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UTA In The News — Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

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Artist commendation

Sedrick Huckaby, artist and UTA assistant professor of art, earned a commendation in the 2016 national Outwin Boochever Portrait competition, Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported. His self-portrait, Sedrick, Sed, Daddy, will be on display in the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery exhibition “The Outwin 2016: American Portraiture Today” with the other 50 finalists until January.

Guest house article

Mark Lamster, UTA architecture professor and Dallas Morning News architecture critic, published an article in Sarasota Modern on Paul Rudolph’s Walker Guest House, a simple wood-frame box built in the early 1950s, when Sanibel was a remote island redoubt accessible only by boat, and a stay on its beach occasioned no great ceremony or ostentation.

Business professor column

James Campbell Quick, John and Judy Goolsby – Jacqualyn A. Fouse Endowed Chair in the Goolsby Leadership Academy in the College of Business at UTA, was quoted in an AOL article on “12 things successful people do on Sunday nights.” He suggests you should write down what is bothering you. “You get it out on paper, and you have flushed your system out," Quick says.

Op-ed about travel trend

The Econotimes published an op-ed article by Amy Speier, a UTA assistant professor of medical anthropology, on the Czech Republic’s booming fertility holiday industry. "Reproductive travel has become an increasingly popular option for North Americans who can’t afford treatment in the U.S. but still long for babies of their own," Speier wrote. The article originally appeared in The Conversation.

Student on Fox 4

UTA junior Justin Gathright was featured on KDFW Fox 4 discussing the Brussels terrorist attacks yesterday. His parents are missionaries in Brussels and his father had just dropped off a friend at the airport when the bombs went off. Gathright described his shock at hearing the news.

Nursing job fair

UTA’s College of Nursing and Health Innovation is participating in a Central Texas College Nursing Department job fair 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Killeen Daily Herald reported. Representatives from hospitals, clinics, health care facilities and four-year schools will meet and speak with students about potential career opportunities and completing four-year nursing and EMT degree programs.