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UTA In The News — Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

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Public health

Fort Worth Business reported that UTA’s College of Nursing and Health Innovation will begin offering an undergraduate track in public health this fall as part of an effort to meet a rising nationwide demand for healthcare professionals grounded in wellness, disease and injury prevention.

Women politics

Rebecca Deen, chairwoman of the UTA Department of Political Science, spoke with KXTX 39 Telemundo Dallas about the interest of women in the 2016 presidential election and if women will be voting for Hillary Clinton.

New Earth

Discovery News,, The Space Reporter, and various other media outlets reported a team of astronomers, led by UTA Physics Lab Coordinator Suman Satyal, has delved into the starlight of a nearby red dwarf star revealing there's the potential for a small, rocky, Earth-like exoplanet.

New York primary

Allan Saxe, UTA associate professor of political science, discussed New York’s primary with KTSA 550 AM and WBAP 820 AM. Saxe said Donald Trump came out on top in New York, but the race to the nomination is far from over.

Student poet

The Dallas Morning News profiled street poet Fatima-Ayan Malika Hirsi, a UTA anthropology student. Hirsi spends her spare time taking to the streets of Dallas’ Bishop Arts District to write spontaneous poems for customers passing by.

Art lesson

The Ismailimali blog reported that Mohamed Keshavjee of the Institute of Ismaili Studies in London spoke to UTA Art + Art History students about his book Into That Heaven of Freedom: The Impact of Apartheid on an Indian Family’s Diasporic History.