Sabherwal co-authors study on overconfident CEOs
ScienceNewsline and e! Science News
published a new study co-authored by Sanjiv Sabherwal, UT Arlington
associate professor of finance/real estate, which found that
overconfident CEOs can put companies at risk. Researchers said CEOs need
to demonstrate strong leadership and good decision-making skills, but
leaders with overconfidence can involve their companies in riskier
ventures and put investors’ funds at risk. The study is published in the
Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis.
Dulaney helps launch new online Handbook of African American Texas
The Dallas Morning News columnist Norma Adams-Wade
wrote about the new online Handbook of African American Texas and the
role that UT Arlington History Chair W. Marvin Dulaney played in the
project. He helped the Texas State Historical Association launch the
project on June 19. He also wrote the lead essay and other key entries
in the handbook.
Black receives national honor
Beverly Black, professor in the School of Social Work at UT Arlington, has been chosen as the Best Reviewer for 2013 for the Journal of Social Work Education, the Council on Social Work Education website announced. Her work was noted as outstanding among 127 Journal of Social Work Education reviewers
for the past year. Editorial Advisory Board members praised Black for
the comprehensiveness and organization of her reviews and for her
exceptional ability to balance critique of an author’s work with
encouragement for improvement.
Smith discusses new film
interviewed Ya’Ke Smith, the Morgan Woodward Distinguished Professor in
the Department of Art and Art History at UT Arlington, about his new
film, Heaven. The film delves into the issue of sex trafficking. “My
goal is to challenge the mind of the audience. Film can force us to deal
with our issues and prevent us from avoiding the ugly truth. It is a
mirror, and I want to reflect the nature of who we are,” Smith said.
Cawthon discusses British monarchy and impending royal birth
The Himalayan Times (Nepal) and Puretrend.com (Paris) published a Yahoo!
story that quoted Elisabeth Cawthon, UT Arlington associate professor
of history, about baby shower etiquette and the British monarchy. Prince
William and Duchess Kate likely would make an official statement asking
subjects not to send gifts. “If they allow something, it would be to
limit a donation to charity,” Cawthon said.
Saxe analyzes Egypt's military coup
(Odessa) interviewed Allan Saxe, UT Arlington associate professor of
political science, about Egypt’s military coup. “I think what the Army
is going to say at some point, if they can regain control… is they will
announce a new constitution or amendments of the old constitution and
some kind of an election later on,” Saxe said.
MAX schedule announced
announced the new bus service schedule for Metro Arlington Express that
will launch August 19 between UT Arlington and the Trinity Railway