interviewed Elten Briggs, UT Arlington associate professor of
marketing, for a story about Giving Tuesday, an effort to inspire a day
of giving to charities. It hopes to follow in Cyber Monday’s footsteps
and cash in on the fact that 65 percent of people have made donations
online. “In a way I think competing a little bit more directly may be
even more helpful than actually waiting for the leftovers,” Briggs
explained. “Now I have people making the decision actively, before
they’ve allocated all their resources for other things.” The story also
appeared on CBSDFW.com.
Reducing collge costs
The staff editorial in The Pitt News,
the student run newspaper at the University of Pittsburgh, mentioned UT
Arlington’s affordable degree plan. While noting that there is still a
long way to go in reducing college costs, the editorial said: “It’s
laudable for Texas to roll out more options for students to complete
their degrees at a lower cost..." A Washington Monthly item also mentioned UT Arlington's plan.
Green programs finding success
In an article about the success of the U.S. Green Building Council’s national sustainable landscaping guidelines, Total Landscape Care,
mentioned UT Arlington’s The Green at College Park, which has already
earned certification through the Sustainable Sites Initiative (SITES).
Meyers brings big laughs to College Park Center
published a commentary about the Nov. 19 Maverick Speakers Series with
Saturday Night Live’s Seth Meyers. The piece was written by UT Arlington
employee Antoinette Nevils.