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Men's Basketball victory of the UT Longhorns

The Maverick men’s basketball team makes history

With a 72-61 victory over UT Austin, the Mavericks defeated the Longhorns for the first time ever.

Rendering of Proposed Bullet Train Passenger Stations

Student wins statewide competition for bullet train station design

A UTA graduate student in architecture has won a statewide competition for design of a Dallas high-speed rail station. Her winning design is an elevated station that traverses Dallas’ highways with parking, retail shops, and restaurants underneath.

Researchers studying the ideal physical and mental states

UTA researchers take a closer look at self-regulation

The innovative study pinpoints the ideal physical and mental states to help children and adults focus their attention and exercise self-control.

SEIR Dawn Rendering

UTA breaks ground on SEIR building

The $125 million Science and Engineering Innovation and Research building will be the signature research facility for life and health science research at UTA.

Fillia Makedon, UTA professor of Computer Science

New research helps children with learning disabilities

Led by Professor Filia Makedon, UTA researchers are using artificial intelligence to help experts assess learning difficulties and boost cognitive connections for children at a very early age.

Professor Wei Chen

UTA physicists demonstrate new potential cancer treatment

Using microwaves, the researchers were able to demonstrate a new way of targeting deeply situated tumors without damaging surrounding tissue.

researchers work in lab

Recent advancements bring UTA closer to Tier One status

UTA graduated more than 200 doctorates in the 2015-16 academic year and approached $100 million in research expenditures, both key components of Tier One recognition.

Spring 2016 Graduates

UTA awarded a record number of degrees in 2015-16

With 11,526 degrees conferred, UTA continues its rising trajectory with an 8.8 percent increase from the previous academic year.

Students walking on campus

UTA earns top ranking for low student debt

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

UTA civil engineering professor Ali Abolmaali

Researchers work to improve state highways

Dr. Ali Abolmaali and his team of UTA researchers are leading the development of sturdier, fiber-reinforced concrete pipes and new pipe protocol that could improve highways in Texas and beyond.