UTA In The News — Monday, March 4, 2019

Monday, Mar 04, 2019 • Media Contact : UT Arlington Media Relations

Economist says UTA on way

Ray Perryman, an economist who heads up The Perryman Group and serves as a distinguished professor at the International Institute for Advanced Studies, wrote an op-ed column for the Odessa American that said UTA, along with other Texas universities, has attained a Carnegie R1 classification, which is a step toward Tier One research status. The op-ed also appeared in the Fort Worth Business Press.,

Cancer fighter

Wei Chen, UTA physics professor, was featured in a KTVT CBS 11 story about a nanoparticle he created for cancer therapy.

Apache-UTA agreement

Apache Corp. has extended its use of UTA’s Collaborative Laboratories for Environmental Analysis and Remediation for groundwater in the West Texas natural gas fields, Dallas Innovates reported.

Design team takes second

A UTA student design team took second place in a competition at an International Corrugated Packaging Foundation conference, FlexoGlobal reported.

Veterans programs

Texas is a veteran-heavy state with plenty of public universities and access for veterans, Military Times, Marine Corps Times and Reboot Camp reported. James Kumm, UTA executive director for veterans programs, said, “In this day and age, when it comes to uncertain federal aid and scholarship opportunities, sometimes they’re plentiful and sometimes they’re few and far between. This is one of those guaranteed benefits. I think it’s a great benefit for us who enter the military in Texas. It makes a big difference.”

Multifamily in Arlington

One of the major reasons every multifamily developer should be in the Arlington market is because UTA is located here, REBusinessOnline.com reported.