Graduate directs school for kids

Graduate directs school for kids

A few miles north of campus, a UTD alumna founded a private school centered around discussion-based learning. The school is now celebrating its five-year anniversary. Attending UTD during her junior and senior years, Jill Guthrie, who graduated with a B.A. in 1985, heavily participated in psychology and neuroscience research. Though...

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Five UTD alumni killed in mass shooting at Plano home

Five UTD alumni killed in mass shooting at Plano home

Editor’s Note: This article has been updated since its original publication. The original version of the article is included below. UTD alumni were killed in a home shooting last week, leaving nine dead and one injured. On Sept. 10, former student Spencer Hight killed Rion Morgan, an alumnus and employee...

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Drawn to art

Drawn to art

A little boy stares into the face of his grandma. She smiles wide, the wrinkles outlining her mouth bowing in further. In the little boy’s hands, a beautifully drawn picture of a dog, the same one he loved to look at in his coloring book. Although writing was still difficult...

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Junior reflects on big screen acting credits

Junior reflects on big screen acting credits

Arts, performance major Sean Hennigan left Hollywood industry to get teaching credentials, give back to acting community When a simple Google search is done on Sean Hennigan, an arts and performance junior, the result page reveals acting credits in movies that have starred big names such as Kate Winslet, Kevin...

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Alum goes missing

UPDATE: Tseggay’s family has confirmed they found him earlier this week. They are not offering any more details on Tseggay at this time. Police looking for any info on ’15 graduate last seen Jan. 18 in Dallas Family and friends are searching for a UTD alumnus who went missing earlier...

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Alumnus wins Nobel Prize in chemistry

Alumnus wins Nobel Prize in chemistry

Prize is first for university graduate, native of Turkey For the first time in university history, a Nobel Prize has been awarded to an alumnus. Aziz Sancar, who graduated from UTD with a degree in molecular and cell biology in 1977 and is currently a member of the biochemistry department...

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