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College of Science faculty, staff honored for excellence in teaching, research, mentoring and service
College of Science faculty, staff honored for excellence in teaching, research, mentoring and service

College of Science faculty and staff members were recently honored for their excellence in teaching, research, mentoring and service with awards and recognition at the College and University levels.

Satyal co-authors paper detailing discovery of third exoplanet in Kepler-47 system
Satyal co-authors paper detailing discovery of third exoplanet in Kepler-47 system

A physicist at The University of Texas at Arlington is co-author of a paper which reports on the discovery of a new exoplanet in a binary star system.

UTA STEM conference puts focus on underrepresented communities
UTA STEM conference puts focus on underrepresented communities

The daylong event featured presentations highlighting students’ research excellence and a keynote and panel discussion which addressed the need to expand opportunities for women and minorities in STEM education.

College of Science ACES symposium showcases students’ innovative research
College of Science ACES symposium showcases students’ innovative research

The daylong Annual Celebration of Excellence by Students event allowed students to share their outstanding research projects through poster and oral presentations.

UTeach Arlington coordinator of student services receives national award
UTeach Arlington coordinator of student services receives national award

Erin Gonzales is the winner of the 2019 UTeach STEM Educators Association’s Outstanding Staff Award for her strong support of students and for excellence or innovation in program support as well as in recruitment of students into the program.

Psychology doctoral student earns prestigious Federal Highway Administration fellowship
Psychology doctoral student earns prestigious Federal Highway Administration fellowship

Traci Bricka will use funds from the Dwight D. Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship to fund her project examining the motivations and work outcomes of rideshare drivers.

Clark receives $1.17 million grant to study cellular life cycle
Clark receives $1.17 million grant to study cellular life cycle

Clay Clark, professor and chair of the Department of Biology, will use the National Institutes of Health award to investigate the regulation of proteins responsible for programmed cell death, which could lead to more effective treatment of cancer cells.

Biologists publish study of biological consequences of stream acidification
Biologists publish study of biological consequences of stream acidification

A National Science Foundation funded study by biologists from The University of Texas at Arlington about beta diversity and its response to environmental stress is featured as the cover article of a prestigious journal of conservation biogeography.

Winguths publish paper examining timing of events during largest extinction in geological record
Winguths publish paper examining timing of events during largest extinction in geological record

Two geoscientists at The University of Texas at Arlington are co-authors of a study which used multiple forms of analysis to provide new insights into the largest mass extinction in the geological record, the end-Permian extinction (EPE).

Boutte receives $300K grant to study mycobacterial cell wall division and regulation
Boutte receives $300K grant to study mycobacterial cell wall division and regulation

Cara Boutte, assistant professor of biology, will use the National Institute of General Medical Sciences funding to develop a better understanding of mycobacterial infection physiology and mechanisms of antibiotic tolerance.