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UTA In The News — Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

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Study finds tungsten in aquifer groundwater controlled by pH, oxygen

A new study co-authored by UT Arlington researchers is helping to shed new light on how tungsten metal is leached from the sediment surrounding aquifers into the groundwater, e! Science News, Science Newsline and Science Codex reported. The findings may have implications for human health. The study is published in the journal Chemical Geology.

Sledge discusses the Affordable Care Act, fears concerning new law

KLIF/570 AM interviewed Daniel Sledge, UT Arlington assistant professor of political science, about open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act, which began today and fears surrounding the law. “I think this plan is not going to be as horrible as people had been assuming,” Sledge said. “It’s not aimed at most of the population; it’s largely aimed at people who don’t have health insurance. For those people, in Texas at least, they’re going to be able to get insurance for a lower cost than they would have prior to the legislation.”

UT Arlington gets federal funding to help fast-track veterans into nursing profession

UT Arlington’s College of Nursing will help veterans turn their military experience into nursing careers with a $300,000 federal grant that focuses on increasing enrollment and graduation rates for veterans, the Arlington Citizen-Journal and North Dallas Gazette reported.