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Motorcyclist caught in crash on Waterview and Synergy Park

A UTD graduate student got into a serious motorcycle accident near campus on Nov. 15 and is currently in recovery. Business analytics graduate...


UTD researcher discovers new way to blast Neuroblastoma tumours

A UTD faculty member has discovered a way to treat tumors without the detrimental side effects. Assistant professor of bioengineering Shashank Sirsi, who...


Performative activism distracts from real issues

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s 2021 Met Gala dress exemplifies how individuals use performative activism to gain social capital rather than actively promote change. Performative activism...


Program turns anybody into developers

UTD is partnering with Fullstack Academy to create bootcamps that teach students technical skills. Fullstack Academy, a tech-immersion program based in New York,...


Sweet sweat sensors

A UTD research team recently created sweat sensors that detect the body’s immune response to viral infections. With funding from the North Texas-based...


Sensory overload

A UTD professor created low-cost air sensors that track pollutant levels in local communities and detect increases in air pollution in real-time. Physics...


Boosting Brain Fitness

UTD’s Center for BrainHealth (CBH) is conducting a study to help individuals optimize their overall brain performance. BBS professor and Chief Director of...


COVID variant spreads from India

UT Southwestern researchers have identified several cases of the highly infectious COVID-19 variant from India in North Texas. Since the beginning of the...


UTD research center to open in Richardson’s rebranded industrial district

UTD is collaborating with the city of Richardson to create a multi-faceted research institution inside the city’s newest development project: the Innovation District....


Alexa, let’s chat

A UTD research team is a quarterfinalist in Amazon’s Alexa Prize Socialbot Grand Challenge 4 to teach the Alexa AI how to converse...


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