Subject:

University of Texas at Dallas

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2013

    Study: A Career of Head Trauma Has Left a Lot of Former Cowboys Feeling Rather Depressed

    A career in professional football does terrible things to the brain. Early-onset dementia; Alzheimer's; memory loss; chronic pain -- they've all been linked to the sport, which has prompted a few thousand former players and their family members are suing the NFL, saying it hid the dangers of the spo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2012

    UT-Dallas: Way Less Fun and Way More Expensive than UT-Austin

    It wasn't without some pride that I saw last week that my alma mater, the University of Texas at Dallas, had earned what may be its first superlative. (Okay, maybe its second, but the most-hideous-architecture label was unofficial). The Texas Tribune has helpfully compiled a list of average tuition ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2012

    From the Dept. of Awesome: A UT Dallas Researcher Has Designed a Robotic Jellyfish

    Before I get to the lame joke that's required by my job description, here's something really cool: Researchers at the University of Texas at Dallas and Virginia Tech have designed and built a robotic jellyfish powered by dissolved gasses. No, really, they have. They have video of it swimming in a ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 24, 2011
  • Calendar

    January 13, 2011
  • Blogs

    January 13, 2011

    UT-Dallas Researchers' Potential Tinnitus Cure Rings Loudly in Scientific Community's Ears

    ​First I'd ever heard of tinnitus was when Who guitarist Pete Townshend announced the ringing in his ears had gotten so bad he might have to hang up his Fender Eric Clapton Stratocaster for good. Then I became a music critic, stood too close to too many stages and speakers for too many years, and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2011

    Laredo State Senator's Proposed Legislation Would Put $46 Mil Toward Muni Building Redo

    ​A subscription-only piece in the Bond Buyer this morning directs our attention to S.B. 272, which was introduced December 17 by state Sen. Judith Zaffirini, a D from Laredo. The proposed legislation would authorize the issuance of $3.2 billion in tuition-backed revenue bonds to fund what Zaffirin ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 15, 2010
  • Calendar

    January 21, 2010
  • Blogs

    December 2, 2009

    UTD Arts & Tech Grad Student's Short Film Takes a Look at Dallas Urban Cycling

    While peddling around in search of something unrelated, I came across Third Coast Fixed's item concerning a two-part short film made by University of Texas at Dallas Arts & Techology grad student Lacy Mahone. It's a beautifully done, straight-forward summation of some of the issues Kim touched o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2009

    An Over-Served, Highly Questionable, Ponzi Schemed Monday Morning Grab Bag

    University of Texas at DallasYou know what'll make this picture more action packed? Beer. And wine.​According to the University of Texas at Dallas's own press release, more than 80 percent of students surveyed want the school to sell beer and wine at The PUB in the student union -- which seems sho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2009

    UTD Issues An "Oops, Sorry 'Bout That"

    ​A few minutes ago, the University of Texas at Dallas posted word that over the weekend, one of its programmers made a tiny boo-boo that allowed students to peek at each other's very private information -- such as, their names, "addresses, class schedules, Net identification, UT Dallas ID numbers, ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 16, 2009
  • Blogs

    April 24, 2009

    UTD Prof Wants to Go Fast, Daddy

    The home page for Diandra Leslie-Pelecky's research group in the Department of Physics at The University of Texas at Dallas isn't altogether exciting -- though, late some nights, I will feel absolutely qualified to discuss the studying of nanostructured magnetic materials to understand their fundame ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 2, 2009
  • Calendar

    February 5, 2009

    Bite-Sized

    UTD hosts some heady art

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2008

    Foreign Accent Syndrome, Not Just a Great Band Name

    This morning's Wall Street Journal ticks off "plenty of unusual ailments that are quite real," with Foreign Accent Syndrome topping the list. And, as it turns out, there's a significantly local connection to this rare ailment, which involves folks with brain injuries (most of the time, anyway) rathe ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 6, 2008
  • Blogs

    July 31, 2008

    If You Attended UTD Between 2000 and '03, You May Wanna Read This

    The University of Texas at Dallas today put on its Web site this notice referring to a computer security breach that "could have resulted in the exposure of personally identifiable information of 9,100 individuals" -- including names, addresses, Social Security numbers, e-mail addresses and telephon ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2008

    UT Dallas Needs a New Mascot, Pronto

    This "Comet-like character" is among the proposed mascots for the University of Texas at Dallas. As a former University of Texas at Dallas co-ed, I can safely say it was never clear exactly what we were. Allow me to clarify: For some sports, we were the Comets, local and proud. When it came to footb ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 3, 2008
  • Blogs

    February 29, 2008

    C'mon, UTD, No David Caruso?

