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December 11, 2019

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The New York Times logo

Screens in the Classroom: Tool or Temptation?

Dec. 11, 2019

“The dividing line is everyone wants to do what is right, but no one knows what that is.” — Dr. Karen Huxtable-Jester, senior lecturer read more


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Scientists Find a Weak Spot in Some Superbugs’ Defenses

Dec. 9, 2019

“It is critical that we understand how daptomycin resistance works at a molecular level, so that we can design strategies to reverse it.” — Dr. Kelli Palmer, Fellow, Cecil H. and Ida Green Chair in Systems Biology Science read more


The Dallas Morning News logo

Here’s Why Charles Schwab and Other Finance Companies Keep Coming to North Texas

Dec. 8, 2019

“If there’s a shortage of available talent, they can just hire from existing companies.” — Frank Anderson, senior lecturer of finance read more


The Dallas Morning News logo

Reading Between the Lines of Dallas Mayor’s Tough Letter on Crime

Dec. 4, 2019

“It's fair for the mayor to demand that his team do the best job they can.” — Dr. Alex Piquero, Ashbel Smith Professor of criminology read more


The Dallas Morning News logo

Ice Age Superhighway: Camels and Giant Sloths Once Commuted Along Path of I-35

Nov. 24, 2019

“You didn’t want to be anywhere close to the ice sheet in wintertime.” — Dr. Robert Stern, professor of geosciences read more


The New York Times logo

Navigating Thanksgiving With Your Picky Eater

Nov. 18, 2019

“They’re focused on seeing cousins, watching the game or the parade. Trying carrots is the last thing they want to do.” — Jenny McGlothlin, Callier Center speech-language pathologist read more


CBS DFW logo

New Technology Developed In North Texas To Help Police Bust Drivers High On Marijuana

Nov. 12, 2019

“This is truly a breakthrough, novel technology.” — Dr. Shalini Prasad, Cecil H. and Ida Green Professor in Systems Biology Science read more


Forbes logo

How The Dallas Museum Of Art’s New Exhibition Is Broadening The Idea Of Visual Communication

Nov. 11, 2019

“When you have one sense more activated, it can really change your thinking. And I tired to focus on that.” — Dr. Daniel Krawczyk, Debbie and Jim Francis Chair in Behavioral Brain Sciences read more


The Dallas Morning News logo

Is the FTC Changing How It Defines a Pyramid Scheme? This North Texas Skin Care Firm Thinks So

Nov. 5, 2019

“It forces people to lose trust in the financial system.” — Dr. Umit G. Gurun, Ashbel Smith Professor of accounting read more


The Dallas Morning News logo

At Tumultuous Time for U.S.-Mexico Relations, UTD Gives Its Top Arts Award to Mexican Diplomat

Nov. 3, 2019

“I hope that, through this simple recognition of cross-border cultural diplomacy, we can begin to repair the rifts and misunderstandings that have come between our two nations.” — Dr. Richard Brettell, Margaret M. McDermott Distinguished Chair of Art and Aesthetic Studies read more


Inverse logo

A Healthy Dose of Fear? 3 Ways Being Scared Can Improve Your Health

Oct. 30, 2019

“Fear itself can be really debilitating unless you’ve had some exposure to it and developed some resilience.” — Dr. Christa McIntyre Rodriguez, associate professor of psychology read more


The Dallas Morning News logo

Texas Instruments Makes Its Largest Donation Ever to UTD’s Engineering Program

Oct. 29, 2019

“I am grateful to Texas Instruments for helping us achieve this goal and look forward to the impact these new faculty members will make in their fields, for our students and for the economic well-being of our region.” — Dr. Richard C. Benson, president and Eugene McDermott Distinguished University Chair of Leadership read more


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UT Dallas Works to Ensure Success of Its First-Generation Students

Oct. 25, 2019

“It’s not just about academic performance — it’s also about making sure that these students have a group of peers with the same experience.” — Courtney Brecheen MPA'09, associate dean of undergraduate education read more


