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UTA In The News — Thursday, May 30, 2013

Thursday, May 30, 2013

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UT Arlington selected as "New Generation University"

The University of Texas at Arlington is one of six universities nationwide to be named a "Next Generation University" in a new study published by the New America Foundation, a nonprofit organization focused on public policy issues, KXAS/NBC 5 reported.

UT Arlington's College Park District boasts restaurants and more

Fort Worth Star-Telegram columnist Bud Kennedy noted that Arlington has its own restaurant village, but much of Arlington hasn’t found it yet. He said: “In many ways, College Park Center is a smaller version of a West Village in Dallas or West 7th in Fort Worth. It has restaurants, bars and plenty of street or garage parking.”

Bus service coming to Arlington

The DART board has approved a contract for a two-year pilot program that includes bus service between UT Arlington and the Trinity Railway Express CentrePort Station, and reported.

High school graduation to be held at College Park Center

The Dallas Morning News, KTVT/CBS 11 and other local media reported that Cedar Hill High School is recalling previously issued graduation tickets after it was determined that counterfeit tickets were created and sold to an unknown number of families. Replacement tickets will be re-issued to parents and guardians only. The ceremony is scheduled for 7 p.m. Tuesday at UT Arlington’s College Park Center.