A new royal
Elisabeth Cawthon, associate professor of history at UT Arlington, was interviewed this morning on KDFW/FOX 4
for a report on the birth of a son for Britain’s Prince William and his
wife, Kate. Discussing the image of the couple driving away from the
hospital Tuesday, she said: “William and Kate really do seem to be part
of a new generation of royals that like to do these things for
themselves. So, I think it’s part image crafting and it’s part reality
as well,” she said.
Get on board
Aug. 19 is the starting date for the Metro ArlingtonXpress, also known as MAX, KXAS/NBC 5
reported. The new service will run from Trinity Railway Express
CentrePort/DFW Airport Station to College Park at The University of
Texas at Arlington and cost $5. City officials are looking to add more
stops by November.
A STEM summer
The Texas Workforce Commission awarded 20 grants totaling more than
$1.5 million to Texas universities and community colleges – including UT
Arlington - for summer youth camps emphasizing science, technology,
engineering and math (STEM) disciplines, according to North Texas e-News.
Administered by TWC, the effort is part of the Governor’s Summer Merit
Program, which aims to inspire Texas youth to pursue careers in
high-demand STEM-related careers.
UT Arlington was mentioned in a WTVA/ABC9
(Tupelo, Miss.) story about a new memorandum of understanding that will
open up new collaboration between Mississippi State University and the
U.S. Army's Project Manager for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (PM UAS). UT
Arlington was named as one of six other schools that already have such