Researchers examining group creativity
UT Arlington psychology professors Paul Paulus and Jared Kenworthy
will work with a University of Cincinnati professor on a new research
projects called "The Hunting of the Spark: A Systematic Study of Natural
Creativity in Human Networks," the website Soapbox Cincinnati reported.
The work is being funded by an Integrated NSF Support Promoting
Interdisciplinary Research and Education, also called an INSPIRE award.
"Star power" coming to campus
The International Workshop on Future Linear Colliders will draw
plenty of star power to The University of Texas at Arlington in late
October, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram's Extra Credit blog
reported. Particle physicists from around the world will attend, and
Nobel laureate Steven Weinberg will deliver a public lecture Oct.
24. Weinberg, the Jack S. Josey-Welch Foundation Chair in Science
Professor at the University of Texas at Austin, will speak on "The
Standard Model, Higgs Boson, Who cares?" at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 24.
New home for the YWCA
The YWCA Arlington Child Development Center has moved into a new home
on The University of Texas at Arlington campus, supported by funds from
Carrizo Oil & Gas of Houston, UT Arlington and the YWCA, according
to The Dallas Morning News’ Education Notes column.
The 10,400-square-foot childcare center at Davis Drive and UTA
Boulevard replaces the YWCA’s former location, a 20-year-old building on
the opposite corner of the campus.
Nursing awarded research dollars
Six distinguished nurse educators – including one from UT Arlington -
will be awarded research grants by the National League for Nursing,
facilitating investigations to advance the science of nursing education
and promote evidence-based teaching, WMBB/ABC 13
(Panama City, Fla.) and other website reported. Assistant professor
Mary Cazzell, from the UT Arlington College of Nursing, received funding
for a study called The Impact of Critical Thinking upon Clinical
Judgment During Simulation with Senior Nursing Students.