UTA In The News — Friday, June 28, 2024

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UT Arlington and Microsoft teach artificial intelligence tools
Researchers, faculty, and educators from higher education and K-12 schools across Texas gathered in late May at The University of Texas at Arlington for an invite-only “Prompt-a-Thon” co-hosted by Microsoft and UTA’s offices for Research and Innovation and Information Technology, reported Dallas Innovates.

Supreme Court rules on homeless policies
The Supreme Court has upheld local laws allowing police to ticket, fine, or arrest those who sleep in public areas. UTA Public and Affairs and Planning Assistant Professor Hannah Lebovits told the Independent that her research shows laws like these can exacerbate the problem. The story was also covered by MSN and Yahoo! news.

Helping families find missing loved ones
Dallas, Tarrant, and Collin counties, along with police and community organizations, have teamed up for Missing in North Texas Day, a one-day event where people can file a missing persons report and provide DNA samples with the goal of figuring out what happened to their loved ones. Christian Zlolniski, UT Arlington anthropology professor and former head of the Center for Mexican American Studies, helped organize event, reports KERA.

Single mother credits toddlers for help graduating from UTA
A single mother who graduated from UT Arlington with her master’s in social work credits her two toddlers with helping her complete the program. “They helped inspire me throughout the years,” Ke’Yonna Hall told Business Insider.