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News from The University of Texas at Arlington

January 2015

NAI Fellows

National Academy of Inventors names UT Arlington researchers as Fellows

Two University of Texas at Arlington professors known for their innovation in the world of chemistry have been named Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors.

Daniel W. Armstrong, the UT Arlington Robert A. Welch Chair in Chemistry, and Richard Timmons, a Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, join eight other UT Arlington faculty and administrators previously named NAI Fellows. Armstrong and Timmons will be inducted on March 20, 2015, as part of the 4th Annual Conference of the National Academy of Inventors at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena. Read more »

UT Arlington Colleges of Education, Nursing recognized in U.S. News rankings of online graduate programs

UT Arlington Colleges of Education, Nursing recognized in U.S. News rankings of online graduate programs

The University of Texas at Arlington is among the top 50 universities in the nation for earning a master’s degree in education or nursing online, according to U.S. News & World Report’s Best Online Graduate Programs rankings for 2015. more »

UT Arlington to lead study defining nursing competency standards

UT Arlington to lead study defining nursing competency standards

The University of Texas at Arlington College of Nursing and Health Innovation has been awarded a $1.8 million grant from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to lead a multi-institution study of clinical experience requirements for nursing school graduates. more »

UT Arlington civil engineering project aims to reduce heaving on TxDOT roads

UT Arlington civil engineering project aims to reduce heaving on TxDOT roads

A University of Texas at Arlington civil engineering team recently installed a new mix of lime and fly ash on a section of U.S. 82 as a base to reduce soil sulfate heaving and extend the life of the highway as part of a new Texas Department of Transportation field implementation project. more »

UT Arlington research looks to unlock connections among social network data

UT Arlington research looks to unlock connections among social network data

A UT Arlington computer science and engineering professor has won a $450,000 Army Research Office grant to develop efficient analytic techniques for combining and understanding the data stored in online social networks. more »

UT Arlington accounting degree ranked one of most affordable

UT Arlington accounting degree ranked one of most affordable

Accounting Degree Review has ranked The University of Texas at Arlington’s residential bachelor’s degree in accounting as one of the most affordable in the nation. more »

More efficient, sensitive estrogen detection developed at UT Arlington's Shimadzu Institute

More efficient, sensitive estrogen detection developed at UT Arlington's Shimadzu Institute

Scientists at the Shimadzu Institute for Research Technologies and the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at The University of Texas at Arlington have collaborated to develop a new method for detecting trace amounts of estrogen in small samples that holds the potential to improve research into cancer and other diseases. more »