Honoring heritage

Honoring heritage

A visual arts student used her class assignment to execute a long-desired artistic vision of showcasing UTD’s ethnic diversity and cultural backgrounds. Alaae Nasser, a marketing junior with a minor in visual arts, created a small photobook of students whose families originate from nations across the world. Each student was...

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Counseling Center waitlist eliminated

Counseling Center waitlist eliminated

The Student Counseling Center’s new scheduling system has eliminated the need for a waitlist. The revised procedure was implemented during the fall 2017 semester and includes a variety of treatment options. Resources such as group counseling and community referrals allow the Counseling Center to treat patients in less time than...

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Missing cutlery prompts response

Missing cutlery prompts response

Utensil dispensers in the Student Union were returned to their original locations after students voiced their concerns about their relocation. After the dispensers were moved behind the counters of the nearby restaurants last month, students had to ask the cashiers for utensils. Computer science senior Sai Srinadhgatram emailed Student Government...

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Donated sculpture finds home at UTD

Donated sculpture finds home at UTD

The newest addition to UTD’s outdoor sculpture collection, a large metal sculpture, was placed outside JSOM after an anonymous donation. On Nov. 4, a new piece of art was added to UTD’s growing collection. This piece was particularly interesting because it is one of the few monumental sculptures on UTD,...

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Molecule makes monumental impact

Molecule makes monumental impact

Editor’s Note: Picture caption originally misidentified Tae-Kyung Lee as Jung-Mo Ahn. A UTD professor and his team have developed a molecule that could benefit breast cancer patients who don’t respond to current treatments anymore. Jung-Mo Ahn, an associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry, and his team of researchers developed ERX-11,...

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Pinpointing pain

Pinpointing pain

In 2011, UTD’s neuroscience professor developed a pain cream to treat persistent pain in his own foot. Years later, Ted’s Pain Cream is available on the market to help consumers with their chronic pain as it awaits FDA approval. Theodore Price, associate professor and the head of the neuroscience program,...

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Success through application

Success through application

Two UTD student teams were declared winners of three spot prizes at HackTX 17, the largest annual hackathon in Texas on Oct. 28. One of the teams won Facebook’s “Community Building” award for building Friendzy — a Facebook native chatbot that connects you with similar people in your local area....

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Starbucks coming to campus

Starbucks coming to campus

A fully-licensed Starbucks cafe will open on the second floor of the Student Union before the end of the semester. The store will open on Nov. 20 and occupies the roughly 3,200 square foot space that was formerly a study area on the second floor of the Student Union. On...

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Competing for a cause

Competing for a cause

UTD sports teams have come together to show their support for taking a stand against cancer during Breast Cancer Awareness month. The soccer and volleyball teams hosted games dedicated to patients of breast cancer and their fight against the disease. By incorporating this, their goal was to educate fans about...

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Bringing art to the people

Bringing art to the people

Walking down the corridors, one can notice that this is not a regular hallway in the Administrative Building. Adorning the walls are art works by nine high-profile UTD Master of Fine Arts program alumni. The level-three corridor of the Administrative Building is home to the Derive Art exhibition, with digital,...

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