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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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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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Embracing oddities through art
1 month ago

Embracing oddities through art

As part of his last art show of the semester at UTD, Master of Fine Arts candidate Clayton Harper created the piece “NextGen10” as a criticism of society’s idea of …
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‘League’ team advances to nationals
1 month ago

‘League’ team advances to nationals

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UTD’s “League of Legends” team — now recognized by the athletics department as a varsity sport — qualified for and competed at the annual national championships held in Los Angeles …
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UTD benefactor Margaret McDermott passes away at 106
3 months 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
3 months 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
3 months 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
3 months 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
3 months 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
3 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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