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UTA In The News — Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

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Jensen-Campbell discusses bullying on the set of KTVT's morning program

KTVT/CBS 11 interviewed Lauri Jensen-Campbell, a UT Arlington associate professor of psychology, live in studio about workplace bullying. Bullying is not always physical and can include verbal and social types of aggression. “In the workplace, usually it will be things like purposely leaving [you] out of a meeting to harm your chances of getting a promotion or purposely forwarding an email that might get [you] in trouble or harm your reputation,” Jensen-Campbell said. She also discussed her research into child bullying, as part of the special segment, “Take a Stand Against Bullying.”

WFAA interviews Albolmaali, research team about local water district's integrated pipeline

WFAA/Channel 8 interviewed UT Arlington civil engineer professor Ali Abolmaali about his research on the Tarrant Regional Water District’s Integrated Pipeline, which will run about 150 miles from Tarrant County to Lake Palestine. Abolmaali is developing computer simulation programs that the water district can use to gauge the response of the pipe. Professor Anand Puppala is conducting soil research for the pipeline project. Assistant Professor Mohammad Najafi is testing the soil's effect on the actual pipe through sensors as part of the Integrated Pipeline project.

Fort Worth Business Press shines spotlight on College of Nursing's Adegbola

The National League for Nursing has selected Maxine Adegbola, an assistant professor of nursing at The University of Texas at Arlington, as one of 32 Academy of Nursing Education Fellows for 2012, recognizing her leadership in the health care education field, the Fort Worth Business Press reported. Adegbola has been a professor in the UT Arlington College of Nursing since 2008. Her areas of expertise include sickle cell disease, chronic pain, genomics and health disparities.

Flo Rida set to perform at College Park Center

KDFW/Fox 4 mentioned the Flo Rida concert planned for next month at the UT Arlington College Park Center.

Texas Secretary of State discusses youth vote at UT Arlington

Texas Secretary of State Esperanza “Hope” Andrade is traveling around the state encouraging younger Texans to register to vote, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported. At the UT Arlington Central Library Tuesday, Andrade told several dozen people that, “The leaders you elect will set those policies that shape our nation.” Both Republican and Democratic parties are reaching out to younger voters – known as Generation Y or Millennials – especially as some polls show that three-fourths of the younger demographic plan to vote in the presidential election this year. WBAP/820 AM also reported on Andrade’s visit to the University.

Firm that designed College Park Center set to unveil newest project

TCU’s new Amon G. Carter Stadium is a celebration of Fort Worth history, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported. The newly renovated stadium was designed by HKS Inc., the same architectural firm that designed UT Arlington College Park Center.