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News from The University of Texas at Arlington

December 2014

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UT Arlington recognized for education of minority nurses

The University of Texas at Arlington College of Nursing and Health Innovation has been ranked third in the nation and highest in Texas for the volume of minority nurses with bachelor’s degrees it produces, according to a recent issue of Diverse Issues in Higher Education.

UT Arlington awarded 747 bachelor’s degrees in nursing to students who identified themselves as Hispanic, African American or from another minority group, according to preliminary 2012-2013 statistics used in the magazine. Read more »

UT Arlington researcher's device could detect vapors in room, environment or a person's breath

UT Arlington researcher's device could detect vapors in room, environment or a person's breath

A University of Texas at Arlington researcher has received a three-year, $400,369 National Science Foundation grant to build a handheld device that could analyze a person’s breath to reveal whether certain dangerous gases are present that need more immediate medical attention. more »

UT Arlington computer scientist wins NSF grant to help bolster online privacy

UT Arlington computer scientist wins NSF grant to help bolster online privacy

A University of Texas at Arlington computer scientist is studying smarter route selection and adaptive cover traffic as ways of protecting computer privacy. more »

UT Arlington ranked nationally among 100 'Best for Vets' colleges

UT Arlington ranked nationally among 100 'Best for Vets' colleges

The University of Texas at Arlington is one of the 100 best colleges in the nation for United States military veterans, according to the Best for Vets: Colleges 2015 rankings released by Military Times. more »

UT Arlington Theatre Arts research provides insight into human behavior for scientists, engineers who build social robots

UT Arlington Theatre Arts research provides insight into human behavior for scientists, engineers who build social robots

As an actress, producer, director and theatre arts lecturer at The University of Texas at Arlington, Julienne Greer knows the techniques that help draw people’s deepest emotions to the surface. Now, she’s building on her experience and research to help scientists and robotics engineers better understand the human experience so that they can build more responsive robots. more »

UT Arlington to lead $1.6 million research project focused on digital learning

UT Arlington to lead $1.6 million research project focused on digital learning

The Learning Innovation and Networked Knowledge (LINK) Lab at UT Arlington has been chosen to lead a $1.6 million initiative to connect and support researchers across the country as they examine digital learning’s effect on higher education today and in the future. more »

UT Arlington research uses artificial lymph nodes to attract prostate cancer cells

UT Arlington research uses artificial lymph nodes to attract prostate cancer cells

A UT Arlington bioengineering professor is using tissue-engineered artificial lymph nodes to attract prostate cancer cells to better target and eradicate the disease. more »