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Tiny Package, Big Impact

Incredibly tiny windmills may be the next significant innovation in clean energy. Smitha Rao, above, and J.-C. Chiao designed tiny

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A trip from North Texas to San Antonio requires buying pricey airline tickets or spending five hours in your

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Unlikely Ascent

The irony was unmistakable as Mike Dolabi dined at a posh restaurant near the top of a Dallas high-rise in


Message from the Editor

An international thread connects many of the articles in this issue. About 3,200 students from other countries

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Bright Futures

An agreement between UT Arlington and the Arlington Independent School District brings the dream of

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Air Time

The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International projects that the unmanned

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When Stephanie Duncan helps a child with severe burns or a man with a large tumor

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Crash Course

ASTR 1445/46 When the sun goes down, the sky turns into a spectacle of lights. But can you tell

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A Legacy of Leaders

Combining artistry with business acumen can be difficult, but alumna Danielle Georgiou has fused the two with the grace of

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Mixing Medicine and Media

Do something that frightens you every day. That was among the advice Dr. Sanjay Gupta

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INTERNATIONAL AID Often isolated and lacking the love and resources to be successful adults, Russian orphans are at a

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Young Scientists

Devin Doyel graduated from Arlington’s Martin High School last year with a set of high-tech skills most people will

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The Metro Arlington Xpress continues to make travel more convenient for the UTA community

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Points Man

Senior guard Reger Dowell spent only one season at UT Arlington, but the Oklahoma State transfer made it count

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A reception in March before Dr. Gupta’s Maverick Speakers Series lecture

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Men’s Track Captures Indoor Sun Belt Title

The men’s indoor track and field team delivered a record-setting performance

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Broad Impact

He jokes that he can’t say no, but the real reason behind Tarrant County Judge Glen Whitley’s tireless public

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Clean Energy

Chemistry Professor Fred MacDonnell and physics Professor Qiming Zhang are among 101 researchers

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Noted Researcher Leads New Digital Learning Lab

Internationally known digital learning expert George Siemens has joined UT Arlington

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Better Business

Want to increase your customer base? Increase your employee diversity. That’s the conclusion of

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Using Technology to Improve Transportation

Rush-hour traffic has confounded commuters for decades. And realistic

GivingCollege of Business

Every semester for 11 years, Mary Earle Aucutt attended night classes at UT Arlington to earn

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Movin’ Forward

The loss still stings, but Movin’ Mavs head coach Doug Garner has shifted his focus to next season

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With the obstacles he has overcome, you’d think Clayton Vaughn was a hurdler. Instead, he’s one of

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Senior middle blocker Charmaine Whitmore led the nation in blocks per set last season

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Strong growth in the College of Engineering and sustained demand for College of Nursing programs

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Attending a Homecoming reception in the College Park District last fall were former athletes Jennifer Cross

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Award-winning journalist Anderson Cooper captivated a College Park Center audience this spring

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Alumnus Carlos Donjuan was a kid when he first heard the term “illegal alien,” and its meaning

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Study Sheds Light on Malaria Epidemic

Looking to the past may help scientists better understand a potentially deadly

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Best-Laid Plans

When it comes to bullying, ignorance may in fact be bliss. A recent study by researcher Seokjin Jeong

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Difference Maker

Like many UT Arlington students, alumnus Ron Cates was the first in his family to attend college. He graduated

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Novel Approach

The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) claimed four more UT Arlington faculty members

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The surprise Ignacio Ruiz-Pérez felt when he learned he’d won a coveted international poetry award

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Distinguished Veterans Named to Hall of Honor

Stan Thompson, Susan Tillotson, and Martin Woodruff are the 2014 inductees

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Physics Assistant Professor Yue Deng has received a NASA grant to study how space weather

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Aaron, Thompson Honored for Excellence

Alumna Terry Aaron has a passion for helping students succeed

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Physics Professor Ping Liu has been named a fellow of the American Physical Society

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Through her Celebrate With a Princess business, junior finance major Lauren McCall entertains children

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Tuned In

Despite the widespread movement from CDs and record stores to MP3s and iTunes, record companies



An aardvark as UT Arlington’s mascot. It could’ve happened. Maybe. The story begins almost a century ago. From 1917, when

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Endowment Surpasses $100 Million Milestone

Billy Flores joined the Coast Guard less than a year before his cutter

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Winning Code

For the second year in a row, a team of UT Arlington undergraduate engineering students

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Fitting Tribute

The Vought Aircraft Heritage Foundation has established the Chance Vought Engineering and

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Renowned Scholar Named Nursing Dean

Anne Bavier believes the College of Nursing is poised to reach new heights in research and

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iRehab Tool Promises Individual Treatment

A multidisciplinary team of researchers is developing technology that can

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Architectural historian Kathryn Holliday was among the experts quoted in a New York Times story