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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.

Nurse practicing on a manikin

UTA addressing national nursing shortage

Read about the College of Nursing and Health Innovation’s efforts to bring the number of nurses in Texas and the nation back to a healthy level in the 2017 issue of UTA Health Magazine.

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.

Students building tiny houses on the UTA campuswatch video

CAPPA students receive hands-on experience with micro living

Students from the College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs are building tiny houses on the west side of the UTA campus for their senior design projects.

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.

Robert J.  Gatchel, Distinguished Professor of Psychology

Psychology professor honored for tackling stressful issues

After studying chronic stress and pain for forty years, psychology Professor Robert J. Gatchel is being honored with a life achievement award by the American Psychological Foundation. Gatchel oversees UTA's Center of Excellence for the Study of Health and Chronic Illnesses.

Professor Perena Gouma holding a flu detecting hand held monitorwatch video

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.

student researchers working in lab

New programs support undergraduate research

UTA has developed three new programs that allow undergraduates to work in research, including one that enables students to use their federal work-study hours.