Exploring family trees
A Fort Worth Star-Telegram
report about archival research at the National Archives at Fort Worth,
the government’s second largest repository of records from the federal
Bureau of Indian Affairs, included a quote from Donna Akers, an
associate professor at UT Arlington, who teaches a course on Native
Americans. The information at the archives center is significant
because documenting first-hand accounts from older Indian relatives can
be challenging as they age. Additionally, Indian languages have been
disappearing, Akers said.
Li Zeng, a UT Arlington assistant professor of Industrial &
Manufacturing Systems Engineering, has received a $142,223 National
Science Foundation grant to develop a mathematical method of ensuring
for consistency in various manufacturing processes that produce complex
data, News Fix (Toronto) reported.
A theory on shaking
A series of recent earthquakes in northern Parker County could have
been a domino effect triggered by a single injection well, John Wickham,
a UT Arlington professor of earth and environmental sciences, told the Weatherford Democrat.
A historic day remembered
Evelyn Barker, UT Arlington Libraries director of marketing and communications, spoke live this morning to KTVT/CBS 11 about
the President John F. Kennedy photography exhibit at the UT Arlington
Central Library. Most people know how that fateful day ended in 1963,
but few know how it began, Barker said. The exhibit shows a happy first
couple visiting Fort Worth where JFK gave his last public speech.
A chance to shine
UT Arlington was mentioned in a Fort Worth Star-Telegram
story about the $276 million that the 2014 NCAA Men’s Final Four is
expected to bring to the Texas economy. Being in the national and
international spotlight again gives Arlington an opportunity to show off
assets, such as The University of Texas at Arlington and its major
employers, which could yield future economic development opportunities,
Arlington Deputy City Manager Theron Bowman said.
New law needs young people
World on Campus interviewed
Daniel Sledge, a UT Arlington assistant professor of political science,
for a story about the Affordable Care Act and young adults.
A musical force on campus
The Dallas Observer interviewed
Gunther Schuller, Pulitzer Prize winner, composer and conductor about
his work this week with ensemble students from UT Arlington and SMU as
guest artist-in-residence. TheaterJones.com also reported on Schuller’s upcoming appearances.
Kennedy's place in history
The Philadelphia Sunday Sun
(Penn.) carried an Associated Press story that quoted Allan Saxe, UT
Arlington associate professor of political science, about President John
F. Kennedy’s complex place in black history.
Bullying programs backfire?
News Fix (Toronto)
reported on a study by Seokjin Jeong, UT Arlington assistant professor
of criminology and criminal justice, that showed youth are more likely
to be bullied at schools with anti-bullying programs.
Asking for public help
UT Arlington police investigating a rash of recent robberies of
cellphones or wallets released a surveillance video on Thursday that
shows two men who match the description of robbers who stole cellphones
from women on Oct. 30, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported. A total of six robberies have been reported since Oct. 22. Four suspects were arrested after one robbery on Nov. 3.
The North Dallas Gazette
reported that Erika Pribanic-Smith, a UT Arlington assistant professor
of communication, has received a national award for her research into
how women used 19th century magazines to rally support for the
preservation of George Washington’s estate.
Interest in privately built student housing continues to boom around The University of Texas at Arlington, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported.