SG Election 2019 Results

SG Election 2019 Results

The Student Government Election Board released the results of the 2019 election Friday afternoon. A close tie between presidential candidates Ayoub Mohammed of Labor and Danni Yang of Ignite triggered a runoff, scheduled for Wednesday. See the full results below.

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Racer finds international success

Racer finds international success

A UTD junior has aspirations to become a professional race car driver — and has already made strides towards his dream. Nicholas Reger, a global business major, won the Global MX-5 Cup in 2018, winning a Mazda scholarship worth $200,000. Previously, in 2014, he was the Texas Teen Mazda Challenge...

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Downward dog, upward goat

Downward dog, upward goat

Goat Yoga Richardson, a grassroots organization that offers classes all over the DFW Metroplex, began with just four goats, neighborhood friends and founder Amanda Henderson’s backyard. The concept of goat yoga originated on a farm in Albany, Oregon in late 2016 and has since become a popular trend across the...

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UTD adds service learning classes

UTD adds service learning classes

UTD is joining the nationally growing trend of service learning in the classroom. This semester, the university is offering 10 classes centered around service. In 2017, UTD received $1 million through the University of Texas System to incorporate community engagement into the curriculum. Since then, the school has offered a...

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Chess team hires new coach

Chess team hires new coach

Since the start of February, the UTD chess team has been working with its new head coach after the retirement of long-time coach Rade Milovanovic. Julio Sadorra, a UTD alumnus who graduated in 2013 with a degree in business administration, assumed coaching responsibilities on Feb. 4. While at UTD, Sadorra...

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City applies for federal funding for proposed Cotton Belt Trail

City applies for federal funding for proposed Cotton Belt Trail

The Richardson City Council has applied for federal funding to cover the segment of the proposed Cotton Belt Trail that services UTD, which is the fourth and last portion of the trail in Richardson that has yet to be funded. The Cotton Belt Trail is a 26-mile long hiking and...

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Two cultures blend in border valley region

Two cultures blend in border valley region

For UTD students who hail from the Rio Grande Valley — the region that defines the border between the United States and Mexico — the prospect of a reinforced border wall hits close to home. On Feb. 14, President Trump announced he would sign a spending bill that would allow...

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Center for BrainHealth Conducts National Study

Center for BrainHealth Conducts National Study

Research aims to unlock human brain’s potential by including over 120,000 participants in coming decade The BrainHealth Project, a research study headed by UTD’s Center for BrainHealth, is confronting the challenge of enhancing the brain’s potential through a national study involving 120,000 people throughout the next 10 years.  BrainHealth Project...

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Text to 911 available in Plano

Text to 911 available in Plano

New platform to allow access to emergency services without placing phone calls By the summer of 2019, residents of Plano will be able to text their 911 call center. The software upgrade will cost the city upwards of $350,000. The funding was first approved by the city council on Feb....

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Student commemorates Parkland shooting victims

Student commemorates Parkland shooting victims

Freshman paints Spirit Rocks on anniversary of shooting to honor friends killed in tragedy A UTD student spent this Valentine’s Day honoring the lives of those lost in the Parkland, Florida shooting last year. Though Katie Silverman, a political science freshman, attended elementary and high school in Southlake, she went...

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