UTA In The News — Friday, April 2, 2021

Friday, Apr 02, 2021 • Media Contact : UT Arlington Media Relations

Vaccination hesitation

Erin Carlson, associate clinical professor and director of public health graduate programs in the College of Nursing and Health Innovation, spoke to the Dallas Observer about how some Texans’ refusal to receive a COVID-19 vaccination likely won’t inhibit the state’s ability to achieve herd immunity.

Graduate nursing program among nation’s best

The University of Texas at Arlington’s College of Nursing and Health Innovation graduate program ranked 60th nationally according to U.S. News and World Report, WFAA reported. Ranking methodologies include evaluation of the aptitude of incoming students and career outcomes for graduates.

Restoration after Hurricane Laura

The Texas Manufacturing Assistance Center at The University of Texas at Arlington received $475,000 from the U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology Manufacturing Extension Partnership to conduct on-site assessments of manufacturers that sustained significant damages in the wake of Hurricane Laura, Mirage News reported.

Annexation of Belarus

In a recent column for The Atlantic Council, Brian Whitmore, adjunct assistant professor in the McDowell Center for Global Studies, predicts the Russian annexation of Belarus will occur quietly and before Western institutions can intervene.