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UTA In The News — Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

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$2.62 million Department of Education grant to UTA

The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported on a $2.62 million U.S. Department of Education grant awarded to The University of Texas at Arlington to expand student success initiatives. The award is aimed mostly at Hispanic, lower-income and nontraditional students. But a wider range of students will benefit, said Maria Martinez-Cosio, assistant vice provost for faculty affairs and spearhead of the initiative.

Improving health care

The University of Texas at Arlington and University of Washington researchers are developing a glove that delivers needed medicine to an injured hand and speeds up healing so that rehabilitation can start sooner, News Locker.com reported.

Previewing the debate

KTRH.com interviewed Allan Saxe, a UTA associate professor of political science, ahead of the debate Tuesday night between the Democratic candidates running for the White House.

InnovationDay@UTA

As a way of celebrating innovative and entrepreneurial excellence, UTA will host its annual InnovationDay@UTA event Oct. 22 at College Park Center, MyArlingtonTX reported.

Alum in the film spotlight

The National Mirror interviewed actor and director Udoka Oyeka, whose works in the Nigerian film industry though just three in number, have made interesting, eye-catching progress and steady rise in prominence. Oyeka earned an accounting degree from UTA.