Still going strong
After the Iran deal, the United States and Israel will cooperate, not
clash, Brent Sasley, a UT Arlington assistant professor of political
science, wrote in a Foreign Affairs guest column.
HHS funding for nurse faculty loan program
UT Arlington will receive $89,742 for its nurse faculty loan program, D Magazine's Health Care Daily
reported. The Department of Health and Human Services funded $338,000
to North Texas institutions out of a $55 million nationwide.
The 2014 vote
The 2014 ballots for March 4 Texas Democrat and Republican primaries were completed Monday, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram
reported. UT Arlington associate professor of political science Allan
Saxe said overall, 2014 will be “a bit more competitive, but no real
changes locally. Perhaps in the next election cycle, but not now."
UT Arlington Architecture Dean Don Gatzke co-hosted the 2013 Topping Out Awards recently, The Dallas Morning News
reported. UT Arlington graduate and distinguished alumni Ralph Hawkins,
chief executive of HKS Inc., came up with the idea of Topping Out, a
program that honors outstanding built environments in Dallas-Fort Worth.
A development group formed by Ryan Dodson of Dodson Development, Alan
Petsche and Victor Erwin have bought a former auto dealership for a
mixed-use redevelopment project near The University of Texas at
Arlington, the Dallas Business Journal
reported. The former Honda dealership includes multiple buildings on
five acres of land totaling about 60,000 square feet of space at
Division and East streets. Petsche is a UT Arlington alumnus and donor.
Capitalizing on student growth
Some Arlington leaders want the city to consider making Abram Street a
three-lane street to encourage pedestrian and bicycle traffic, as well
as boosting visitors to the downtown area, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram
reported. One of those advocates, Debbie Simek, believes Arlington
needs to capitalize on the UT Arlington student population by fixing or
completely closing traffic to Abram.
Alumni in the running
Five finalists for the San Marcos city manager position have been announced, the San Marcos Mercury
reported. Three of those five finalists -- Karen Daly, James Earp and
Charles Ewings -- have degrees from the UT Arlington School of Urban and
Alumni gets new post
Prasad Rampalli has been named president and chief executive officer of QLogic, a supplier of network infrastructure solutions, Reuters and a host of other websites reported. Rampalli earned his master's degree in industrial engineering from UT Arlington.