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Cancer in the Crosshairs

Researchers from a variety of disciplines at UTA are united in their efforts to defeat one of the leading causes of death in the United States.

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Reshaping North Texas

Urban planners, civil engineers, and social workers are providing cities and decision-makers with the tools and data they need to create communities where everyone can thrive.

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Upward trajectory

UTA jumped 30 spots in the Center for World University Rankings’ national standings in the four years since the list debuted.

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.

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UTA drives North Texas’ entrepreneurship ecosystem

Research, innovation, and entrepreneurship combine at UTA to produce start-up companies, patented innovations, and business collaborations that enhance the local economy.

Benjamin Jones, UTA assistant professor of Physics

Assistant professor recognized for particle research

Benjamin Jones received the Mitsuyoshi Tanaka Dissertation Award in Experimental Particle Physics, considered the most prestigious dissertation award in the field.

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Understanding Diversity Through Faith

UTA hosted a conversation about diversity with community leaders of different faiths, races, and genders to foster encouragement, understanding, and empathy.

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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.

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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.

Power Play

Power Play

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