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UTDPD Blotter

Jan. 24

• A faculty member reported his vehicle was struck while parked in Lot J, sometime between noon and 8 p.m.

Jan. 26

• Four students were arrested for …
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SG Report

Student Government is endorsing the Vedic Organization For Inspiration Culture and Education’s initiative to provide vegetarian and vegan meal options to students on campus.

VOICE, a student organization on campus …
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For those with vision loss, sunglasses featuring diamond-coated chip could partially restore sight
4 years ago

For those with vision loss, sunglasses featuring diamond-coated chip could partially restore sight

A world without blindness may sound like something out of a sci-fi novel, but thanks to the research of material science professor Orlando Auciello, it may someday become a reality.


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Disabled after political violence, Zambian student fights for rights
4 years ago

Disabled after political violence, Zambian student fights for rights

Daniel Nsomekala sat in a wheel chair patiently waiting for the UTD 883 shuttle on a warm November morning. The bus arrived and the driver got up patiently, moved to …
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Worker death fuels protest against unsafe work conditions close to UTD
4 years ago

Worker death fuels protest against unsafe work conditions close to UTD

About two dozen demonstrators and observers met on a rainy, bitter cold Saturday on Nov. 23, at the construction site for State Farm regional headquarters on North Plano Rd, to …
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Alumnus: “I just feel helpless”
4 years ago

Alumnus: “I just feel helpless”

Marketing alumnus Benedict Bernadas has family in the Leyte province of the eastern Philippines where Super Typhoon Haiyan, known locally as Yolanda, hit hardest on Nov. 9.

Much of his …
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Friends mourn loss of fellow student

Some people thought it was a joke. When Dongkwon Shin posted a Facebook status to let friends know that Tam Hoang had died in the car accident they were both …
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Feds seize Ulbricht, shut down site
4 years ago

Feds seize Ulbricht, shut down site

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The FBI arrested a UTD alumnus on Oct. 1, allegedly the leader behind Silk Road, an underground black market website.

Ross Ulbricht, a 2006 graduate, was arrested in a branch …
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Center to offer assistance for those recovering from drug, alcohol abuse

The threat of abuse of alcohol on college campuses is a very real one. UTD stepped up to tackle this problem when a UT System Regent, the UT Center …
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Confucius Institute adds new partner university in China

Institute creates mandatory debriefing program in effort to avoid cultural, relational issues overseas

The plane landed at the Beijing International Airport on a hot summer day last fall. …
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