Grodach explains changing nature of Dallas' Fair Park
The nature of Dallas’ Fair Park is changing as museums leave, the The Dallas Morning News reported in
a piece that quoted Carl Grodach, an assistant professor in the UT
Arlington School of Urban and Public Affairs. “It’s really inwardly
focused,” Grodach said. “It’s not opening up to the community around it –
the different shops and retail and small offices and residences.”
University plays key role in Arlington's economy
Arlington Mayor Robert Cluck told KTVT/CBS 11
that UT Arlington is a big driver of the city’s economy in a live
interview about North Texas, which the Brookings Institution named one
of only three areas that has bounced back from the recession.
UT Arlington considers creating Urban Water Institute
The University of Texas at Arlington is considering creating an Urban
Water Institute to look at all the complex water issues facing the North
Texas region, including financial and environmental impacts, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram
reported. “The Urban Water Institute’s mission is really to help this
region in getting the supply of water it needs to succeed,” said
Jean-Pierre Bardet, dean of UT Arlington’s College of Engineering.
Saxe discusses possible term limits for state officials
The Fort Worth Star-Telegram
interviewed Allan Saxe, UT Arlington associate political science
professor, for a story about possible term limits for state officials.
State Rep. Lyle Larson has filed a proposal to let Texans vote on
whether to limit to 12 years the time state officials may serve in one
position. “The public would support it,” Saxe said. “But legislators
[are] not so willing to limit their own terms.”
Stars and Stripes highlights UT Arlington Research Institute in Fort Worth
Stars and Stripes
published a Fort Worth Star-Telegram column by Mike Norman that focused
on the UT Arlington Research Institute in Fort Worth. The piece said
that UTARI’s new executive director, retired Lt. Gen. Rick Lynch, plans
to increase the research spending from grants and industry partnerships
from its current $1 million a year to $100 million a year by 2022.
UT Arlington alum to receive the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers Foundation and DAYL Fellows' Award of Excellence
The Texas Lawyer blog, Tex Parte,
noted that Mark Melton, a UT Arlington alum and associate with Hunton
& Williams, will receive the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
(DAYL) Foundation and DAYL Fellows’ Award of Excellence Dec. 13 in
Dallas. Melton earned a bachelor of business administration degree in
accounting and a master’s degree in taxation from UT Arlington.
UT Arlington alumna named the 2012 Alumna of the Year by Texas Wesleyan School of Law
The Fort Worth Business Press People section
noted that Mary-Margaret Lemons, a UT Arlington alumna and senior vice
president and general counsel for OmniAmerican Bank, has been named the
2012 Alumna of the Year by Texas Wesleyan School of Law. She received
her bachelor’s degree in public relations from UT Arlington.
UT Arlington plays role in OSHA Oil & Gas Safety Conference Dec. 4-5 in Dallas
The top officials of OSHA, NIOSH, and the National Safety Council are
among the speakers scheduled to make presentations at the 2012 OSHA Oil
& Gas Safety Conference Dec. 4-5 in Dallas. This is the third in a
biennial conference series organized by The University of Texas at
Arlington Region VI OSHA Education Center, OHSonline reported.