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Anand Puppala

Mapping a mess

A research team led by Dr. Anand Puppala received a grant to help prioritize post-Harvey cleanup in Beaumont, Texas.

Students at commencement

Impact of a degree

UTA's student loan default rate dropped for the fourth year in a row.

Student watering garden

Focus on sustainability

UTA named “Cool School” for sustainability efforts across campus.

Student group showing Maverick hand sign

Low debt, high diversity

UTA ranked nation's top public research university for least student debt

Entering freshman and Timberview High School valedictorian Hana Bader Ali

Academic excellence

UTA's freshman class is now the largest in the University’s history, with 3,346 new students joining us from across the U.S. and around the world.

Graduates at Commencement

UTA national leader in providing high social mobility

The Brookings Institution ranks UTA among the nation's top 25 "leader" universities that provide high social mobility and a high-quality college education to students from all income levels.

Fillia Makedon, a UTA professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering

Robot-based system could help train, assess workers

A team of computer science and engineering researchers is developing a smart, robot-based system that assesses workers' physical, cognitive, and collaborative skills.

Matthew Fujita, UTA assistant professor of biology with graduate research asssistant T.J. Firneno.

Biologist’s study of eyes to be seen internationally

Frogs may hold the answers to a biologist's questions about habitat affecting eye function and development. Matthew Fujita's research will be exhibited at two major natural history museums and will generate an interactive e-book.

The annual Powwow at UTA celebrates American Indian culture.

UTA ranked among best for Native American students

For the third consecutive year, Winds of Change magazine named UTA among the nation’s best universities for Native American, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian students to study science, technology, engineering, and math.

Dr. Weidong Zhou

Engineering Professor wins grant to build a better laser

Weidong Zhou received a five-year, $3 million grant from the High Energy Laser Joint Technology Office to develop a high-power semiconductor laser that is compact, efficient, and power-scalable.