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UTD Encourages Comets To Get COVID-19 Vaccine, Wear Masks Indoors

Jul 30, 2021

Dear Comets, One of the hallmarks of being part of the Comet community is taking care of each other. And over the past year and a half, we have done an admirable job of doing just that as we have navigated this pandemic together following the advice and guidance of the Centers for Disease Control [...]


Program To Expand Diversity in Developmental Psychology Research

Jul 23, 2021

As part of the yearlong internship program, participants will have the opportunity to get hands-on experience via the Center for Children and Families' community-based outreach program Play With Me (Juega Conmigo). The main tenets of developmental psychology " the study of how children develop into adults " have been well studied and thoroughly documented. But [...]


UTD Honors Endowed Chairs, Professors at Virtual Investiture Ceremony

Jul 7, 2021

Eleven University of Texas at Dallas faculty members acknowledged their exemplary students and the cooperative spirit of the Comet community as they were honored at the 2021 Investiture Ceremony, held online June 24. The professors " some of UT Dallas' most influential researchers " were formally presented with endowed positions. They represented the School of Behavioral and [...]


Pain Researchers Pinpoint Female-Specific Migraine Triggers

Jul 2, 2021

Scientists from The University of Texas at Dallas Center for Advanced Pain Studies (CAPS) have demonstrated a link between the hormone prolactin and the protein calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) in mechanisms that may contribute to migraine in females. Their research in rodents was published online March 22 and in the June print edition of the [...]


Where Is the Endgame in Chess Experts' Visual Memory Abilities?

Jun 25, 2021

Chess experts are known for their remarkable ability to recall configurations of chess pieces on a board. For decades, neurological experts have investigated how this memory functions and whether it can be applied to information beyond the gameboard. To further probe this topic, researchers from The University of Texas at Dallas' Center for Vital Longevity [...]


COVID-19 Update: Daily Health Check Changes for Staff, Faculty

Jun 21, 2021

Dear Comets, As we return to campus, please be reminded that faculty and staff who are unvaccinated or have chosen to not complete the voluntary vaccine reporting form are required to complete the Daily Health Check each day. To facilitate compliance with this requirement, on July 1, 2021, all faculty and staff members (except those who have already opted out) [...]


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