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UT Arlington In The News - Friday, April 19, 2013

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Friday, April 19, 2013

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Dias discusses West fertilizer plant explosion

WFAA/Channel 8’s noon and 10 p.m. newscasts included interviews with Rasika Dias, UT Arlington professor and chair of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, about the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas. A print version of the story also appears at WFAA.com and KVUE.com (Austin).

Dasgupta discusses West fertilizer plant explosion

Sandy Dasgupta, UT Arlington professor of chemistry and biochemistry, appeared as an in-studio live guest on KTVT/CBS 11, to discuss the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas.

Bugarin discusses West fertilizer plant explosion

Alejandro Bugarin, UT Arlington assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry, appeared as an in-studio live guest on Spanish-language station, KXTX/Telemundo Dallas, to discuss the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas.

Kepler's supernova's explosion comes into focus

NBC News blog Space.com and Yahoo! News reported on published research co-authored by Sangwook Park, UT Arlington assistant professor of physics, which found that Kepler’s supernova came from a relatively young star that was rich in metals. The story also appears at Yahoo! News Canada, Huffington Post.com and Before It’s News.com.

UTeach Arlington program noted by Dallas Morning News columnist

Dallas Morning News columnist Robert Miller noted that UT Arlington’s UTeach program, launched in 2010 with 90 freshmen, has grown to 361 students in fall 2012. The first UTeach Arlington graduates will receive their diplomas in May 2014.

Armstrong's research noted in article about DMAA

NewHope360.com noted a previously published article by Dan Armstrong, UT Arlington professor of chemistry, that argued that DMAA found in supplements had a different chemical structure than what can be naturally found in plants.

The Shorthorn called among the most exemplary college newspapers

JournalismDegree.org listed UT Arlington’s student newspaper, The Shorthorn, as number 51 of 100 exemplary college newspapers that provide the best learning experience for journalism students.