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Students shave heads for funds
3 years ago

Students shave heads for funds

Friends raise money for children’s cancer charity by pledging to go bald

Two students are fundraising for children with cancer with the promise that they’ll shave their heads …
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ATEC alumni developing innovative RPG
3 years ago

ATEC alumni developing innovative RPG

Two alumni who are creating a new video game, “Popup Dungeon,” launched a Kickstarter campaign April 3 to raise funds to develop their game.

The campaign aims to …
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User experience org fuses tech, design, interactivity
3 years ago

User experience org fuses tech, design, interactivity

Behind every electronic screen, there’s a team of designers, architects and engineers perfecting a seamless experience for consumers. Students have taken notice and are working to gain traction in …
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Food, retail center at north campus could arrive by ’16
3 years ago

Food, retail center at north campus could arrive by ’16

Traditional college town living marks shift to residential focus

Construction on Comet Town, a housing complex that will feature shops, restaurants, entertainment venues and a DART station, is …
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Golden years spent learning, volunteering

94-year-old alum receives bachelor’s at 87, master’s in psychological science at 90

UTD alum Helen Small had always dreamt of getting a college education. By 2010, she had …
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‘Red Herring’ turns tables on hackers
3 years ago

‘Red Herring’ turns tables on hackers

‘Heartbleed’ countermeasure conceived in UTD’s laboratories

The most serious security problem to ever affect the modern web left about two-thirds of the Internet at risk, including UTD systems and …
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Decoding Religion: Sikhism
3 years ago

Decoding Religion: Sikhism

Followers of Sikhism practice philanthropy, community service, advocate for increased exposure for South Asian religion

Editor’s Note

In an effort to further understand UTD’s diverse population, what …
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UTD coach selected to assist U.S. collegiate national volleyball team for second time

For the second year in a row, head volleyball coach Marci Sanders will be an assistant coach to the U.S. Collegiate National Team.

USA Volleyball selected 36 athletes …
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Golfer more than a great shot
3 years ago

Golfer more than a great shot

By  • Golf, Sports

Freshman golfer Gina Brannon is optimistic about her future in golf after making her first hole-in-one during a practice round at the ASC Championship Tournament. 

Brannon was 150 …
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