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UT Arlington In The News - Wednesday, July 17, 2013

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Wednesday, July 17, 2013

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Businessweek story on ExxonMobil pipeline rupture quotes Najafi

Bloomberg Businessweek quoted Mohammad Najafi, UT Arlington civil engineering professor and pipeline construction expert, in a story about a ruptured ExxonMobil pipeline that caused an oil spill in Arkansas earlier this year. “With proper inspection and maintenance, these catastrophic events can be prevented,” Najafi said. The story initially appeared in Inside Climate News.org.

Univision Dallas story on arrest of alleged Zeta cartel leader features interview with Rodriguez

KUVN 23/Univision Dallas interviewed John Rodriguez, UT Arlington associate professor of criminology and criminal justice, about the arrest in Mexico of Miguel “Z-40” Morales, the alleged leader of the Zeta cartel.

ThinkProgress features Sasley in piece about new EU guidelines

ThinkProgress quoted Brent Sasley, UT Arlington assistant professor of political science, in a story about new guidelines issued by the European Union that would ban funding and cooperation with Israeli organizations that operate in the occupied territories. Sasley said the guidelines are “another signal that the international community is fed up with simply noting the Israeli occupation, and is taking concrete political, economic, and legal action to try and end it.”

USA Today article featuring Cawthon quotes carried by Detroit Free Press and Greensboro television station

The Detroit Free Press and WFMY/CBS 2 (Greensboro, N.C.) carried a USA Today article about the British monarchy that quoted Elisabeth Cawthon, UT Arlington associate professor of history. Prince William and Duchess Kate are expecting their first baby soon and are expected to take an active role in raising the new royal. “Catherine seems to be a natural with children so I think they will be a couple who would want to spend a lot of time with their kids,” Cawthon said.

Dallas Morning News columnist notes UT Arlington's planned Government Procurement Conference

The Dallas Morning News business columnist Robert Miller mentioned the Government Procurement Conference that UT Arlington’s Cross Timbers Procurement Center, Small Business Development Center for Enterprise Excellence and TMAC are hosting July 25 at the Arlington Convention Center.

Fort Worth Business Press notes event to be led by Dulaney

The Fort Worth Business Press mentioned that W. Marvin Dulaney, UT Arlington History Department chair and associate professor, will lead a Western Heritage Symposium July 27 at the National Multicultural Western Heritage Museum in Fort Worth.

NBC 5 notes UT Arlington's role in sculpture trail planned for city's entertainment district

KXAS/NBC 5 reported on the sculpture trail planned for Arlington’s entertainment district. City leaders along with representatives from UT Arlington, the Arlington Convention & Visitors Bureau, the Dallas Cowboys and other departments will select the sculptures.

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