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UTA In The News — Friday, April 27, 2012

Friday, April 27, 2012

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More than half UT Arlington students use loans for tuition

North Texas college students are calling on lawmakers to keep their interest rates from rising, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported. At UT Arlington, 18,047 students relied on the loans in 2010-11. That's more than half of the 32,000 or so students who were enrolled there that fall. UT Arlington will have about as many or slightly more loan recipients this year, said Karen Krause, executive director of financial aid, scholarships and veterans affairs.

Professor, critic tackle world of architecture on talk show

Kate Holliday, an assistant professor in the UT Arlington School of Architecture, and Alexandra Lange, a Brooklyn-based critic, journalist and architectural historian, appeared on KERA's Think program yesterday. The two delved into how architecture affects our lives and culture. Both are participating in the David Dillon Symposium today at the Nasher Sculpture Center. Holliday also is director of the newly established David Dillon Center for Texas Architecture at UT Arlington. Dillon, who died in 2010, was an architecture critic for The Dallas Morning News. His wife, Sally, donated his papers, reports and notes to the University.