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Women in STEM Slowly Making Strides

February 26, 2021 - To point more girls and people of color toward careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, Texas House Representative Rhetta Bowers helped pass House Bill 3435 last year, officially designating March 1 as Texas Girls in STEM Day. “When asked why this effort means so much to me, I often reply, ‘because tomorrow depends on […]

Mrs. Rutford Announces Scholarship

February 26, 2021 - A table for four held a tray of refreshments in plain sight. “I have a Keurig for coffee, tea, cocoa or, if you’d like, an Arnold Palmer. What would you like to drink?” she asked. “I baked some banana bread, and there are mini cinnamon rolls, yogurt-dipped pretzels and chocolate.” Pink and white napkins with […]

Meet Our New Dean

January 31, 2021 -

Cancer Researcher Fulfills Promise

January 30, 2021 - When her beloved grandmother died of brain cancer, a nine-year-old Nikki (pronounced nĭ-kē´) Delk made a promise to become a scientist and to help find a cure. “She and my mother are two of my biggest inspirations,” said Delk. Delk earned her doctoral degree and was hired as an assistant professor in the biological sciences […]

Spring Interaction: Students Find Lab Work to Keep Them Busy

January 29, 2021 - Students enrolled in the UT Dallas School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics for in-person classes this spring have plenty to keep them busy. According to Dr. Michael Biewer, associate dean of undergraduate education for NSM and an associate professor of chemistry, most of the school’s labs are open for in-person research activities. In addition, the […]

Geoscience Studio Videos, Animations Bring People Back to Earth

January 28, 2021 - They call him greedy, but he still wants more. More interest and learning about our home planet from you, John Q. Public. UT Dallas geosciences professor Dr. Robert Stern, who has taught students about the Earth’s dynamic crust for nearly 40 years, is using 21st century tools to teach more people about the Earth and employing […]

Grant Funds Cryogenic Probe Station, Fuels Research on the Nanoscale

January 27, 2021 -

Gift Helps Outfit Labs in Sciences Building, ROC West

January 26, 2021 -

UTD Chapter of SPS Deemed ‘Outstanding’ – Again

January 25, 2021 - From a field of 96, the UTD Society of Physics Students won 2020’s Outstanding Chapter Award, the third consecutive year for them to win that distinction.  “We’ve won chapter distinctions eight years in a row, and the last three of those consecutively have been at the highest level,” said Dr. Jason Slinker, associate professor of […]