UT Arlington program helps veterans make transition from military to college life
reported on efforts at UT Arlington to help veterans transition from
military to college life. A series of student veteran workshops cover
such topics as how to manage time, study and correctly take notes. "In
college, they're really responsible for creating that self-rhythm;
they're really responsible for their education for the first time in
their lives," said Dawn Remmers, executive director of University
College, the department that handles various student support programs.
The report also appeared at NBCDFW.com.
UT Arlington professors to help make Higgs-search technology available
noted that UT Arlington is partnering with the U.S. Department of
Energy’s Brookhaven and Argonne national laboratories to develop a
universal version of PanDA, a workload management system built to
process huge volumes of data from experiments at the Large Hadron
Collider in Geneva, Switzerland. The new project will bolster science
and engineering research that relies on "big data," a priority recently
promoted by The White House. The U.S. Department of Energy's Office of
Advanced Scientific Computing Research has awarded a combined $1.7
million to Brookhaven and UT Arlington to fund the PanDA work over the
next three years.
Award highlights Romero-Ortega's bioengineering research
The Fort Worth Business Press
People section reported that the Metroplex Technology Business Council
has named Mario Romero-Ortega, a UT Arlington bioengineering associate
professor and specialist in neural regeneration, as a 2012 Tech Titan in
the Technology Innovator category. The awards recognize outstanding
technology companies and North Texas individuals who have made
significant contributions to their industries during the past year.
Ozdil, architecture students to lead Winnetka Heights project
Winnetka Heights.org reported
that its neighborhood association has partnered with the Program in
Landscape Architecture and the Center for Metropolitan Density in the UT
Arlington School of Architecture as part of its Green Winnetka
initiative. Taner R. Ozdil, assistant professor of architecture, will
lead students to help Winnetka Heights residents re-envision the North
Oak Cliff neighborhood’s parks, open spaces, streetscapes and
neighborhood entrances and points of connection.
Agger quoted in The Christian Science Monitor
The Christian Science Monitor
quoted Ben Agger, UT Arlington sociology professor and director of the
Center for Theory, in a story about a ’60 Minutes’ interview with Mark
Owen, author of "No Easy Day," a book about the raid that killed Osama
bin Laden. The Christian Science Monitor also quoted Agger about Katie Couric's television news career.