UTA In The News — Wednesday, March 2, 2022
Innovative Road Work
Spectrum News featured the work of Sahadat Hossain, UTA civil engineering professor, who is using plastic waste products to fill in cracks in Texas roads. The practice is expected to improve the durability of highway pavement.
The story of Antarctica can now be explored through a collection of antique maps at the UTA Libraries Special Collections, NBC 5 and Targeted News Service report. NBC 5 meteorologist David Finfrock donated 150 maps, along with stamps and postal covers.
Women’s History Month
UTA is marking Women’s History Month with a variety of fun, informative and introspective events throughout March, U.S. Fed News reports.
Students Pursue Building Name Changes
UTA students are fighting to change the names of two campus buildings, the Dallas Observer reports. The resolution to rename the E.H. Hereford University Center was voted down by the Student Senate yesterday, according to The Shorthorn. In a vote last month, the student government approved a resolution requesting the University form a committee to consider renaming Woolf Hall.
New Nursing School
The UNT System Board of Regents has approved the created of a College of Nursing at UNT Health Science Center, Fort Worth Inc. reports. UTA was mentioned as one of several Tarrant County institutions with nursing schools.