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UTA In The News — Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

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Lecturer shares thoughts about education with Univision

Univision published an essay by Julian Rodriguez, lecturer in the UT Arlington Department of Communication, about university students. He encouraged them to make the most of their educational opportunities today, writing, “The future is now.”

Karbhari joins Arlington education leaders for school visits

The Fort Worth Star-Telegram Extra Credit blog noted that UT Arlington President Vistasp Karbhari and Tarrant County College Southeast President Bill Coppola joined Arlington Superintendent Marcelo Cavazos in visiting several classrooms for the first day of school Monday. Cavazos is collaborating with Coppola for an Early College High School campus at TCC to open fall 2014, and with Karbhari for early admission to UT Arlington for high school juniors.

JFK exhibit launches Sept. 9

The North Dallas reported on the special exhibit remembering President John F. Kennedy that will open Sept. 9 at the UT Arlington Central Library. “Howdy, Mr. President! A Fort Worth Perspective of JFK” contains 80 photographs, many rarely seen, from the historic Fort Worth Star-Telegram Collection archived at UT Arlington.

Alumnus to receive lifetime achievement award

The Las Cruces Sun-News reported that actor, director, writer and producer Lou Diamond Phillips will receive the 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award at the White Sands International Film Festival. Phillips earned his bachelor’s degree in theatre arts from UT Arlington.