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Two COS students earn scholarships for McNair Scholars research program projects
Two COS students earn scholarships for McNair Scholars research program projects

Two College of Science undergraduate students earned scholarships for their research efforts through the McNair Scholars Program, which provides experiences that prepare undergraduate students for doctoral study.

Passy lab publishes study on threat posed to U.S. stream ecosystems by climate change
Passy lab publishes study on threat posed to U.S. stream ecosystems by climate change

Biologists at The University of Texas at Arlington have published a study showing that if humans continue with business as usual regarding actions that cause climate change, many economically important species could be driven to the brink of extinction within 50 years.

Two COS students selected to participate in Texas Undergraduate Research Day
Two COS students selected to participate in Texas Undergraduate Research Day

Two College of Science students were among 56 students from 43 institutions statewide selected to showcase their research during Texas Undergraduate Research Day 2021.

Robb Selected for NSA Director’s Summer Program
Robb Selected for NSA Director’s Summer Program

Kayla Robb, a mathematics major at The University of Texas at Arlington will be spending her summer working to solve cryptographic problems important to national security as part of the NSA Director's Summer Program.

Discover Showcase Caps Successful Science Week
Discover Showcase Caps Successful Science Week

The College of Science wrapped up Science Week 2021, its annual weeklong celebration of science, with a live virtual showcase of excellence in student research, Discover 2021, on April 23.

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.”