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UTA In The News — Thursday, May 15, 2014

Thursday, May 15, 2014

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Excellence in training

The Dallas Business Journal’s People on the Move section noted that UT Arlington kinesiology faculty members Cynthia Trowbridge, Paul Krawietz and Lou Fincher will be honored with national awards for their work in the field of athletic training at the June meeting of the National Athletic Trainers Association

Looking out for kids

WTXL/ABC 27 in Tallahassee, Fla. reported that filling out a simple mental health test assessment that takes just a few minutes in a doctor’s waiting room could make a huge difference for teenagers dealing with depression. The research out of The University of Texas at Arlington suggests the test, which asks questions about a child’s sleeplessness or unhappiness, is both a reliable and quick way to determine whether a teen should be referred for mental health treatment. Experts say catching mental health issues early in life has the potential to save lives.

International collaboration

Taiwan Today reported that several renowned foreign institutions, including UT Arlington, have expressed interest in collaborating with their Taiwan counterparts under the ROC government’s Free Economic Pilot Zones initiative.