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

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 slated to begin sometime in 2015, according to UTD Vice President Calvin Jamison. The DART station, which is part of the long-term...

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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 walked across the stage twice to receive her bachelor’s and master’s degrees, having finally achieved her goal — 72 years after first...

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‘Red Herring’ turns tables on hackers

‘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 servers.  Researchers at UTD have a solution, dubbed ‘Red Herring,’ that not only patches the issue, but can also detect and entrap...

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Decoding Religion: Sikhism

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 follows is the final part in a four-part series exploring lesser-known religious communities, their traditions and their presence on campus. Every Friday, Prabhmanmeet...

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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 to participate in the U.S. Collegiate National team program, and Sanders will train the athletes and help them prepare for the USA...

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Golfer more than a great shot

Golfer more than a great shot

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 yards out from the hole and could not see where the ball landed when everyone around her started cheering.  “I had no...

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Gay athletes left unrecognized in Division III

Gay athletes left unrecognized in Division III

Media, community must do a better job at showing proper support to pioneering athletes who play for lesser known schools Gay athletes coming out are being highlighted at the highest echelons of athletics but are still being ignored at the lower levels of college sports. In the past year, three...

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