Research center gets new name, leader and mission
The University of Texas at Arlington’s Robotics Institute has a new name – The UT Arlington Research Institute, the Fort Worth Business Press
reported. The institute will be led by retired Army Lt. Gen. Rick
Lynch, who plans to strengthen the links between university research and
the commercialization of technology and innovation. A new strategic
plan calls for the Research Institute to produce $100 million annually
in research expenditures, significantly increasing its current research
and support staff.
Micropunching lithography project could yield pliable cell phone, laptops
Researchers from the University of Texas at Arlington and the University
of Wisconsin-Madison have conceptualized the design for a new laser to
facilitate on-chip optical connections promoting high speed and energy
efficiency, Photonics.com and AZO Optics.com reported.
College Park Center installs more thann 30 Meyer Sound loudspeakers
College Park Center at The University of Texas Arlington has installed a
spectacular distributed audio system featuring more than 30 Meyer Sound
reported. The 218,000 square foot venue, which hosts university sports,
concerts, speakers, commencement ceremonies, and more, anchors the
emerging 20-acre College Park District and is stimulating a
revitalization of downtown Arlington.
The Shorthorn shifts to daily digital, weekly print editions
As media consumption continually evolves, one paper is following the current and changing its format, the Tucson Weekly
reported. The University of Texas at Arlington’s student newspaper, The
Shorthorn, was a daily newspaper for over 40 years. Now, the newspaper
will make the most of technology by publishing daily on the paper’s
website and taking advantage of mobile apps for phones and iPads.
They’ll still print publications, but they will have more in-depth
features in the print issues and will only print weekly.