Grant prompts new program
The University of Texas at Arlington and University of Texas at San
Antonio have paired on a program that will offer students new language
classes in Portuguese, Russian and Japanese, according to The Dallas Business Journal.
The classes are available through a $204,903 UT System grant. UT
Arlington and UTSA’s track record in the use of educational technology
to teach language weighed into the schools’ favor, system officials
Bus service on its way
The Fort Worth Transportation Authority on Monday approved bus
service to Arlington – including UT Arlington - as a two-year pilot
project and also lowered fares for college students, according the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
The T board’s action was the final approval needed for the Metropolitan
ArlingtonXpress — or MAX — which is scheduled to begin service Aug. 19.
MAX buses will run from the Trinity Railway Express’ CentrePort station
to the University of Texas at Arlington and the city’s downtown area.
The story was also featured on KTVT/CBS 11, KDFW/FOX 4 and KXAS/NBC 5.
A social graduate
Nadia Ali, a 25-year-old with a background in social media and a
bachelor’s in advertising from The University of Texas at Arlington, was
featured in a Dallas Business Journal
story about the publication’s Social Madness contest for companies.
Ali joined the sales team at RideCentric, a minority-owned chauffeur
company, last year and she created and grew the business’ audience on
Facebook and Twitter from the ground up.