Targeting cancer cells without typical side effects using new ruthenium complexes
A team of UT Arlington researchers has identified two ruthenium-based
complexes they believe could pave the way for treatments that control
cancer cell growth more effectively and are less toxic for patients than
current chemotherapies, YourCancer.info reported.
Fred MacDonnell, UT Arlington professor of chemistry and biochemistry,
has been researching a new generation of metal-based antitumor agents
along with a team from the City of Hope Comprehensive Center in Duarte,
Calif. Their aim is to find new therapies to complement widely used
Bateman provides history lesson behind Independence Day
KLIF 570 Radio
interviewed Oliver Bateman, a UT Arlington assistant professor of
history, about Independence Day and some of the inaccuracies and myths
associated with the nation's birthday.
Hunter weighs in on money matters for college students
Shakeela Hunter, director of the UT Arlington Student Money Management
Center, said college students shouldn't obtain credit cards in college, U.S. News & World Report, Yahoo!Finance
and many other media outlets reported. Hunter's comments were part of
an advice column on college student finance. "Continue to budget
expenses while in college, save for emergencies and do not obtain or use
credit cards while in college," Hunter said. "You don't need to build
credit while in college."
Texas officials try to slow zebra mussel migration
Texas officials are trying to slow the zebra mussel migration into other
lakes and waterways, The Associated Press reported in the Houston Chronicle, KTVT CBS 11, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, the Albuquerque Journal
and many other media outlets. "It's big-time money," said Bob McMahon, a
UT Arlington biologist who developed monitoring and risk assessment
programs for the mussel with funding from by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife
Service. "It's by far the most costly aquatic freshwater invasive
species that's ever been introduced into United States waters." McMahon
was quoted in a similar story in the Plano Star-Courier.
Artists to present Oak Cliff mural plans, talk with prospective volunteers at public meeting July 12
Carlos Donjuan and fellow members of the Sour Grapes art collective will
be getting colorfully creative this summer on the Jefferson Boulevard
bridge, The Dallas Morning News Oak Cliff blog
reported. Donjuan was selected for the city-funded public art project.
Artists will present Oak Cliff mural plans and talk with prospective
volunteers at a public meeting 7 p.m. July 12 at the Oak Cliff Cultural
Center, 223 W. Jefferson Blvd. Donjuan is a UT Arlington adjunct assistant
professor of art and art history.
So What’s Video, Anyway?
So What's Video, Anyway? was the topic of Bart Weiss' guest column in KERA's Art & Seek.
Weiss is artistic director of VideoFest and an associate professor of
film at UT Arlington. Video is all electronic moving imagery, Weiss says
in the column.
Arlington Fourth of July Parade winners
The UT Arlington float placed third in the professionally built category in the Arlington Fourth of July parade, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported.