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Nobel laureate among presenters for UTA Science Week (April 18-24)
Nobel laureate among presenters for UTA Science Week (April 18-24)

The University of Texas at Arlington’s College of Science will present Science Week, an online series featuring panel discussions by renowned scientists and a student research symposium, from April 18 to 24.

Doctoral student in chemistry is blazing a trail for herself and others
Doctoral student in chemistry is blazing a trail for herself and others

Lindsay Davis didn’t ask to become a trailblazer, but since the route to achieving her dreams demanded it, she took on the task willingly.

Longtime UTA faculty member Schelly remembered as brilliant chemist and kind, spirited friend
Longtime UTA faculty member Schelly remembered as brilliant chemist and kind, spirited friend

The UTA Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry has lost a brilliant chemist, a supportive colleague, and a great friend with the passing of Zoltan Schelly, a professor emeritus who played an important role in the department’s growth and in the creation of the department’s doctoral program.

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.