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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.

UTA student teaching

Social Work and Education programs receive top marks

New rankings from College Choice place UTA’s College of Education and School of Social Work among the best in the nation.

Executive MBA students

College of Business program named top in state

In their recently published rankings, CEO Magazine named the College of Business’ Executive MBA program No. 1 in Texas, No. 16 in the United States, and No. 21 among global MBA programs.

Priscilla Glenn, left, and Mayowa Olawoyin on the right

Students earn NSF fellowships to support doctoral studies

Two College of Science students—Priscilla Glenn, left, and Mayowa Olawoyin—will further their graduate education through the National Science Foundation's prestigious Graduate Research Fellowship Program for 2017.

UTA's Fablab

UTA Libraries testing makerspace effectiveness

A UTA team will identify the effectiveness of makerspaces—community-operated work spaces where people with common interests meet, socialize, and collaborate on projects—on undergraduate learning.

UTA art student Miso Kim

UTA student chosen for prestigious art program

Sophomore Miso Kim was one of only 26 students worldwide selected for Yale University's Norfolk Summer Program, the preeminent undergraduate art program in the United States.

Eugene Tseng, Richard Tran, Toby Park, Kevin Park, Yusuf Sunka, and Tony Lam. (Photo courtesy of Blizzard Entertainment)

Gaming for tuition

Five members of UTA's ESports Club won free tuition after going undefeated in 29 games in the Heroes of the Dorm video gaming tournament.