UTA In The News — Wednesday, September 9, 2020

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Kalpana Chawla spacecraft

Northrop Grumman has named its next space station resupply ship after Kalpana Chawla, Business World and India TV News reported. Chawla, who earned her master's degree in aerospace engineering in 1984 at UT Arlington, made history at NASA as the first female astronaut of Indian descent, but died tragically with six crewmates in 2003, when Space Shuttle Columbia was re-entering Earth's atmosphere.

Gallery nights

The Gallery at UTA will be featured during the Fort Worth Art Dealers Association’s annual Fall Gallery Week from Sept. 12 through Sept. 19, the Fort Worth Business Press reported. More than three dozen galleries, museums, businesses, restaurants, and pop-up spaces are set to participate in the week of festivities celebrating Fort Worth’s rich and diverse art culture.

Texas Society of Architects

Two UT Arlington architecture educators recently won 2020 Honor Awards from the Texas Society of Architects, Mirage News reported. Bradley Bell, associate professor and director of the School of Architecture in the College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs, won the award for Outstanding Educational Contributions. Kathryn Holliday, professor and founding director of the David Dillon Center for Texas Architecture, won the award for Excellence in the Promotion of Architecture through the Media.