Sasley quoted in piece on U.S. involvement in the Israel-Palestine process
Brent Sasley, UT Arlington assistant professor of political science,
debated various issues related to U.S. involvement in the
Israel-Palestine process and advocacy in the U.S. Jewish community on BloggingHeads.TV. Sasley is an expert in Middle East politics.
UT Arlington partners with local businesses to provide shuttle service
Arlington mayoral candidates talked about how a pilot program supplying
residents with a shuttle to the airport might be a way for the city to
connect to regional rail, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram
reported. The League of Women Voters forum featured the mayoral and
council candidates. The pilot program partners the city with UT
Arlington and local businesses to provide the shuttle service. One
council candidate said more public transit is especially needed near the
UT Arlington campus. The Star-Telegram story also ran in Financial Tech Spotlight and Education Technology.
Alumna, Peace Corps volunteer recognized
Peace Corps volunteer Kristin Farr of Denton is working with nine
Ecuadorean women to develop a souvenir shop that will generate income
through the sale of local items and help establish the women as
community leaders, PeaceCorps.gov
reported. A portion of the funds for the business will be raised
through the Peace Corps Partnership Program (PCPP), a program that helps
support Peace Corps volunteer community projects worldwide. Farr is a
UT Arlington graduate.
Student Housing Business mentions College Park District
Jacobs Engineering Group received a Student Housing Business Innovator
award for Best Implementation of Mixed-Use for its work at UT
Arlington's College Park, Student Housing Business reported.
Monday's TEDxUTA event sold out, viewable online
Christian Genco, an SMU student, is scheduled to speak about technology at the TEDxUTA event Monday, The Dallas Morning News
reported. Genco tries to demystify computer technology by using fruit.
He connects fruit to the computer and produces musical notes by taking
bites of the fruit. Monday’s inaugural UT Arlington event is sold out,
but it can be viewed online starting at 1:50 p.m. at