Grodach explains commuting situation in Dallas County
The Dallas Morning News
quoted Carl Grodach, associate professor in the UT Arlington School of
Urban and Public Affairs, in a story that examined census numbers and
commuters in Dallas County. “Most places are polycentric – they have
multiple job centers,” Grodach said. “To me, the surprising thing is
that the reverse commute [from Dallas County] is so much smaller. You
have places like Frisco, Plano, building up their own job centers. And
Dallas is always concerned that these other places are stealing jobs
Transit service discussed
MyFoxDFW.com, WFAA.com and NBCDFW.com
reported that Arlington officials plan to try a pilot program of
providing bus service from UT Arlington to the Trinity Express
Centreport DFW station just south of DFW Airport. The bus service is a
small step in a potentially bigger plan to ultimately integrate
Arlington and other North Texas cities into DART.
Forbes names UT Arlington alum to its list of billionaires
The 2013 Forbes Billionaires list includes 50 Texas billionaires,
including Kelcy Warren, 57, who earned a bachelor’s degree from UT
Arlington. Overall, he is 527th on the list with a net worth of $2.7
billion, CityBizList.com reported.
English lecturer's work cited by Library of Congress
A dissertation by Toni Holland, lecturer and doctoral graduate in the UT Arlington Department of English, was selected by The Library of Congress Web Guide as a reference on U.S. Poets Laureate. Holland is a former Fulbright scholar and studied poets laureate in the U.S. and Canada.