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Researchers at UT Dallas Advance Fight to End Cancer

Oct. 24, 2019

“All of those things create an ecosystem that is terrific for supporting and enabling this state-of-the-art cancer research.” — Dr. Joseph Pancrazio, vice president for research read more


Associated Press logo

Esports Team at UT Dallas in Richardson Blazes Trail for Competitive Video Gaming

Oct. 24, 2019

“Some of our biggest majors are computer science, video game design … So esports is a perfect fit.” — Greg Adler, head coach of esports read more


VOX logo

Boris Johnson Wants Brexit by October 31. Parliament Won’t Let Him Have It.

Oct. 22, 2019

“And they’ll delay and delay on that, hoping the mood of the country will change. You’ve got this sort of perfect deadlock.” — Dr. Harold Clarke, Ashbel Smith Professor of Political Science read more


Associated Press logo

Fort Worth Police Shooting Shatters Community Trust

Oct. 17, 2019

“It’s like a broken bone. The bone needs to be put in a cast so it doesn’t fracture some more.” — Dr. Alex Piquero, Ashbel Smith Professor of Criminology read more


The Dallas Morning News logo

Why UT Southwestern and Children’s Health Had to Join Forces: To Start Rowing in the Same Direction

Oct. 13, 2019

“It’s a real plus for the community, but they have strong cultures and personalities, and blending them won’t be easy.” — Dr. Britt Berrett PhD’09, director of the Center for Healthcare Leadership and Management read more


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Refrigerators of the Future May Be Inspired by the Weird Physics of Rubber

Oct. 10, 2019

“People don’t usually think of fishing line as elastic, but if you exert so much twist that it coils... it can do some heating and cooling. We were amazed.” — Dr. Ray Baughman, Robert A. Welch Distinguished Chair in Chemistry read more


Dallas Observer logo

Dallas Closer to Fulfilling Promise of Monitoring Neighborhood Air Pollution

Oct. 7, 2019

“It’s like shining a light that helps us see what’s going on so we can then make the obvious response.” — Dr. David J. Lary, associate professor of physics read more


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Meet Paul Nichols, the New Director of UTD’s Institute for Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Oct. 7, 2019

“I definitely look at the history we’ve done and go, ‘Okay, well where do we go from there?” — Paul Nichols, executive director of the Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship read more


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Jurors in Amber Guyger Murder Trial Are Considering Texas’ Castle Doctrine

Oct. 1, 2019

“I think the jury will have to think very carefully about this issue: perception versus reality, and whether they can get in Ms. Guyger's head/state of mind during that evening.” — Dr. Alex Piquero, Ashbel Smith Professor of Criminology read more


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North Texas Political Analyst Says Impeachment Inquiry of President Trump Will Impact 2020 Elections

Sept. 25, 2019

“You don’t want to appear to be in a state like Texas and in a Congressional district like that to be on the left wing of the Democratic party.” — Dr. Harold Clarke, Ashbel Smith Professor of Political Science read more


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Carrollton PD, University of Texas at Dallas Team Up to Reduce Response Times

Sept. 23, 2019

“It’s a pretty common problem, especially for cities down here in the South that are growing a lot over time.” — Dr. Andrew Wheeler, assistant professor of criminology read more


Reuters logo

Video Games More Often Blamed When School Shooters are White

Sept. 19, 2019

“As much as we can, we hope that attitudes and perceptions to people and their behaviors are based on objective science and not myths and stereotypes that create division.” — Dr. Alex Piquero, Ashbel Smith Professor of Criminology read more


National Geographic logo

Lost Continent Revealed in New Reconstruction of Geologic History

Sept. 11, 2019

“The Mediterranean is a dog’s breakfast.” — Dr. Robert Stern, professor of geosciences read more


The New York Times logo

There’s No Shame in Kids Snacking

Sept. 10, 2019

“We need to help parents to shift from thinking of snacks purely as a stop-gap to capitalizing upon them as a meal.” — Jenny McGlothlin, Callier Center speech-language pathologist read more


