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UTA In The News — Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

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FabLab manufacturing

KTVT CBS 11 reported on the UTA FabLab’s efforts to use 3-D printing to manufacture a prosthetic arm for 8-year-old Garrett Clark. Garrett is the son of Andrew Clark, a UTA associate professor of broadcast communication. KCNC CBS 4 in Denver, KEYE CBS 42 in Austin and KGPE CBS 47 in Fresno, Calif. also carried the story.

Legacy of Women honoree

Jeanne Gerlach, associate provost for K-16 initiatives at UTA, is among the 2017 SafeHaven of Tarrant County Legacy of Women honorees, Fort Worth Business Press reported. The award recognizes remarkable women in Tarrant County for their commitment, achievements, initiative, impact and contributions to the community.

Folk art market

A Santa Fe Reporter article highlighted the recent Santa Fe International Folk Art Market, held on UTA’s campus. Arlington was the first sister city to hold the market.

Aga Khan forum

The.Ismaili reported that UTA students and faculty participated in a forum about the Aga Khan Award for Architecture. The award focuses on architecture that addresses the needs and aspirations of Islamic societies.

Toyota scholarship

VB Profiles, Benzinga, Spoke and various other media outlets reported that David Thang is one of 11 students to receive scholarships from Toyota and the Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund to pursue an education in science, technology, engineering or mathematics. Thang will attend UTA in the fall and plans to become a doctor.

Fouse named executive chairman

Alumna Jacqualyn “Jackie” Fouse has been named executive chairman of Dermavant Sciences, Swiss Life Sciences reported. Fouse earned bachelor's and master’s degrees in economics as well as a doctoral degree in finance from UTA.

Alumnus tabbed vice president

Digital Journal, Enhanced Online News and TMCNet reported alumnus Joseph Hoffmann has been named executive vice president and chief financial officer for IFG Companies. Hoffmann earned a bachelor of arts degree in accounting from UTA.

Master trustee designation

Raul Gonzalez, UTA alumnus and Mansfield ISD Board of Directors president, has earned the title Master Trustee after completing a year-long leadership program from the Texas Association of School Boards, the Star-Telegram reported. Gonzalez graduated from the UTA College of Business.