UTA In The News — Friday, November 12, 2021
Reducing bone fracture
Hepatocyte growth factor could reduce the risk of bone fracture for people living with type 2 diabetes and hypertension, according to a new study from an international team of researchers at The University of Texas at Arlington and the University of Saskatchewan, Wonderful Engineering reported.
Responding to the demands of an increasingly older population for options to accommodate aging in place, The University of Texas at Arlington's College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs is leading a cross-disciplinary research project to design and build micro-housing that can be embedded with technology that allows older people to live safely and independently at home, Targeted News Service reported. The CAPPA team is partnering with UTA's Multi-Interprofessional Center for Health Informatics, global architecture firm HKS and the nonprofit research group CADRE (Center for Advanced Design, Research and Evaluation) on the project.
TMAC wins environmental award
TMAC at The University of Texas at Arlington won the 2020 Texas Environmental Excellence Award from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, the NIST website, The Politician’s Post and the ForeignAffairs website reported. The official recognition was delayed because of the pandemic. TMAC is formerly the Texas Manufacturing Assistance Center. TMAC delivers technical training and assistance that combines lean manufacturing practices, energy reductions and environmental best practices, to organizations and businesses.
Exercise and cancer
In a new research article published in Cancer, researcher and Assistant Professor Yue Liao in the Department of Kinesiology found that cancer survivors improved their quality of life, physical activity level and physical functioning after completing a 12-week group-based exercise program, U.S. Fed News reported.
The University of Texas at Arlington Military and Veterans Services hosted two events—an appreciation breakfast and a showcase—to show appreciation of the military in recognition of Veterans Day, Nov. 11, Mirage News reported.
The Gallery at UTA presents its 18th Faculty Biennial, a showcase for recent work created by faculty from The University of Texas at Arlington Department of Art and Art History, GlassTire.com reported. The exhibition runs through Nov. 20.