CBS DFW logo

Governor Greg Abbott Issues 8 Executive Orders In Response to Deadly Mass Shootings

Sept. 5, 2019

“We have to make sure an individual’s liberty and an individual’s security and their legal rights are not harmed in this situation.” — Dr. Alex Piquero, Ashbel Smith Professor of Criminology read more


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What the Data Say About Police Shootings

Sept. 4, 2019

“Collecting data in and of itself is a good mechanism to hold police agencies accountable.” — Dr. Andrew Wheeler, assistant professor of criminology and criminal justice read more


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Fearless Steps: UT Dallas Engineers Make History by Preserving Lunar Landing Audio

Aug. 23, 2019

“We thought this would preserve history and help identify people behind the scenes who quite frankly would have never been given credit.” — Dr. John H.L. Hansen, Distinguished Chair in Telecommunications read more


Dallas Business Journal

UT Dallas Professor Helps Invent Traffic Lights That Talk to Each Other and Reduce Congestion

Aug. 20, 2019

“As the population continues to swell around big cities, we need to optimize urban layouts and roadway infrastructures to sustain human traffic.” — Dr. Rym Zalila-Wenkstern, associate professor of computer science read more


The Dallas Morning News logo

How UT Dallas Evolved from a Small Research Center into One of the Fastest-Growing Universities in Just 50 years

Aug. 18, 2019

“We want to create additional opportunities for our students to engage in arts or at least to witness.” — Dr. Richard C. Benson, president and Eugene McDermott Distinguished University Chair of Leadership read more


Texas Tribune

Dallas’ Sudden Spike in Homicides Has Officials Perplexed

Aug. 15, 2019

“Police themselves can do very little about preventing homicides from occurring in the first place because homicides are very situational.” — Dr. Alex Piquero, Ashbel Smith Professor of Criminology read more


D CEO Healthcare

Would an Anthem-HCSC Merger Impact North Texas?

Aug. 14, 2019

“We live in interesting times and conventional strategy and timid tactics have gone by the wayside.” — Dr. Britt Berrett PhD’09, director of the Center for Healthcare Leadership and Management read more


Daily Mail logo

Celebrity Favorite Keto Diet May Stop a Type of Lung Cancer in its Tracks by Cutting Off its Sugar Fuel, Study Finds

Aug. 13, 2019

“Maybe we can manipulate our own biological system a little bit or activate something we already have in place in order to more effectively combat cancer.” — Dr. Jung-whan “Jay” Kim, assistant professor of molecular and cell biology read more


Fox 4 logo

Tips for Keeping Kids Hydrated in the Texas Heat

Aug. 7, 2019

“For a child that’s 9 to 13 years old, they need nine to 10 cups of water a day. For a younger child, they need six to eight.” — Jenny McGlothlin, Callier Center speech-language pathologist read more


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8chan Owner Defends Website, Online Forum Connected To 3rd Mass Shooting Suspect This Year

Aug. 6, 2019

“They use not just single encryption but double, triple, quadruple so they encrypt it many times.” — Dr. Bhavani Thuraisingham, Louis A. Beecherl Jr. Distinguished Professor read more


Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Texans: Mark Your Calendar. You Can Shop Tax-Free for Clothes, School Supplies Aug. 9-11

Aug. 5, 2019

“The sales tax holiday can be a great way to save, if the shopper is smart about it.” — Dr. Daniel Rajaratnam, clinical professor of management read more


PBS

In Dallas, How Art and Culinary Skills Are Helping Juvenile Offenders Stay Out of Jail

July 30, 2019

“People were really concerned at the beginning of that because, ‘Oh, crime’s going to skyrocket’ … we didn’t see that. In fact, just the opposite.” — Dr. Alex Piquero, Ashbel Smith Professor of Criminology read more


