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The Mercury News

California Uses Silicon Valley Tech to Address Police Uses of Force

Sept. 22, 2016

“Part of the problem is we don’t really know how much activity there is out there with police use of force.” — Dr. Robert Taylor, criminology professor read more


The Washington Times

Police Body Cameras Bring More Questions than Answers

Sept. 22, 2016

“Police departments are damned if they do and damned if they don’t release officer-involved shooting video.” — Dr. John Worrall, criminology professor read more


Plano Star Courier

Experts and Community Members Discuss Officer/Citizen Relationship

Sept. 21, 2016

“[Deadly force] happens in such a small percentage of instances, whereas talking to people, learning to manage conflicts is a part of every interaction.” — Dr. Jonathan Maskaly, assistant professor of criminology read more


Fast Company

Secrets Of People With All The Time In The World

Sept. 20, 2016

"They treat their time as an open-ended invitation to commitments, drawn in by their desire to please people or the fear of missing out, and downplay their capacity limit until the commitments — and the stress — stack up." — Jeff Kavanaugh, marketing lecturer read more


KTVT-TV

Top 5 Ways to Speed through the Checkout Line

Sept. 20, 2016

“There are really deep talks that go into studying these systems.” — Dr. Metin Cakanyildirim, operations management professor read more


The Atlantic

Criminal Justice Is Becoming a 'Latino Issue'

Sept. 20, 2016

"We just do not have the level of detail that is needed to really understand the experiences of Hispanics in the criminal justice system. Were getting better, but were just not there." — Dr. Alex R. Piquero, Ashbel Smith Professor of Criminology read more


Houston Chronicle

November Election Will Drive Texas GOP Future

Sept. 16, 2016

"If Trump wins, the factions of the party that have come out in this campaign will have to come together to determine the future of the party.” — Dr. Thomas Brunell, professor of political science read more


CBS DFW

Faulty Lithium-Ion Batteries Raise Concerns For Electronics Users

Sept. 13, 2016

“When you see something happening you tend to panic and try not to use any battery. I’m going to throw away my cellphone because there’s a battery inside. That’s not a good attitude.” — Dr. KJ Cho, associate professor of materials science and engineering. read more


The Dallas Morning News

What You Need to Know about the Flu

Sept. 13, 2016

“People over the age of 65 are at high risk for serious complications of the flu, and because of their weaker immune systems, regular flu shots don’t work as well.” — Dr. Seema Yasmin, professor in practice read more


CBS DFW

Top 5 Things Most Users Dont Know About Facebook

Sept. 6, 2016

"I think a lot of people just rely on the defaults of Facebook. Don't! Go in and customize it." — Dr. Janet Johnson, clinical assistant professor read more


The Dallas Morning News

For the Next Dallas Police Chief, It's a Whole New Landscape

Sept. 2, 2016

"The police chief of the future in Dallas is really going to have to take the pulse of the Dallas community." — Dr. Robert W. Taylor, criminology and public affairs professor read more


The Dallas Morning News

How the Spread of Freestanding Emergency Rooms Hurts Patients

Sept. 1, 2016

“In many cases, these facilities stray far from the original intent to provide care in underserved areas and may even cost patients precious time for treatment in hospitals.” — Dr. Britt Berrett, director of the undergraduate program in healthcare management read more


The Associated Press

Group Envisions Black History Trail in New Hampshire

Sept. 1, 2016

“Working black histories into our national narratives is essential if we want to understand contemporary racial tensions." — Dr. Ben Wright, assistant professor of historical studies read more


NBC

Can ISIS Attacks Be Stopped? Public Security in Age of Madness

Aug. 30, 2016

"Annually, about 35 percent to 40 percent of transnational terrorist incidents are against U.S. interests even though relatively few such incidents occurred on U.S. soil during the past two decades." — Dr. Todd Sandler, Vibhooti Shukla Professor of Economics and Political Economy read more


The Dallas Morning News

Clinton, Trump Use Twitter to Instantly Connect Voters with Campaigns

Aug. 23, 2016

"The internet will never elect a president. It will always come down to the fundamental questions: What does a candidate believe in, and what are the issues that you care about?" — Dr. Janet Johnson, clinical assistant professor read more


The Dallas Morning News

Olympic Athletes Say Cupping Therapy Works, But Science Disagrees

Aug. 15, 2016

"There's evidence that cupping has been used in the West since at least the 1800s. Now it's experiencing an Olympic moment, but there's no scientific proof that it works." — Dr. Seema Yasmin, professor in practice read more


NBC DFW

Crooks Use New Technology to Steal Credit Card Information at The Pump

Aug. 5, 2016

"Whenever you have a micro-processor, there is a potential for vulnerability because there is both hardware and software on it. There is some malicious code they could have exploited." — Dr. Bhavani Thuraisingham, Louis A. Beecherl Jr. Distinguished Professor read more


FOX 4

FOX 4Ward: Self-Driving Cars

Aug. 5, 2016

“By reducing the number of sensors we can bring down cost and complexity of these systems.” — Dr. Nicholas Gans, assistant professor of electrical engineering read more


The Dallas Morning News

Second Look at Second Quarter Shows DFW Venture Capital Report Was $64M Off

Aug. 3, 2016

"Our culture here in Dallas and probably throughout the state of Texas is a bootstrap culture. And pure venture capital reports are going to miss that." — Jeremy Vickers, executive director of the Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship read more


Fast Company

Is Multitasking Bad For You Or Not?

