UTA extends partnership with Apache Corporation on water quality study in West Texas
The Collaborative Laboratories for Environmental Analysis and Remediation at The University of Texas at Arlington and Apache Corporation have extended their partnership to study surface and groundwater quality in the Alpine High region of West Texas.
UTA researchers focus on pain management in older adults
Researchers at The University of Texas at Arlington are focusing their attention on pain management in older adults, a segment of the population which presents a specific series of challenges to health providers.
UTA researchers identify proteins that may help stressed mitochondria to recover
Researchers at The University of Texas at Arlington have identified proteins in a signaling pathway in mammals that help mitochondria recover from stress. The discovery could pave the way to the development of new treatments for cancer and some neurological diseases.
UTA’s Matsler wins statewide award for excellence in science education
Karen Jo Matsler, master teacher in science for UTA’s UTeach Arlington program, received the 2017 Skoog Cup College Faculty Award from the Science Teachers Association of Texas or STAT for her outstanding efforts in science education.
UTA researchers publish expert review on new cancer biomarkers
Researchers at the University of Texas at Arlington have published a review article in the prestigious journal Cancer Research on the potential use of long non-coding RNA or lncRNA as novel biomarkers and therapeutic targets for cancer.
Three studies from UTA’s CLEAR Lab detect harmful pathogenic bacteria in Texas groundwater near natural gas extraction sites
Three new research studies from the University of Texas at Arlington have found harmful pathogenic bacteria in Texas groundwater near unconventional natural gas extraction sites.
UTA chemist Kevin Schug wins ACS J. Calvin Giddings Award
A chemist at The University of Texas at Arlington is the recipient of a prestigious award from the American Chemical Society for his efforts to improve the educational experience of students in the field of analytical chemistry.
UTA’s Armstrong, Dasgupta named to 2017 Power List by The Analytical Scientist magazine
Two renowned chemists at The University of Texas at Arlington are among those honored as the best and brightest analytical scientists in the world by The Analytical Scientistmagazine.
UTA wins funding to prepare first-generation, low-income, minority undergraduates to pursue doctoral degrees
The University of Texas at Arlington received a $1.4 million, five-year grant from the U.S. Department of Education to further the efforts of the McNair Scholars program. The program assists undergraduate students who are first-generation college students, from low-income and minority populations, in continuing their education and pursuing master’s and doctoral degrees.
UTA study sheds new light on earth’s evolution, suggests hydrogen, oxygen, water and carbon dioxide generated in earth’s mantle
Research from the University of Texas at Arlington and the Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology suggests that hydrogen, oxygen, water and carbon dioxide are being generated in the earth’s mantle hundreds of kilometers below the earth’s surface.
UTA’s David Nygren receives Marie Sklodowska-Curie award
David Nygren, Presidential Distinguished Professor of Physics at The University of Texas at Arlington and a member of the National Academy of Sciences, has been honored with a prestigious international award for his pioneering work in radiation detector developments and for enabling major discoveries in diverse areas of science.
Gatchel receives 2017 Gold Medal Award for Life Achievement from American Psychological Foundation
A University of Texas at Arlington psychologist who has completed groundbreaking work in health psychology— particularly in the causes, assessment and treatment of chronic pain behavior — has been named recipient of one of the highest honors in psychology.
Alvarez receives awards from Texas Council of Teachers of Mathematics, MAA for contributions to math education
A mathematics professor at The University of Texas at Arlington has received a pair of awards for his contributions to mathematics education at the state and national levels.
Lopez, Mydlarz among five UTA recipients of 2017 UT System Regents' Outstanding Teaching Awards
Two College of Science faculty members are among five University of Texas at Arlington educators honored with 2017 UT System Regents' Outstanding Teaching Awards for excellence in the classroom.
Pierce receives $419K NSF grant to study 'workload' of enzymes and train students in scientific communication
A chemist at The University of Texas at Arlington will use a National Science Foundation grant to investigate the relevant structural factors influencing the extent of biological oxidations catalyzed by a widespread class of iron-containing enzymes.
Dasgupta awarded 2017 Talanta Medal for his outstanding contributions to field of analytical chemistry
Purnendu "Sandy" Dasgupta, the Hamish Small Chair of Ion Analysis in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Texas at Arlington, has been named recipient of the 2017 Talanta Medal, an international award that recognizes world leaders in the analytical chemistry field.
Rajeshwar presented with honorary doctoral degree from University of Szeged in Hungary
Krishnan Rajeshwar, distinguished professor of chemistry and biochemistry at the University of Texas at Arlington, has been named Doctor Honoris Causa of the University of Szeged in Hungary, in recognition for his outstanding achievements in support of the mission of the University.
