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UTA In The News — Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

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Boiler efficiency

The U.S. Department of Energy homepage featured a UT Arlington professor's grant that will help develop a sensor system for real-time evaluation of boilers. Haiying Huang, a mechanical and aerospace engineering professor, received a $399,341 DOE grant that will lead to making the units safer, more efficient and better designed.

Partnering with students

Heath May, HKS vice president and Laboratory for Intensive Exploration director, said LINE collaborates with students at UT Arlington’s Digital Architecture Research Consortium to explore how novel materials can enhance wall systems’ dimensionality, Architect magazine reported in a technology story about insulated wall systems.

Special concerts

The Texas Winds Musical Outreach, a nonprofit that brings professional musical performances to hospitals, nursing homes, and facilities for veterans and at-risk children, will celebrate its 30th anniversary with a series of special concerts, The Dallas Morning News reported. One of its members is Charles Nussbaum, a member of the Atlanta Symphony for 17 years and a current UT Arlington associate professor of Philosophy and Humanities.

Applying for financial aid

Maria Garcia, a UT Arlington student, was featured in a 23 Univision piece on the importance of student financial aid and applying for it.

Educator awarded

Samatha Morgan, a Clifton Elementary School reading teacher, won the $25,000 Milken Educator Award, the Waco Tribune-Herald reported. Morgan said she could use some of the money toward paying tuition at UT Arlington, where she is earning a master’s degree in literacy curriculum and instruction.