Students create speech team

Students create speech team

Students at UTD created a new competitive speech team. After discovering UTD didn’t have a speech team, Hadia Zahid, business administration freshman and president of UTD Speech, alongside advisor Bradley Skiles, a manager at the Office of Information Technology, set out last fall to create UTD Speech. Skiles, who has...

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Professor directs choir for homeless people

Professor directs choir for homeless people

A UTD professor provides an opportunity for the underprivileged to hone their creative abilities through the choir he teaches every week. Choir Director and professor of vocal music Jonathan Palant started the Dallas Street Choir three years ago. They meet weekly, and the choir provides a chance for the singers...

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Jindal offers freshmen full ride

Jindal offers freshmen full ride

In an effort to improve graduation and post-secondary education rates among lower-income communities, one UTD school is partnering with local high schools to provide students with a path to success. Students begin the program in their freshman year, and those who meet the program’s requirements upon graduation, including a high...

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