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Professor develops breath monitor to detect influenza

A hand-held breathalyzer that can detect the flu virus could lead to earlier diagnosis and treatment. Materials science and engineering Professor Perena Gouma invented the monitor, which may help prevent flu epidemics from spreading.

Grand Prairie ISD Superintendent Susan Hull and UTA President Vistasp Karbhari sign the document

UTA, GPISD partner for tomorrow’s teachers

UTA and the Grand Prairie school district created the Education & Leadership Preparatory Program to tackle the shortage of bilingual and ESL teachers by giving high school students an early start on their teaching careers.

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UTA sees record enrollment for spring

The spring semester at The University of Texas at Arlington set an enrollment record for the fourth consecutive year. The 41,932 Texas-based students represent a 5.6 percent increase over fall 2016.

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New programs support undergraduate research

UTA has developed three new programs that allow undergraduates to work in research, including one that enables students to use their federal work-study hours.

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UTA hosts event supporting local entrepreneurs

InnovationDay@UTA will feature a Shark Tank-style competition for high school and college students, student and faculty startup pitches, a community startup showcase, and much more. Register at utainnovation.com.

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UTA earns top ranking for low student debt

In a U.S. News & World Report ranking of 125 universities, UTA was listed as second in the nation for graduating students with the least student debt.

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UTA becoming a major cancer research institution

With help from more than $6 million in new grants for 2016, UTA is harnessing its expertise across the sciences, engineering, and nursing to detect and treat cancer.

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Education gets top marks

The College of Education’s undergraduate program ranked in the top 3 percent by the National Council on Teacher Quality.

Power Play

Power Play

From landfill mining to carbon dioxide conversion, researchers at UTA are seeking viable, affordable alternative energy solutions.

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Protecting Our Cyber World

Business and engineering faculty are developing a variety of measures to increase our cybersecurity.