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UTA In The News — Monday, December 5, 2016

Monday, December 5, 2016

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Megacities in the 21st century

Kevin Sloan, an assistant professor in practice in the UTA College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs, discussed the importance of megacities in the 21st century in a Dallas Morning News opinion piece.

Student earns design honor

Scienmag.com, The Dallas Morning News, and Next City reported that a UTA graduate student in architecture has won a statewide competition for the design of a Dallas high-speed rail station.

AI mental health tool

Scientists at UTA and Yale University are collaborating to design an artificial intelligence system that can assess ADHD among children, Singularity Hub reported.

Trump cabinet selections

Allan Saxe, a UTA associate professor of political science, discussed President-elect Donald Trump’s recent cabinet selections and political decisions with radio stations KLIF 570 AM, WREC 600 AM in Memphis, Tenn., WTKS 104.1 FM in Cocoa Beach, Fla., and WFLA 970 AM in Tampa, Fla.

Alternative spring break

MSI Lineup, a blog produced by the Penn Center for Minority Serving Institutions, highlighted volunteer efforts by MSI institutions on International Volunteer Day. UTA’s Alternative Spring Break program was featured on the list.

Pearl Harbor attack remembered

Former UTA Maverick John Lowe recalled his harrowing experience during the Dec. 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor in a Star-Telegram article.