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UTA In The News — Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

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Solving art mysteries

Research by Mary Vaccaro, a UTA professor of Renaissance art, proves that a drawing in the Uffizi Gallery in Florence is the work of Denys Calvaert (c.1540-1619), an Antwerp-born artist who settled in Bologna during the Renaissance, Public Now reported. 

Graduate nursing degrees online

The UTA College of Nursing and Health Innovation will offer five of its graduate nursing degrees online beginning in spring 2017, a move that is expected to significantly heighten opportunities for registered nurses to enhance their careers, Public Now reported.

Russia's election hacking

UTA Associate Professor of Political Science Allan Saxe was interviewed by WDRC 1360 AM in Hartford, Conn., about the allegations that Russia hacked the U.S. election process and his viewpoint on the effect of that hacking on the outcome of the presidential elections.

Spirit in Action Initiative

Texas Trust Credit Union celebrated its Pinnacle Award for its Spirit in Action Initiative at a community-wide event held at UTA’s College Park Center, PR.com reported. 

Alumnus in the spotlight

UTA alumnus Bernie Parker has been named Willow Park Director of Development, the Star-Telegram reported. He earned his Master of Public Administration (MPA), Urban Management from UTA.

Vocal magic

David Grogan, an associate professor in the Music Department at UTA, received high praise for his bass solos during a performance of Messiah with the Dallas Bach Society. The Dallas Morning News called Grogan's vocal performance sheer magic.

Healthcare access

UTA College of Nursing and Health Innovation Dean Anne Bavier says the student debt crisis is making it harder for people to access healthcare in her bi-monthly column in D Healthcare Daily.