‘Mold’ in Jonsson only dust buildup

The black crumb-like bits falling from vents in the Jonsson Center are not mold — as some students and professors feared — but dust that has accumulated in the ducts over time, according to Facilities Management Director Kelly Kinnard. Air ducts in buildings built in the 1960s and 1970s were...

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New electronics flexible in more ways than one

New electronics flexible in more ways than one

Cutting-edge circuitry has numerous applications in multiple fields including medicine, homeland security Flexible electronics, with applications from consumer to military, have the potential to improve the quality of life and safety for all people. Flexible electronics specifically refer to electronic circuits that are mounted or built on a pliable substrate, or base...

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Japanese culture under the lights

Japanese culture under the lights

On April 14, the Japanese Student Association took over the Galaxy Rooms for a night of fabulous and awe-inspiring displays of Japanese fashion. Attendees of the J-Fashion Show experienced an eccentric spectrum of styles from Japan, including Lolita, Visual Kei, Uniforms, Traditional and Himekaji, as the models walked the runway....

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Jemison promotes gains in space travel

Jemison promotes gains in space travel

In 100 years or so, human beings may be able to reach new frontiers beyond the solar system because of the efforts of astronaut Mae Jemison. Jemison spoke at the ATEC Lecture Hall as the final part of UTD’s Distinguished Lecture Series sponsored by the Northwood Women’s Club on April...

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‘Under the Skin’ flick offers art house sci-fi

‘Under the Skin’ flick offers art house sci-fi

When a nude Scarlett Johansson starts undressing another woman, it should be titillating and exciting. In the context of “Under the Skin,” the nudity is void of any emotion.  Directed by Jonathan Glazer, “Under the Skin” offers none of the guarantees of normal Hollywood films, but it’s still worth experiencing....

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Art Barn hosts electric outfit

Art Barn hosts electric outfit

For one last hurrah, the Spring Blowout Bash featuring Anamanaguchi marked a milestone for the university and its students. Hosted by Radio UTD with support from the other Student Media organizations, the April 17 show was the first concert played in the Visual Arts Building in recent memory. Anamanaguchi immediately...

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Students shave heads for funds

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 completely bald on May 4. Leora Kurtzer, a business marketing freshman, and Rebecca Jin, a supply chain management sophomore are participating in...

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ATEC alumni developing innovative RPG

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 raise $80,000 by May 18. The game is slated for a summer 2016 release and Kickstarter backers will be able to get...

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User experience org fuses tech, design, interactivity

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 the field of user experience.  The User Experience Club, or UX Club, became an official organization in February and is working...

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