Lauren Dougherty


Spring Intramurals Announcement

After a semester of limited operations, intramural sports will return to full force for the spring semester with a lineup that includes basketball,...


EcoHub grows student involvement in campus sustainability

The Eco Hub—a 20,000 square foot student farm that will provide produce for food-insecure communities—is intended to beautify the area around the new...


Curious Comets: What happened to V-Bikes?

A couple of years ago, you’d be hard-pressed to walk anywhere on campus without spotting a bright yellow bike. They seemed to be...

Life & Arts

“Hopefully I did help make a change”

For most freshmen at UTD, the beginning of their college journeys probably entails something like a road trip from halfway across the country,...

Life & Arts

Rewriting the book on religion

As a Muslim growing up in the United States, UTD alumnus Badees Nouiouat often found himself frustrated at the lack of an authentic...


Women’s doubles tennis team makes historic run

Women’s tennis players Samantha Wong and Kathy Joseph made UTD sports history by ending their 2021 season with a semifinals finish at the...


Dallas Skyline to practice, play on UTD courts

The Dallas Skyline, a minor professional basketball team, is calling the UTD Activity Center and University Housing home for its 2021 season. The...


Safe eating with SafeDish

After a recent bout with food poisoning, a UTD student co-created SafeDish, an app that makes it easier to find health inspection information...

Life & Arts

‘Can You Find the Gun?’: virtual art festival explores social justice

In response to a year marked by discussions on social and racial justice, ATEC is hosting a virtual Social Justice Art & Film...


Women’s volleyball begins season with eight undefeated games, soccer gets underway

With regular season play delayed from the fall due to the pandemic, the soccer and volleyball teams all returned to games on Feb....


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