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The Latest News and Achievements from the College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs Staff

To submit news items, please contact Sara Abraham-Oxford at saoxford@uta.edu.

March 2019

Adrian Parr, dean of UTA’s College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs, is scheduled to be part of a roundtable forum on April 2 sponsored by The Dallas Architecture Forum, Art News DFW,  Architectural Digest and Dallas Uptown BubbleLife reported. Mark Lamster, CAPPA professor and architecture critic for The Dallas Morning News, will moderate the forum. Architecture deans from across the state will participate.

January 2019

James Wood, postdoctoral associate at CTEDD, recently had his paper published. The paper is titled, “A Marvelous Machine: Creative Approaches to Securing Funding and Building Public Support for Streetcar Projects in Four U.S. Cities” published in the journal of Transportation Research Record sponsored by TRB (one of seven program units of the National Academies of Sciences,  Engineering, and Medicine).

December 2018

Adrian Parr, UTA dean of the College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs, and Michael Zaretsky, associate professor of civil engineering, received a UT System STARs grant that will help further research into water and planning conditions in North Texas, Dallas Innovates reported.

November 2018

Louisiana’s Baton Rouge Advocate profiled Hunter Roth and the work he has done with Baton Rouge artist Charles Barbier. Roth is the digital fabrication specialist in UTA’s College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs.

April 2018

Ana Maria Peredo-Manor was honored as an "Outstanding Maverick Awards" for the 2017-2018 school year. Winners were nominated by their peers and selected by the Outstanding Maverick Selection Committee for making an impact on the university through diversity, community outreach, service excellence or sustainability.

April 2017

Theresa Ross was honored as one of the eight "Outstanding Maverick Awards" for the 2016-2017 school year. Winners were nominated by their peers and selected by the Outstanding Maverick Selection Committee for making an impact on the university through diversity, community outreach, service excellence or sustainability.