Aug. 3, 2016

"Your brain is built to be a single-channel action system with limited capacity. It bottlenecks when trying to perform more than one mental task at a time, particularly those that require mental effort." — Dr. Sandra Bond Chapman, founder and chief director of the Center for BrainHealth and Dee Wyly Distinguished University Chair read more


The Dallas Morning News

North Texas Parents Use Geek Culture to Share Lessons and Bond with Their Kids

Aug. 2, 2016

"I wanted my daughter to be exposed to science. But I also wanted the other students in the school to be able to learn too. It’s one thing to read it in a book, and then it’s a very different thing to experience it." — Dr. Mary Urquhart, associate professor and head of the Department of Science and Mathematics Education read more


The Dallas Morning News

Alex R. Piquero: How Childhood Hunger Leads to Adult Violence

Aug. 2, 2016

"We might prevent violent crime in the future by feeding children today." — Dr. Alex R. Piquero, Ashbel Smith Professor of Criminology read more


The Dallas Morning News

DFW's Hottest Home Markets in 2016 Are Modest-Price Spots

July 28, 2016

"I see this sustaining for some time. A lot of it has to do with all the corporate relocations we are seeing." — Dr. Randall S. Guttery, real estate programs director read more


NBCDFW

Summer Camp in Collin County for Kids with Cochlear Implants

July 28, 2016

"Music in our culture is really important and other kids, they love music. They like to be able to go to concerts, sing along with their friends." — Melissa Sweeney, head of speech-language pathology read more


CNN

Police Acts of Violence Unbiased, Controversial New Data Say

July 27, 2016

"What we should do at the federal level is to get people to put into and populate a database where we can get this information. ... That, to me, is the moral of the story." — Dr. Alex R. Piquero, Ashbel Smith Professor of Criminology read more


The Dallas Morning News

Though Rattled by Dallas Ambush, Most Police Departments Aren't Changing Policies

July 21, 2016

"There's a heightened awareness across the country in law enforcement that there is this huge, deep divide in our country, and that police officers are at risk because of that." — Dr. Robert Taylor, professor of criminology and public affairs read more


WPR Radio

Can Keeping Busy Help the Brain?

July 19, 2016

"Busyness enhances neural circuitry and improves cognition." — Dr. Denise C. Park, director of research at Center for Vital Longevity at UT Dallas read more


Newsweek

Police Departments Issuing Safety Precautions after Baton Rouge, Dallas

July 18, 2016

"One-person cars are just as safe as two-person cars. It's better to have more one-person cars out on the street than fewer two-people cars." — Dr. Robert Taylor, professor of criminology and public affairs read more


The Dallas Morning News

Texas Teachers Learn Coding at UT Dallas, Hoping to Bring Lessons to Their Classrooms

July 14, 2016

"The key thing is just the exposure. ... At least we feel better that, by the time they go to high school and college, they did try and they can seriously decide if that is something they want to pursue." — Dr. Jey Veerasamy, senior lecturer of computer science and director of the Center for Computer Science Education & Outreach read more


Dallas Innovates

UT Dallas Francesca Filbey Looks for Answers on Effects, Dependence in Her Study

July 14, 2016

“We found that this disruption of the reward system correlates with the number of problems, such as family issues, individuals have because of their marijuana use.” — Dr. Francesca Filbey, director of cognitive neuroscience of addictive behaviors at the Center for BrainHealth read more


Fortune

Here's How the UK Can Expect Theresa to Lead

July 14, 2016

"What may have secured her position as prime minister, however, was her statement following Brexit that, even though she supported staying, she would work diligently to negotiate Britain’s withdrawal from the EU." — Dr. Euel Elliott, professor of public policy and political economy read more


U.S. News and World Report

Will 'Too Big to Fail' Ever Go Away? It Hasn't Yet

July 12, 2016

“It would require an enormous political effort on the part of the Fed and the Justice Department. Witness how difficult it was to break up the Bell Telephone system in the 1970s, and multiply that by five." — Dr. Malcolm Wardlaw, assistant professor of finance and managerial economics read more


KCET

Revisiting Dorothea Lange's 'Migrant Mother': The Great Depression's Most Famous Photo

July 11, 2016

"It's a story of hope ... a story of immigrants that moved to this part of the world and were helped by the people of Nipomo, (which is) something certainly to be proud of.” — Dr. Paul Lester, clinical professor in the School of Arts, Technology, and Emerging Communication read more


