UT Arlington Receives Record $7.5 Million For Scientific Research | KERA News

UT Arlington Receives Record $7.5 Million For Scientific Research

Feb 28, 2013

The University of Texas at Arlington has received the largest philanthropic gift in its history- $7.5 million to install equipment designed for advanced scientific research.

The donation comes from Shimadzu Scientific Instruments, a Japanese firm that manufactures equipment for medical diagnostics, aerospace and industrial analytics.

UTA President James Spaniolo says the new Shimadzu Institute for Research Technologies will help make North Texas “a new hub of scientific discovery.”