Sideline Stories 2: Former UMHB point guard foregoes career in physical therapy, takes job on sidelines to prepare next generation of players

Sideline Stories 2: Former UMHB point guard foregoes career in physical therapy, takes job on sidelines to prepare next generation of players

Mallory McAdams didn’t think she was going to be a basketball coach. After her playing days at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor were over, McAdams spent several years trying to get a job as a physical therapist. Even though she worked at a physical therapy clinic, her goal was to...

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Sideline Stories 1: UTD all-time leader in assists takes role as second-in-command after solid career, aims to be a head coach one day

Sideline Stories 1: UTD all-time leader in assists takes role as second-in-command after solid career, aims to be a head coach one day

It was the start of the 2007 basketball season, and the men’s basketball team had traveled to Buffalo, N.Y., to play in a tournament. Assistant coach Travis Carruthers, on the sidelines for the first time, didn’t have any dress shoes. With no other choice, Carruthers opted to wear a pair...

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UTD family shares son’s battle with cancer

In November 2012, Rick Smith received shattering news that no parent wants to hear. His son, Richie, had been diagnosed with brain cancer. Smith, a UTD alumnus with a master’s degree in computer science, said he had noticed a change in his son’s tumor, which had been benign based on...

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Chinese films, calligraphy showcased in culture week

Chinese films, calligraphy showcased in culture week

Confucius Center leads in promoting Chinese cultural awareness on campus Chinese Culture Week showcased Chinese calligraphy, karaoke, lectures and Chinese films from Nov. 17-21. “The (Confucius Institute) holds the Chinese Culture Week every year, sometimes focused on a specific theme, sometimes diversified. We expect around 40 students to attend each...

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