March 23, 2018

March 23, 2018


Researchers' Method Enhances Stroke Recovery

Seth Hays, Michael Kilgard and Eric Meyers in front of the NSERL buildingMarch 22, 2018When UT Dallas scientists paired vagus nerve stimulation with a physical therapy task, the results showed a doubled long-term recovery rate and benefits for non-targeted muscle movements. read more

Comets Join Rising Wave of K-Pop Music

Hallyu Wave member dancingMarch 22, 2018Students in the group Hallyu Wave celebrate Korean popular music, or K-pop, a genre that combines diverse musical styles with synchronized choreography. read more

Professor's Online Textbook Helps Cut Costs

Dr. Ben Wright holding a tablet displaying The American YawpMarch 22, 2018Dr. Ben Wright of the School of Arts and Humanities is co-editor of The American Yawp, a free, online American history textbook used by colleges and universities nationwide. read more

Accolades: Art Scholar, Engineer Earn Distinctions

UTD monogramMarch 22, 2018Bonnie Pitman wrote a feature story recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, and Dr. Mark W. Spong has been named the recipient of the Bode Lecture Prize. read more

For Students, Author's Visit Adds to Inspiring Story

Margot Lee ShetterlyMarch 19, 2018Margot Lee Shetterly, the writer of Hidden Figures, shared her advice with a group of student leaders and encouraged the crowd at the ATEC lecture hall to tell the stories of other unsung heroes. read more

New Program Explores Free Enterprise Education

Peter LewinMarch 19, 2018The Jindal School has launched the Colloquium for the Advancement of Free-Enterprise Education to help students gain a better understanding of the American free enterprise system. read more

Alumnus to Present Clark Lecture, Receive New Honor

Drs. Gwen and Aziz SancarMarch 19, 2018Dr. Aziz Sancar, who won the 2015 Nobel Prize in chemistry, will discuss his illuminating research on DNA repair and will be recognized with the University’s inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award.  read more


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