Fox News logo

Engineers Restore Audio Recordings from Apollo 11 Mission

July 22, 2019

“This was really the first time where m any of our students were listening to people who literally made history... and a lot of people behind the scenes.” — Dr. John H.L. Hansen, Distinguished Chair in Telecommunications read more


The Dallas Morning News logo

UT Dallas Celebrates Personal Ties with NASA 50 Years After ‘One Small Step for Man’

July 20, 2019

“One of the big questions that we wanted to answer... was the notion of putting humans and maybe habitats on the moon.” — Dr. Rod Heelis, Distinguished Chair in Natural Sciences and Mathematics read more


“Bloomberg

Can Insect Enzymes and Brain Implants Offer a Future Without Opioids?

July 18, 2019

“If we could replace the entire opioid pharmacopoeia, I think everybody would be really happy.” — Dr. Ted Price, Eugene McDermott Professor of Neuroscience read more


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Everyday Improvements You Can Make Right Now to Boost Your Brain Health and Extend Your ‘Mindspan’

July 12, 2019

“Cognitive brain health declines because we let it.” — Dr. Sandra Bond Chapman, Dee Wyly Distinguished University Chair in BrainHealth read more


Associated Press logo

Texas Cemetery Fence That Marked Racial Divide Comes Down

July 8, 2019

“It should be applauded that these physical barriers are finally coming down.” — Dr. Whitney Stewart, assistant professor read more


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Some Calling for Independent Probe of Fatal Texas Drug Raid

June 28, 2019

“But I see no reason why the DA should not continue to be involved in this process as well as having this independent investigation and let the facts come out when the facts come out.” — Dr. Alex Piquero, Ashbel Smith Professor of Criminology read more


The Dallas Morning News logo

Hispanics Account for 40% of D-FW Population Gain, but the Fastest Growth is Among Asians

June 21, 2019

“They’re business owners and consumers and they’re contributing every day to the local economy.” Monique Wedderburn, director of the UT Dallas Asia Center read more


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Hundreds of Richardson ISD Parents Continue to Opt Out of Vaccines

June 21, 2019

“Immunizations are supposed to protect you, but really it’s about protecting the entire community.” Dr. Zachary Simoni, senior lecturer of sociology read more


National Geographic logo

What Jumpstarted Earth’s Plate Tectonics? New Clues Point to Ancient Glaciers

June 5, 2019

“This is something that is happening under our feet, and it took 50 years to recognize it. How long will it take us to figure out what’s not happening anymore?” — Dr. Robert Stern, professor of geosciences read more


The Dallas Morning News logo

Activists Call for More Homicide Detectives as Dallas Sees Bloodiest Month Since 1990s

May 30, 2019

“When you compare us to Chicago or Baltimore, we are on the low side. People lose sight of that comparison.” — Dr. Alex Piquero, Ashbel Smith Professor of Criminology read more


CNN logo

Nerve Stimulation Therapy Lessens Disability in Stroke Patients, Research Finds

May 24, 2019

“Although remarkable advances have been made in acute stroke treatment, stroke is still a leading cause of disability.” — Dr. Seth Hays, assistant professor of bioengineering read more


CBS DFW logo

Sustainable Living: How To Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

May 21, 2019

“What I ask of people is to keep stewardship top of mind whenever they make choices.” — Gary Cocke, associate director for energy conservation and sustainability read more


The Dallas Morning News logo

Helping Kids or Building Empires? Why Children’s Hospitals Are Popping Up in Dallas Suburbs

May 10, 2019

“The economics are driving this, not health care public policy.” — Dr. Britt Berrett PhD’09, director of the Center for Healthcare Leadership and Management read more


Reuters logo

Many Older U.S. Gun Owners Don’t Store Firearms Safely

April 18, 2019

“The absolute safest way to store firearms in the home to reduce risk is to keep the firearms locked and unloaded.” — Dr. Alex Piquero, Ashbel Smith Professor of Criminology read more


The Dallas Morning News logo

An Engaging Little Movie Accompanies the Mayor’s ‘Creative Conversation’ About the Arts in Dallas

April 11, 2019

“They were so invested into the art and what the art was awakening in their bodies and minds and emotions.” — Misty Owens, senior lecturer read more


The Washington Post logo

Can a President Be Too Old?

