UTA In The News — Monday, February 27, 2023

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Helping Children with Epilepsy

UTA researchers have helped find a way for doctors to have more success with epilepsy surgeries in children, KERA reports. Christos Papadelis, professor of research in bioengineering, discovered how to identify which brain cells lead to epileptic episodes in children.

DEI Policies Paused

UT System has paused all new diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) policies and asked school leaders to provide reports on their current policies, KETK reports. Jandel Crutchfield, UTA assistant professor of social work, explained that research shows that DEI is more helpful than harmful. She would like to know more on the policies that may have potentially been misused.

Slow Looking

The UTA Department of Art and Art History is encouraging visitors to slow down, KERA reports. As part of its spring 2023 exhibition, The Art of Observation, it is inviting viewers to practice “slow looking” by sitting with an artwork to get to know it visually. The exhibition is open through May 5.