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June 25, 2015  •  Alumni E-Newsletter Archive

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The University of Texas at Arlington
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Dear UT Arlington alumni,

Here are highlights of some of the wonderful things going on at your alma mater over the summer. Please let us know what you are interested in hearing about and take a look at the stories below. Go Mavs!

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. Jazz exchange in Paradise! .

Jazz exchange in Paradise!

Honolulu TV station KITV/ABC 4 showcased UT Arlington Jazz Orchestra students at the Hawaii Jazz Exchange, building relationships beyond borders and growing students’ passions. KITV interviewed director Tim Ishii and Curtis Abe, Jazz Band Director for ‘Iolani School. See extended interview and UT Arlington jazz combo performance at KITV.com.

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. Alumna's artistic workspace .

Alumna’s artistic workspace

The New York Times profiled insurance giant Aflac’s President of U.S. Operations Teresa L. White and her collection of elephant sculptures and photos, a symbol of good luck for members of the Delta Sigma Theta sorority. White was a business administration student at UT Arlington.

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. Our races, ourselves - Who are we? .

Our races, ourselves – Who are we?

What does it mean to identify as a particular race? And when will we see racial equity? These questions have captivated the country in the wake of Rachel Dolezal stepping down as head of the Spokane, Washington NAACP and the recent shooting tragedy in a Charleston, South Carolina church. Dallas NPR affiliate KERA 90.1 FM conversed with Jason Shelton, UT Arlington associate professor of sociology and anthropology, on the topic during the noon talk show Think.

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. National Nursing leader a UTA grad! .

National Nursing leader a UTA grad!

Dr. Cindy Cooke has been named the new president of the board of directors for the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, AL.com reported. Cooke received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from The University of Texas at Arlington.

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To tell us what you’d like to know more about from UT Arlington, contact utacommunications@uta.edu or the Office of Alumni Relations.

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