UTA In The News — Monday, September 25, 2023

Monday, Sep 25, 2023 • Media Contact : UT Arlington Media Relations

Auto Workers on Strike

Workers at a General Motors distribution center near Fort Worth have gone on strike, according to Fort Worth Report. Ashish Sedai, assistant professor of economics at UTA, explained why workers would select a few plants at a time to strike rather than all at once. He also told the Dallas Morning News that the strikes will have an immediate economic impact.


Nearly 70 teams entered this year’s UTA Oozeball Tournament, NBC 5 reports.

Senate Bill 17 Implementation

UTA has announced changes to come into compliance with Senate Bill 17, which concerns diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives on university campuses, KERA and KUT report.

AI Impact

Microsoft recently highlighted its new focus on incorporating artificial intelligence to its Windows products, Laptop Mag reports. The article sites a 2023 UTA study that revealed how much clean fresh water is used to power certain AI programs at U.S. data centers.