UTA In The News — Monday, August 22, 2022

Monday, Aug 22, 2022 • Media Contact : UT Arlington Media Relations

Mavs Move In

Thousands of new UT Arlington students moved in over the weekend, WFAA and Fox 4 report. They represent more than 300 cities and 14 countries.

War in Ukraine

NewsNation spoke with Brian Whitmore, UTA assistant professor of practice and expert in Russian affairs, for the latest on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine as it nears the six-month mark.

Keynote Speaker

Kiva Harper, UTA School of Social Work associate professor of practice, will serve as one of the keynote speakers for the inaugural TEDxDeSoto on Oct. 22, EIN Presswire reports.

Exploring Moons

A recent study looked into how many moons could orbit the Earth while keeping the planet stable, Knowridge Science Report reports. The answer depends on the mass of the moons, with a likely limit of seven. Suman Satyal, UTA adjunct assistant professor of physics and the lead author on the study, said that since Earth can have more than one moon, this “increases the probability” of detecting exomoons.

Curriculum Innovation

Federal funding will help support curriculum innovation and promotion of Latin American studies, Mirage News reports. UTA is part of a regional partnership focused on curriculum building and language training that a pair of U.S. Department of Education grants worth $1.7 million will support.