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UTD benefactor Margaret McDermott passes away at 106
3 weeks ago

UTD benefactor Margaret McDermott passes away at 106

Editor’s Note: Updated to include statements from members of the UTD community.

One of the most influential figures at UTD and in the Dallas community, Margaret McDermott passed away at …
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Confucius Institute under FBI scrutiny
1 month ago

Confucius Institute under FBI scrutiny

After an FBI threat assessment, Texas congressmen have accused a Chinese language organization, which has a location on campus, of propaganda and stealing intellectual property.

Earlier this month, congressmen Michael …
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TaRaas places in national competition
1 month ago

TaRaas places in national competition

Members of UTD’s Indian dance team TaRaas danced their way to second place at the Raas All-Stars National Championship on March 31.

Held at the Eisemann Center for Performing Arts, …
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Researchers develop less expensive lithium batteries
1 month ago

Researchers develop less expensive lithium batteries

UTD researchers teamed up to develop a new class of battery, proven to be efficient and long-lasting.

For over a year, material science and engineering professor Kyeongjae Cho, along with …
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Mastering movement
1 month ago

Mastering movement

Twice a week, individuals with Parkinson’s disease are taught how to dance by a UTD professor.

Professor Misty Owens spends her time outside of the classroom teaching Dance for Parkinson’s …
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UTD considers DII move
2 months ago

UTD considers DII move

School administrators are considering applying for an adjustment in UTD’s NCAA standing, which would move the school from Division III to Division II.

The Comets joined Division III on a …
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Nothing short of Awaazien
2 months ago

Nothing short of Awaazien

A UTD singing group hosted a South Asian a cappella tournament with teams from all across the United States.

Dhunki a cappella held its fourth annual Awaazein on March …
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Free speech policies under fire
2 months ago

Free speech policies under fire

UTD’s campus policies may be limiting free speech among students and faculty, according to a watchdog organization.

The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education examines free speech policies at public …
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Faculty gender pay gap increases
2 months ago

Faculty gender pay gap increases

UTD’s fall 2016 profile showed that female faculty members are outnumbered by men nearly two to one. While that gap is closing over time, the university’s gender wage gap is …
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Empowerment through sisterhood
2 months ago

Empowerment through sisterhood

The first all-Muslim sorority on campus and in the nation has gained its Greek letters.

Originally established as the organization Muslimahs for Change by alumna Samira Maddox, Mu Delta Alpha …
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