    Khamid Bakhadirov/UTD Right click, of course, to view a larger version of this image. Because you want to, you know it. Yesterday we mentioned Sophia Bush's appearance at the University of Texas at Dallas, where she touted her choice for president, the apparently faint-worthy Barack Obama. (And if ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2008

    Crushing on Chelsea

    Ngan Wedemeier/University of Texas at Dallas The former First Daughter spoke this morning to a sweaty Student Union full of hundreds of University of Texas at Dallas students. Chelsea Clinton touring the area today on a college-campus trek aimed at getting The Kids to vote for her mother -- you kno ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2008

    Clinton's Coming to Town. Not That One.

    HillaryClinton.com No way we were going to let NBC's David Shuster near this cutline. Bill Clinton's stumping for his missus throughout the state this week: He's in Galveston, Beaumont, Victoria, and Houston tomorrow, then in Midland/Odessa, Victoria and Houston again on Thursday. Which makes it tw ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2008

    UT Dallas Is a Wise Investment

    Last year, Kiplinger listed the University of Texas at Dallas as the 69th-best deal for in-staters among public colleges. This year, the school formerly known as the Graduate Research Center of the Southwest moves way, way up to the No. 50 slot, after the personal-finance advisors factored in both a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2008

    Treating Autism, Virtually

    Speaking of the University of Texas at Dallas, its Center for Brain Health gets a shout-out this morning in the subscription-only Chronicle of Higher Education: The center's using virtual worlds -- more or less a retrofitted Second Life platform -- to treat patients suffering from different kinds of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2007

    Ugly Is As Ugly Learns

    Scrolling through Campus Squeeze’s list of “The 20 Ugliest Colleges in the USA” -- which was sent to me by a former classmate -- I figured it would have some Texas offenders. Yup, yup, sure 'nuff: Perched in the 12 spot is the University of Texas at Dallas. Poor thing. Frankly, I don’t thin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2007

    Former UTD Student Gets Six Years

    Former UTD electrical engineering student Syed Maaz Shah got more than six years in prison last week. On Friday, in a court ruling that went with little local notice, a federal judge sentenced a former student at the University of Texas at Dallas to six and a half years in prison for his involvement ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2007

    Postage Due

    Need a stamp? Because they're selling 'em at the University of Texas at Dallas tomorrow -- specifically, the brand-new Gerald Ford 41-cent'er that makes its bow on Friday with special ceremonies only at UTD, the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and at Ford's former home ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 16, 2007

    School's Out

    These grads have real hang-ups

  • Calendar

    May 3, 2007
  • Blogs

    April 12, 2007

    Dallas Gets a (Second) Life

    The virtual Girl on Top takes a virtual gander at the virtual UTD art show inside SecondLife. That's virtually awesome. I'm either really, really on top of things, or really, really behind. I never can tell. I'm just a reporter, though. It's not like concerning myself with such things is actually my ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 25, 2007

    Suburban Blues

    UTD gets sad and jazzed

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2007

    Subdivided Conquers KERA Tonight

    A mundane, yet oddly haunting image from Dean Terry's doc Subdivided Just a reminder: Dean Terry's Subdivided: Isolation & Community in America airs tonight at 8 on KERA-Channel 13. We wrote about this doc months ago, complete with an interview with the University of Texas-Dallas new media prof. Her ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2006

    No, Really?

    Scientists at the University of Texas at Dallas have made a discovery every drunk has been aware of since the beginning of time. --Robert Wilonsky

  • News

    January 12, 2006

    Artless

    A residency program for artists fades quietly

  • News

    December 22, 2005
  • News

    September 15, 2005

    Better Homes

    Plus: We Screwed Up and Reluctant Patient

  • Calendar

    September 1, 2005
  • Culture

    August 25, 2005

    Capsule Reviews

    Our critics survey the local art scene

  • News

    May 5, 2005

    Undiplomatic

    Plus: UTD orders investigation of Waterview

  • News

    April 28, 2005

    The Dorm From Hell

    Black mold, broken toilets and leaking ceilings can make life miserable at UTD's Waterview Park. Then there's the crime.

  • Calendar

    November 4, 2004
  • Calendar

    April 22, 2004

    Spring Fling

    Art is blooming all over UTD

  • Best of Dallas

    September 25, 2003

    Best Visual Artist

    Greg Metz Cyn McCurry

  • Calendar

    September 25, 2003

    Dead Zone

    A better treat than candy

  • Calendar

    September 11, 2003

    String Along

    Violinist Gil Shaham performs

  • Calendar

    April 3, 2003

    Failing Masterfully

    UTD presents an exhibit with a capital f

  • Culture

    October 18, 2001

    Like, You Know

    Floored offers a reminder that irony isn't just about bringing the funny

  • Culture

    September 2, 1999

    Blink

    Good gone bad; Art for dummies; The anti-Marlboro man

  • More >>
Loading...