Focus on Faculty is a Speakers' Series for UT Arlington faculty, begun during 2002-2003 to provide a forum for outstanding faculty to share their research and achievements with students, faculty and staff of this campus and with the citizens of Arlington. Speakers are invited who have received major awards for research, teaching or service. Every school and college is represented in a two-year cycle.

Six speakers are scheduled each year. Light refreshments are served. Focus on Faculty events are free and open to the public.

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  • WOLF : a case study in the making of a feature film 

    Smith, Ya'Ke (University of Texas at Arlington Library, 2012-03-27)
    WOLF tells the story of a family that is shaken to the core when they discover that their son has been molested. As they struggle to deal with the betrayal, their son heads towards a total mental collapse because of his ...
  • Can virtual-patients teach student nurses about pediatric respiratory diseases? 

    LeFlore, Judy (University of Texas at Arlington Library, 2012-03-27)
    Improving education while maintaining cost effectiveness, accessing more students, facilitating their success, and educating a new generation of students demands new approaches to higher education. Members of this new ...
  • Integrity first : West Point and John Goolsby 

    Quick, James Campbell (2012-01-30)
    “Character” is a defining feature of West Point and of John Goolsby. The current West Point-Goolsby exchange began in 2007 and evolved into the collaboration of 2011. We found it a challenge to define and measure character, ...
  • Alternate energies: nuclear and beyond 

    Ray, Asok (University of Texas at Arlington Library, 2012-01-30)
    The University of Texas at Arlington supercomputing facilities and the Texas Advanced Computing Centre at Austin are conducting simulations to test the atomic level behavoir of uranium, plutonium, and other radioactive ...
  • The Mexican struggle for independence from Spain, 1810-1821 

    Richmond, Douglas (University of Texas at Arlington Library, 2012-01-30)
    Just as patriots in the United States, Mexican rebels initially sought local autonomy rather than independence. After two priests initiated regional insurrections, the war for independence often became local conflicts ...
  • Covers, Titles, and Tables 

    Roemer, Kenneth M.; Shaffer, Bethany; Jacobs, Lori (University of Texas at Arlington Library, 2011-02-23)
    The "canon wars" of the 1980s and 1990s spilled over into highly publicized political debates about what types of literature should "represent" Americans and what is the "best" of our literature and culture. Unfortunately, ...