The pandemic highlighted a number of successful stakeholders who have contributed to the community, and the organization reviewed over 70 qualified nominees for the awards.
Eric Leidlein, auxiliary services executive director, said after the building is demolished it will be converted to green space to accommodate the Green at College Park project.
As the U.S. expanded its vaccine availability to all adults, countries around the world still face a lack of resources to vaccinate their citizens.
Some have followed suit with Gov. Greg Abbott’s executive order and lifted their mask policies, while others continue them at the risk of alienating customers.
Individuals can still register for a vaccine via the Tarrant County Public Health website, but appointments will likely be located outside of the city.
The decision came after the Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended a nationwide pause in order to investigate rare cases of blood clots.
Rep. Tony Tinderholt, R-Arlington, filed the bill in disagreement with Facebook’s and Twitter’s decisions to ban former President Donald Trump.
COVID-19 restrictions at medical offices and hospitals are reshaping the pregnancy experience for women in the pandemic, but the extra time at home can be beneficial.
Many people question the safety and efficacy of the vaccines. These students reveal why they did or did not sign up to receive a vaccination.
Health experts have cited reduced access to traditional health care centers, public reluctance to see doctors and existing inequalities as key obstacles for vaccine distribution.
Over 38,000 people attended the event, marking the first time an MLB team opened its ballpark at 100% capacity since the pandemic began.
The president urged people to do their part by continuing to wear masks, wash their hands, remain socially distanced and get vaccinated.
This variant is associated with a 64% higher risk of death, and citizens are encouraged to continue wearing masks and social distancing.
Some students praised the university’s decision to continue requiring face masks through May 31 while others believe it should be an individual choice.
UTA students believe the LockDown Browser is an invasion of privacy, and faculty are not too far behind agreeing with them.
One year into the pandemic, vaccines are the next step to fighting the virus, but continuing to wear masks is still crucial to stop the spread.
Anti-Asian hate crimes surged in America’s largest cities, and 3 in 10 Asian Americans surveyed reported being subject to racist slurs or jokes since the outbreak began.
Increased vaccine production, better messaging and a clearly defined plan are key differences in this administration's strategy to stop the spread.
Along with the rest of the state, UTA faculty, staff and students faced freezing temperatures, power outages and water issues that closed campus and damaged property.
The club is back with a new look after a brief closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but its legacy — including traditions like the weekly drag show — remain.
After COVID-19 ended his high school season early, Gregory elected to continue pursuing sports and adapted to the new environment.
Updated 5/10: The Shorthorn is keeping track of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Arlington and Tarrant County. In the table below, cases, deaths and recoveries are separated into different categories, and it will be updated as new cases are reported.
Jeff Williams said he was diagnosed Dec. 23 during a Facebook Live conference with the Greater Arlington Chamber of Commerce and urged Arlington citizens to continue social distancing and wearing masks.
The fire department is expecting another batch of vaccines to arrive as soon as next week, said Richard Fegan, Arlington Fire Department public information officer.
Pfizer’s vaccine candidate is expected to receive a Food and Drug Administration ruling by Thursday, and Moderna’s ruling is expected by Dec. 17.
According to Gov. Greg Abbott’s Executive Order GA-32, establishments in the North Central Texas region could have their occupancy limit reduced to 50%, and bars could close entirely.
There is a connection between three cases reported this week and four students who tested positive are university housing residents among residence halls and university apartments
The additional cases bring the county’s cumulative case count up to 85,759, with 63,000 of those cases projected to have recovered.
The additional cases bring Tarrant County’s cumulative case count up to 71,166. Nearly 56,000 of those cases are projected to have recovered.
The additional cases bring Tarrant County’s cumulative case count up to 71,166. Nearly 56,000 of those cases are projected to have recovered.
The additional 11 cases this week reflect a cross-section of students on campus and include staff and contractors, university spokesperson Joe Carpenter said.
As of Friday afternoon, all previously scheduled campaign events with the president are being moved to virtual events or temporarily postponed, according to campaign manager Bill Stepien.
As cases increase, the university needs to report cases directly to students and give more detailed information about the cases themselves.
Some cases are the result of active testing in designated student populations such as student-athletes and individuals associated with past reported positive cases identified through contact tracing.
UTA Athletics has confirmed it will be postponing this week’s volleyball matches after players on the team tested positive for COVID-19, according to a department press release.
If a student, faculty or staff member is personally diagnosed with COVID-19, they must report it to the university by filling out a personal diagnosis form and will need to self-isolate.
Excluding bars, businesses currently open at 50% capacity in the 19 hospital regions where COVID-19 hospitalizations have dropped can open at 75% capacity starting Monday.
While students had an extended spring break in March, many professors and instructors underwent training to learn how to work remotely and transition their courses online.
Regular festivities were canceled due to COVID-19, but you can still indulge yourself with these socially distanced offerings.
Whether it’s keeping yourself safe while on campus or getting tested if you experience symptoms, here’s all you need to know about the university’s coronavirus guidelines.
