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Paper by Dasgupta cited as landmark influence by colleague in Analytical Scientist magazine
Paper by Dasgupta cited as landmark influence by colleague in Analytical Scientist magazine

Ken Broekhoven, a 40 under 40 winner at European-based The Analytical Scientist magazine, chose one of UTA’s Purnendu “Sandy” Dasgupta’s papers as one of the most influential papers published in 2018.

UTA involved in program aimed at increasing diversity among STEM faculty
UTA involved in program aimed at increasing diversity among STEM faculty

The University of Texas at Arlington College of Science is part of a new program designed to diversify STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) faculty in higher education and improve their ability to be effective teachers.

Psychology senior Grecu takes part in prestigious Archer Fellowship Program
Psychology senior Grecu takes part in prestigious Archer Fellowship Program

An undergraduate student in psychology at The University of Texas at Arlington was selected to participate in a prestigious program which allows students to learn firsthand about government and public policy in Washington, D.C.

Jeon leads research aimed at developing new way to perform hydrogen atom transfer
Jeon leads research aimed at developing new way to perform hydrogen atom transfer

A chemist at The University of Texas at Arlington has published research that describes a new, sustainable way to perform one of the most fundamental chemical processes used in biology and chemistry.

CLEAR at UTA continues collaboration with the Apache Corporation
CLEAR at UTA continues collaboration with the Apache Corporation

The Collaborative Laboratories for Environmental Analysis and Remediation at The University of Texas at Arlington has extended its collaboration with the Apache Corporation to study surface and groundwater quality in the company’s Alpine High play in West Texas.

Weidanz named to National Academy of Inventors’ first class of Senior Members
Weidanz named to National Academy of Inventors’ first class of Senior Members

Jon Weidanz, associate vice president for research and professor of biology at The University of Texas at Arlington, is one of the 66 faculty, scientists and administrators in the inaugural class of NAI Senior Members, the National Academy of Inventors announced.

Psychology student earns third straight World Taekwondo Poomsae championship
Psychology student earns third straight World Taekwondo Poomsae championship

Adalis “AJ” Munoz, a junior majoring in psychology and exercise science, has been training in taekwondo since she was 10 and has won eight national championships in addition to her three world titles. Photo courtesy of Team USA.

USDA grant to train students for careers in agriculture fields using data science
USDA grant to train students for careers in agriculture fields using data science

A University of Texas at Arlington math professor will use a U.S. Department of Agriculture grant to prepare graduate and undergraduate students for data-based careers in agriculture-related fields.

Lopez named to UT System Academy of Distinguished Teachers
Lopez named to UT System Academy of Distinguished Teachers

Ramon Lopez, a professor of physics at The University of Texas at Arlington, has been named to the UT System Academy of Distinguished Teachers for his excellence in teaching and mentoring students.

Biology professors honored for decades of service to department, UTA
Biology professors honored for decades of service to department, UTA

Two longtime professors of biology who helped build The University of Texas at Arlington’s Department of Biology into the vibrant center of teaching and research it is today were honored recently on the occasion of their retirement.