Physical resume still relevant
Linda Wilson, director of UT Arlington's Career Center, discussed methods for getting your resume noticed – including using action verbs and including clear professional accomplishments - on WFAA/ABC 8's Good Morning Texas Wednesday. Even in today’s digital world, “the physical resume is still relevant,” she said. Her tips were also featured on the station’s website.
UT Arlington assistant professor of biology Todd Castoe was featured in a Science
story on evidence other researchers found of convergent evolution
between bats and dolphins - wherein very distantly related organisms
wind up looking alike or having similar skills and traits. “I’m pretty
convinced they are finding something real, and it’s really exciting
[and] pretty important,” said Castoe.
Growing Christian films
Several media outlets across the U.S., including HispanicBusiness.com, The Kansas City Star and The Sacramento Bee,
featured a story in which UT Arlington assistant professor of art and
art history Ya’Ke Smith talked about the growing number of Christian
filmmakers shooting their movies in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex.
“Faith-based companies can directly tap into that audience because [the
audience] is here,” said Smith, noting the presence of mega-churches and
pastors like T. D. Jakes. The story originally ran in the Fort Worth
A team of University of Texas at Arlington biologists working with
the U.S. Geological Survey has found that watershed wetlands can serve
as a natural source for the improvement of streams polluted by acid
rain, the website Science Newsline
reported. The group was led by associate professor of biology Sophia
Passy. Their work appeared in the September issue of the journal Global Change Biology.
Triumph on the court
Logan Shaw, a UT Arlington student and a member of the Movin’ Mavs
wheelchair basketball team, was featured in the fall 2013 issue of Leaders in Care
(page 5), a magazine published by Shriners Hospitals for Children.
Shaw, who suffered a spinal cord injury at 13, said: “You must stay
positive and understand that people [with disabilities] can do anything
that able-bodied individuals can.”
Allan Saxe, UT Arlington associate professor of political science, was quoted in a Dallas Morning News
story about Republicans running for state jobs uniting against a San
Antonio measure to prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation
and gender identity. “It’s a big election year. Abortion is in the air.
And gay rights is another big one,” he said.