ATEC split from A&H planned for fall’15

ATEC split from A&H planned for fall’15

UTD President David Daniel proposes new School of Arts, Technology and Emerging Communication The Arts and Technology and Emerging Media and Communication programs might soon spin out from Arts and Humanities into a separate school as early as Sept. 1, UTD President David Daniel said on Jan. 20 at the...

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Mayor: Sharing info key to handling Ebola outbreak

Mayor: Sharing info key to handling Ebola outbreak

Transparency in communication was crucial to confronting the public fear after the first Ebola case in Dallas caught the city’s health officials and providers by surprise, said several renowned panelists at The Dallas Morning News forum on Nov. 5 at UTD. The panel discussion titled “Vital Lessons: How Dallas Confronted...

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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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New online tool offers data on job prospects, wages

New online tool offers data on job prospects, wages

As of last week, current and incoming students at the undergraduate and graduate levels across Texas can use seekUT, a new website that shows expected salaries out of college and expected student loan debt. UT System Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa created the Student Debt Reduction Task Force to study the problem...

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Dallas-born dancer, New York performer brings versatility, teaches tap, modern, jazz

Dallas-born dancer, New York performer brings versatility, teaches tap, modern, jazz

The day she was born, her mother taught a tap-dancing class. Just like that, Misty Owens was tied to the art forever. At least, that’s how she feels. However, she hasn’t restricted herself to tap alone, and her choreography for the ensemble this semester has brought together contemporary and tap...

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Modern form, fluid movements, strong storylines Saba’s signature

Modern form, fluid movements, strong storylines Saba’s signature

Michele Hanlon and Monica Saba had worked together in the Dancers Unlimited Repertoire, a dance company in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, for a couple of years. When a position to teach opened up at UTD in the spring of 1995, Hanlon, already an instructor at UTD, brought Saba in to...

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