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UTA In The News — Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

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Studying a classic

UT Arlington's Homerathon was featured in the Greek publication Ethnos. Charles Chiasson, a UT Arlington associate professor and director of the Classical Studies Program, said that UT Arlington started one of the first organized marathon readings of Homer's The Odyssey. He said it's the kind of training needed by classical studies students.

Ride the rails

Rollin Phipps, a teacher and administrator at UT Arlington, will talk about “Ride the Rails of Texas” Tuesday at the Grand Prairie main library, The Dallas Morning News reported. Phipps' talk will center on railway museums, excursion trains and depots around the state. His exhibit will feature signal lanterns, dining-car china, passenger tickets and photos.

Business connections

Business owners interested in doing business with Lockheed Martin can attend a free workshop for insight into that process on June 10 at the UT Arlington Research Institute, the Fort Worth Business Press reported.