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News Releases by Herb Booth

Media Contact Herb Booth was found in 57 news releases in the year 2009.

December 2009

November 2009

October 2009

  • Exoneree services conference scheduled

    Friday, October 23, 2009

    The University of Texas School of Social Work and Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice is sponsor of the 2009 Wrongful Conviction and Exoneree Services Conference from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30, in the Rosebud Theater of the E.H. Hereford University Center, 300 W. First St.

  • UT Arlington Innocence Network helps free two wrongly convicted men

    Wednesday, October 21, 2009

    Something kept gnawing at Natalie Ellis about a Dallas County case that eventually led to the exoneration of two men who were wrongly convicted in 1997.

  • Ten to be honored at 2009 Distinguished Alumni Gala

    Monday, October 12, 2009

    Former Texas Education Commissioner Jim Nelson heads the list of nine University of Texas at Arlington graduates to be honored at the 44th Distinguished Alumni Gala at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17, in the E. H. Hereford University Center's Bluebonnet Ballroom.

  • Three companies linked with UT Arlington land $4 million in funding

    Friday, October 9, 2009

    Three North Texas technology companies aligned with The University of Texas at Arlington have received a nearly a third of the $10.4 million awarded this month from the Texas Emerging Technology Fund, a resource aimed at moving projects to the marketplace.

  • Goolsby Leadership Academy meets $3 million challenge

    Thursday, October 8, 2009

    Lockheed Martin completes campaign to endow leadership academy

  • GradFest '09 answers questions for potential graduate students

    Tuesday, October 6, 2009

    The UT Arlington Office of Graduate Studies will host GradFest '09 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 14, in the E.H. Hereford University Center, 300 W. First St. on the UT Arlington campus. Admission is free to the public.

September 2009

  • Study shows no difference in adopted children raised by gay parents

    Friday, September 25, 2009

    Three college educators have determined there is no significant difference in emotional problems experienced by children adopted by heterosexual and gay or lesbian parents.

  • UT Arlington professor receives Fulbright Scholar grant

    Friday, September 18, 2009

    Pranesh B. Aswath, associate chair of Materials Science and Engineering at The University of Texas at Arlington, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant to lecture and conduct research at the University of Trento in Italy during the 2009-10 academic year, according to the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.

  • Engineering Saturdays geared toward generating excitement about field

    Friday, September 18, 2009

    Celebrating its 50th anniversary, the College of Engineering at The University of Texas at Arlington hopes to recruit potential students for its next 50 years at Engineering Saturday on Sept. 26.

  • New $2 million NSF grant to boost freshman science, engineering retention rates

    Friday, September 11, 2009

    The National Science Foundation has given nearly $2 million to the Colleges of Engineering and Science at The University of Texas at Arlington to develop an interdisciplinary program to boost retention rates for first- and second-year students.

  • Pollution prevention workshops save money for businesses through sustainability

    Friday, September 11, 2009

    The University of Texas at Arlington is offering an interactive pollution-prevention (P2) planning workshop Sept. 23-24, at the Automation and Robotics Research Institute, 7300 Jack Newell Blvd. South in Fort Worth.

  • Doctoral student grants targeted for areas of national need

    Wednesday, September 9, 2009

    More than $1.4 million in federal grants will go toward helping qualified graduate students at The University of Texas at Arlington receive their doctoral degrees in areas of national need.

  • Surgical instrument system targets where surgeons should operate

    Wednesday, September 9, 2009

    An image-guided surgical instrument system that pinpoints where to cut on patients who have scar tissue or other conditions has the chance to revolutionize surgical procedures. Digant Davé, assistant professor in bioengineering, is leading the team and has secured two grants totaling $614,000 from the National Institutes of Health to complete his development of the MIGS platform.

August 2009

  • Social work professors' book looks at programs to reduce teen dating violence, sexual assault

    Friday, August 28, 2009

    A UT Arlington professor offers advice for organizations and individuals working to prevent teen dating violence and sexual assault in a recently released book.

