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Jorgensen using NSF grant to boost students’ math proficiency and exposure to geoscience
Jorgensen using NSF grant to boost students’ math proficiency and exposure to geoscience

A mathematician at The University of Texas at Arlington is leading a project to improve students’ mathematics proficiency while also increasing students’ exposure to and interest in the geosciences.

COS students rewarded for academic excellence with awards, scholarships
COS students rewarded for academic excellence with awards, scholarships

College of Science students were recently honored for their superior achievements in the classroom and laboratory with departmental and college awards for the 2017-18 academic year and scholarships for the 2018-19 year.

UTA doctoral students establish ESTe²M Builders to get children excited about STEM
UTA doctoral students establish ESTe²M Builders to get children excited about STEM

Two doctoral students at The University of Texas at Arlington have developed the ESTe²M Builders educational program to help young students gain knowledge and self-esteem through hands-on activities in science, technology, engineering, entrepreneurship and mathematics, or STe²M.

Hale wins national UTeach award for teaching excellence
Hale wins national UTeach award for teaching excellence

A co-director of UTA’s highly successful UTeach Arlington program has been named recipient of a prestigious award by the national UTeach STEM Education Association.

UTA researchers find straight women interact more comfortably with gay men than with straight men
UTA researchers find straight women interact more comfortably with gay men than with straight men

Studies led by a psychology researcher at The University of Texas at Arlington suggests that women are likely to be more comfortable and intimate in conversations with men who identify themselves as gay than with heterosexual men.

UTA researchers shed light on immune response in diseased corals
UTA researchers shed light on immune response in diseased corals

Researchers at The University of Texas at Arlington have found a correlation between a strong immune response in diseased corals and a lower expression of genes associated with growth and reproduction.

UTA awarded NSF grant to recruit more STEM teachers
UTA awarded NSF grant to recruit more STEM teachers

The National Science Foundation has awarded close to $1.5 million in a Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program grant to The University of Texas at Arlington to promote the recruitment, preparation and induction of new science and mathematics teachers.

College of Science faculty, staff recognized for excellence with UTA, COS awards
College of Science faculty, staff recognized for excellence with UTA, COS awards

Excellence in research, teaching and service was honored during recent events hosted by UTA and the College of Science, with College of Science faculty and staff members receiving numerous awards and recognition for their efforts.

Chemistry graduate blends research into academic journey
Chemistry graduate blends research into academic journey

Misty Martin has excelled while balancing classes and lab research with being a mom. She plans to go on to medical school and make a career out of helping others through medicine and research.

UTA researchers investigate link between ovarian hormones and blood cholesterol levels
UTA researchers investigate link between ovarian hormones and blood cholesterol levels

Researchers at The University of Texas at Arlington are investigating the link between ovarian hormones and the blood cholesterol balance in the body, itself a key determinant of cardiovascular health or disease.