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News Releases by Herb Booth

Media Contact Herb Booth was found in 19 news releases in the year 2008.

December 2008

  • UT System funding to spur commercialization of projects

    Friday, December 5, 2008

    The University of Texas at Arlington received $275,000 in Texas Ignition Fund money from The University of Texas System to move six engineering research projects more quickly toward commercialization and the marketplace.

November 2008

  • Exonerees to receive help at UT Arlington through Hogg Foundation

    Tuesday, November 25, 2008

    The Mental Health Policy Initiative for Texas Exonerees at the University of Texas at Arlington was awarded an $80,990 grant from the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health for its groundbreaking research of the mental health needs and lack of services for people who are exonerated after being wrongfully convicted and imprisoned in Texas.

  • Library sponsors GIS Day events

    Friday, November 14, 2008

    The University of Texas at Arlington's Central Library plays host to GIS Day on Wednesday, Nov. 19, at the library, 702 Planetarium Place. GIS stands for geographic information systems.

  • UT Arlington to help FWISD "grow" principals

    Friday, November 14, 2008

    The Fort Worth Independent School District will "grow" its own school principals through the FWISD Leadership Academy's Aspiring Principals Program. This program is a collaboration between FWISD and The University of Texas at Arlington.

  • Developers' roundtable probes planning world

    Monday, November 3, 2008

    Industry leaders will explore "The Changing Demographics of Texas" at the Second Annual Real Estate Developers' Roundtable from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20, in the auditorium (room 204) in the School of Architecture building, 601 W. Nedderman Drive.

October 2008

  • Alcon recognized for Goolsby Leadership Academy endowment

    Thursday, October 30, 2008

    The University of Texas at Arlington College of Business honored Alcon for its $250,000 gift to benefit the Goolsby Leadership Academy in the College of Business at a breakfast Oct. 30. The gift will be matched by funds from an existing endowment to establish the Alcon-Goolsby Endowed Chair in the Goolsby Leadership Academy. Alcon is a multi-billion eye-care company.

  • Genuine Texas conference aims to help companies grow

    Monday, October 27, 2008

    Genuine Texas: Strategies for Growth and Competitiveness – a conference sponsored by the Governor’s Office, El Centro College and Texas Manufacturing Assistance Centers – will be held 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20, at the Bill J. Priest Institute for Economic Development, 1402 Corinth St., in Dallas.

  • Aim to link business to potential employees, knowledge

    Thursday, October 23, 2008

    Easter Seals North Texas and the Manufacturing Association of North Texas are hosting the fourth Annual Employment Symposium at 7:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, at the Arlington Sheraton, 1500 Convention Center Drive.

  • Goolsby Scholars bring Johnson & Johnson leader to campus

    Monday, October 20, 2008

    Alan LeBlanc, an executive with Johnson & Johnson, will talk about ethical leadership with the medical company’s principles as a jumping-off point for discussion at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, in room 101 of College Hall, 503 W. Third St.

  • Money to bolster safety, well-being of children in state, tribal agencies

    Friday, October 3, 2008

    A federal agency awarded The University of Texas at Arlington School of Social Work an $8.6 million grant to help children in state and tribal welfare agencies through the establishment of a Child Welfare Technical Assistance Implementation Center.

  • Three UT Arlington social work students garner scholarships

    Thursday, October 2, 2008

    Three students at The University of Texas at Arlington School of Social Work were among the recipients of what is believed to be the first statewide program of its kind. The UT Arlington School of Social Work students receiving the scholarship are Guadalupe Arvizo of Grand Prairie, Anne R. Rivera of Corpus Christi, and Karla Salas of Dallas.

  • Kansas City Royals manager heads list of honorees

    Thursday, October 2, 2008

    Kansas City Royals Manager Trey Hillman heads the list of 10 University of Texas at Arlington graduates to be honored at 43rd Distinguished Alumni Gala at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, at the E. H. Hereford University Center, 300 W. First St.

September 2008

  • Conference focuses on making sustainability work in public/private settings

    Monday, September 29, 2008

    A luncheon discussion run by Arlington Mayor Robert Cluck, Fort Worth Mayor Mike Moncrief and Frisco Mayor Maher Maso highlight a daylong conference on sustainability issues Thursday Oct. 2.

  • Magnusson named Texas Instruments Distinguished University Chair in Nanoelectronics

    Monday, September 22, 2008

    Dr. Robert Magnusson has been appointed to the Texas Instruments Distinguished University Chair in Nanoelectronics, a $5 million endowed chair for The University of Texas at Arlington.

  • Complex to be nest of ideas, innovation, learning

    Thursday, September 18, 2008

    Officials believe the new 230,000-square-foot, $116 million Engineering Research Building will stimulate learning and fuel research to propel and solidify The University of Texas at Arlington’s placement among the nation’s top universities.

  • New laboratory to provide stage for civil engineering research, teaching

    Wednesday, September 3, 2008

    If roads, pipes and bridges have lives of their own, University of Texas at Arlington civil engineers will be better able to tell how long those structures will live – and when they might die or crumble – once the new Civil Engineering Laboratory Building opens Sept. 12. The $9.8 million, 27,000-square-foot building will become that living workshop for civil engineering students, professors and engineers from outside UT Arlington’s walls as well.

August 2008

January 2008

  • Memoir recounts love, growth when meeting the ''monster''

    Wednesday, January 23, 2008

    Rob Rummel-Hudson, communications coordinator in the UT Arlington School of Architecture, has written a love story in his first book, “Schuyler's Monster: A Father's Journey with His Wordless Daughter."