Some potential speakers are avoiding digital shows because of potential pirating risks, but the university is working with agencies to find suitable candidates.
Fraternity and Sorority Life is recruiting via online videos and virtual meetings, and in-person events later in the semester will abide by UTA’s event guidelines to ensure safety.
Visual reminders of attending school in the COVID-19 era greeted students while staff members found ways to accommodate their safety.
Students began settling back into their homes on campus as the university prepares for the fall semester amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Students are recommended to minimize social activity and avoid large gatherings while performing daily self-assessment checks before coming to campus.
“It’s for the good of our community, and I apologize to no one for it,” Commissioner Roy Charles Brooks said after the court voted unanimously for the extension.
With over 5 million cases of COVID-19 in the U.S. since March, UTA and universities across the state have reopened their doors to students for the fall semester.
Superintendent Marcelo Cavazos said the district will follow science and virus trends before reopening in-person classes on Sept. 28.
Milliken toured the North Texas Genome Center, which will be a pop-up operation for COVID-19 testing, and observed preparations in the Central Library and the University Center during his visit.
The Maverick Activities Center will reopen Monday to students and faculty with enhanced health and safety protocols, according to a Campus Recreation email Wednesday.
Students should complete the training in Canvas by Sept. 11. All students, faculty and staff are expected to complete the training, regardless if courses are on or off campus.
The Central Library will only be open to active students, faculty and staff and has augmented its hours of operations and services and placed additional safety measures.
A multi-day move in schedule, revised guest policies and the implementation of social distancing and safety measures are among some changes to life on campus this semester.
One hundred and seventeen residents have been relocated from Lipscomb Hall to Vandergriff Hall for the academic year, and 26 graduate students have been relocated from Lipscomb Hall to West Hall.
Students that are experiencing symptoms or have been exposed to someone testing positive should call Health Services to set up a telehealth visit.
The Shorthorn is keeping track of confirmed COVID-19 cases at UTA. In the table below, the cases are separated into different categories, and it will be updated as cases are reported. Last updated Oct. 26, 2021.
Purchases include signage, personal protective equipment, contactless faucets, door foot pulls and plexiglass in areas where transactions occur.
Broadcast communication senior Cecillia Nguyen was shocked when her summer study abroad trip was canceled, but she understands the need for precaution amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
As students prioritize financial stability and the well-being of themselves and their loved ones, many are reluctant to return to campus for classes.
While meal plan rates will remain the same with no additional costs, hours of operation will be altered to allow for frequent cleanings.
The collection's four parts — web archiving, saving emails, community submissions and oral history — create a diverse overview of the community’s response to the pandemic.
The funds are to assist local governments in protecting Texans and preventing the spread of the virus and will go toward things like first responder pay and equipment.
Boxes of 50 masks will be handed out on a first-come, first-served basis at Arlington ISD Dan Dipert Career and Technical Center from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m on Thursday.
Scheduled listening sessions via Microsoft Teams will be conducted to receive further input from UTA international students and ask questions.
During the virtual panel and Q&A, practicing North Texas social workers were invited to share their insight and experiences amid the pandemic.
To minimize the risk of spreading COVID-19, student athletes will complete a daily symptoms survey, have daily temperature checks taken and access to locker rooms will be limited.
The phased approach will ensure social distancing, availability of personal protective equipment and employee-student training availability.
UTA international students can reach out to the Office of International Education for assistance at firstname.lastname@example.org or 817-272-2355.
The state of Texas will invest $57 million in federal funds to need-based financial aid programs for students enrolled in higher education institutions, according to an Office of the Texas Governor press release Wednesday.
If hospitalizations and an increase in positive cases become too much, Abbott said the state has strategies to reduce the spread of the virus without returning to stay-at-home policies.
If a student or employee gets sick because of the coronavirus, the fallout and blame could fall on the shoulders of our campus and UT System leaders.
Different professors had varying experiences with online classes prior to the campus shutdown, and each course provided different challenges in the transition.
With three of the five phases already implemented, upcoming phases will include the use of reserves and furloughs/layoffs to address the budgets of fiscal years 2020 and 2021.
Eight out of 10 COVID-19-related deaths reported in the U.S. have been in adults 65 years or older, and the CDC recommends older adults stay home as much as possible.
Philip Baiden, social work assistant professor, said having proper support mechanisms such as someone to talk to during the pandemic can help one cope with the stress and trauma of COVID-19.
Isabel Muñoz is part of a team of 12 staff members at Clinicas Mi Doctor, a clinic which serves primarily Hispanic and Latin communities by testing for coronavirus.
While some students were able to return home before restrictions on travel from the US and other countries took hold, others were kept in the states and forced to adapt.
COVID-19 disrupted the lives of virtually everyone at UTA, along with the rest of the country. Here’s how our community has adapted to a changed world.
The archive is accepting both digital and physical materials such as diary entries, photographs and social media posts to document community experiences during the pandemic.
