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UTA In The News — Thursday, March 14, 2013

Thursday, March 14, 2013

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Teens and the web

News outlets from coast-to-coast – including Time, CBS News and The Miami Herald – carried an Associated Press story that quoted Mark Tremayne, a UT Arlington assistant professor of communication. The story explored teenagers’ increasing use of cell phones to access the Internet and how that might make it more difficult for parents to monitor. Tremayne, who also has a 12-year-old son, said the key is to keep talking with children. Some other outlets where the story appeared include the Arizona Republic,  KHNL/NBC 8 (Honolulu), KENS/CBS 5 (San Antonio) and the Oregonian.

Building on excellence

Vistasp Karbhari, who was named the new president of The University of Texas at Arlington on Tuesday, said that he has no plans to dramatically alter the institution's current course, The Texas Tribune reported. Karbhari said: “More than anything else, I'm going to draw on the excellence that UT Arlington already has." India West and also featured Karbhari’s appointment and said he is a member of the select but growing circle of Indian Americans heading American educational institutions.

Training pays

A new study claims that the odds of surviving cardiac arrest are better in Arlington than anywhere else in the nation according to a recently released measurement, KXAS/NBC 5 reported. A big reason, city officials say, is CPaRlington - a training program created with representatives from the American Heart Association, Arlington Fire Department and The University of Texas at Arlington College of Nursing.