UTA In The News — Wednesday, June 8, 2022

Wednesday, Jun 08, 2022 • Media Contact : UT Arlington Media Relations

Veteran entrepreneurs

Myron L. Pullum, outreach coordinator for UT Arlington’s Veterans Business Outreach Center, co-hosted Boots to Business Reboot, an entrepreneurial education and training program for veterans and military-connected individuals, The Southwest Times Record reported. Pullum is a military veteran with a love for small business, whose goal is to help the military community sharpen its entrepreneurial skills. “I'm here to deliver some things that I know that they don't, and I want to make sure I'm able to give back for as long as I can,” Pullum said.

Smart Hospital donation

A $50,000 gift from the Delta Theta Chapter 102 of Sigma will provide a collaborative space in The University of Texas at Arlington’s new Smart Hospital where faculty can engage with students, enhancing the nursing learning environment, Mirage News, U.S. Fed News and Targeted News Service reported. UTA’s Delta Theta Chapter has established four endowments at the University that support nursing research and nursing students at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

College and career preparation

This summer, high school students participating in a science and technology education and mentorship program hosted by The Perot Museum of Nature and Science will visit local universities, including The University of Texas at Arlington, Dallas Uptown reported. The visits will demonstrate to students the wealth of degree programs that lead to well-paying STEM careers.

Experiences of Orthodox Jewish childhood

Hannah Lebovits, UT Arlington assistant professor of public affairs, spoke to New Books Network about the differences between the cultures of mainstream American childhood and Orthodox Jewish childhood. Lebovits’ essay, “Passing on the Journey,” was published in the anthology Artifacts of Orthodox Jewish Childhoods.