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Pathway to citizenship: the trials, triumphs of international students

Comets share how they handle the unique experience of being an international student. One in six Comets are international students More than 5,000...

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Women in politics: local politicians connect with Comets

Texas House Representatives Cassandra Hernandez, Victoria Neave Criado, Mihaela Plesa and Averie Bishop led a women running for office panel on campus on...

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Alum wins $5,000 Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship

Austin Rios, a UTD alumnus and second-year medical student at Southwestern, received the Martin Luther King award on Jan. 17, a $5,000 scholarship...

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Former Vice Provost and renowned statistician dies at home

John Wiorkowski, retired Vice Provost and Professor Emeritus in UTD’s School of Management, died at his home on Feb. 6 at the age...

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Passport to the World brings glimpses of life from abroad

UTD’s 2024 iWeek opened on Feb.19 with the Passport to the World festival, where students shared different foods, fashion and the history of...

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UTD community honors life of lost Comet with philanthropy

Abdul-Hadi Diwan, an interdisciplinary studies senior and beloved member of the campus community, died tragically in the late afternoon of Feb. 9 after...

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House District Candidate Profiles: Francine Ly and Gulrez Khan

Texan Republicans and Democrats will race for their party nomination on March 5 for a seat in their respective House district. With calls...

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Alumnus invention lets you game with your feet

The former Comet’s innovative new controller, known as Glydr, has gathered almost $65,000 in funding A UTD Alumnus recently launched a Kickstarter campaign...

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Dallas No. 50 in US for STDs — how to stay safe

A recent study from Innerbody Research found that Dallas ranks No. 50 in the top 100 U.S. cities with the highest rates of...

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AI is changing real estate — and it’s not what you think

Will AI steal your job? Representatives from Weitzman, a large Texas real estate firm, think otherwise, saying AI will instead automate the tedious...

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