Category Archives: Education

UTA Professor to Use Hybrid Imaging System to See Deep Tissue

A UT Arlington bioengineer has been awarded a $407,163 National Science Foundation Early Career Development grant to use light and sound to produce an accurate image of a patient’s deep tissue. Baohong Yuan, an assistant professor of bioengineering at The University of Texas at Arlington, said his process overcomes the challenge of getting…

AISD Offers More Choices Than Ever With Most Schools Open to Transfers

During Thursday night’s regularly scheduled board meeting, the Board of Trustees voted to open the majority of AISD schools to transfers for students inside and outside the district’s attendance boundaries. The four elementaries with new attendance boundaries this year – Adams, Atherton, Hale and Johns – will be closed to…

Library Competition for Shakespeare Lovers Feb. 9

William Shakespeare fans are invited to the first round of the National Shakespeare Competition being held Saturday, February 9, from 10:30 a. m. to 1:00 p. m. at the Lake Arlington Branch, 4000 West Green Oaks Boulevard. The English-Speaking Union of the United States is hosting this competition for area high school students. Competitors…

UTA Professor, Grad Student Discover Poem Written By 18th Century Slave

A University of Texas at Arlington English professor and his doctoral student have discovered a never-before published, handwritten manuscript by Jupiter Hammon, an 18th century slave from Long Island, N. Y., who many scholars consider one of the founders of early African-American literature. Jupiter Hammon, an 18th century slave on Long…

Arlington Public Library Launches GO Centers for College-Ready Students

Higher Education Servicing Corporation (“HESC”), in collaboration with the Arlington Public Library and with funding provided by the Arlington Tomorrow Foundation, will open its first of three library-based GO Centers at the East Arlington library located at 1624 New York Avenue on Thursday, February 7, 2013.  Two additional GO Centers…

Community Resource Fair Draws Hundreds of Arlington Families

In one morning, Danielle Whetstone browsed low-cost childcare options, chatted with employment agencies, and researched health and wellness programs. The Arlington mother of two attended the Community Resource Fair on Saturday to learn more about activities and services available in the community.“I love this,” said Whetstone, who recently completed a degree…