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Diversity in education

A UTA assistant professor of educational leadership and policy studies explores the academic and interpersonal experiences of Latinos at HBCUs. The research was published recently in The Journal of Higher Education.

Cooperative control

A UTA aerospace engineer has received an Air Force Research Laboratory grant to create an algorithm that will allow cooperative control of multiple spacecraft. The research ultimately could be used on any unmanned platform.

Health science focus

The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas has awarded UTA an $823,067 grant to recruit star cell biology researcher Mark Pellegrino from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York. Pellegrino will join the UTA as an assistant biology professor in August.

Protecting biodiversity

A UTA biologist has shown that environmental favorability and tolerance of stress drives the disparity between common and rare species in freshwaters. The research was published recently in the leading journal "The American Naturalist."