Team cuts down on pollution with drones

Team cuts down on pollution with drones

A UTD team took home first place in a competition for a business idea to reduce air pollution using drone technology. Alta Air, composed of finance and economics juniors Konan Mirza and Jason Tran, and electrical engineering junior Yosias Kassaye, took home the first-place title on Nov. 30. The three...

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Student launches business by scaling down Dallas

Student launches business by scaling down Dallas

A UTD student co-launched a 3-D printed landscape product in an effort to foster city pride. Gabe Villani, an information technology and systems junior, is one of two founders of Metro Block, which began operating in November. The Metro Block is a miniature skyline, designed to represent the essence of...

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Counseling Center waitlist eliminated

Counseling Center waitlist eliminated

The Student Counseling Center’s new scheduling system has eliminated the need for a waitlist. The revised procedure was implemented during the fall 2017 semester and includes a variety of treatment options. Resources such as group counseling and community referrals allow the Counseling Center to treat patients in less time than...

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Tuition increase proposed

Incoming UTD students may have a higher tuition rate this fall if the school’s proposal is approved in February. The move comes after a sharp decrease in state funding. The budget for the Texas Research Incentive Program was cut from $138 million for 2016-2017 to $35 million for 2018-2019. TRIP...

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