UTA In The News — Monday, September 11, 2023
Quantum information science matters
Karen Matsler, UT Arlington assistant professor in practice for the UTeach Arlington program, wrote about quantum information science in The Conversation. The column also was published by Yahoo! News, the Houston Chronicle, the San Antonio Express-News and many other media outlets.
Human destruction of floodplains
Adnan Rajib, a UT Arlington hydrologist, and doctoral student Qianjin Zheng published a study in the Nature journal Scientific Data to provide the first -ever global estimate of human destruction of natural floodplains, Phys.org, SciTechDaily, Electric City Magazine, Bollyinside.com, Russia’s The Earth Chronicles of Life and Mexico’s CWV reported.. The study can help guide future development in a way that can restore and conserve vital floodplain habitats that are critical to wildlife, water quality and reducing flood risk for people.
Information on student loans
Karen Krause, UT Arlington executive director of financial aid, scholarships and veterans benefits certification, told Texas Public Radio on San Antonio’s KSTX 89.1 FM what students should know as the three-year pause on student loan payments ends Oct. 1. The story originally aired on KERA 90.1 FM.
The University of Texas at Arlington has selected Paul J. Corson as executive director of its Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology Development, TrendRadars reported.
Film, television impact
UT Arlington’s Penelope Ingram, associate professor of English, has written a book that examines the role Hollywood and media played in the resurgence of white nationalism during the Obama and Trump eras, Mirage News reported. The book, titled “Imperiled Whiteness: How Hollywood and Media Make Race in 'Postracial' America,” analyzes popular film and television franchises through the lens of social, cultural and political movements.
Nevada VBOC starts
The University of Texas at Arlington's College of Business has received a $1.7 million Small Business Administration grant to establish two Nevada Veterans Business Outreach Centers, Mirage News reported.