  • Engineering Laboratory Building expands research opportunities

    Thursday, August 27, 2009

    Discover the map of your brain. Find out how sensors and cameras can help the elderly live independently. Learn how a computer can identify signals that make up the American Sign Language. Those secrets and more are among the research now housed at UT Arlington's expanded Engineering Laboratory Building. The University of Texas at Arlington officially unveils the renovated ELB - with a new 27,000-square-foot third floor - during free tours from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 2. A ribbon-cutting ceremony is scheduled at 10 a.m. that day.

  • Famed inventor kicks off College of Engineering's 50th anniversary

    Wednesday, August 26, 2009

    Whether it's promoting one of his latest inventions or his determined advocacy for science and technology, Dean Kamen embodies what is meant by inventor and entrepreneur.

  • Mavericks mark semester's start with fireworks extravaganza

    Thursday, August 20, 2009

    A fireworks extravaganza will light up The University of Texas at Arlington sky following the MavsMeet After-Party Friday, Aug. 21, on the Central Library Mall.

  • College of Engineering answering job needs with nuclear engineering minor

    Tuesday, August 18, 2009

    Projected needs for nuclear engineers have propelled The University of Texas at Arlington College of Engineering to offer a minor in that field for the first time this fall.

  • Breakthrough fluorescent biomaterials to aid disease treatment

    Tuesday, August 4, 2009

    A breakthrough discovery in fluorescent biomaterials can more efficiently deliver medicine to cancerous areas of the body, build temporary stents in arteries and even regenerate tissue, a research team from The University of Texas at Arlington and The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center has found.

  • Unlock the keys to doing business with the government

    Monday, August 3, 2009

    Businesses seeking marketing opportunities through government contracting will learn how to locate and construct winning bids at the 2009 Government Procurement Conference Aug. 12 at the Arlington Convention Center.

July 2009

June 2009

May 2009

  • TWC awards $272,162 to UT Arlington for high-tech youth career initiatives

    Friday, May 22, 2009

    The University of Texas at Arlington has received a $272,162 grant from the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) as part of the Texas Youth in Technology (TYT) Strategic Workforce Development initiative. Supported with federal Workforce Investment Act Statewide Activity Funds, the workforce development strategy supports job-growth opportunities that align with Gov. Rick Perry's Texas Industry Cluster Initiative.

  • UT Arlington offers new Certificate in Property Repositioning and Turnaround Strategies

    Thursday, May 21, 2009

    Michael Buckley, a nationally renowned real estate educator most recently from Columbia University, will team with Fred Forgey, a returning UT Arlington College of Business real estate professor, to teach students how to revive distressed commercial properties. UT Arlington's School of Architecture offers the Certificate in Real Estate Repositioning and Turnaround Strategies to equip developers and builders with the tools they need to transform troubled properties into thriving business hubs.

  • Institute for Professional Development helps businesses realize potential

    Wednesday, May 20, 2009

    The new Institute for Professional Development at UT Arlington's Fort Worth Center is offering executive development programs that could help business be more successful or assist firms that are just starting out and are looking for that competitive edge.

April 2009

March 2009

  • UT Arlington researchers to present ideas at WBTshowcase

    Monday, March 23, 2009

    Finding more cost-affordable fuel, developing an environmentally friendly paint-stripping agent and providing better images for surgeons in their operating room are cutting-edge ideas that University of Texas at Arlington researchers will present at the WBTshowcase March 24-25 at the Arlington Convention Center.

  • Social activist journalist to visit as part of Maverick Speakers Series

    Monday, March 16, 2009

    Ehrenreich brings her firebrand style to The University of Texas at Arlington at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 25, in E.H. Hereford University Center's the Rosebud Theater, 300 W. First St., as part of the Annual Celebration of Excellence by Students, or ACES.

  • 'Ask a Mexican' columnist featured in 2009 Distinguished Lecture series

    Monday, March 16, 2009

    Gustavo Arellano, an award-winning journalist and columnist, brings his picante sense of humor to The University of Texas at Arlington at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 1, at the Carlisle Suite in the E. H. Hereford University Center, 300 W. First St.

  • UT Arlington hosts public hearing Saturday on Texas federal stimulus funding

    Tuesday, March 10, 2009

    The public is invited to weigh in on federal stimulus funding for North Texas at a 10:30 a.m. state legislative hearing Saturday, March 14, in the Rio Grande Room of the E.H. Hereford University Center, 300 W. First St.

February 2009

January 2009