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UTA In The News — Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

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Prosthesis comfort

American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association’s O&P Almanac magazine (p.10) reported that UT Arlington researchers have been awarded a $744,300 grant from the Department of Defense Peer Reviewed Orthopaedic Research Program to create an adaptive interface that fits between a prosthetic and a patient’s limb so that the fit and comfort of the prosthetic are improved. Haiying Huang, professor in the Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Department, and Muthu Wijesundara, principal research scientist at UT Arlington’s Research Institute, are collaborating on the project.

Drawing Hemingway's Cuba

Jim Richards, associate professor of landscape architecture at UT Arlington, was featured in a Hyperallergic story about his “Hemingway’s Cuba” sketches. A devoted reader of theA Moveable Feast” author, Richards has been visiting sites connected to Hemingway for years and sketching them.

Climate change

Allan Saxe, associate professor of political science at UT Arlington, was a featured guest on WTKS/NewRadio 1290AM (Savannah) in a report on a controversy involving federal appropriations to the United Nations fund to fight climate change.