Students in an MBA program at The University of Texas at Arlington
are creating business plans for some U.S. Navy patents with a goal of
moving new technology into the market, according to the Dallas Business Journal.
Students enrolled this fall at the university’s Fort Worth and Frisco
campuses will present their commercialization plans to a panel of
professors, business leaders, venture capitalists and angel investors.
The Dallas Business Journal
also profiled J.C. Chiao, Jenkins Garrett professor of electrical
engineering at The University of Texas at Arlington and recent winner of
the Tech Titan Technology Innovators Award. In addition to his UT
Arlington position, Chiao is an adjunct associate professor of internal
medicine at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. His
research achievements are multidisciplinary, covering electrical and
mechanical engineering, optics, nanotechnology, wireless technologies,
biotechnology and medicine. Resonant Sensors Inc., which was founded by
UT Arlington professor Robert Magnusson and alumna Debra Wawro in
partnership with the University in December 2004, was also a Tech Titan
finalist, the Business Journal said.
The Gallery at the University of Texas at Arlington is celebrating
its 25th anniversary with a huge exhibition of work from artists Tre
Arenz, Connie Arismendi, Frances Bagley and many more, according to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
Benito Huerta, gallery director, says the selection process included a
list of artists who had exhibited there and others "who were fairly new
on the art scene when they were originally shown here but are now making
an impact on a national level."
A Men’s Health
piece on “Five Nutrients You’re Not Getting Enough Of” mentions the
work of UT Arlington chemistry professor Purnendu (Sandy) Dasgupta. The
story said when University of Texas at Arlington researchers tested 88
samples of table salt, they found that half contained less than the
FDA-recommended amount of iodine.
Slowly, the middle child of the Metroplex, Arlington, is seeing some
unique and fun concessions settle into the old part of the city, the Dallas Observer’s City of Ate
blog reported. Obviously the sports stadiums have aided in this growth,
but record enrollment at UT Arlington is also a big factor, the