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UTA In The News — Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

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UT Arlington presidential finalist to speak during town hall meeting

The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported that Vistasp Karbhari, sole finalist for the presidency of The University of Texas at Arlington, will visit with students, faculty and community leaders during a town hall meeting from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday in Texas Hall. Karbhari is currently the provost at the University of Alabama at Huntsville.

Chiao featured in IEEE LifeSciences video

J.-C. Chiao, a UT Arlington electrical engineering professor, was featured in a video in the IEEE LifeSciences e-newsletter. He talked about the coming breakthroughs in the use of wireless technologies in medical applications. Chiao recently chaired one of the sessions at the Conference on Biomedical Wireless Technologies. Chiao is the Janet and Mike Greene Endowed Professor and the Jenkins Garrett Endowed professor of Electrical Engineering at UT Arlington. He also is an adjunct associate professor in the Internal Medicine Department at UT Southwestern Medical Center.

Saxe quoted on JFK's role in black history

ABC and the Huffington Post carried an Associated Press story that quoted Allan Saxe, UT Arlington associate political science professor, about President John F. Kennedy, who holds a complex place in black history.

May and McCown research highlighted

The Atlanta Black Star carried a Fort Worth Star-Telegram story about Cedrick May, UT Arlington associate professor of English, and doctoral student Julie McCown, who discovered a rare poem by Jupiter Hammon, the first African American to publish literary works in America.

Science Fair draws more than 500 students

The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported that the Fort Worth Regional Science and Engineering Fair held Monday at UT Arlington’s College Park Center drew about 550 middle and high school students from 10 counties. The students whose projects win the top two spots earn an all-expense-paid trip to participate in the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair on May 12 in Phoenix.