UTA In The News — Wednesday, September 13, 2023

Wednesday, Sep 13, 2023 • Media Contact : UT Arlington Media Relations

Constitutional revolution

Morgan Marietta, UT Arlington chair and professor of political science, wrote a column for The Conversation on how a constitutional revolution is underway at the U.S. Supreme Court. The column also was published in SFGATE.com, the San Francisco Chronicle’s digital home.

Unclaimed bodies study

Eli Shupe, UTA assistant professor of philosophy and humanities, talked about how medical schools using unclaimed bodies raises important ethical questions on Spectrum News. Shupe is the author of a study on how the use of unclaimed bodies is increasing and the potential implications that may have.

Development impact on 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, EUWID Water and Wastewater and Lab Manager 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.

Vaccine booster targets new variants

Erin Carlson, associate clinical professor and the director of the graduate public health program in UT Arlington’s College of Nursing and Health Innovation, said the latest COVID-19 vaccine booster targets new variants on WBAP 820 AM. She also said the new booster reduces transmission and helps control the spread of COVID 19 on KLIF 570 AM.

Easing veterans’ college transition

James Kumm, executive director of the UT Arlington Office of Military and Veterans Services, wrote a CASE Currents Magazine article about easing the transition into college for military students.

SBA grant
UT Arlington is the recipient of a U.S. Small Business Administration grant to establish a Veterans Business Outreach Center in Nevada, U.S. Veterans Magazine reported.