UT Arlington is the right choice
UT Arlington nursing student Delonte Lynch was featured in a Dallas Morning News
special section on choosing a college. Lynch said he knew he wanted to
be a nurse, but wasn't sure where to go. UT Arlington was the right
size. "I wanted to know my professors," he said. "And there's a good mix
of students here."
Social work dean honored
Scott Ryan, dean of The University of Texas at Arlington School of
Social Work, has been named an American Council on Education fellow,
according the Dallas Business Journal's
Executive People on the Move. Dr. Ryan will spend the next academic
year working with the leadership at host universities to learn about
issues that he and UT Arlington President James D. Spaniolo will
identify this summer.
Physics professor nationally known
David Pile, senior editor of Nature Photonics,
mentioned the work of UT Arlington's Samarendra Mohanty, an assistant
physics professor, in his News and Views column in the magazine's April
issue. Pile was discussing techniques for using light to control
biological processes that were presented at SPIE Photonics West 2012
conference in January.
Scenes from 1940
Several newspapers – including The Los Angeles Times, Amarillo Globe-News and Omaha World-Herald
- featured photos from the UT Arlington library’s collection
accompanying a story from The Associated Press on the Monday release of
information from the 1940 Census. The photos show a poster encouraging
people to take part in the census, as well as scenes of 1940 from the
Fort Worth stockyards, a football game and an ice-skating pond.
Car chargers on the rise
mentioned UT Arlington’s electric car-charging stations in a story
about plans to add six stations at the University of North Texas. UTA
outgrew their original infrastructure of one charging station and had to
install two more stations due to demand.
interviewed UT Arlington student Karla Aguilar as she gathered with
others in Dallas at the Old Red Courthouse to recognize National Child
Abuse Prevention Month. A former victim of abuse, Aguilar said getting
the word out is the first step to helping more victims help
themselves. “Regardless of what you’re going through, you have to speak
up and make it happen for yourself."