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UTeach Arlington receives grant from city nonprofit to benefit students, local youth
UTeach Arlington receives grant from city nonprofit to benefit students, local youth

The UTeach Arlington secondary math and science teacher preparation program at The University of Texas at Arlington has been selected for a prestigious grant by the Arlington Tomorrow Foundation to benefit UTeach students and youth served by the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Tarrant County.

UTA researchers win $1 million grant to build detector to search for the origins of the universe
UTA researchers win $1 million grant to build detector to search for the origins of the universe

Physics researchers at The University of Texas at Arlington have won a $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to build a detector that may offer a key insight into the lingering mystery of the universe’s matter-antimatter imbalance.

UTA researchers find cheaper, less energy-intensive way to purify ethylene, the raw material for widely used plastics, industrial compounds
UTA researchers find cheaper, less energy-intensive way to purify ethylene, the raw material for widely used plastics, industrial compounds

Researchers at The University of Texas at Arlington have filed a provisional patent application on a new copper compound that can be used to purify ethylene for use as a raw material in the production of plastics such as polyethylene or PVC, as well as other industrial compounds.

Mandal team finds new pathway to regulate immune response and control inflammatory diseases like sepsis, meningitis
Mandal team finds new pathway to regulate immune response and control inflammatory diseases like sepsis, meningitis

Researchers at The University of Texas at Arlington have found a potential new pathway to regulate immune response and potentially control inflammatory diseases of the central nervous system such as meningitis and sepsis.

Wahab named one of “Top 40 Under 40” analytical scientists in the world by prestigious magazine
Wahab named one of “Top 40 Under 40” analytical scientists in the world by prestigious magazine

M. Farooq Wahab, a UTA research engineering scientist, was named to the 2018 “Top 40 Under 40” Power List of young analytical scientists by the prestigious British magazine The Analytical Scientist in its October 2018 edition.

Dragan receives honorary professor award from Romanian university
Dragan receives honorary professor award from Romanian university

Irinel Dragan, UTA professor emeritus in mathematics, has received an honorary professor award from Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iași in Iași, Romania, for his contributions to numerous fields of mathematics.

College of Science welcomes 15 new faculty and staff members for 2018-19
College of Science welcomes 15 new faculty and staff members for 2018-19

The College of Science is pleased to introduce 11 new members to its faculty ranks for the fall 2018 semester, as well as four new staff members.

COS faculty members receive promotions in rank, emeritus status
COS faculty members receive promotions in rank, emeritus status

The College of Science recently had seven faculty members promoted in rank, as well as one retired faculty member who was awarded professor emeritus status by UTA.

Astrophysicists discover ‘pseudo-shocks’ as new energy source for heating of Sun’s corona
Astrophysicists discover ‘pseudo-shocks’ as new energy source for heating of Sun’s corona

An international team of astrophysicists, including Zdzislaw Musielak, UTA professor of physics, has found the first verified presence of confined “pseudo-shocks” around a sunspot.

Armstrong wins Dow WesTEC Award for commitment to science, education and research
Armstrong wins Dow WesTEC Award for commitment to science, education and research

Daniel W. Armstrong, the Robert A. Welch Distinguished Professor in the UTA Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, has received an award for significant achievements in science and technology, and commitment to advance various aspects of science, education, and research.