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UTA In The News — Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

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Texas Tribune Hot Seat event features state lawmakers

The Texas Tribune featured state Sen. Kelly Hancock, R-Fort Worth, and state Rep. Diane Patrick at a Hot Seat event at UT Arlington Friday. The two lawmakers talked about public education, health care, the state budget, higher education and other issues in play during the 83rd Legislative Session.

Vice president says new center will focus on homeland security research

Carolyn Cason, UT Arlington vice president for research, said one focus of the new SAVANT Center at the University would be research surrounding homeland security, KRLD 1080 reported. The Security Advances Via Applied Nanotechnology, or SAVANT, Center will focus on using nanotechnology to strengthen and enhance U.S. security through collaborative research across disciplines.