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UTA In The News — Thursday, February 7, 2013

Thursday, February 7, 2013

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Enrollment gains

The Fort Worth Business Press reported that University of Texas at Arlington enrolled a record 33,806 students for the spring 2013 semester. The growth was led by gains in the business, nursing, engineering, science and social work programs compared with the same period last year. Ronald L. Elsenbaumer, provost and vice president for academic affairs, said: “Students are choosing UT Arlington based on the quality of the education they will achieve here, and they know we are committed to helping them succeed in a dynamic environment.”

Addressing global problems

Eusebius Small, UT Arlington assistant professor of social work, will be one of the featured speakers at the Gulen Institute’s Dialogue of Civilizations Platform today in Houston, Culturemap Houston reported. The yearly event brings together scholars from various disciplines, community leaders and government officials to discuss the problems facing the global community. This year’s topic is: “Global Efforts to Fight Poverty, Hunger, and the Unjust Distribution of Resources.”