UT Arlington music associate professor Dan Cavanagh was one of the artists mentioned in a Jazz Times roundup
of the best new recordings from jazz ensembles at American schools.
Cavanagh arranged a song for the Radiohead Jazz Project performed by
artists at Lawrence University. For the recording, an international team
of jazz artists arranged 12 songs by the popular band Radiohead for big
Chief to retire
University of Texas at Arlington police chief Robert Hayes is retiring in the spring, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram’s Extra Credit reported.
Chief Hayes has directed a staff of 138, including 38 sworn officers,
and managed a budget of more than $5 million. “Chief Hayes has elevated
the UT Arlington Police Department to new levels of professionalism and
excellence and has earned the respect of law enforcement colleagues
across the nation,” said John Hall, the University’s vice president for
administration and campus operations.
Solutions hard to find
The needed discussion about how to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian
conflict must include a key piece of information advocates for a
one-state solution ignore or gloss over - most Israeli Jews simply don’t
want to live in a state with millions more Palestinians, UT Arlington
political science assistant professor Brent Sasley said in a post in
the Daily Beast’s Open Zion blog.
Though current conditions are terrible, Sasley said all the evidence
indicates this would only get worse if one state was imposed on
Partnering for better health
Texas Health Resources is trying hard to expand beyond its walls and
working more closely with other community partners to improve the care
experience for individuals across North Texas, company CEO Douglas D.
Hawthorne said in a D Healthcare Daily column.
He mentioned a partnership with UT Arlington’s College of Nursing to
increase the nursing graduates as example of those efforts.
From the lab to the web
The websites Infection Control Today and LabSpaces
reported on a research collaboration that included UT Arlington
assistant biology professor Jorge Rodrigues and a team from UT
Southwestern Medical Center. The group examined the role of unique
viruses called bacteriophages in the digestive system and published a
study about the work in the Proceedings of the National Academy of
Recording Weatherford history
The Weatherford Democrat
featured a book by Brenda McClurkin, historical manuscripts archivists
at UT Arlintons Library, in a recent list of unique gift ideas.
McClurkin and Jonelle Bartoli coauthored “Weatherford: The Early Years.”