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UTA In The News — Friday, December 2, 2016

Friday, December 2, 2016

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Water concerns

Kevin Schug, UTA’s Shimadzu Distinguished Professor of Analytical Chemistry and director of the University’s Collaborative Laboratories for Environmental Analysis and Remediation, was interviewed for a KDFW/Fox 4 story about the impact of water borne lead exposure on children.

Adoption practices

A new study by the UTA School of Social Work and The Donaldson Adoption Institute provides groundbreaking research on the experiences of first/birth parents and the need for best practices guidelines in options counseling for first/birth parents, Medical Xpress reported.

Chiang featured in FW Inc.

Wen-Jo “Walter” Chiang, a UTA adjunct professor of civil engineering, was one of seven successful immigrants recently profiled by FW Inc, a Fort Worth business magazine.

Trendy "Star"

Roger Meiners, chair and professor in the UTA College of Business’ Department of Economics, said the Dallas Cowboys Star facility in Frisco is part of a nationwide trend, Tyler’s KYTX/CBS 19 reported. 


A letter to the editor about rationality in human decision-making by Daniel Levine, a UTA professor of psychology, was published in The Nation.

Eye on politics

Allan Saxe, a UTA associate professor of political science, discussed the impending U.S. presidential election vote recounts in several states on KRLD 1080 AM.

Alumna in the spotlight

Lauren Childs, UTA alumna and co-founder of Fort Worth Arts, a new downtown Fort Worth gallery, was profiled in Fort Worth magazine.

Alumnus in the spotlight

Atmos Energy has promoted Matt Robbins, who holds a master’s degree from the UTA College of Business, to senior vice president for human resources, according to Yahoo Finance and several other media outlets.

Psychology study

The Daily Mail published a story about findings from UTA psychology researchers on why attractive women often have gay male best friends.