UTA In The News — Monday, November 9, 2020

Monday, Nov 09, 2020

CAPPA students help out

The East Library and Recreation Center opened today, The Dallas Morning News reported. UT Arlington graduate students in the College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs designed an outdoor innovation zone as part of the building.

Presidential voting in Tarrant County

Tom Marshall, UT Arlington political science professor, said Democrats in Tarrant County have benefited from a younger population and a polarizing president. But he said not to expect the area to turn completely blue for at least a few years, KERAnews.org reported. The Tarrant County Elections Office is still counting ballots, but Joe Biden had 427 more votes than President Donald Trump on Friday.

Shorthorn earns national awards

The Shorthorn, the UT Arlington student newspaper, won the top prize in collegiate journalism from two different student media associations during a national college journalism virtual convention, Targeted News Service and U.S. Fed News reported. The staff won the Pacemaker Award in two categories, newspaper and online, for both the weekly print edition and the website, theshorthorn.com. The award is handed out by the Associated Collegiate Press. The Shorthorn took first place in the College Media Association's Pinnacle awards in the four-year weekly newspaper category as well.
CAPPA featured in worldwide exhibition

UT Arlington’s College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs is part of the 2021 Time Space Existence Architecture Exhibition, World Architecture Community reported. The exhibition starts May 22, 2021, and runs through Nov. 21, 2021, in Venice at various venues. It takes place in Venice at various venues and features completed and ongoing projects, innovative proposals and utopian dreams of architectural expressions. Through a wide selection of projects ranging from conceptual works to photographs to videos to site specific installations, each room will provide visitors information and inspiration on our surroundings.

UTA doctoral students to work with Princeton

UT Arlington doctoral students Daniel Palmquist and Vijay Gopal, along with Davide Vigano, a postdoctoral researcher, will study, collaborate and conduct experiments with the Princeton University Plasma Physics Laboratory group, thanks to a Department of Energy grant, Defense & Aerospace Daily reported. The three are part of Luca Maddalena’s research team at UT Arlington’s Aerodynamics Research Center. Maddalena is the ARC director and a professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.