DMN guest column on Dallas Museum Tower-Nasher Sculpture Center issue cites Buckley, Gatzke
With the Museum Tower-Nasher Sculpture Center imbroglio making its way
to a resolution, many are turning their minds to how we can make sure
this kind of thing never happens again, Lee Cullum wrote in a Dallas Morning News guest column.
Cullum noted a proposed ban on buildings with more than 30 percent
reflectivity -- the suggestion of a group of architects and seconded by
Michael Buckley, director of the Center for Metropolitan Density at The
University of Texas at Arlington. Don Gatzke, dean of the UT Arlington
School of Architecture, has proposed that developers of major buildings
be required to conduct computer simulations, testing the impact on
neighbors of heat, glare, shade and wind created by high-rise structures
and their materials, the piece said.
KTVT interviews Jensen-Campbell for special program on bullying
KTVT/CBS 11 broadcast
an extended interview with Lauri Jensen-Campbell, a UT Arlington
associate professor of psychology, about child bullying. Jensen-Campbell
and her team have researched child bullying in hundreds of middle
school students. Her team discovered that the children that had been
bullied had lower levels of cortisone. Their research of younger
children who had been bullied noticed symptoms of post-traumatic stress
disorder. “The more severe the bullying or the more chronic the
bullying, the more we’re seeing them reporting symptoms associated with
PTSD and also greater symptoms of depression and anxiety.”
KENS5.com reports on UT Arlington's new Math Emporium
Antonio) published The Texas Tribune report on UT Arlington’s Math
Emporium, a 5,800-square-foot space where algebra students will spend
two-thirds of their class time working on desktop computers at their own
pace rather than sitting through traditional lectures. A chief benefit
of the model is that students are forced to work out problems themselves
and can receive instant, individualized feedback from teachers who are
available in the lab.
Strategy + Business.com reports on Zhang research of online retailers and shipping fees
Jie Zhang, a UT Arlington assistant professor of information systems and
operations management, co-authored a study on online retailers and
shipping fees, Strategy+Business.com reported.
Internet retailers strategically manipulate their base and shipping
prices, as well as delivery options they offer to customers, to maximize
profits and gain a competitive advantage, the paper finds.
UT Arlington speech professor remembered
Sondra O. Kaufman used her sharp wit and flair for the dramatic among
her family, friends and students at The University of Texas at
Arlington, but she was also passionate about her support of Jewish
causes, The Dallas Morning News
reported. She died Aug. 27 in her home. She was 83. Kaufman was a
speech professor for 25 years at UT Arlington before retiring and
focusing her time traveling the world promoting Jewish issues.
Former Arlington city councilman remembered
Former Arlington City Council member Gene Patrick died Saturday, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram and WFAA.com
reported. He was 72. He represented District 8 for four terms and had
been re-elected to a fifth term, but stepped down last November due to
health concerns. He also served on the UT Arlington Development Board.
Patrick attended UT Arlington when it was known as Arlington State
Fort Worth Star-Telegram quotes Saxe on difference third-party candidate could make in presidential election
Allan Saxe, a UT Arlington associate professor of political science, was quoted in a Fort Worth Star-Telegram
article about third-party candidates that could make a difference in
the tight presidential election. “The closer the election, the more
influence third and other parties have,” Saxe said.