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Friend of COS receives prestigious Fellowship in International Society for Optics and Photonics
Friend of COS receives prestigious Fellowship in International Society for Optics and Photonics

Nelson E. Claytor, Ph.D., president of Fresnel Technologies and a longtime member of the UTA College of Science Advisory Council, has been selected as a 2021 Fellow of The International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE).

Koffi remembered for passion in showing students the “beauty of math”
Koffi remembered for passion in showing students the “beauty of math”

The College of Science recently lost a gifted mathematician who got tremendous joy from inspiring his students and showing them what he described as the “beauty of mathematics.”

Xu receives prestigious early career award for evolutionary biology research
Xu receives prestigious early career award for evolutionary biology research

An evolutionary biologist at The University of Texas at Arlington has been recognized for his outstanding research with a prestigious national award to study how genetic diversity is achieved at the molecular level.

C+C=BFF: A Maverick Science Love Story
C+C=BFF: A Maverick Science Love Story

A lyric from a 1970s rock song proclaims, “In life one and one don't make two; One and one make one.” Chris and Caitlynn Meek, who met because of a mathematics class at The University of Texas at Arlington, would certainly agree with that equation.

Friends, colleagues remember William ‘Bill’ Meacham, his contributions to College of Science
Friends, colleagues remember William ‘Bill’ Meacham, his contributions to College of Science

William “Bill” Ross Meacham, a World War II combat veteran who served the College of Science at The University of Texas at Arlington in a variety of roles over almost four decades, died September 22, 2020 in Fort Worth at the age of 97.

Trio of physics students honored for their work on IceCube neutrino project
Trio of physics students honored for their work on IceCube neutrino project

A team of physics students from The University of Texas at Arlington have received an award for their contributions to the IceCube Collaboration, a particle experiment based at an observatory at the South Pole.

UTA Planetarium receives $10K donation from Central Market for virtual field trip program
UTA Planetarium receives $10K donation from Central Market for virtual field trip program

The UTA Planetarium’s virtual field trip program has received a major boost through the generosity of a corporate sponsor.

Deng, Welling using $652K NASA grant to study space weather’s impact on power grids
Deng, Welling using $652K NASA grant to study space weather’s impact on power grids

A team led by University of Texas at Arlington physicists is studying the impact of space weather, particularly the effect that solar-induced phenomena can have on electrical power grids.

UTA team studying ways to help older adults lead more active lifestyles
UTA team studying ways to help older adults lead more active lifestyles

Thanks to support from the W.W. Caruth Jr. Fund of the Communities Foundation of Texas (CFT), a University of Texas at Arlington multidisciplinary research team is developing a study aimed at helping older adults lead more active lifestyles.

Walsh lab publishes study of adaptive evolution using water fleas
Walsh lab publishes study of adaptive evolution using water fleas

Researchers from The University of Texas at Arlington resurrected the preserved eggs of a shrimp-like crustacean to examine long-standing questions about adaptive evolution, reporting the results in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.