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Growth in athletics should not be feared

UTD athletics have come a long way from the days of being a doormat for Division III– a change reflected in the university’s commitment to improving athletic facilities on campus.


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Honors college set to become official
3 years ago

Honors college set to become official

The Honors College is posed to become an official honors college, should it pass the Board of Regents’ review in November. The Honors College is an umbrella organization that has …
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Prof tasked with patching up Hadron collider in Geneva
3 years ago

Prof tasked with patching up Hadron collider in Geneva

Prof tasked with patching up Hadron collider in Geneva

When thousands of scientists in Switzerland proved the existence of the Higgs-boson particle in 2012, it was a milestone in …
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University officials: We’re monitoring the outbreak
3 years ago

University officials: We’re monitoring the outbreak

The recent outbreak of Ebola in Dallas has prompted officials from the national to the local level, including those at UTD, to address the issue.

On Sept. 30, Thomas Eric …
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Silent Epidemic
3 years ago

Silent Epidemic

Eating disorders plague college campuses, new forms of mental illness surface

An epidemic more common than the flu has millions of victims in colleges across the nation. According to the …
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The Race for Texas
3 years ago

The Race for Texas

Highlights from the Sept. 30 gubernatorial debate

 

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•   Abbott said Texas needs a block grant. •   He supports increased spending on women and veteran health care and …
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Candidate outlines platform on campus
3 years ago

Candidate outlines platform on campus

Affordable education and bringing jobs back to the United States dominated senatorial candidate David Alameel’s talk with students on Oct. 3. The talk, hosted by UTD Democrats, gave students the …
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Congressman to speak on beginnings
3 years ago

Congressman to speak on beginnings

Nonpartisan student group hosts San Antonio lawmaker Joaquin Castro on Oct. 6

Democratic Congressman Joaquin Castro will come to campus on Oct. 6 to speak about his journey as a …
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Frats open talk on assault
3 years ago

Frats open talk on assault

To read about Prevention and Defense click here.

The Interfraternity Council will host “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” to raise awareness about campus sexual assaults, rape and gender …
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