KERA talks to Lamster ahead of 2nd Annual David Dillon Symposium
KERA’s Art & Seek
reported that UT Arlington holds the Second Annual David Dillon
Symposium today and tomorrow. It’s named for the late architecture
critic of The Dallas Morning News. But it’ll feature the first public
appearance of the paper’s new architecture critic, Mark Lamster. He is
also a UT Arlington architecture professor in practice. Lamster spoke
with KERA 90.1 FM about his move from New York to Texas.
HHMI announces $65 million in grants for research universities
UT Arlington is among 203 research universities invited to compete for a new round of science education grants awarded by The Howard Hughes Medical Institute,
the organization’s website reported. The grants, which will total $65
million over five years, are aimed at helping research universities
improve persistence of students studying STEM disciplines and
reinvigorating introductory science courses.
Area lakes being monitored for zebra mussels
A Dallas Morning News
piece about the fight to save area lakes from zebra mussels noted that
Robert McMahon, UT Arlington professor emeritus of biology, has been
monitoring 14 North Texas lakes for zebra mussels and will expand the
list to 23 lakes this spring.
University's energy efficient programs noted on KDFW/Fox 4
In its story about students embracing Earthy Day early, KDFW/FOX 4
mentioned UT Arlington’s bike rental and car sharing programs, water
bottle filling stations and other energy efficient upgrades.