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UTA In The News — Monday, July 6, 2015

Monday, July 6, 2015

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Question of vision

Mark Lamster, architecture critic of The Dallas Morning News and an architecture professor in practice with the UT Arlington College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs, wrote an op-ed about the demolition of an old military hospital to make room for a new art installation, saying that it highlights fissures in Marfa. “Before the wrecking crews arrived, before its artificially hastened demise, it had become a place where you could experience something verging on the sublime, a crumbling architectural shrine in a remote and majestic corner of West Texas,” Lamster wrote.

Trinity River's potent punch

MSN.com reported that The University of Texas at Arlington is conducting a study on flood risks across parts of Tarrant County. The story initially appeared in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.

Storing solar energy

A University of Texas at Arlington materials science and engineering team has developed a new energy cell that can store large-scale solar energy even when dark, the Art of Service reported. The innovation is advancement over the most common solar energy systems that rely on using sunlight immediately as a power source.

Speaking circuit review

A Bloomberg review of the paid speaking engagements of two of the top establishment choices for next year’s presidential election, Republican Jeb Bush and Democrat Hillary Clinton, noted Bush’s 2011 speech at UT Arlington.

Parade in pictures

A Fort Worth Star-Telegram photo gallery noted UT Arlington’s participation in the 50th Arlington July 4th parade.