Alum starts local branch of international charity

Alum starts local branch of international charity

A man, surrounded by 100 others, waits excitedly in the Davidson Auditorium in the Jindal School of Management for the first speaker to come on stage. As the lights dim and the presenter faces the audience, the man sits back and prepares to make a difference in his community. Alumnus...

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Program overhaul provides early results

Program overhaul provides early results

UTD’s strength and conditioning program played a major role in helping three fall sports teams win conference championships. The program, which began in the summer of 2015, is led by Head Strength and Conditioning coach Jami Clinton. A year after the program’s inception, UTD has had a successful fall sports...

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Overlooked

Overlooked

Although a couple of players on UTD’s basketball teams fall below the average height for their positions, that hasn’t stopped them from pursuing the game they love. The average height for a point guard in women and men’s basketball at the Division III level is 5 foot 5 inches and...

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NBA age limit curbs prospects

NBA age limit curbs prospects

Should there be an increased age restriction on amateur athletes seeking to declare for the NBA draft? That question has been on the table for years and will be up for debate once again as the NBA’s current collective bargaining agreement is set to expire on June 30, 2017. These...

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‘Arrival’ fails to deliver

‘Arrival’ fails to deliver

In his latest feature effort Director Denis Villeneuve helms “Arrival,” based on Ted Chiang’s science fiction short story “Story of Your Life.” “Arrival” is an effective adaptation and showcase of creative filmmaking. Although the film is entertaining, it fails to deliver on the scale that it promised in previews. In...

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