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UTA In The News — Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

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Drone goes down

Brian Huff, a UT Arlington associate professor of Industrial & Manufacturing Systems Engineering, said a hobbyist who flew his unmanned aerial vehicle over AT&T Stadium, Six Flags Over Texas and Reunion Arena shouldn’t have been flying that high, over highways or over populated areas, WFAA Channel 8 reported. Huff conducts research on UAVs, teaches courses in UAVs and sponsors the student UAV team.

Attracting international students

CollegeChoice.net reported that UT Arlington is one of the 50 most popular U.S. colleges and universities for international students, WNEM 5 in Saginaw, Mich.; WNCT 9 in Greenville, N.C.; the Cincinnati Business Courier, the Atlanta Business Chronicle, PR Newswire and a host of other websites reported. The list is based on data about international student enrollment from the Institute of International Education's latest Open Doors Report.

Innovative gaming research

A computer simulation program that strengthens physician/nurse communication was featured in a Tech News article. UT Arlington, UT Dallas and Baylor Scott & White Health teamed up to develop GLIMPSE, or A Game to Learn Important Communications Methods for Patient Safety Enhancement.