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Madeline McClure

Driven to make a difference

Madeline McClure ’97 left a lucrative Wall Street job to start a nonprofit organization for child abuse victims. She and three other alumni describe how UT Arlington prepared them for professions vastly different from their original ones.

Andrew White, left, and Kaushik De

Physicists unlock mysteries of the universe

UT Arlington's Center of Excellence for High Energy Physics has contributed to the Higgs boson search for almost two decades. Physicists believe the Higgs, often referred to as the “God particle,” gives matter in the universe its mass.

Jocelyn Zee

Wunderkinds flourish in University's nurturing environment

Jocelyn Zee is among a handful of young, brilliant students who have used UT Arlington as a springboard to success. She enrolled at age 13 and is now a physician. Meet similar grads and a current student who’s following in their footsteps.

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NASA award fuels hypersonic flight

Two aerospace engineers have received a three-year NASA grant to study novel injector designs to support combustion at hypersonic speeds, aiming to reduce air travel times and make space access affordable.

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Rising alumni influence serves as catalyst for state’s growing workforce

Of UT Arlington’s more than 163,000 alumni, about 127,000 live in Texas and provide a stream of employees for high-demand fields like nursing, information technology, and bioengineering.

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Taming traffic

Civil engineering Professor Sia Ardekani and his team are determined to unclog North Texas roadways by merging voluminous amounts of data into high-tech transit information systems.

Chelsea Roff

Alumna garners national attention for inspiring story

Chelsea Roff ’10, who overcame severe anorexia, now speaks nationally about issues related to eating disorders, health policy, and social justice.

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Gifts assist new high-tech health care lab

Recent gifts of high-tech robots totaling more than $1 million will help the Assistive Robotics Laboratory focus on improving technology to aid nurses, navigate dangerous terrain, and much more.

Downtown Arlington

Deep in the heart of Arlington

University and city leaders shared a vision of transforming downtown into a dining and entertainment destination. The result: a revitalized corridor featuring restaurants, performance venues, nightlife, and a rising cool factor.

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Record $7.5 million commitment from Shimadzu boosts innovation

The largest philanthropic gift in UT Arlington history will advance research in environmental testing, human disease analysis, pharmaceutical development, and more.