App helps students track class openings

App helps students track class openings

Two college graduates have created an app that helps students track the status of one or more of their classes and register for a class as soon as its status changed to open. Coursicle, an Android, iOS and web app, was co-founded by Joe Puccio, a University of North Carolina...

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Students create startup app to track local events in real time

Students create startup app to track local events in real time

A UTD student partnered with a friend to create an app that keeps track of nearby live events, open restaurants and entertainment centers. The app, called TheHAPS, shows different events occurring in the city and useful information, such as user-made hashtags, live reviews and the ability to post on Twitter...

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App connects students, alumni

App connects students, alumni

A new app for the Jindal School of Management makes it simple to network, gain work experience and receive guidance from alumni in the business world. In February 2017, the Jindal School’s Development and Alumni Relations organization collaborated with their service provider to build a school-wide engagement platform. With the...

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Team creates medical app

Team creates medical app

A team at UTD will develop an application allowing students to practice interviewing medical patients through augmented reality. The concept won the U.S. Ignite challenge, a competition “to develop the next generation internet applications that will power smart cities of the future.” With a $200,000 grant and a collaboration with...

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New app celebrates, promotes ‘geek culture’

New app celebrates, promotes ‘geek culture’

Zac Cooner, a computer science junior, co-developed a platform to connect a community enthusiastic about “geek culture.” He was inspired after attending the Fan Expo Dallas in June. Then, he noticed there was no app to help people at the convention interact with each other. “I was shocked at how...

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