UTA In The News — Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Wednesday, Jun 12, 2024 contact

Political History

Xavier Medina Vidal, director of UTA’s Center for Mexican American Studies and associate professor of political science, spoke to Univision DFW on the recent historic Mexican presidential election.

Talking Dogs?!

Several stations around the country, including KMAX Sacramento and KATH Anchorage, featured the work of Kenny Zhu, professor of computer science and engineering, who plans to use machine learning to translate dog sounds into words.

Green World Cup

Green Source DFW reports that Meghna Tare, UTA’s chief sustainability officer, has been tasked with spearheading the 2026 FIFA World Cup Sustainability Plan. Arlington’s AT&T Stadium will host nine matches, including one semifinal.

Home Maintenance

Andy Hansz, UTA professor of finance and real estate, was quoted in USA Today on home warranties and maintenance.

The 400

Twenty-eight Mavericks, including UTA President Jennifer Cowley, were named among Fort Worth’s most influential by Fort Worth Inc., Mirage News reports.