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See the latest news about discoveries, inventions, designs and scholarly achievements at UT Dallas – breakthroughs that are taking the University toward its goal of becoming one of the nation’s best public research universities.

History Professor Explores Nature of 'Home' in 19th-Century South

Whitney Stewart Dr. Whitney Stewart, who received a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities at the American Antiquarian Society, is writing a book that examines how African Americans were motivated to create their homes during and after slavery. read more

Engineers Boost Potential for Creating Successor to Shrinking Transistors

Cho in his office. Dr. Kyeongjae Cho and his collaborators expanded the vocabulary of the transistor, which may help the microelectronics industry find alternative technologies that will continue the quest for faster processing speed. read more

Study Details Bacteria's Role in Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections

Dr. Nicole De Nisco and her team, along with researchers from UT Southwestern Medical Center, uncovered how several species of bacteria can invade the bladder walls in postmenopausal women, which might lead to more effective treatment strategies. read more

Grad Student's Crystal-Growth Work Will Heat Up with Federal Award

Weiland in laboratory wearing safety gear and removing crystals from a small oven using tongs. Ashley Weiland, the first University student selected for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science Graduate Student Research Program, will have the opportunity to use X-rays to study crystal growth as it unfolds in high temperatures. read more

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