Nestell receives honorary life membership award from Permian Basin Section of SEPM
Merlynd Nestell, professor of earth and environmental sciences, was named an Honorary Life Member of the Permian Basin Section of the Society for Sedimentary Geology(commonly known as SEPM, the acronym for its former name, the Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists). The award has been given annually since 1960.
Association for Women in Mathematics honors UTA students
The Association for Women in Mathematics honored The University of Texas at Arlington’s AWM student chapter with its inaugural national award for fundraising and sustainability. AWM is one of the leading organizations in the United States dedicated to promoting equal opportunity for women and girls in math. Senior math major Christin Milman traveled to Chicago to accept the award, bestowed for an innovative funding model developed by the chapter’s approximately 50 members.
Fujita receives $714K NSF grant to study how differences in habitat, behavior affect evolution of vision in frogs
A biologist at The University of Texas at Arlington has received national funding for a project which uses frogs as a model to investigate the evolution of vision, by integrating information on their morphology, genetics, and physiology.
Physics Ph.D. graduate Feremenga's journey to success led him from Zimbabwe to UTA
The educational journey taken by Last Feremenga has been exciting, fascinating and has involved plenty of air travel. It began in his native Zimbabwe, continued first in Chicago and then in Arlington, and included frequent trips between Arlington, Chicago and Europe.
Walsh receives prestigious NSF CAREER grant to study how behavioral plasticity affects evolutionary processes
A biologist at The University of Texas at Arlington who studies ecology and evolutionary biology is the recipient of a prestigious career development grant from the National Science Foundation.
Official opening of UTA's Greer Lab marks conversion process' increased product yield, commercial viability
Official opening of UTA's Greer Lab marks conversion process' increased product yield, commercial viability.
Castoe lab using supercomputers to study snake evolution
Castoe lab using supercomputers to study snake evolution.
Biology Ph.D. student O'Connell receives prestigious NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant funding
Biology Ph.D. student O'Connell receives prestigious NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant funding.
UTA company named one of 40 best university startups
AbeXXa Biologics, a faculty startup at The University of Texas at Arlington, was named one of the 40 "Best University Startups 2017" by the National Council of Entrepreneurial Tech Transfer.
College of Science students earn spots on spring Dean's List
Dean Morteza Khaledi and the College of Science are proud to recognize those students who have met the requirements for inclusion on the Dean's List for the Spring 2017 semester.
UTA honors Kribs' teaching, research with 3 major awards
The bookshelf in the Pickard Hall office of Christopher Kribs doesn't have room for any more books. That's in part because a sizable portion of it is filled with medals, plaques and certificates of distinction collected during over two decades of research and teaching.
Gatchel focuses international attention on how patients' doubts can influence success of chronic pain treatment
A leading psychology professor at The University of Texas at Arlington has focused international attention on how a chronic pain patient' s irrational doubts about never getting better can influence both his reactions to pain and even treatment outcomes.
Chen receives Best Paper Award from science publisher
American Scientific Publishers, a publisher of scientific journals and books in the fields of science, engineering, and technology, has given Wei Chen, a physics professor at the University of Texas at Arlington, a Best Paper Award for a journal article cited 364 times to date.
College of Science faculty, staff honored for excellence
Excellence in research, teaching and service was honored during recent events hosted by UTA and the College of Science, with a host of College of Science faculty and staff members receiving honors and recognition for their efforts.
Lopez named Fellow by association of physics teachers
Lopez named Fellow by association of physics teachers.
UTA psychology team claims 3rd Brain Bowl championship
A University of Texas at Arlington team has won the 2017 Brain Bowl organized by University of Texas Health Science Center - San Antonio Center for Biomedical Neuroscience, beating out teams from Trinity University and the defending champions from the University of Texas at Dallas.
Chowdhury named an ASMS Emerging Investigator for mass spectrometry research related to cancer and aging
Chowdhury named an ASMS Emerging Investigator for mass spectrometry research related to cancer and aging.
UTA, UT Southwestern researchers' findings challenge current approach to rare pediatric neurological disorder
UTA, UT Southwestern researchers' findings challenge current approach to rare pediatric neurological disorder.
Glenn, Olawoyin earn prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program funding to support doctoral studies
Two College of Science students at The University of Texas at Arlington have been named recipients of National Science Foundation funds to further their graduate education through the NSF’s prestigious Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) for 2017.
Kubinak finds the body's own immune system regulates bacterial communities in the intestine to promote health
Researchers at the University of Texas at Arlington and University of Utah have concluded that the body’s own immune response regulates the composition of bacterial communities in the intestine that improve health and help fight off infections.
Biology doctoral student Beston receives prestigious NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant funding
Biology doctoral student Beston receives prestigious NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant funding