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UTA In The News — Monday, July 2, 2012

Monday, July 2, 2012

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Earth science professor Glen Mattiolo featured in WFAA earthquake story

UT Arlington professor of earth and environmental sciences Glen Mattioli was featured in a WFAA/Channel 8 story about earthquakes in Johnson County. Mattioli said scientists can't predict earthquakes, but they're trying to learn more about them. He will be leading an international effort to put more GPS monitoring sites in the Caribbean, for better monitoring of ground movement. The story also ran on KTBS/ABC 3 (Shreveport).

UT Arlington officially joins the WAC for 2012-2013

UT Arlington officially joined the Western Athletic Conference this weekend but will be a member for only a year in the wake of several defections that left the conference on life support, according to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. The Mavericks sports programs will join the Sun Belt Conference in July 2013.

UT Arlington athletic training program director featured in stories about concussions, former pro football players

Paul J. Krawietz, director of the athletic training education program in the department of kinesiology at The University of Texas at Arlington, was quoted in a HealthDay story about a UT Dallas study of ex-professional football players that was presented at the National Athletic Trainers’ Association conference last week.  Krawietz said concussion sufferers need to understand that even the mental exertion required in the classroom can be detrimental to getting better. The story also appeared on numerous websites, including U.S. News & World ReportMSN HealthPhilly.comGoodHealth.comYahoo! News and Medical Daily.