James Campbell Quick, a professor in the UT Arlington College of
Business' Goolsby Academy, offered expert insight into the psychological
toll on federal workers following the government shutdown and
furloughs, The Washington Post's On Leadership blog
reported. Quick holds the John and Judy Goolsby-Jacqualyn A. Fouse
Endowed Chair in the Goolsby Leadership Academy and is Distinguished
A national Associated Press story tried to explain the inexplicable in a
series of four mass killing of families that took place in Arizona, New
York Texas and South Carolina. The acts began on the final weekend of
October, which was Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Alejandro del
Carmen, chair of the UT Arlington Department of Criminology and Criminal
Justice, said it might seem as if deadly violence has increased because
the Internet and social media delivers vivid news from everywhere in
almost real time but added, "It's another week of random violence in
America." The Huffington Post, WFAA, Austin American-Statesman, San Francisco Chronicle, KHOU Channel 11 (Houston), Cleveland Plain Dealer (OH) and dozens of other media websites published the story.
Tourists land in Fort Worth, ready to kick up their heels with some
cowboys and culture, and promptly hustle over to Sundance Square Plaza,
which opens today, DFW.com reported.
Don Gatzke, UT Arlington dean of School of Architecture, says that
unlike Victory Plaza, Sundance Square seems to have the recipe for
success. “There’s a wider variety of spaces and scale of space in
Sundance Square than there is in Victory Park. They’re different
situations. Victory was new construction, trying to add an element to
the city. Fort Worth had the advantage of this being in the center of an
already intact fabric.”
Priscila Caçola, UT Arlington assistant professor of kinesiology, hit
her fundraising goals to help with research on Developmental
Coordination Disorder, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported.
Student recognized as engineering leader of tomorrow
UT Arlington's Yayu "Monica" Hew, an aerospace engineering and physics
student, was among the award winners in Penton's Aviation Week's
"Tomorrow's Engineering Leaders: The Twenty20s," WAND Channel 17 in Decatur, Ill., Fresh News, WAFB in Phoenix, Az., WCIV 4
in Charleston, S.C., and many other media outlets reported. The awards,
produced in partnership with Raytheon, recognize top engineering, math,
science and technology students.
Lamster to join panel
Mark Lamster, UT Arlington architecture professor in practice and Dallas
Morning News architecture critic, will be part of a panel discussing
Mark Birnbaum's documentary short, Pilot Grove Church, Dallas Art News reported.