April 9, 2019

“Age per se should not disqualify a candidate.” — Dr. Denise C. Park, Distinguished University Chair in Behavioral and Brain Sciences read more


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‘Toffee Planets’ Hint at Earth’s Cosmic Rarity

April 3, 2019

“In my lifetime, I’ve seen the solar system turn from something that belonged to astronomers to something that belonged to geologists.” — Dr. Robert Stern, professor of geosciences read more


Yahoo logo

How to Get Used to Hearing Aids

March 28, 2019

“Your ears have been deprived of sound, so when you suddenly get it back, your brain’s response is to say, ‘Stop!’” — Dr. Jackie Clark, clinical professor read more


Nature logo

Why the Sexes Don’t Feel Pain the Same Way

March 27, 2019

“It seems really obvious, but nobody was really doing it.” — Dr. Ted Price, Eugene McDermott Professor of Neuroscience read more


Wired logo

Women’s Pain Is Different From Men’s — The Drugs Could Be Too

March 19, 2019

“There’s a huge amount of suffering that’s happening that we could solve.” — Dr. Ted Price, Eugene McDermott Professor of Neuroscience read more


Fort Worth Star-Telegram logo

Beto Is Running for President and Texans Are Fired Up, One Way or the Other

March 14, 2019

“This primary setup now is going to force him to articulate policies.” — Dr. Harold Clarke, Ashbel Smith Professor of Political Science read more


Fox 4 logo

Investigation Underway Into DeSoto, Lancaster Emergency Siren Hacking

March 13, 2019

“The big question on my mind is whether the same mitigations that Dallas employed were also employed at these other cities that were hacked.” — Dr. Kevin Hamlen, Eugene McDermott Professor read more


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New Childhood Development Study Follows 300 Minority Families In North Texas

March 13, 2019

“What we're trying to do is dig a little deeper, and one aspect that we've really focused on is what we call quality of parenting.” — Dr. Margaret Tresch Owen, Robinson Family Professor read more


PC Magazine logo

5 Amazing Projects That Will Change the Future of Healthcare

March 6, 2019

“It hacks the convention that you need these high-end manufacturing facilities to produce therapies.” — Dr. Jeremiah Gassensmith, assistant professor of chemistry read more


Reuters logo

Hands-Off Parenting Tied to Higher Risk of Teen Gun Use

March 5, 2019

“This study clearly shows that strained parent-child relationships early in life lead to a myriad of negative behaviors that ultimately lead to an increased risk for gun carrying.” — Dr. Alex Piquero, Ashbel Smith Professor of Criminology read more


The Washington Post logo

Four Years in a Row, Police Nationwide Fatally Shoot Nearly 1,000 People

Feb. 12, 2019

“Most things like homicide and crime rates don’t change by a lot, and when they do, it’s often consistent with random chance.” — Dr. Andrew Wheeler, assistant professor of criminology and criminal justice read more


TIME Magazine logo

As Trump Visits El Paso to Sell His Wall, Locals Refute His False Claims About Their City

Feb. 11, 2019

“El Paso’s crime rate continued to go down all the way through the good part of the 2000s and the 2010s.” — Dr. Alex Piquero, Ashbel Smith Professor of Criminology read more


The Dallas Morning News logo

Baylor and Memorial Are Breaking Up. Here’s Why the Failed Hospital Merger May Be For the Best

Feb. 6, 2019

“It’s imperative that we create these large integrated systems because we have to get more efficient, lower costs, improve quality and increase access.” — Dr. Britt Berrett PhD’09, director of the Center for Healthcare Leadership and Management read more


Dallas Business Journal logo

Global Blockchain Group Partners with Local School in a First For a U.S. University

