reported that Dallas mayor Mike Rawlings has asked the new Dallas Omni
Hotel to take action on a privacy issue. WFAA/Channel 8 reported Monday
that views into the restrooms of the corner suites at the hotel leave
some guests exposed. Don Gatzke, dean of the UT Arlington School of
Architecture, reviewed WFAA’s video. He believes the corner suite’s
specific design and other factors might be causing the problem.
UT Arlington's recognizable SITE
The Sustainable Sites Initiative, or SITES, has certified the first
three projects under its four-star system for rating the sustainable
design, construction and maintenance of built landscapes. UT Arlington’s
The Green at College Park is among the first to be recognized for
sustainable land practices, the Engineering News-Record reported.
International Model NATO Conference
UT Arlington students are among young minds from top universities in the
U.S. and around the world gathering in Washington this weekend for the
2012 International Model NATO Conference, American Security Project.org
reported. The goal of the conference is to engage young minds in
debate, increase awareness about the role of NATO and the issues it
faces, and provide a forum to collaborate and network.
Hottest team in the country
KXAS/NBC 5 called UT Arlington’s Mavericks the hottest team in the country after the men’s basketball team got their 16th straight win.
More applause for new arena
Arlington's new multi-purpose arena, College Park Center, will host its
first boxing event Friday night in front of the nation, as ESPN will
televise the event, Examiner.com
reported. The state-of-the-art arena is on the campus of The University
of Texas at Arlington. "It's the finest arena for its size in the
country," said event coordinator Lester Bedford.