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Friday, June 7, 2013

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Research led by Kinesiology's Resch highlighted in health media

Newly published research from an international team featuring Jacob Resch, UT Arlington assistant professor of kinesiology, has reaffirmed questions about portions of the popular computerized concussion assessment tool ImPACT, Medical News Today and MediLexicon reported.

Dallas Business Journal recognizes head of UT Arlington's English Language Institute

The Dallas Business Journal Executive People on the Move recognized Keith Maurice, director of the English Language Institute at UT Arlington, for his election as vice president to the board of the University and College Intensive English Program. Next May, Maurice becomes president of the national organization.

Fort Worth Star-Telegram editorial: Arlington needs vision to move MAX buses into realistic transit future

A Fort Worth Star-Telegram editorial about a bus service planned for Arlington mentioned UT Arlington. The two-year pilot project will be funded jointly by the city ($350,000 a year), UT Arlington ($230,000 a year) and Arlington business community through the Arlington Chamber of Commerce ($120,000 a year). Riders will pay $5, which includes train fare. “As Arlington’s transportation vision moves forward, a more-realistic funding scenario will have to be developed,” the editorial said.

Leader at UT Arlington Archosaur site remembered

The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported that Derek Main, the energetic director of a massive North Arlington fossil dig site who led legions on hunts for prehistoric creatures, died Tuesday, less than a month after graduating with his doctorate from The University of Texas at Arlington.  “Derek was passionate about science. He lived it every day. That’s why I felt that he would be a good Ph.D. candidate,” said Chris Scotese, an earth and environmental science professor who retired from UT Arlington in 2011. Scotese advised Main on his doctoral dissertation.

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