Instead of keeping seniors in limbo, the university can learn from how Arlington ISD is handling its spring 2020 graduation ceremonies.
Wednesday’s distribution from Texas Rangers Parking Lot R provided the masks to restaurant and business employees in preparation for upcoming reopenings.
Gov. Greg Abbott announced that hair salons may reopen Friday and gyms can reopen on May 18 with social distancing guidelines in place.
Trump has possessed little to no qualities of a suitable leader in a time of crisis and has shown a lack of basic competence in understanding the severity of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tarrant County donated the masks, which will be distributed on a first-come, first-serve basis at Texas Rangers Parking Lot R on Wednesday.
The reported cases bring the county’s total case count to 4,133 and total deaths to 111, and medical models show the next few days as the county’s peak with declines expected in mid-May.
Despite Abbott ending the state’s stay-at-home order and superseding local shelter-in-place orders, it’s imperative that we as residents do not perceive this as a win over COVID-19.
The UT System is working closely with Gov. Greg Abbott regarding the plan to reopen the institutions and will follow his leadership, UT System Chancellor James Milliken said.
Many nonessential businesses are reopening with restrictions, but leaving self-isolation so soon isn’t worth the risk.
The pandemic struck during the busiest season for tattoo artists, and since their service is deemed unessential, many are just trying to survive until they can reopen.
Fire Chief Don Crowson said from a Tarrant County perspective, the virus is still deadly to the elderly and is disproportionately affecting the African American and Hispanic populations.
Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins said the county has not seen a decline in deaths, new cases or hospitalizations in the last two weeks.
The newly-added COVID-19 drive-thru testing center in Arlington administered 133 free tests to Tarrant County residents on its first day of operations Friday.
Four friends meet in a parking lot of a church while practicing social distancing April 27 in Fort Worth. The mothers have met three times since social distancing began as a means to unwind without their children, Burleson resident Margie Johnston said. The four friends put their kids to bed…
Many students are financially insecure during the pandemic, and alleviating this stress could help them focus on studying or job hunting.
As part of phase one in a plan to reopen Texas, locations such as retail stores, restaurants, malls and movie theaters will be allowed to function at 25% capacity.
If we wish to reopen businesses to minimize the economic impact of the virus, we must inform the decision with more widespread testing.
Alongside over 100 Texas mayors, Mayor Jeff Williams sent a letter to the Texas Congressional Delegation requesting that they pass a fourth bill to help with the pandemic.
With many people stuck at home, students and hairstylists think now might be the perfect time to try dyeing your hair without fear of messing up your look.
The city hopes to implement the site by the end of the week, and it will be accessible to all of Tarrant County but will serve predominantly the east and south portions of the county.
The Shorthorn talks to Dr. Cynthia Simmons, Arlington EMS System medical director, and Emergency Management administrator Irish Hancock about the pandemic.
The extension is to keep residents safe and stabilize nonessential movement as the county eases restrictions on businesses, Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins said.
Tarrant County Public Health advises the risk of anyone contracting COVID-19 from picking up food at Swift Elementary School is very low.
Social distancing is impacting people’s mental health in different ways, but there are steps we can take to combat these negative effects.
Input from medical professionals, businesses and community leaders will be used to ensure a safe way to reopen business in Texas without spurring the spread of COVID-19.
Tarrant County Public Health will administer testing from the site, and Fire Chief Don Crowson said more information on the location will be announced next week.
The plan — dubbed ‘Opening Up America Again’ — aims to reopen the nation state by state as hospital visits for Influenza-like illnesses and COVID-19 cases decrease.
The county itself will not enforce the requirement; however, businesses do have the option to refuse service to anyone without a face covering.
The new locations will provide 160 free tests a day, which patients will be able to register for via an online assessment tool.
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Tarrant County has been providing free meals for members of the community since around March 24. From 4 to 6 p.m. Monday to Friday, the Elm Street location serves around 100 to 180 people a day, said Haley Vanderveer, Boys & Girls Clubs academic succ…
The global number of confirmed COVID-19 deaths reached over 134,000 and the total number of reported cases exceeded 2 million, according to data retrieved Wednesday from Johns Hopkins University.
Allowable projects and purchases with this funding include equipment, supplies, training and addressing the medical needs of inmates in local jails and detention centers.
Tarrant County reported four additional deaths and Dallas County reported 10 additional deaths, the most in one day for the county.
Just like the essential workers keeping cities operational, UTA has its share of essential workers who put themselves and their health at risk for our university.
Investment bank Goldman Sachs, nonprofit LiftFund and other financial institutions are partnering as part of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program.
The state currently has 13,484 reported COVID-19 cases with 271 deaths, and the extended declaration is meant to ensure adequate public health resources and support capabilities.
For something as basic and crucial for living as food, not aiding one another if we have the opportunity stands against everything we are as a nation and community.
The sites will use the 15 minute Abbott Laboratories testing equipment, and each can potentially administer about 3,000 tests per day, Gov. Greg Abbott said.