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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.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
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.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
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.
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.
Thu Jun 19, 2014
Log Cabin Democrat
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tue Jun 17, 2014
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 .
Mon Jun 16, 2014
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.
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.