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UTA In The News — Monday, August 24, 2015

Monday, August 24, 2015

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The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported on students who choose to attend college at UT Arlington and other area universities that are just blocks from their neighborhoods, and the academic support that is available. Dara Newton, executive director of UTA university recruitment, noted that the University has counselors available at Arlington high schools through its Bound for Success program, which helps students with college, scholarship and financial aid applications.

Social costs of export agriculture

The anthropology blog, Savage Minds, interviewed Christian Zlolniski, associate professor of anthropology and director of the Center for Mexican American Studies at UT Arlington, about the social costs of export agriculture in Baja California. Zlolniski explores the subject in the book, “De Jornaleros a Colonos: Residencia, Trabajo e Identidad en el Valle de San Quintin,” or translated into English, “From Migrant Farmworkers to Settlers: Residency, Work and Identity in the San Quintin Valley.”

Bullying at School

A article on bullying noted a 2013 UT Arlington study published in the Journal of Criminology that found students at anti-bullying initiative schools are more likely to be bullied. The story was also published at

From Peer to Manager

Texas CEO Magazine published an article with suggestions on how to effectively transition from peer to manager that was written by John Laudenslager, an EMBA recruiter at UT Arlington. “Don’t be afraid to ask for help. Chances are that other managers in your organization once were in a similar position. Rely on them for advice,” Laudenslager wrote.

Student of Life

The Dallas Morning News profiled Ruby Chaucer, 64, who isn’t letting her hospital job, battle with cancer or diabetes, keep her from realizing her dream of obtaining a bachelor’s degree at UT Arlington. Chaucer one day hopes to become a nurse.