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42 min ago | EurekAlert!

Study rebuts negative reputation of 'No Child Left Behind'

The public perception that No Child Left Behind has increased burnout and lowered job satisfaction among teachers is unfounded, according to a recent study co-authored by UT Dallas researcher Dr.... The public perception that No Child Left Behind has increased burnout and lowered job satisfaction among teachers is unfounded, according to a recent ... (more)

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Tyler Morning Telegraph

Phil Takes Europe: 12 days, 9 countries, 1 whirlwind tour.

Sports Editor Phil Hicks went on a whirlwind tour of nine countries in 12 days and returned with more than 1,600 photographs, including about 100 starring his truly standing in front of Europe's landmarks, including Abbey Road, the Colosseum and the Arc De Triomphe.

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Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, United States of America Travel, University of Texas at Austin

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Science Blog

High-Tech Speech Treatments Receive Boost from Grants, Teamwork

Researchers at The University of Texas at Dallas have received three grants from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders aimed at treating a variety of speech disorders.

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Science Blog

Study: Tablet Computer Use May Help Keep Older Adults' Minds Sharp

A new study from the Center for Vital Longevity at The University of Texas at Dallas has affirmed that challenging older adults with certain never-before-tried activities - such as tablet computing - might enhance cognitive vitality and ultimately help ward off or delay age-related dementia.

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Related Topix: Computers, Science / Technology, Ipad

Cerebral Cortex

Parcellating an Individual Subject's Cortical and Subcortical Brain...

Address correspondence to Gagan S. Wig, Center for Vital Longevity, School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences, University of Texas at Dallas, 1600 Viceroy Drive, Suite 800, Dallas, TX, 75235, USA.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Canada.com

Will Ottawa's wireless market meddling offer any payoff for consumers?

Industry Minister James Moore speaks during the announcement of the Government of Canada's release of new spectrum licenses for wireless companies in Toronto, Ontario on Monday, July 7, 2014.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Cellphones, Texas

NBC Dallas

Dallas Toddler Hears for the First Time

Two-year-old Izzy Baker has a gene inherited from her parents that caused her to grow up in a silent world.

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Related Topix: Dallas, TX, Audiology, Medicine

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Teens who expect to die young are more likely to commit crimes, study says

Growing up in a north Dallas neighborhood plagued by drugs and gangs, Jordan Henderson envisioned just two options for his future: End up in jail -- or the graveyard.

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Related Topix: Prison, Drugs, Texas, Family, Kids

Wed Jul 02, 2014

WFAA-TV Dallas

Dallas legal community bracing for influx of immigration cases

"Just today we heard a story from someone that a cousin had been killed by the gangs and she was now scared," he said.

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Related Topix: Dallas, TX, Family, Kids

Mon Jun 30, 2014

District Administration

Robots4Autism Provides Breakthrough Autism Intervention Program

Robots provide therapeutic benefits to children with autism, including an increase in motivation and engagement in social situations, as shown in studies detailed by Yale University.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Yale University

Fri Jun 20, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Special Needs blog

Hearing impaired children gave the hearing loop system a first go at a March production of Disney's The Little Mermaid at the Music Hall at Fair Park in Dallas.

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Related Topix: Dallas, TX, Audiology, Medicine, Theater, Arts, Purdue University

Thu Jun 19, 2014

Log Cabin Democrat

Moore-McCaulley engagement

The bride-elect is the daughter of Jon and Carol Moore of Conway. She is the granddaughter of Barbara Beene and the late George P. Beene, DDS, the late Milton Moore, and Mary Tucker.

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Science Blog

Study Finds 'Lumpy' Universe Cannot Explain Cosmic Acceleration

Astrophysicists at The University of Texas at Dallas are helping to better define the nature of the cosmos by examining why the universe appears to be expanding at an accelerating pace.

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MarketWatch

Elizabeth O'Brien's Retire Well: Brain games that could pay off in retirement

We all know that exercise helps keep our hearts healthy, but what keeps our brains in top form? Researchers are working overtime to answer this question, as the boomers grow older and a cure for Alzheimer's disease remains elusive.

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Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, Texas, UC San Francisco, Photography, Arts

Foster's Daily Democrat

Somersworth High graduates 103 students

After urging Somersworth High School's Class of 2014 graduates to work hard, learn from failure and seek a purpose-filled life, retiring English teacher Donna Vittands told them what many adults already know.

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Tue Jun 17, 2014

EurekAlert!

Breast cancer diagnosis, mammography improved by considering patient risk: INFORMS paper

A new approach to examining mammograms that takes into account a woman's health risk profile would reduce the number of cancer instances missed and also cut the number of false positives, according to a paper being presented at a conference of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Georgetown University, Radiology, Mathematics, Science

Mon Jun 16, 2014

Post-gazette.com

Pittsburgh cybersquad leads way in fighting cybercrime

Picture hundreds of thousands of computers, secretly enslaved to a distant puppet master who orders them to snatch funds, up to seven figures, from their owners' bank accounts.

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Related Topix: Pittsburgh, PA, US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Carnegie Mellon University, Computer Security, Science / Technology

Sat Jun 14, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Work ethic, tiebreakers separate Mesquite Poteet High twins

Steffy and Stella Viju credit their work ethic, rather than intelligence, for rising to the top of Poteet High School's Class of 2014.

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Related Topix: Poteet, TX, Dallas County, TX, Dallas, TX

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