Feb. 5, 2019

“This partnership builds our startup/entrepreneurship brand awareness outside of UT Dallas.” — Steve Guengerich, executive director of the Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship read more


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Phone Carriers Working to Block Robocallers

Jan. 23, 2019

“It’s easy for the spammers to set up shop in a different location or change their tactics.” — Dr. Murat Kantarcioglu, professor of computer science read more


The Dallas Morning News logo

Richardson ISD Settles Voting Rights Act Lawsuit, Will Change How Board Members are Elected

Jan. 17, 2019

“It’s pretty clear cut what the court would say, that at-large districts are discriminating toward minorities.” — Dr. Thomas Brunell, professor of political science read more


Texas Standard logo

With Teresa May Losing Brexit Vote, Texas and the U.S. Also Stand to Lose

Jan. 16, 2019

“Any time there’s instability there, it’s very much of concern to us here in the United States generally, and in Texas, of course, as well.” — Dr. Harold Clarke, Ashbel Smith Professor of Political Science read more


Houston Chronicle logo

Japanese Cartoons, Texas Voices: The Story Behind the Rise of the Anime Dubbing Industry

Jan. 13, 2019

“Texas can employ non-union actors to do voiceover work and so pay them less, thus keeping the costs down.” Dr. Marc Hairston, research scientist read more


U.S. News and World Report logo

Hearing Aid Upkeep Often Out of Reach for the Poor

Jan. 8, 2019

“It would certainly be a whole new ballgame if Medicare would cover hearing aids.” — Dr. Jackie Clark, clinical professor read more


TIME Magazine logo

These Are the Best Ways to Improve Your Memory

Jan. 7, 2019

“Our research has shown that significant memory gains emerge when individuals engage in regular aerobic exercise for 50 minutes three times a week.” — Dr. Sandra Bond Chapman, Dee Wyly Distinguished University Chair in BrainHealth read more


NBC 5 logo

There’s a Real Rock Wall in Rockwall, But Its Origin Is Up for Debate

Dec. 26, 2018

“It's a natural phenomenon, no doubt.” — Dr. John W. Geissman, professor of geosciences read more


New York Times logo

The Earth’s Shell Has Cracked and We’re Drifting on the Pieces

Dec. 18, 2018

“You need to break continents and continental shelves apart, and separate one ocean from another, for speciation to occur.” — Dr. Robert Stern, professor of geosciences read more


Houston Business Journal logo

Why So Many Tech Platforms for Residential Real Estate are Launching in Houston

Dec. 3, 2018

“The real estate industry has been a laggard when it comes to innovation and technology.” — Bryan Chambers, director of Blackstone LaunchPad at UT Dallas read more


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With New Irving Headquarters, OnRobot Aims to Equip More Companies with Robots

Nov. 28, 2018

“Companies that previously would have used human labor are now embracing, or at least looking into, robots.” - Dr. Nicholas Gans, clinical associate professor read more


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This Life with Gracie: Red States, Black Lives Matter

Nov. 13, 2018

“I think that with many social issues — especially those that are at the intersection of race and ethnicity — our job as researchers is to not just describe what people feel but also try to understand the factors that relate to what they feel.” — Dr. Alex Piquero, Ashbel Smith Professor of Criminology read more


NBC 5 logo

Student Researchers Build New Technology For Better Hearing Devices

Nov. 7, 2018

“Most implant recipients are only seeing a small percentage of the auditory stimuli that you and I get with full hearing capability.” — Dr. John H.L. Hansen, Distinguished Chair in Telecommunications read more


CBS DFW logo

Cruz-O’Rourke Hogs The Attention, But Texas Ballot Is Loaded

Nov. 6, 2018

“The conventional wisdom is that high voter turnout — period — helps Democrats, but I don’t know quite how that translates into early voting.” — Dr. Robert C. Lowry, professor of political science  read more


