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News from The University of Texas at Arlington

September 2014

Aditya Das works with students in a UT Arlington Research Institute lab.

UT Arlington Receives Walmart Innovation Grant

UT Arlington has received a $229,214 grant from the Walmart Foundation to build a robotic small motors assembly and testing system that would cut the manufacturing costs of goods, allowing those goods to be produced in the United States that were formerly built overseas. Read more »

Four UT Arlington educators receive Regents' Outstanding Teaching Award

Four UT Arlington educators receive Regents' Outstanding Teaching Award

Four faculty members from The University of Texas at Arlington are among 96 educators recognized this year by The University of Texas System Board of Regents for excellence in the classroom. more »

UT Arlington and Pediatrix partner to bring simulation training direct to practice

UT Arlington and Pediatrix partner to bring simulation training direct to practice

A real-time video feed, a laptop and a computerized manikin baby are key components for a new simulation training initiative that allows UT Arlington College of Nursing educators to put Neonatal Nurse Practitioners (NNPs) and physicians through the paces of an emergency scenario from hundreds of miles away. more »

Industrial, manufacturing and systems engineering professor named IIE Fellow

Industrial, manufacturing and systems engineering professor named IIE Fellow

Professor Jamie Rogers was named a fellow of the Institute of Industrial Engineers during the June IIE Annual Conference and Expo in Montreal. more »

UT Arlington research team's work could lead to earlier diagnosis, treatment of mental diseases

UT Arlington research team's work could lead to earlier diagnosis, treatment of mental diseases

A computer science and engineering associate professor and her doctoral student graduate are using a genetic computer network inference model that eventually could predict whether a person will suffer from bipolar disorder, schizophrenia or another mental illness. more »

Follow the radio waves to exomoons, UT Arlington physicists say

Follow the radio waves to exomoons, UT Arlington physicists say

Scientists hunting for life beyond Earth have discovered more than 1,800 planets outside our solar system, or exoplanets, in recent years, but so far, no one has been able to confirm an exomoon. Now, physicists from The University of Texas at Arlington believe following a trail of radio wave emissions may lead them to that discovery. more »

Older coral species more hardy, UT Arlington biologists say

Older coral species more hardy, UT Arlington biologists say

New research indicates older species of coral have more of what it takes to survive a warming and increasingly polluted climate, according to biologists from the University of Texas at Arlington and the University of Puerto Rico – Mayagüez. more »