Spotlight Posts




Joe Burnett and the Next Generation of Materials Science

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Helping shape his generations knowledge of materials science is Joe Burnett, a Senior physics student in the school of Natural Science and Mathematics and a member of Dr. Julia Chan’s Solid State Laboratory Team. Concurrently earning his MS in Mathematics, Joe uses main group elements, rare earth metals, and transition metals (chromium,… read more



When the Finish Line is the Beginning

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We spend our lives taking steps towards the future.  Kindergarten productions inspire budding thespians, seventh grade band recitals turn young musicians into professional ones, and high school athletics give way to careers in sports or medicine.  Other times, a mentor comes along and provides insight to opportunities which – much like the… read more




Media Artist Explores Digital Labor, Teaches Humanity

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For media artist, author, and UT Dallas Associate Professor xtine Burrough, art-making is altruistic and multidimensional. Her eye for deconstructing and reconstructing media to generate new perceptions of form and function are blended with classroom experience and corporate knowledge as a former Web Designer. xtine’s conceptional,… read more


Student Researcher Advances Technology for National Security

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Safeguarding U.S. entry points has become one of the nation’s primary concerns post-9/11. While border patrol and lawmakers work to improve national security through legislature, researchers collaborate with government agencies, such as the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), to advance technology that protects our borders from potential… read more