September 25, 2018

September 25, 2018


In Print & On Air includes general interest media coverage of UT Dallas students, faculty, staff and leadership and their achievements. To receive In The News, an occasional email bulletin featuring selected media coverage of UT Dallas, subscribe online.

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Poverty in Collin County in 2018 is Worse Than You Might Think

Sept. 20, 2018

“There’s a cancer that is slowly eating at the fabric of our society. … It’s indifference. Indifference is difficult to root out.” — Dr. Timothy Bray, the director of the Institute for Urban Policy Research at UT Dallas read more

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UT Dallas Professor on the Strides and Setbacks of Facial Recognition Technology

Sept. 19, 2018

“Now we are able to use these algorithms to learn lots of different images of a face and map all of those wildly different images onto a single identity.” — Dr. Alice O’Toole, Aage and Margareta Møller Endowed Professor read more

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Believe the Data: More Immigration Does Not Lead to More Crime

Sept. 15, 2018

“Immigrants do not commit crime at higher rates than native-born Americans, and more immigration, in the aggregate, does not lead to more crime.” — Dr. Alex Piquero, Ashbel Smith Professor of Criminology read more

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Falling Is More Dangerous Than You Think — Here’s How to Prevent It

Sept. 14, 2018

“Individuals with hearing loss had more difficulty with balance and gait and showed significant improvement when they had a hearing aid.” — Dr. Linda Thibodeau, professor of communication disorders read more

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This DFW University Features One of the Top-Ranked Graduate Programs in the Nation

Sept. 10, 2018

“Our No. 9 ranking reflects our strong relationship with our industry advisors. They help us ensure we answer company needs by producing graduates who have the skills they require.” – Dr. Shawn Alborz, director of the MS supply chain management and MS management science programs read more

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Prosecutor Suggests Stronger Charge Against Dallas Officer Who Killed Neighbor

Sept. 10, 2018

“The amount of time taken for officer-involved shootings can be long, and they are very in-depth and detailed.” — Dr. Jon Maskály, assistant professor of criminology read more

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When Your Prescription Drug Is Tainted With a Chemical ‘Used to Make Rocket Fuel’

Sept. 7, 2018

“Patients have to be advocates for their own health and know that they must contact their providers for answers.” — Luba Ketsler BS’99, senior lecturer of economics read more

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Here’s What’ll Happen When Plate Tectonics Grinds to a Halt

Aug. 29, 2018

“The question is a good one, and yes, it will end eventually. I don't believe any estimated time of death for plate tectonics.” — Dr. Robert Stern, professor of geosciences read more

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UT Dallas Program Aims to Close Gender Gap Through Connections, Inspiration

Aug. 24, 2018

“Through our programs, we are closing the gap not only on our campus, but in the K-12 space and the career space.” — Dr. Janell Straach, computer science senior lecturer read more

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It’s Destination Dallas for Upwardly Mobile Mexicans, Who Are Strengthening Their Homeland’s Economic Ties with the U.S.

Aug. 17, 2018

"The movement of people is a much more complex phenomenon. And it makes perfect sense that people looking to invest would want to do so in places they know are safe." — Dr. Rodolfo Hernandez Guerrero, director of international partnership development read more

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UT Dallas Professor Designing ‘Smart’ Material That Changes Shape to Heal Wounds

Aug. 15, 2018

“What we're after is creating a series of plastics that change in response to some sort of environmental cue.” — Taylor Ware MS’11, PhD’13, assistant professor of bioengineering read more

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UT Dallas Students Move into Their Dorms

Aug. 14, 2018

"We offer full service move-in. The parents drive up, their cars are completely unloaded they don't have to move in a thing themselves.” — Matt Grief, associate vice president for Student Affairs read more

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Capital Factory Exec Sees More Dallas Family Offices Investing in Tech Startups

Aug. 13, 2018

“There’s strong evidence that more family offices are interested and investing directly in technology startups as well as working more closely with venture funds.” — Bryan Chambers, director of Blackstone LaunchPad read more

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Fox4ward: Is Rudeness on the Rise?

Aug. 8, 2018

“We’re bombarded with all of this information, and a lot of it can be characterized as uncivil.” — Dr. Shelley Lane, associate professor of communication read more

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