USA Today logo

Ted Cruz defeats Beto O’Rourke in highly charged Texas race for Senate

Nov. 6, 2018

“If young voters turnout again, they might develop a habit of voting that sticks with them for the rest of their lives.” — Dr. Robert C. Lowry,
professor of political science read more


The Atlantic logo

Americans Can’t Escape Long-Disproven Body Stereotypes

Nov. 6, 2018

“Waist-to-hip ratio, for example, was the most important feature in women. For men, an important feature is shoulder width relative to waist size.” — Ying Hu, research assistant read more


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UT Dallas Dramatically Expands Its Horizons with a Major Gift of Rare Art, a New Museum

Nov. 2, 2018

“... to have a great collection, unlike that in any other university in the United States or indeed anywhere outside of Switzerland, is a huge deal.” — Dr. Richard Brettell, Margaret M. McDermott Distinguished Chair of Art and Aesthetic Studies read more


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The U.S. Leads the World in Healthcare Spending. Does It Pay Off?

Oct. 25, 2018

“In simplistic terms, the cost of healthcare is not sustainable. What are the answers going to be? We don’t know yet.” — Dr. Forney Fleming, clinical professor of management read more


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Verify Fast Facts: Am I the Only One Not Planning for Retirement?

Oct. 24, 2018

“Tell a 25-year-old that the most important thing for them to do is plan for retirement and they’re not going to hear it.” — Dr. David Cordell, clinical professor of finance read more


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The Case For, and Against, Talking Politics at Work

Oct. 19, 2018

“Political campaigns and election season create a tension between our shared identities as human beings, citizens and workers.” — Dr. McClain Watson, clinical associate professor read more


El Paso Times logo

Who Won the Final Texas Debate Between Ted Cruz and Beto O’Rourke?

Oct. 17, 2018

“I’m not sure anything he said will cause Cruz supporters to change their minds.” — Dr. Robert C. Lowry, professor of political science read more


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UT Dallas Fast Talkers Share The Thrill Of Debate

Oct. 15, 2018

“Usually things like ‘um’ ... [are used] because you’re fighting to figure out what to say next.” — Scott Herndon, director of debate read more


USA Today logo

Why Fewer NFL Players Are Being Arrested Since 2014

Oct. 11, 2018

“It was critical that the NFL responded to the high-profile, high-visibility cases in the manner they did.” — Dr. Alex Piquero, Ashbel Smith Professor of Criminology read more


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New Research Aims To Unlock The Puzzle Of PTSD

Oct. 10, 2018

“Six months out, they still were doing really well, maybe even going a little bit better in terms of their improvement, while the folks that didn't were leveling off or sort of rebounding back up and having a few more symptoms again.” — Dr. John Hart, Distinguished Chair in Neuroscience read more


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How Good — And How Secure — Is Facial Recognition Technology?

Oct. 8, 2018

“This new kind of algorithm is much better at being able to generalize identity across variable images.” — Dr. Alice O’Toole, Aage and Margareta Møller Professor read more


The Dallas Morning News logo

Can the Baylor-Memorial Hospital Merger Lower the Costs of Health Care for Texans?

Oct. 7, 2018

“They’ve demonstrated superior financial acumen.” — Dr. Britt Berrett PhD’09, director of the Center for Healthcare Leadership and Management read more


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4 Toys to Give Kids a Head Start in STEM Without Screen Time

Oct. 6, 2018

“The earlier they can get hands-on experience, the better. This helps to demystify careers they don’t have family models for.” — Dr. Roger F. Malina, Arts and Technology Distinguished Chair read more


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A Sneak Peek into One-of-a-Kind Smart Home in Dallas

Sept. 25, 2018

“Some of the information can be misused and also some of the devices that are remotely controlled can cause some issues.” — Dr. Murat Kantarcioglu, professor of computer science read more


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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


The Dallas Morning News logo

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


Dallas Business Journal logo

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


NBC News logo

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


Los Angeles Times logo

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


National Geographic

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


Dallas Business Journal logo

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


The Dallas Morning News logo

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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