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UTA In The News — Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

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Latinos and taxes interviewed Susan González Baker, director of UT Arlington's Center for Mexican American Studies, for an article that looked at whether Latinos support raising taxes on the wealthy.

Words that build credibility

USA Today published a Gannett News article that quoted David Silva, UT Arlington vice provost for academic affairs and professor of linguistics. The article explained why people in the workplace should use words that build credibility, not raise questions.

Two top elected offices in Texas

WBAP/820 AM interviewed Allan Saxe, a UT Arlington associate professor of political science, about what happens if the two top elected offices in Texas become vacant. Governor Perry announced his plan to run for the Republican nomination for president last week. Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst will seek the Republican nomination to replace Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison.

Texas Early High School Graduation Scholarship Program

UT Arlington is included in a Mansfield News-Mirror story about 4,700 students getting a costly surprise. The students graduated early this past year, planning to take advantage of the Texas Early High School Graduation Scholarship Program, only to learn that it was discontinued this summer by the state.

Korean scholarship foundation

UT Arlington is mentioned in a story about a Korean scholarship foundation that has awarded millions of dollars over the past 25 years to Korean students studying in the U.S., reported. The Korean language magazine said many of the scholarship recipients attended UT Arlington.