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Students build 150 pound fidget spinner at UTDesign Makerspace

Three students gained publicity all over the Metroplex by building a 150 pound fidget spinner that they have also submitted to the Guinness Book of World Records.

Pratik Bhosale, a …
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Roommate confusion
2 weeks ago

Roommate confusion

Editor’s Note: This article was updated to clarify ATEC junior Emily Wheeler visited the University Village Leasing Office and not the Galerstein Gender Center.

After establishing the gender-inclusive housing option …
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TemocNet replaces Time Warner on campus
2 weeks ago

TemocNet replaces Time Warner on campus

In preparation for fall move-in, the Office of Information Technology is addressing any issues concerning the new residential internet plan, TemocNet.

After the university’s contract with Time Warner expired this …
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UTD revises emergency policies after bomb hoax
2 weeks ago

UTD revises emergency policies after bomb hoax

Following a campus-wide evacuation for a bomb threat later determined to be a hoax, UTD is reviewing its emergency notification and communication policies to help reduce confusion in future evacuations.


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Alum launches Kickstarter campaign for card game
2 weeks ago

Alum launches Kickstarter campaign for card game

A UTD alum’s efforts to bring a new party game called “Bad Actors” to the college scene may become a reality this fall thanks to an upcoming Kickstarter campaign.

“We …
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Caught in dreamSpace
1 month ago

Caught in dreamSpace

An audiovisual exhibition, “dreamSpace,” was performed as part of Dallas’ annual Soluna Festival outside the Meyerson Symphony Center. It was the brainchild of Agence 5970, a Dallas-based art laboratory operated …
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Team creates medical app
1 month ago

Team creates medical app

A team at UTD will develop an application allowing students to practice interviewing medical patients through augmented reality. The concept won the U.S. Ignite challenge, a competition “to develop the …
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UTD enacts campus-wide tobacco-free policy
1 month ago

UTD enacts campus-wide tobacco-free policy

After the initial announcement in January, UTD is now officially a tobacco-free campus.

Calvin Jamison, vice president of administration, said before the policy’s implementation, the university worked with a …
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Perceptions about Muslim-Americans
1 month ago

Perceptions about Muslim-Americans

After conducting a study on attitudes towards Muslim students on campus, an alumna found evidence that the majority of UTD students view Muslims in a positive light.

The study, conducted …
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Muslim students balance Ramadan, school
1 month ago

Muslim students balance Ramadan, school

The Islamic holy month of Ramadan occurs during a critical time for students taking summer courses. Muslim students experience reduced energy from fasting, in addition to conflicting time commitments between …
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