Scientists, public looking for answers on quakes
Pamela Jansma, dean of the UT Arlington College of Science, was interviewed for a KTVT/CBS 11
story on a recent rash of small earthquakes in Johnson County. Jansma
said that while scientists are interested in examining a possible
relationship between natural gas exploration and the quakes, no
definitive research has been completed.
Tobacco-free campuses spreading
UT Arlington was featured in a KDAF/CW33
report on the growing number of colleges and universities that have
gone tobacco free. University of North Texas officials are considering
joining UT Arlington as a tobacco-free campus.
New course taught by professor and industry professionals
Four of the most respected experts in the field of concrete pipe will
lead a new course at The University of Texas at Arlington this summer, Storm Water Solutions
magazine reported. “Structural Design of Concrete Gravity/Pressure
Pipes” has been added to the curriculum of the College of Engineering.
Professor Ali Abolmaali, Tseng Huang Endowed Professor of Structural
Engineering and Applied Mechanics at the university, will be assisted by
three leading experts from the North American concrete pipe industry.