Helping military veterans become nurses
The government has awarded UT Arlington funding to educate returning
military troops with medical experience to become civilian nurses, KDFW/Fox 4
reported. The goal is to fill a shortage of nurses around the world
with veterans who need jobs. The broadcast report included interviews
with Beth Mancini, associate dean of UT Arlington’s College of Nursing,
and nursing student Hannah McGuire. A web version of the story appeared
Renewed concerns about mental illness
KRLD/1080 AM (CBS
Radio) interviewed Norman Cobb, associate professor in the UT Arlington
School of Social Work, amid renewed concerns about the availability of
help with mental illness after last week’s deadly shooting on Capitol
Lamster: Reverchon Park should be "better appreciated"
Mark Lamster, architecture critic of The Dallas Morning News and a
professor in practice in UT Arlington's School of Architecture, wrote
a column about Dallas’ Reverchon Park for GuideLive.
He noted that the park has been restored to its 1930s grandeur and that
it should be better appreciated, but there are good reasons why it’s
State of the Arts to include COLA's Stephen Lapthisophon
KERA’s Art & Seek reported
on the season’s first installment of State of the Arts Oct. 10 at the
Dallas Museum of Art. The event is featured by the DMA and Art &
Seek, and it will feature three artists including Stephen Lapthisophon,
senior lecturer in UT Arlington’s Department of Art and Art History.
Bullying research noted
(Kansas City, Mo.) aired a KDAF/CW 33 story about anti-bullying
programs in U.S. schools that show those programs may be having opposite
of the intended effect. The piece included an interview with Seokjin
Jeong, assistant professor of criminology and criminal justice, and lead
author of the bullying study.