February 21, 2018

February 21, 2018


Scientists Find New Way to Isolate Cancer Stem Cells

cellsFeb. 22, 2018Researchers have devised a new technique to isolate aggressive cells thought to form the root of many metastasized cancers — a significant step toward developing new drugs that might target these cells. read more

Holocaust Experts to Share Findings at Conference

Nils RoemerFeb. 22, 2018The Ackerman Center will welcome some of the world’s foremost Holocaust scholars, theologians and survivors for the 48th Annual Scholars’ Conference on the Holocaust and the Churches on March 3-5. read more

Students Show Problem-Solving Prowess at Bowl

bowl participants looking thoughtfulFeb. 22, 2018Teams of North Texas students in grades six through eight matched wits to build race cars and quickly compute equations as part of the African American Male Academic Bowl, held at UT Dallas. read more

Study Offers More Food for Thought on Eating Habits

Shayla HolubFeb. 19, 2018Dr. Shayla C. Holub’s work shows the effects of happiness and sadness on children’s snack consumption, creating the framework for future studies of how dietary patterns evolve in early childhood. read more

Accolades: Researchers, Entrepreneur Earn Honors

UTD monogramFeb. 19, 2018A pair of researchers from the Department of Mechanical Engineering won a research award from the International Institute of Forecasters, and a Jindal School graduate student received a national fellowship for entrepreneurs. read more

Campus Honors MLK's Legacy with Call to Service

keynote speaker Rev. Frances Cudjoe WatersFeb. 15, 2018Nearly 50 years after Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s death, the UT Dallas community gathered to celebrate the civil rights leader's legacy and to honor him by serving others. read more

New Community Caters to First-Generation Students

Mary Jane PartainFeb. 15, 2018The First Generation Living Learning Community will help students whose parents did not complete a bachelor’s degree in the U.S. gain a sense of belonging and awareness of resources available. read more

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