Understanding what’s called “North Texas” with its 16 counties and 6.7 million people doesn’t come easily. Its population is larger than 35 states and its dollar churn is so vast that if it were a nation, North Texas would rank among the planet’s 40 largest economies.
More than 30 years ago, architecture critic David Dillon asked a simple question: Why is Dallas architecture so bad? “Before Reunion Tower and the Hyatt Regency Hotel,” he wrote, “Dallas’ skyline consisted of a flying red horse and a glowing phallic column atop the Republic National Bank, which put it in roughly the same category as Omaha and Indianapolis.
The grand opening of College Park Center was a night like no other in UT Arlington’s 117-year history, the electricity of the moment rivaled only by the promise of what lay ahead.
The numbers are alarming. The National Cancer Institute estimates that almost half the country’s male population will have some form of cancer, as will about one in three women. Though survival rates continue to improve, almost 35 percent of Americans diagnosed with cancer will die within five years. Three UT Arlington bioengineering researchers aim to improve those statistics.
Emily is 8 months old and has cystic fibrosis. Admitted to the hospital for a persistent cough, she hasn’t been gaining weight, cries frequently, and breathes rapidly. What should the nurse do? The scenario is part of iNursingRN.