President Karbhari interviewed about Metro ArlingtonXpress
The Fort Worth Star-Telegram
quoted UT Arlington President Vistasp Karbhari in its story about the
Metro ArlingtonXpress or Max. The bus service represents the city of
Arlington’s first foray into mass transit and involves a partnership
with several entities including UT Arlington. “It will be a tool to make
this one of the greatest regions in the nation,” Karbhari said. The Dallas Morning News, Fort Worth Business Press, Houston Chronicle
and other media also reported on Max, which will connect College Park
Center with the Trinity Railway Express’ CentrePort/DFW Airport Station.
Lamas interviewed about Move-In Day
interviewed Frank Lamas, vice president of student affairs at UT
Arlington, about campus Move-In Day. “The whole idea is to get those
students connected to the University and make them feel like this new
home away from home is the place they want to be,” Lamas said. WFAA/Channel 8, KDFW/Fox 4 and KXAS/NBC 5 also reported on Move-In Day.
Developers keep eye on student housing projects
A Dallas Business Journal’s
story about developers’ interest in student housing projects noted UT
Arlington’s growing student enrollment and demand for campus housing.
Media organizations announce 2013-14 Maverick Speakers Series
CultureMap Dallas, Austin Business Journal, CBS Atlanta, Boston Globe website, CNBC.com
and several other media organizations noted the 2013-14 Maverick
Speakers Series at UT Arlington, which will include Anderson Cooper,
Sanjay Gupta, Bill Rasmussen, Jose Vargas and Nina Totenberg.
Report about natural gas driling debate in Dallas mentions UT Arlington study
In a story about the natural gas drilling debate in Dallas, CultureMap Dallas
mentioned 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.
Sasley interviewed about crisis in Egypt
Voice of America
interviewed Brent Sasley, UT Arlington assistant professor of political
science, about the Middle East peace talks and the crisis in Egypt.
Study co-authored by Price mentioned in media reports
Business News Daily and MediLexicon
reported on a study co-authored by Joshua Price, UT Arlington assistant
professor of economics, which found that financial incentives can be a
very effective tool in encouraging employees to lose weight at companies
that offer their workers those types of programs.
D Magazine report brings attention to film studies at UT Arlington
D Magazine’s Healthcare Daily
noted that the creative director at UT Dallas’s Center for Brain Health
used skills he learned while studying film at UT Arlington to turn
neuroscience into video games. The technology helps children with autism