September 23, 2018

September 23, 2018


Comet Esports Becomes the Newest Game in Town

Sept. 24, 2018UT Dallas launched an esports program this fall, complete with a newly constructed competition space and teams ready to play opponents in two games — “League of Legends” and “Overwatch.” read more

Arts School, O'Donnell Institute Unveil New Journal

Lima holding copy of the journalSept. 24, 2018The Athenaeum Review, designed to generate discussion and wide appeal, will provide reviews and commentary that highlight the arts at UT Dallas and beyond. read more

Scholar Offers Words of Wisdom as Spelling Coach

Reddy portraitSept. 24, 2018Chetan Reddy, who finished seventh in the Scripps National Spelling Bee in 2013, mentors young kids who want to excel in competitions through GeoSpell Academy, a company launched by his parents, both UTD alumni. read more

Study Links Sleep Apnea, Psychiatric Disorders

Katz outdoorsSept. 20, 2018Dr. William Katz worked on a study that found that male military veterans who have a combination of post-traumatic stress disorder and mood disorders are more likely to experience the sleep condition. read more

New Professor Explores Circuits That Control Memory

Catherine ThornSept. 20, 2018Dr. Catherine A. Thorn, an expert on the neuroscience of memory, learning and habit formation, has joined the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences. read more

Blackstone LaunchPad Director Wins Tech Award

Chambers inside Blackstone LaunchPadSept. 17, 2018Bryan Chambers was honored with a Tech Titans award for his work with the UT Dallas Seed Fund, which invests in technology startups founded by students, faculty, staff, alumni and other affiliates. read more

Researchers Assess Pollution Risk with New Method

Seoul skylineSept. 17, 2018A team from the School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences applied spatial autocorrelation to examine how closely air pollution levels and allergic diseases were related in smaller geographic areas of Seoul, South Korea. read more

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