Creative Collective

Creative Collective

ArtSciLab, an interdisciplinary research lab, is running a crowdfunding campaign to raise efforts for its latest project, Creative Disturbance. The project aims to connect people from different fields through podcasts and social media platforms. ArtSciLab, a product of the arts and technology and emerging media and communication programs, aims to...

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Sticky Situations

Sticky Situations

ATEC students have produced “Sticky,” a 107-second animated short film that expresses the circle of life through a young chameleon, a fly and a flower. “Sticky” is the second animated short film from the animation studio course. A team of 30 students, from the graduate and undergraduate levels, worked on...

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Galactic Gaming

Galactic Gaming

A plane flies by overhead, ducking and twisting through mysterious alien ruins on an unknown mission of exploration. The horizon is infinite, as are the mysteries to uncover in the strange, inside-out world of “InnerSpace.” A group of arts and technology students first conceived the video game when they formed...

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Alumnus arrested and charged with cyberstalking

Alumnus arrested and charged with cyberstalking

Alumnus arrested in connection to wrongful acquisition of sexually explicit photos; suspected victims include former students Nicholas Rotundo, a 2013 management information systems graduate, was arrested on Oct. 4 after the FBI accused him of obtaining inappropriate photos and videos of numerous women, including several former and current UTD students....

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Scammers target students for money

Scammers target students for money

A student called UTDPD on Oct. 16 to report a caller claiming to be an agent of the Internal Revenue Service to coax money from the student. The scammer asked the international student to deposit $460 for taxes at a location near Coit Road and threatened the student with an...

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Suspected victim shares her story

Suspected victim shares her story

When alumnus Nicholas Rotundo’s friends heard he had been charged for cyber-stalking and intrusion, they were shocked and couldn’t believe the news. During his time at UTD, Rotundo was involved with several student organizations, including Student Government, Mu Epsilon Kappa and the Student Union Activities Advisory Board. His friends described...

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Alum details work at Twitter

Alum details work at Twitter

The Association for Computing Machinery invited a director of engineering at Twitter to share his professional experiences and insights with students on Oct. 23. Ibrahim Bashir, who received his Bachelor of Science in computer science from UTD in 2001, leads a team to solve in-house problems for Twitter and fix...

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Vedic Org brings vegetarian lunches

Vedic Org brings vegetarian lunches

Coconut curries and vegetable fritters are some of the meal options available through the Krishna lunch program, a vegetarian food service on campus that launched this fall semester. The Vedic Organization for Inspiration, Culture and Education, or VOICE, started offering $5 vegetarian lunch boxes at the beginning of September in...

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