KERA

New Study Links Childhood Hunger To Violent Behavior

July 6, 2016

"I think that all of us have an active stake in making sure that our population, our neighbors, our kids, our families have at least adequate nourishment in their bodies." — Dr. Alex R. Piquero, Ashbel Smith Professor of Criminology read more


MIT Technology Review

Are Face Recognition Systems Accurate? Depends on Your Race

July 6, 2016

"If your training set is strongly biased toward a particular race, your algorithm will do better recognizing that race." — Dr. Alice O'Toole, Aage and Margareta Møller Professor read more


Dallas Innovates

UTD's Venture Development Center to Launch Incubator Program

July 6, 2016

"We don't just want to have students that will go work for somebody, we want students who are going to go hire somebody." — Olia Bosovik BS’12 MBA’15, assistant director of the Venture Development Center read more


FOX 4

FOX 4Ward: Safer Alternatives to Pain Meds

July 5, 2016

"We would like to avoid the problems that can happen when you bind receptors in respiratory centers or reward circuitry that can cause addiction by targeting pain in the peripheral nervous system." — Dr. Ted Price, associate professor in the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences read more


CNN

To Improve Your Memory, Get Moving ... or Take a Nap

June 29, 2016

“Aerobic exercise in particular appears to increase levels of brain-derived neurotrophic factor, a protein that supports memory and is also linked to neurogenesis, the birth of new brain cells.” — Dr. Sandra Bond Chapman, founder and chief director of the Center for BrainHealth and Dee Wyly Distinguished University Chair read more


NBC DFW

UT Dallas Computer Science Students Get New Internship Opportunity with State Farm

June 23, 2016

“This is a first here at UT Dallas. We are excited about this and we would like to replicate this program with other companies.” — Pete Poorman, director of corporate relations read more


KERA

Texas Economist Says Don't Mess With 'Brexit'

June 22, 2016

“International instability in Europe is not a good thing, as we’ve learned painfully over the past several decades, and so Texans have reason to be concerned about this.” — Dr. Harold Clarke, Ashbel Smith Professor in the School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences read more


CW 33

Brexit 101: What You Need to Know About the British EU Referendum

June 20, 2016

“The pitch has been almost exclusively that it’s good for Britain economically to be a member of the European Union.” — Dr. Harold Clarke, Ashbel Smith Professor of Political Science read more


The Dallas Morning News

Richardson Physics Professor Hoping to Create the Google Maps of Air Pollution

June 16, 2016

“Instead of the quickest route, you could imagine the least-polluted route or lowest-pollen route. That could make a big difference.” — Dr. David Lary, associate professor of physics read more


Fortune

A Brexit Is Looking More and More Likely

June 16, 2016

“Given the nature of this campaign, however, the challenge for pollsters will be to determine who is most likely to show up to vote.” — Dr. Euel Elliott, professor of public policy and political economy and associate dean in the School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences read more


Texas Public Radio

The Source: Gun Violence in Spotlight After Orlando

June 16, 2016

“To have good policy, you need to have evidence, and to have that evidence, you need to have data.” — Dr. Seema Yasmin, professor in practice read more


Healthline

How Virtual Reality Is Gaining Traction in Health Care

June 15, 2016

“Medical VR training can ensure that healthcare professionals are aware of proper procedures and protocols, can allow them to practice those procedures without harming others, and can inform those workers what the consequences of bad practices could be.” — Dr. Ryan McMahan, assistant professor of computer science read more


The Dallas Morning News

Why Is Shaming & Blaming So Easy Online? And Whatll It Take for Us to Act Like Grownups Again?

June 14, 2016

“People aren’t listening and creating dialogue. They’re reacting and attacking and posting the first thought that comes to mind, with no consequences.” — Dr. Janet Johnson, clinical assistant professor in ATEC read more


Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Texas Can Solve the Problem of Chronic Pain

June 13, 2016

"With so many Americans suffering from chronic pain, and with such a strong research base in Texas, the time is right for statewide initiatives toward developing new therapies for the treatment of chronic pain." — Dr. Ted Price, associate professor in the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences read more


CBS DFW

Are You Addicted To Facebook?

June 13, 2016

“My biggest fear about social media is about what it is replacing — conversations, thinking, problem-solving, daydreaming, outdoor activity and in-person interactions.” — Dr. Marion Underwood, Dean of Graduate Studies, Associate Provost and Ashbel Smith Professor read more


Fox 4

FOX 4Ward: Planet Life

June 13, 2016

"We're looking for a planet that’s like the Earth, so it has a really vigorous biosphere, life everywhere you look on the planet." — Dr. Mary Urquhart, associate professor and head of the Department of Science and Mathematics Education read more


Fast Company

Surprisingly Simple Ways You Can Trick Your Brain Into Focusing

June 9, 2016

"It's paradoxical that some of the things we think are good for our brain, the brain science is showing are almost like tobacco for the brain." — Dr. Sandra Bond Chapman, founder and chief director of the Center for BrainHealth and Dee Wyly Distinguished University Chair read more


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