UTA In The News — Friday, September 1, 2023

Friday, Sep 01, 2023 • Media Contact : UT Arlington Media Relations

Unclaimed Bodies

The Dallas Morning News and Medscape shared a UTA study on how Texas medical schools are increasingly using unclaimed bodies in their medical education. Eli Shupe, assistant professor of philosophy and humanities and author of the study, said this practice raises important ethical questions.

Blaze Forward

Blaze Forward has helped over 6,500 UTA students with tuition costs, Univision DFW reports. The program helps cover up to 100% of tuition costs for eligible students. Jennifer Sandoval, a junior in the College of Business, says Blaze Forward, combined with her other financial aid, will help her save about $30,000.

Hollywood’s Cultural Impacts

In a new book, Penelope Ingram, professor in the Department of English, examines the roles that Hollywood and media played in the resurgence of white nationalism, Bolly Inside reports. Ingram’s book examines fashionable movie and television franchises via the lens of social, cultural and political movements.

Research Grant

The Office of the Vice President of Research and Innovation has recently awarded three Commercialization Gap Fund awards, totaling over $200,000, to support faculty members in their efforts to develop new technologies, Compsmag reports.