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Softball players earn national recognition
3 weeks ago

Softball players earn national recognition

Two players from the UTD softball team have been placed on the Academic All-America team, becoming the first in the softball team’s history to receive the honor at the same …
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More campus sustainability measures necessary
3 weeks ago

More campus sustainability measures necessary

In the last decade, UTD has made great strides in making the campus more sustainable, but there is still work to be done to make life better for both students …
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Alumna, professor  featured in TV series
3 weeks ago

Alumna, professor featured in TV series

In North Dallas High School’s gymnasium, two coaches, a UTD professor, a homeless college student, a film crew and the school band waited for the arrival of an old man …
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Prosthetic progress
3 weeks ago

Prosthetic progress

A robotics lab at UTD has managed to make its new prosthetic leg stronger and quieter and is ready to move on to the next stage of testing.

Currently …
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Fitness Center reopens after weeks-long closure
3 weeks ago

Fitness Center reopens after weeks-long closure

After three weeks wrapped in caution tape, the doors to the Fitness Center have reopened to reveal new carpeting, restructured machinery and a modernized facility.

Over the past year, …
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Drone tech takes off
3 weeks ago

Drone tech takes off

Ron Poynter was first introduced to drones while working as a helicopter pilot for the military. It wasn’t until federal restrictions on civilian usage of drones — officially known as …
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Sensationalism of child actors causes long-term damage
1 month ago

Sensationalism of child actors causes long-term damage

By  •  Opinion

Child actors and influencers are subject to public scrutiny as a result of media sensationalism and social media networks. While seeing child actors all over news articles and videos is …
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Baseball season in review
1 month ago

Baseball season in review

The Comets baseball team won the American Southwest Conference for the first time in the program’s history, making it to the Division III Regional Tournament and ending their year with …
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Men’s basketball travels to Italy
1 month ago

Men’s basketball travels to Italy

The men’s basketball team returned from an international trip to Italy, where it secured two victories in the process.

During the two-week trip, the team visited Rome, Florence and Venice. …
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Varsity esports coming to UTD
1 month ago

Varsity esports coming to UTD

By  •  Sports

UTD Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Bill Petitt announced the addition of esports as the university’s 14th varsity sport. The newest addition to the Comets is the first since the inclusion …
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