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UTA In The News — Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

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New partnership

Fort Worth Business and Public Now reported on a new partnership between UTA and the Arlington Independent School District to provide a seamless transition for students at Arlington Collegiate High School. UTA President Vistasp Karbhari was interviewed about the program by KLIF 570 AM and WBAP 820 AM.

App available for iPhone

The iSeeFlood app, developed by UTA Civil Engineer D.J. Seo, is now available in the iPhone app store, and EIN reported.

Water quality

ASEE First Bell reported that UTA is working with Apache Corp. to conduct baseline water quality tests near drilling sites in West Texas.

Driverless technology

Anand Puppala, associate dean of research in the UTA College of Engineering, was quoted in a Frisco Community Impact article about driverless vehicle technology.

Political discourse

WIOD 610 AM in Miami interviewed Allan Saxe, UTA associate professor of political science, about the future of President Trump’s proposed travel ban in the wake of the recent terror attack in London. Saxe also discussed celebrity politicians with KTRH 740 AM in Houston.

Art show coming

UTA will host the inaugural Santa Fe International Folk Art Market in Arlington, The Dallas Morning News reported.

Welch Foundation grants

Dallas-Fort Worth universities, including UTA, are set to receive more than $9 million in grants from The Welch Foundation, Philanthropy News Digest and reported.

UTA gets top students

One valedictorian and two salutatorians from Mansfield school district will be attending UTA in the fall, the Star-Telegram reported.

Alumnus on leadership team

Alumnus Peter Singer has joined the leadership team at GIACT Systems, a leader in payment fraud reduction, Sweden's World NewsWLOX ABC/CBS 13 in Biloxi, Miss., and other websites reported. Singer earned an MBA and master’s degree in human resource management from the UTA College of Business.