Alumnus unveils new art exhibition

Alumnus unveils new art exhibition

A UTD alumnus’ new art installation is now on display at the Amon Carter Museum in Fort Worth. Textiles artist and master’s graduate Gabriel Dawe’s latest piece, “Plexus no. 34,” went on display earlier this month and is the latest iteration of his “Plexus” series, which is comprised of over...

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Through the Grapevine

Through the Grapevine

Sitting on the branches of an old hackberry tree, a young couple watched the sunset. Tentatively leaning forward, UTD alumnus Chris Grider kissed his high school sweetheart, Crystal, for the first time 18 years ago. Now, only steps from the tree, the Griders opened their winery, the Kissing Tree Vineyard....

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Head Start, Late Finish: Alumnus started school at 15 years

Head Start, Late Finish: Alumnus started school at 15 years

Aaron Kotamarti, the youngest student to ever attend UTD, started college when he was just 15 years old. His mother dropped him off on campus every day, parking far enough away so no other students could see. “If I … summarized it, it would be terror at first, but then...

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