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UTA In The News — Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

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Chemistry professor honored for landmark contributions

The American Chemical Society is honoring University of Texas at Arlington professor Daniel W. Armstrong for his landmark contributions to the field of analytical separations, BioNews Texas.com reported. This is the second national award for Armstrong, who will receive it March 17 at the ACS national conference in Dallas.

New radar units to give advanced warning

Dallas-Fort Worth is inching closer to having a ring of advanced radar units up and running when the spring severe-storm season starts, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported. A fourth component of the new radar system was installed Tuesday atop a municipal building in Addison. Over the last year, other units have been deployed at The University of Texas at Arlington, at the University of North Texas in Denton and in Mansfield.

Former UTA professor seeks re-election

A Fort Worth Star-Telegram article about the Republican fight for state House District 94 noted that state Rep. Diane Patrick, who is seeking a fifth term in the Arlington-area district, is a former schoolteacher and professor at UT Arlington.

Gubernatorial hopeful attended UTA one semester

A New York Times magazine article about state Sen. Wendy Davis noted that the gubernatorial candidate attended The University of Texas at Arlington for a single semester.

Noted journalist engages audience

CNN Anchor Anderson Cooper journeyed to UT Arlington’s College Park Center Monday as part of the University’s Maverick Speakers Series, Pegasus News reported. Cooper engaged in a live interview with Krys Boyd, host and managing editor of KERA’s program, Think.