The Dallas Morning News
interviewed Richard Green, former Arlington mayor and adjunct professor
in the UT Arlington School of Urban and Public Affairs, and Barbara
Becker, professor and dean of the School of Urban and Public Affairs,
about the first-ever public transportation pilot program for Arlington.
The bus service, Metro Arlington Xpress (MAX), launches today at the
southeast corner of Center Street and UTA Boulevard. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram interviewed UT Arlington students about the MAX. A different version of the story appeared in Sunday’s Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
MAX report includes UT Arlington adjunct professor
KDFW/Fox 4, WFAA/Channel 8 and other local television and radio stations reported on the transportation pilot project. WFAA’s Sunday 10 p.m.
report included an interview with former Arlington mayor Richard Green,
who is now an adjunct professor in the UT Arlington School of Urban and
Six hundred volunteers will help thousands of students move into their
new residence halls or campus apartments at UT Arlington today where it
is Move-In Day, KXAS/NBC 5 reported. The University will also host a cookout for the students and their parents later today.
Maverick Speakers Series
Five distinguished speakers who range from a noted neurosurgeon to a CNN
anchor are scheduled as participants in The University of Texas at
Arlington’s 2013-14 speaker series, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported.
The Maverick Speakers Series opens Sept. 24 at Texas Hall with a
lecture by immigration rights activist and Pulitzer Prize-winning
journalist Jose Vargas. The event is free and open to the public.
Semingson included in USA Today magazine feature
The USA Today Guide to Kids' Health magazine
extensively quoted Peggy Semingson, UT Arlington assistant professor of
curriculum and instruction. In a feature about ways that families can
stick to a homework routine, Semingson said, "Schedule it on your
calendar or phone," as you would any important appointment that must be
kept. The summer/fall 2013 magazine goes on sale Tuesday, Aug. 20 at
newsstands nationwide. It will also be available through the USA Today website in the premium publications section.
Cacola's research highlighted in Fort Worth Star-Telegram
The Fort Worth Star-Telegram
reported that Priscila Caçola, UT Arlington assistant professor of
kinesiology, is the only Developmental Coordination Disorder researcher
in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. She has developed an approach to dealing
with DCD by bringing children with the disorder together to her “Little Mavs Movement Academy” where they can participate in uniquely designed labs. To support her project, she is using Microryza, a crowd-funding platform where researchers can collect money for their projects.
Work by Poster and Mancini noted in EDUCAUSE Review
EDUCAUSE Review published
a case study about online education access for nurses, which was
written by past UT Arlington College of Nursing Dean Elizabeth Poster,
Associate Dean and Professor Beth Mancini, and Darab Ganji of Academic
Partnerships. AP partnered with UT Arlington to offer its online
Urban Gas Drilling
Uncommon Thought Journal
reported on a study by researchers at UT Arlington that found elevated
levels of arsenic and other heavy metals in groundwater near natural gas
fracking sites in Texas’s Barnett Shale. The piece originally appeared
and included an interview with Brian Fontenot, a UT Arlington graduate
with a doctorate in quantitative biology and lead on the new study.
Dallas Business Journal puts spotlight on Armstrong
The Dallas Business Journal Executive People on the Move noted
that Daniel Armstrong, UT Arlington professor of chemistry and the
Robert A. Welch Chair in Chemistry, has been named to the American
Chemical Society's 2013 Class of Fellows for his innovative achievements
in the lab as well as his effective, engaging outreach projects.
Shape magazine mentions UT Arlington study
magazine referenced a 2006 study by Michigan and UT Arlington
researchers in a recent article about popular fitness programs. The
study found that a six-week plyometric (jumping) regimen improved
athletes’ agility compared to those who stayed flat-footed.
Casper study noted in PsychCentral
reported on a study conducted by Wendy Casper, UT Arlington assistant
professor of management, that found that being single may have an
unintended effect on a person’s work hours, job duties and