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Message from the President

UTA President Vistasp Karbhari issued a statement regarding comments about the University reportedly made during a recent candidate forum.

Conservation plan

UTA biologists are studying a species of lizard found in parts of Texas and northeastern Mexico to find out why the reptile’s numbers have been dwindling dramatically. The work is being supported by a two-year grant from the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department.

Competency-based learning

College of Education professors Joohi Lee and Mohan Pant are developing a competency-based online, graduate-level course that will help math teachers better learn to teach conceptual geometry.

Environmental impact

New research by Professor Kevin Schug demonstrates that groundwater quality changes alongside the expansion of horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing but also suggests that some potentially hazardous effects may dissipate over time. The results were published today in the journal "Science of the Total Environment."

University Students at the Maverick Activities Center
Dr. Koh and research team

UNBRANDED STORIES

DNA Detective

Dr. Koh is developing sensors that can detect DNA of such things as E. coli and anthrax.