New pre-law advisor hired by university

New pre-law advisor hired by university

After their previous advisor resigned last semester, pre-law students went without a replacement during the four-month hiring process. A new mentor arrived to fill the position early last month. Former pre-law director Anne Dutia tendered her resignation in mid-August before officially leaving her office on Sept. 30. While Dutia continued...

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Program provides community for first-gen students

Program provides community for first-gen students

UTD will add one more living space to its current eight academically-focused areas. Rather than have a major-specific focus, however, this living space is designed for students whose parents did not complete a four-year college program in the United States. The university administration hired Mary Jane Suarez Partain in 2006...

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Professor, research team isolate stem cells

Professor, research team isolate stem cells

A UTD professor and his team had recent progress in isolating cells that are believed to be the root cause of most cancers. Jiyong Lee, an assistant chemistry professor , and his team of student researchers have developed a unique method to isolate aggressive cells called cancer stem cells, which...

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Developing the learning potential

Developing the learning potential

One UTD professor joined with students and faculty members to develop a new teaching tool after experiencing learning difficulties in her high school physics class. The team has since received a seven figure research grant to develop a computer-based program that simplifies the learning process. Associate professor of arts, technology...

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SG proposes constitution amendment to election

SG proposes constitution amendment to election

Correction: The article was updated to reflect that Vice President Alex Holcomb is not for the proposed amendment change. In a proposed amendment to the Student Government constitution, students would no longer be required to hold a position for one term in SG before running for office. On Feb. 20,...

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