For Your Ignorance Ep. 3 – 2/10/20

For Your Ignorance Ep. 3 – 2/10/20

Catch up on impeachment, the Iowa Caucus and more with hosts Daniel Zargaran and Zack Qureshi.

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UTD Takes Part in National Recycling Challenge

UTD Takes Part in National Recycling Challenge

UTD is joining hundreds of colleges nationwide in an eco-friendly competition aimed at maximizing recycling. RecycleMania is an annual event between schools that serves as both an incentive and benchmark for recycling across the nation from Feb. 2 to March 28. Universities measure how much they recycle and compare it...

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New Office Designed to Hear Student Concerns

New Office Designed to Hear Student Concerns

Student Ombuds Office ensures confidentiality, impartiality in discussions As one student among a sea of nearly 30,000, it’s easy to feel as if your voice can be drowned out. It was for this reason that UTD introduced the Student Ombuds Office, to give students the resources to exercise their agency....

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Cybersecurity Masters Degree to be Offered Fall 2020

Cybersecurity Masters Degree to be Offered Fall 2020

Dean of EPPS discusses rise in demand for interdisciplinary approach, policy understanding within cybersecurity job industry Starting fall 2020, UTD will be offering an interdisciplinary cybersecurity master’s degree. Although housed in the school of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences, the degree is a joint effort with the school of Engineering...

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New Coronavirus Not Major Threat to Students

New Coronavirus Not Major Threat to Students

Recent reports estimate over 34,000 cases of coronavirus worldwide, with 0.0003% of those cases in the U.S. Despite the low case rate, media coverage of the virus has sparked nationwide concern. Coronavirus refers to a family of viruses usually found in animals that are also responsible for the common cold....

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Nerve Stimulation Device Aids Rehabilitation after Stroke

Nerve Stimulation Device Aids Rehabilitation after Stroke

Therapeutic implant undergoing FDA approval process after seven years of testing Editor’s Note: Professor Hays’s name has been correctly attributed to the photo. A UTD-developed nerve stimulation device may increase the success of rehabilitation after a stroke. A five-year $1.4 million grant from the National Institute of Health is covering...

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Researchers Develop Eye Healing Model

Researchers Develop Eye Healing Model

UTD researchers hope to push drug research forward by developing technology that mimics the human eye, to provide some insight on how exactly the eye heals. Researchers in the department of bioengineering at UTD are working in collaboration with UT Southwestern Medical Center on the project. Professor of bioengineering and...

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Out with the Old, In with the New

Out with the Old, In with the New

Upcoming phases at Northside to feature smart home capabilities, interior aesthetic changes Northside recently announced plans to open a fourth phase as construction continues on Phase Three, the complex’s first phase to offer smart home technology in the student-targeted housing project. Phase Four is scheduled to open in Fall 2021,...

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SG Offers Reddit Gold for Student Ideas

SG Offers Reddit Gold for Student Ideas

New initiative aims to increase student input in decision-making process UTD’s Student Government is using a new approach to get ideas from students, now offering Reddit Gold to those who post feasible ideas to the school’s subreddit. The posters get the gold and their idea receives consideration as an SG...

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