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College of Science alumnus honored for excellence in healthcare
College of Science alumnus honored for excellence in healthcare

Dr. Ignacio Nuñez, M.D., a UTA Distinguished Alumnus, received the Fort Worth Business Press 2018 Healthcare Hero Award for his outstanding efforts as a physician and as a mentor to pre-med students.

UTA extends partnership with Apache Corporation on water quality study in West Texas
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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.