Lending Securities: Which mutual funds do it best?
mentioned new research by John Adams, UT Arlington assistant professor
of finance/real estate, in an article about mutual funds. The research
found that the boards of directors of mutual funds serve a valuable role
when those mutual funds have securities-lending operations. The
research involved faculty from Virginia Tech and the University of
Colorado at Denver.
UT Arlington Library among 800 libraries and universities nationwide to receive NEH grant to help bring about better understanding of Muslim culture
The Dallas Morning News columnist Deborah Fleck noted
that UT Arlington is among more than 800 libraries and universities
nationwide that received the Muslim Journeys Building Bridges Bookshelf.
Developed by the National Endowment for the Humanities, the program
will bring books, films and access to Oxford Islamic Studies Online to
UT Arlington for one year.
Weather radar system touted
The Cleburne Times-Review
noted that the first of the new weather radar system called CASA –
Collaborative Adaptive Sensing of the Atmosphere -- in the Metroplex was
installed at The University of Texas at Arlington last October.
Arlington rejects transit plan
Arlington officials say they have no plans to join the Dallas Area Rapid
Transit agency as part of its effort to launch a pilot bus service from
CentrePort to The University of Texas at Arlington next year, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported.
Center for Greater Southwestern Studies hosts "Contested Empire: Rethinking the Texas Revolution"
UT Arlington today will host five visiting lecturers who will discuss the “Contested Empire: Rethinking the Texas Revolution,” ArlingtonVoice.com
reported. The symposium will be part of the 48th annual Walter Prescott
Webb Memorial Lecture Series and is presented by the UT Arlington
Department of History in collaboration with the University’s Center for
Greater Southwestern Studies.