Former college players join coaching staff

Former college players join coaching staff

Despite the off-season, the women’s basketball and softball programs have kept busy making assistant coaching hires to bolster their coaching staffs. Natalie Marlowe and Rayn House were officially announced in late June as the new assistant women’s basketball and softball coaches, respectively. Both assumed their duties in early July. Marlowe...

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Q&A: NASA Astronaut, UTD Alum

Q&A: NASA Astronaut, UTD Alum

UTD graduate Jim Reilly completed his doctorate in geoscience in 1995. He then went on to join NASA. During his 13 years at the organization and three space missions, Reilly traveled over 14 million miles in space and completed 31 hours of spacewalk time. He is now an instructor for...

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Alumnus applies to NASA

Alumnus applies to NASA

Alumnus John Thurmond is applying to the NASA astronaut program for the first time. He was inspired by former NASA astronaut and alumnus Jim Reilly whose similar background and experience encouraged Thurmond to pursue his dream. Last year was the first time Thurmond was able to apply to the program...

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Club benefits children of cancer patients

Club benefits children of cancer patients

Defeat overwhelmed five-year-old Kimberly Fiock as her mother left for the doctor. It was just like every time her mother left, she would come back in pain and there was nothing she could do about it. Her mother had been receiving chemotherapy treatment for her breast cancer for about six...

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Clinton’s nomination sets precedent for women

Clinton’s nomination sets precedent for women

Women have come a long way in American politics since Victoria Woodhull became the first female to run for president of the United States in 1872. Last week, Hillary Clinton’s nomination for presidency by a major party launched women even further in their journey to find a place in American...

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