UTA In The News — Monday, June 29, 2020

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COVID-19 cases in Texas

Erin Carlson, UTA associate clinical professor and director of graduate public health programs in the College of Nursing and Health Innovation, spoke to WNYC NPR New York about the recent spike of COVID-19 cases in Texas.

Anti-racism message

Over the weekend, a group of volunteers led by Sedrick E. Huckaby, UTA associate professor of art and art history, painted an anti-racism message onto a downtown Fort Worth street, The Fort Worth Star Telegram reported. The words “END RACISM NOW” were painted in black and white over all lanes of traffic in the 800 block of Main Street, immediately north of the Fort Worth Convention Center.

Social distancing

UTA is adopting a phased approach to safely resuming activity on campus, while encouraging social distancing to provide the healthiest possible environment for staff, faculty and students, Mirage News reported. “Socially responsible conduct will be key to keeping UTA safe,” said John Hall, vice president for administration and campus operations.