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UTA In The News — Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

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Researchers examining group creativity

UT Arlington psychology professors Paul Paulus and Jared Kenworthy will work with a University of Cincinnati professor on a new research projects called "The Hunting of the Spark: A Systematic Study of Natural Creativity in Human Networks," the website Soapbox Cincinnati reported. The work is being funded by an Integrated NSF Support Promoting Interdisciplinary Research and Education, also called an INSPIRE award.

"Star power" coming to campus

The International Workshop on Future Linear Colliders will draw plenty of star power to The University of Texas at Arlington in late October, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram's Extra Credit blog reported. Particle physicists from around the world will attend, and Nobel laureate Steven Weinberg will deliver a public lecture Oct. 24. Weinberg, the Jack S. Josey-Welch Foundation Chair in Science Professor at the University of Texas at Austin, will speak on "The Standard Model, Higgs Boson, Who cares?" at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 24.

New home for the YWCA

The YWCA Arlington Child Development Center has moved into a new home on The University of Texas at Arlington campus, supported by funds from Carrizo Oil & Gas of Houston, UT Arlington and the YWCA, according to The Dallas Morning News’ Education Notes column. The 10,400-square-foot childcare center at Davis Drive and UTA Boulevard replaces the YWCA’s former location, a 20-year-old building on the opposite corner of the campus.

Nursing awarded research dollars

Six distinguished nurse educators – including one from UT Arlington - will be awarded research grants by the National League for Nursing, facilitating investigations to advance the science of nursing education and promote evidence-based teaching, WMBB/ABC 13 (Panama City, Fla.) and other website reported. Assistant professor Mary Cazzell, from the UT Arlington College of Nursing, received funding for a study called The Impact of Critical Thinking upon Clinical Judgment During Simulation with Senior Nursing Students.