UTA In The News — Friday, May 28, 2021

Friday, May 28, 2021 • Media Contact : UT Arlington Media Relations

Tarrant County mental health center

Jaya Davis, associate professor in the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice, spoke to Fort Worth Star-Telegram about Tarrant County’s plans to open a mental health jail diversion center. Davis said the center will shift the burden of mental health care from the criminal justice system to the community.

Transporting crops and livestock

Caroline Krejci, assistant professor in the Department of Industrial, Manufacturing and Systems Engineering, is designing a better way for farmers to move crops and livestock to market through crowdsourced transportation programs, 7thSpace, Scienmag.com and Targeted News Service reported.

Maverick entrepreneurs

The University of Texas at Arlington’s College of Business honored 88 businesses started by entrepreneurs with ties to UTA at the second annual MAVS 100 Awards and Gala, Targeted News Service reported.