December 6, 2019

December 6, 2019


Gas Leak Reported on Campus

Dec. 6, 2019 Due to a gas leak detected Thursday morning, access to the sidewalks between ECSN, Berkner, Founders Annex and Founders is currently restricted while repairs are underway. read more

Wildenthal Receives Ackerman Leadership Award

Dec. 9, 2019 University supporters and leaders recognized Dr. Hobson Wildenthal for his role in creating and growing the groundbreaking center, which received new funding for future initiatives at a recent event. read more

Tech May Offer Insights on How Brain Learns Faces

Dec. 9, 2019 Scientists analyzed advanced facial recognition algorithms and found the surprising way these programs — which are based on machine learning — work. read more

Study: Crime Risk Rises Near Theme Parks

portrait of Alex Piquero Dec. 9, 2019 Dr. Alex Piquero and a research team found that crime rates increased 19% in places where one attractor such as a bar or hotel was added near Universal Studios Florida. read more

Students Bring Big Ideas to Pitch Competition Finals

Dec. 9, 2019 A team led by computer science graduate student Anish Hegde took home the first-place prize for ResumePuppy, a tool that helps job applicants improve their odds of landing interviews. read more

University Mourns Loss of Dr. Robert H. Rutford

Dec. 1, 2019 During his tenure as president, Rutford guided UT Dallas through several transformative changes including adding freshman and sophomore students in 1990 and developing the first on-campus student housing. read more

Animator Creates Video Remedy for Medical Fears

Dec. 5, 2019 Sean McComber MFA’14 is developing a series called “Monster Docs” that will provide medical information to children in an easy-to-understand way. read more

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