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UTA In The News — Friday, March 29, 2013

Friday, March 29, 2013

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Shared position of UT Arlington, Dallas Morning News featured

Mark Lamster, New York-based author and lecturer, has joined The University of Texas at Arlington as a professor of practice in architecture and The Dallas Morning News as an architecture critic in a shared position becoming increasingly more common between newspapers and the academic world,Inside Higher Ed reported. The article looks at obvious advantages and possible conflicts in such a union.

Previously unknown poem discovered

UT Arlington Associate Professor Cedrick May and a graduate student uncovered a previously unknown poem by America's first published African-American writer, who was a slave of the Lloyd family on the Lloyd Neck around the time of the American Revolution, the Long Islander News reported. The unpublished poem offers a new perspective on the writer's point of view about slavery, and bolsters the claim that he was a "gradualist" when it comes to abolition, May said.