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UTA In The News — Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

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UTA champion

UTA was mentioned in a Fort Worth Star-Telegram article about late state Sen. Chris Harris’ dedication to the City of Arlington. The article said, “[Harris] worked tirelessly for funding to help the University of Texas at Arlington grow from a low-profile suburban college into the system’s second-largest campus.”

Art professor interviewed

KERA’s Art and Seek interviewed Stephen Lapthisophon, a UTA Art + Art History visiting assistant professor, in an article about an exhibition of works by Italian artist Giuseppe Penone at the Nasher Sculpture Center. Lapthisophon has created four responses to the Penone show collectively called “Toccare (Non) Toccare” – meaning “Touch Don’t Touch.”

India environmental issues explained

Triple Pundit published a guest column by Meghna Tare, executive director of the Institute for Sustainability and Global Impact at UTA, about human and environmental needs in India. "Like Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, environmental protection and compliance in a country like India will be successfully implemented and monitored if the basic needs and demands of human life are met first," Tare wrote. 

Winning ways

The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported that last night’s win against Sul Ross State gave men’s basketball coach Scott Cross his 162nd win at UTA, tying for most in program history.

Alum joins Freese and Nichols

CityBizList Dallas reported that Sandip Faldu has joined Freese and Nichols as a senior engineer with the Transportation Planning Group. Faldu earned a Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering from UTA.

Association welcomes alum

The International Nurses Association will welcome Christy Christopher to their organization with her upcoming publication in Worldwide Leaders in Healthcare, reported. Christopher earned her bachelor’s degree from UTA.

UTA alum named campus director

Sandi McDermott is set to take over as director at the Tarleton State University center at Navarro College’s Midlothian campus, the Waxahachie Daily Light reported. McDermott earned her bachelor's and master’s degrees in nursing from UTA.