Zara Jamshed


Pathway to citizenship: the trials, triumphs of international students

Comets share how they handle the unique experience of being an international student. One in six Comets are international students More than 5,000...


Passport to the World brings glimpses of life from abroad

UTD’s 2024 iWeek opened on Feb.19 with the Passport to the World festival, where students shared different foods, fashion and the history of...


UTD receives $1.6million to boost wind research, renovate wind tunnel, labs

Texas is leading the nation in renewable energy expansion – specifically in wind energy— with which UTD is playing a critical role. Now...


Taylor Swift AI deepfakes show need for stricter laws

Sexually explicit AI generated images of Taylor Swift at football games circulated on social media platforms such as X, Reddit, and Facebook on...


Comets deserve more support during campus construction

Spring semester welcomed students back to campus with construction barriers closing off frequently trafficked areas of campus. During this heavy construction period, students...


Basketball teams halfway to championship

UTD’s men’s and women’s basketball teams are currently mid-way through their seasons. The UTD women’s basketball team is ranked at fourth place in...


Mediation places No.1 in international competition

UTD’s Mediation team ranked No. 1 at the International Alternative Dispute Resolution tournament from Nov. 9 to Nov. 11, taking first place for...


Students Across Disciplines Team Up to Solve Global Health Problems

Two students launched UTD’s first-ever Interdisciplinary Global Health Case Competition, a contest where students across different schools come together to solve health crises...

Life & Arts

“Newsies” Production Reflects Life of Modern Students

UTD’s theater produced and directed the “Newsies” Broadway Musical on campus from Nov. 1 to Nov. 5. Its brilliant acting and gorgeous visuals...


Computer science: worth the grind?

The tech industry has experienced rapid growth in recent years, particularly in the fields of computer science, data science and software engineering. And...


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