UH extends lease cancellation deadline after rent increase

UH extends lease cancellation deadline after rent increase

In early April, housing officials notified incoming on-campus residents of increases in rent pricing for 2019-2020, citing aging facilities and equipment as reasons for the change. Soon after being notified, residents took to Reddit to voice concerns about the timing of the notification as well as the deteriorating infrastructure in...

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Whatcha Eatin’? Honeycomb

Whatcha Eatin’? Honeycomb

Besides sugar, honey is perhaps the most familiar sweetener we know and love. And most of us also probably know that honeycomb (and the honey that comes with it) is produced by bees. But what are the details of the process, and how is UTD involved? To answer these questions,...

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Whatcha Eatin’? Menudo

Whatcha Eatin’? Menudo

I’ve eaten a lot of pretty weird things in my life — cow feet, goat brains and jelly fish, just to name a few. As weird as they may sound, they’re commonplace for me now that I’ve eaten them many times. This time, I had the opportunity to add cow’s...

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Graduate rallies for immigrants at border

Graduate rallies for immigrants at border

Last summer, one UTD alumna packed a bag and the six first-aid kits available at a nearby Walmart and drove more than 500 miles to the largest U.S. Customs and Border Protection detention center in McAllen, known colloquially as “Ursula.” Ashtyn Tayler graduated from UTD with her post-baccalaureate degree in...

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Professor helps create police training software

Professor helps create police training software

A UTD professor partnered with Sam Houston State University researchers and EyeT Plus, a group of police training experts, to develop software to help law enforcement spot impaired drivers. The Individual Nystagmus Simulated Training Experience project developed by ATEC professor Marjorie Zielke helps train police officers to identify horizontal gaze...

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Library’s third floor undergoes makeover

Library’s third floor undergoes makeover

The third floor of the McDermott library underwent refurbishments to incorporate more study spaces. To accommodate the new study spaces, library staff moved the aviation archives and bookshelves to Synergy Park North 2. The new space replaces bookshelves and books with couches and chairs. A long, wooden work bench provides...

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Amazon Echos to be installed in dorms

Amazon Echos to be installed in dorms

The Office of Information Technology recently partnered with University Housing to install Amazon Echo Dots in Residence Hall South as part of a pilot program. The program will oversee the installation of third-generation Echo Dot units in all of the suites, classrooms and study rooms of Residence Hall South. OIT...

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Students provide free consulting services

Students provide free consulting services

UTD’s new chapter of an international consultancy group is working alongside Dallas nonprofit organizations to provide pro bono advice. Mechanical engineering junior Logan Harless first learned about 180 Degrees Consulting — an organization that works globally as a university-based consulting service — while studying abroad in 2018 in Australia. He...

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UTD’s ‘Dhunki’ a cappella group advances to nationals

UTD’s ‘Dhunki’ a cappella group advances to nationals

A UTD a cappella group, Dhunki, will be competing for the first time at a national competition for a chance to win the championship title. The competition will take place on April 13 in Washington, D.C.  All American Awaaz is an annual championship for South Asian a cappella groups. The...

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SG election triggers runoff

SG election triggers runoff

Last week’s Student Government election resulted in a runoff between the top two presidential candidates, guaranteeing that a president and vice president from different tickets would serve the student body in the most contested election in SG history. Political science junior Ayoub Mohammed of the Labor ticket and neuroscience senior...

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