New ATEC’s first concert a huge success

New ATEC’s first concert a huge success

The first musical concert “De Rerum Natura (2013)” played on the evening of Saturday, Nov. 9, to a sold out auditorium brimming with students, faculty and members of the community in the new Edith O’Donell building. In attendance were David Daniel, president of the university, Hobson Widenthal, provost and other...

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Watch the gypsy enthrall in George Bizet’s opera, Carmen

Watch the gypsy enthrall in George Bizet’s opera, Carmen

The Dallas Opera’s 2013-2014 season name “Love Transformed”opened Oct. 25 with the crowd favorite French opera, Carmen, by George Bizet and and will play until Nov. 10. Opening night had one of the largest bloc parties with a clicker count of 3,764 people who filled up Klyde Warren Park to...

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An exhibition of victory

An exhibition of victory

A life sized nude female mannequin sits on a pedestal in the center of the P^2=V/C art exhibition at the Plano Arts Association in downtown Plano. Rich oil and acrylic paintings and poetry fashioned the walls at the well-lit quiet gallery, whose serene atmosphere is secluded from the daily flow...

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Surveillance helps keep country, individuals safe

A lone gunman besieged Los Angeles International Airport on Nov. 1, opened fire on a TSA officer and killed him. In addition to casualties, the terminal was shut down and flights were delayed, people were emotionally traumatized and needless to say there was a significant loss of revenue for all...

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Holiday cheer, events shared with int’l students

Holiday cheer, events shared with int’l students

Halloween, Christmas among traditions taught to newcomers International students learned the spirit, traditions and nuances of the American holiday season during the How to Celebrate “The Holidays” workshop on Oct. 18. Jennifer Smith, program coordinator for the International Student Services Office, led a one-hour interactive presentation that detailed Halloween, Thanksgiving,...

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Center to offer assistance for those recovering from drug, alcohol abuse

The threat of abuse of alcohol on college campuses is a very real one. UTD stepped up to tackle this problem when a UT System Regent, the UT Center for Students in Recovery director and a UTD student came together to pitch an idea to the Student Fee Committee, high-ranking...

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Confucius Institute adds new partner university in China

Institute creates mandatory debriefing program in effort to avoid cultural, relational issues overseas The plane landed at the Beijing International Airport on a hot summer day last fall. Then-history senior and current UTD alum Mathieu Debic set his first sights upon Three Gorges University.  Having done very well at his...

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Chess team wins third straight Pan-Am

Chess team wins third straight Pan-Am

Grandmaster Julio Sadorra sat across the board from Webster University’s Fidel Corrales of Cuba in the Frick Laboratory at Princeton University waiting to land the upper hook in the final round. That opportunity came after he carefully positioned himself to take Fidel’s pawn with his bishop, a move that put...

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Family, classes, country

How one student finds time for pre-K classmates, late-night study sessions and pumping jet fuel The sound of scantrons shuffling reverberated through the room for Test 3 in Marco Atzori’s Cellular Neuroscience class. A young boy, just four years old, sat quietly in the corner with headphones adorning his ears...

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Asia Center allows chance to bring Asian culture to UTD

The opening of the new Asia Center will herald in an era of cooperation between UTD and developing economies of the East such as China, India and Japan, UTD officials said. Previously, the well-established Confucius Center on campus, under the guidance of Arts and Humanities Professor Ming Gu, was the...

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