10 U.S. colleges and universities with the most new transfer students, according to the U.S. News & World Report Short List more »

UT Arlington nanoparticles could provide easier route for cell therapy

UT Arlington nanoparticles could provide easier route for cell therapy

UT Arlington physics researchers may have developed a way to use laser technology to deliver drug and gene therapy at the cellular level without damaging surrounding tissue. The method eventually could help patients suffering from genetic conditions, cancers and neurological diseases. more »

National Science Foundation grant funds UTA electrical engineer's bladder cancer detection device

National Science Foundation grant funds UTA electrical engineer's bladder cancer detection device

A multi-institutional research team has received a $480,000 National Science Foundation grant to build an inexpensive device that uses nanotechnology and a simple urine test to detect the most miniscule amount of bladder cancer cells in a patient. more »

Portable brain-mapping device allows researchers to 'see' where memory fails student veterans

Portable brain-mapping device allows researchers to 'see' where memory fails student veterans

UT Arlington researchers have successfully used a portable brain-mapping device to show limited prefrontal cortex activity among student veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder when they were asked to recall information from simple memorization tasks. more »

Two student-engineering teams win international challenges

Two student-engineering teams win international challenges

Two UT Arlington student-engineering teams captured first-place honors at the 2014 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation in Hong Kong. more »