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University students serve as Comet Callers, connecting with alumni and friends to update records, share University news and request support. Contributions made via Comet Call impact students and programs across campus, including schools, centers, scholarships, research, athletics and the library.

When your phone rings, take a minute to find out what’s new at UT Dallas. Missed your annual call? Update your record here.

If you have a question about Comet Call or would like to provide feedback, contact Bethany Yates at 972-883-5345.

Want to join the Comet Call team? We hire throughout the year. Apply here.


Meet the Comet Callers.

Aiman Siddiqui

Aiman Siddiqui

Sophomore, Business Administration and Healthcare Management 

Home: Austin, Texas
Hobbies: Basketball and football
At UTD: I love how united the community is.

Anabel Herrera

Anabel Herrera

Freshman, Marketing and Business Administration

Home: Mesquite, Texas
Hobbies: Jogging, blogging, writing, playing music, singing
At UTD: The friendly, fun environment is great.

Ayushman Rajvansh1

Ayushman Rajvansh

Senior, Mechanical Engineering

Home: Dallas, Texas
Hobbies: Guitar, gaming and tennis
At UTD: UTD keeps growing bigger every semester, which brings more and more people to interact with, along with more things to learn.

Brenda Moncivaiz

Brenda Moncivaiz

Freshman, Healthcare Studies

Home: Houston, Texas
Hobbies: Watching old romantic movies
UTD Favorite: The atmosphere

Chione Lawton

Chione Lawton

Freshman, Arts and Technology

Home: Denton, Texas
Hobbies: Violin, drawing, exercising, traveling, writing
UTD Favorites: The long pools with the rows of magnolia trees and the comfy reading spots in the ATEC building

Christian Uselton

Christian Uselton

Sophomore, Physics

Home: Lake Dallas, Texas
Hobbies: Spending time with my family, working out, reading
UTD Favorites: The atmosphere and the people

Danny Bermudez

Danny Bermudez

Freshman, Biomedical Engineering

Home: Tomball, Texas
Hobbies: Reading, dance and jiu jitsu
UTD Favorite: The community

Danny Meyer

Danny Meyer

Junior, Global Business and International Political Economics

Home: Phoenix, Arizona
Hobbies: Soccer, hiking, cooking
UTD Favorite: The people I’ve met here!

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Edrianna Normet

Sophomore, Global Business and International Political Economy

Home: Dallas, Texas
Hobbies: Dancing, social media and running
At UTD: My favorite things: the Student Union because of the food and the Multicultural Center because I can connect with other students who share similar goals and hobbies.

Enaas Rashdan

Enaas Rashdan

Junior, Healthcare Studies

Home: Dallas, Texas
Hobbies: Health and fitness
UTD Favorites: The Plinth and the Student Success Center

Fatima Chowdhury

Fatima Chowdhury

Junior, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Home: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Hobbies: Reading and writing poems, watching ’90s Bollywood movies
At UTD: The multicultural student body lets me meet people from different backgrounds.

Jae Chung

Jae Chung

Senior, Marketing

Home: Katy, Texas
Hobbies: Watching sports and playing music
UTD Favorite: How much it’s grown since my freshman year!

Jocelynn Eguia

Jocelynn Eguia

Freshman, Molecular Biology

Home: Rowlett, Texas
Hobbies: Reading, writing, drawing
UTD Favorite: The large number and variety of student organizations

Joy Miller

Joy Miller

Senior, Psychology and Child Learning and Development

Home: Dallas, Texas
Hobbies: Dancing, singing, drawing and talking
UTD Favorite: The diversity of UTD students and faculty

Karla Silva

Karla Silva

Sophomore, Neuroscience

Home: Guadalajara, Mexico
Hobbies: Singing, drawing and reading
At UTD: I enjoy all the events the Multicultural Center hosts for students.

Kathy Garner

Kathy Garner

Senior, Neuroscience

Home: Duncanville, Texas
Hobbies: Cooking and reading
At UTD: The community at UTD is warm and welcoming.

Maisha Razzaque

Maisha Razzaque

Junior, Cognitive Science

Home: Plano, Texas
Hobbies: Listening to podcasts, writing and re-watching Parks and Recreation
UTD Favorite: The people I’ve met

Marshall Mazagwu

Marshall Mazagwu

Freshman, Computer Engineering

Home: Rockwall, Texas
Hobbies: Programming, graphic design, photography
At UTD: The diversity of the campus makes it really easy to feel accepted and valued.

Michelle Nguyen

Michelle Nguyen

Sophomore, Business Administration

Home: Round Rock, Texas
Hobbies: Traveling, learning new things, ukulele
UTD Favorites: Welcome Week, Homecoming and Springapalooza

Misty Manning

Misty Manning

Sophomore, Biology

Home: Houston, Texas
Hobbies: Crafting, sewing, volunteering, traveling
At UTD: My favorite thing about UTD is how much support is offered to students.

Pooja Junnarkar

Pooja Junnarkar

Graduate, Computer Science

Home: Vadodara, India
Hobbies: Cooking, singing, reading novels, traveling and watching movies
UTD Favorites: Finding very supportive friends here and spending great time with them

Rahmin Rizvi

Rahmin Rizvi

Sophomore, Neuroscience Pre-Med

Home: Cypress, Texas
Hobbies: Tennis, writing, volunteering, cooking, socializing
At UTD: It feels like home.

Rebecca Sollars

Rebecca Sollars

Freshman, Marketing

Home: Katy, Texas
Hobbies: Reading, walking, volunteering
At UTD: The diversity is wonderful!

Rida Fatima

Rida Fatima

Freshman, Biology

Home: Irving, Texas
Hobbies: Meeting new people, dancing, reading, volunteering
At UTD: The faculty and staff are very welcoming.

Riley Dickson

Riley Dickson

Freshman, Biomedical Engineering

Home: Allen, Texas
Hobbies: Reading, jogging, badminton, gaming
UTD Favorites: The rock garden, the Trellis fountain and mister

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Shaniqua Talley

Freshman, Biology

Home: Houston, Texas
Hobbies: Volleyball, shopping and dancing
AUTD Favorite: The nice student body

Shawyan Jafari

Shawyan Jafari

Junior, Computer Science

Home: Austin, Texas
Hobbies: Drawing, reading, music, seeing friends and family
At UTD: I love how close everyone is to one another.

Zohra Dharamshi

Zohra Dharamshi

Freshman, Biology

Home: Austin, Texas
Hobbies: Reading, biking and baking
UTD Favorite: Large varieties of opportunities to grow out of comfort zone