UTA In The News — Monday, June 13, 2022

Monday, Jun 13, 2022 • Media Contact : UT Arlington Media Relations

Alliance for Hispanic opportunity

Twenty of the nation’s top research universities announced the formation of the Alliance of Hispanic Serving Research Universities to increase opportunity for those historically underserved by higher education, the city of Arlington, Lubbock Avalanche-Journal and U.S. Fed News reported. As part of the alliance, The University of Texas at Arlington and other member institutions are working together on cross-regional projects in Latino humanities studies, U.S. Fed News reported. The projects, funded by a $5 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, aim to expand research opportunities for a growing number of Latino students and support a national cohort of doctoral students in Latino humanities.

An internship 18 years in the making

UT Arlington civil engineering student Delaney Rainford is spending this summer as a construction intern at The Beck Group, the same firm where her dad, Clyde, has worked for more than two decades, NBC 5 reported. Scheduled to graduate in fall 2023, Rainford said she is looking forward to learning as much as possible this summer.