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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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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Using Liquid Metal to Repurpose Waste Heat

Using Liquid Metal to Repurpose Waste Heat

Researchers create generator that uses gallium to convert excess energy to usable electricity UTD researchers are taking on global warming with new technology that uses liquid metal to turn waste heat into usable energy. Researchers in the Renewable Energy and Virtual Technology lab at UTD developed a prototype generator that...

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Changes to AES Awards Met with Unhappiness

Changes to AES Awards Met with Unhappiness

Previous merit scholarship tiers abolished due to university growth, increasing SAT/ACT scores Despite confusion and unhappiness from prospective students following a change in Academic Excellence Scholarships, university officials maintain that UTD is committed to financial merit awards. Several prospective students posted on the UTD subreddit on mid-December as AES awards...

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What Do UTD Students Think about Social Life?

What Do UTD Students Think about Social Life?

Social life at UTD is a varied experience, affected by student workloads and the way people socialize in the age of the internet and social media. On the UTD subreddit, there are a myriad of posts from students asking for friendships, new clubs or to meet up. Biology junior Sana...

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University Office Raises Money for Minority Students

University Office Raises Money for Minority Students

Fundraiser aims to support underrepresented Comets through graduation, help with retention Mosaic in Motion, a new fundraising event hosted by the Office of Diversity and Community Engagement, seeks to raise money for scholarship, retention and graduation programs for underrepresented students. Local businesses and organizations become sponsors of the event by...

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Math Research: How Does it Work?

Math Research: How Does it Work?

Take an inside look at how UTD’s mathematical scientists operate, solve problems using high dimension math When people think of research, they imagine a scientist in a white lab coat pipetting chemicals or culturing cells on a petri dish. But when asked to consider “math research,” what comes to mind?...

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Orion Redesign Offers Better User Experience to Students, Applicants

Orion Redesign Offers Better User Experience to Students, Applicants

On Oct. 28, the Office of Information Technology made sweeping changes to the Orion Student Center. The new layout is now mobile-friendly compared to the previous design where accessing the website from a mobile device was not as intuitive, the changes make it easier to navigate and have higher user...

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University Receives NSF Funding for Scholarship

University Receives NSF Funding for Scholarship

Through funding provided by the National Science Foundation, UTD is taking part in a nationwide effort to fund the graduate education of minority students. After being selected for the NSF’s Bridge to the Doctorate program, the university was awarded $1.1 million to support the education of 12 minority students’ graduate...

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