Biomask aims to improve burn treatment outcomes
It’s estimated that 85 percent of injuries to our armed forces in the field cause damage to the extremities or the face, the Atlantic
reported. A new project called Biomask, a collaboration between
engineers at The University of Texas at Arlington; Northwestern
University regenerative medicine specialists; leaders in burn treatment
at Brooke Army Medical Center; and Army Institute of Surgical Research
consultants seek to improve burn treatment outcomes with the latest in
medical electronics and regenerative medicine. KIAH-TV Houston’s website, 39online.com, published the broadcast report on the Biomask produced by KDAF/CW 33.
College of Nursing helping to make dreams come true
The University of Texas at Arlington College of Nursing begins a second
decade of celebrating scholarship donors at the 11th edition of the
Dream Makers Scholarship Luncheon on March 5 at the E.H. Hereford
University Center Bluebonnet Ballroom, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported. Elizabeth Poster, dean
of the college, makes sure that donors can connect with students
receiving scholarships by seating them together during the luncheon.
Contributors always leave this event on a high note after getting
acquainted with the students and learning firsthand about their career
plans. “The College of Nursing has been stepping up to the plate to
offer practicing nurses new career options based on education such as a
BSN for those with associate degrees as well as master’s and doctoral
degrees,” Poster said.
UT Arlington among nation's top universities partnering with African universities
Diverse: Issues in Higher Education magazine
extensively quoted Alusine Jalloh, associate professor of history and
founding director of the Africa Program at UT Arlington, in a story that
focused on U.S. institutions of higher education that partner with
African universities. UT Arlington established a social work program at
Fourah Bay University in Sierra Leone. “All the major universities in
the U.S. that I know of have some collaboration with Africa from an
academic point of view,” Jalloh said. “Africa is an emerging market in
the global economy. I think it would be foolhardy for us to ignore a
whole continent like Africa in our international outreach efforts.” The
article also featured: Dartmouth University’s medical school, Michigan
State University, Oklahoma State University, Indiana University, Ohio
Wesleyan University and the University of Massachusetts Medical School.
Unmanned Aerial Surveillance Consortium
The Unmanned Aerial Surveillance Consortium, an effort spearheaded by 15
corporate and government partners including the city of Arlington and
The University of Texas at Arlington, will be formally launched Feb. 27,
the Fort Worth Star-Telegram Sky Talk blog
reported. The effort is an outgrowth of the Arlington Police
Department’s recent efforts to explore the use of unmanned aerial
vehicles over densely populated urban areas.
Dallas Business Journal Q&A
The Dallas Business Journal’s Q&A
focused on Deborreh Wallace, customer relations manager for the Texas
Manufacturing Assistance Center, or TMAC, which is housed in The
University of Texas at Arlington College of Engineering. Wallace is also
chairwoman of the Manufacturers Association of North Texas.
Army ROTC Hall of Honor
Lt. Col. Barbara Vogl, U.S. Army (Retired) was one of three
distinguished alumni inducted in to The University of Texas at
Arlington, in the Army ROTC Hall of Honor on Feb. 11 before more than
250 attendees, including three general officers, The Gilmer Mirror
reported. Lt. Col. Vogl was the first woman graduated from then
Arlington State College to be commissioned as an Army officer. The Hall
of Honor ceremonies were part of UT Arlington’s homecoming week.