New mayor's first 100 days
KTVT/CBS 11 interviewed Allan Saxe, UT Arlington associate professor of political science, about Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price’s first 100 days in office. “She has a lot of energy, she has a keen understanding of the budget and fiscal problems,” Saxe said.
Working to connect more minorities with geosciences
UT Arlington and Tarrant County College received a $200,000 grant to help encourage more students from underrepresented groups to consider majoring in the geosciences, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram’s Extra credit blog reported. The two institutions are working to establish an easy transfer process.
Native American observance expanded
Indian Country Today Media Network.com reported that UT Arlington has expanded its commitment to observing and celebrating American Indian history and culture.
Carrizo Oil & Gas announces 3Q 2011 financial results
iStockAnalyst.com reported that during the third quarter of 2011, Carrizo Oil & Gas contributed $1.1 million in common stock to the Child Development Center at The University of Texas at Arlington, where it is producing natural gas from a number of wells in the Barnett Shale play.