Jason Sadhanandh


JFK and UTD: A 60 Year History

Paying tribute to the 60th anniversary of John F. Kennedy’s assassination, the McDermott Library provided a public collection of books, government reports, feature...


To Mars and Beyond: Students Design Tools for Mars Exploration

“Comet to Mars,” a team from UTD with no aerospace background, defied expectations in NASA’s Mars XR 2 Global Challenge — a science...


Mental health text line to debut

“Comet Support,” a mental health text line developed as a partnership between UTD’s Office of Information Technology, the Wellness Center and the Student...

Life & Arts

Comets gather for partial eclipse of the heart

• On Oct. 14, 2023, an annular eclipse was visible from Dallas, Texas, beginning at 10:25 a.m. and peaking at 11:55 a.m •...



Whitney Houston’s “I Wanna Dance With Somebody” fills the room; people dance to the beat as a former Miss Texas performs the song...


McDermott Library ramps up security

UTD’s McDermott Library implemented a new card reading system on Aug. 28, requiring students and staff to scan their Comet Cards when entering...


Millennium Fellowship chapter opens at UTD

The Millennium Fellowship, a four-month leadership development program sponsored by The United Nations Academic Impact, accepted nine fellows from UTD, including two campus...

Life & Arts

Heart to Heart

Physics junior Seth Rippentrop and business administration junior Tate Lewis could not have predicted they would survive the same rare heart condition in...

Life & Arts

“Winsor & Gertie” takes audience back to the 1900s

Orchestral music floats through the first few seconds of this playlet, transporting the audience into early 1900s America with a heartwarming tale of...


Volleyball faces Feline Fatale in neck to neck games

After competing in the Trinity National Invitational in San Antonio, the Comet volleyball team started the American Southwest Conference season on the home...


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