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Dining Hall earns near-‘excellent’ rating
6 years ago

Dining Hall earns near-‘excellent’ rating

Students may feel more comfortable eating at UTD’s Dining Hall now that its health rating is two points away from “excellent.”

The hall received a “good” rating of …
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Tweets #thingsthatlastforever
6 years ago

Tweets #thingsthatlastforever

Site revives social media postings

The perception of the Internet as some innocuous pastime where all transgressions are forgiven with a click of a Delete button prompted Bradley …
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Surviving the sizzle: University copes with record heat
6 years ago

Surviving the sizzle: University copes with record heat

Record-breaking temperatures in Texas this summer have significantly raised electricity and water demand, but UTD officials say the university has been working hard to prevent any disruption to campus …
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Novak named Nat Sci dean
6 years ago

Novak named Nat Sci dean

UTD will welcome the new dean of Natural Sciences on Sept. 19. Bruce Novak, a highly noted chemist, veteran and acclaimed educator hailing from North Carolina State University, has …
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UTD faces ‘growing pains’: Parking, dining struggle to keep up
6 years ago

UTD faces ‘growing pains’: Parking, dining struggle to keep up

A significant spike in enrollment this fall has transformed the campus into a hub of student activity but has also created a slew of unforeseen problems for students on …
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Coach brings passion, knowledge to program
6 years ago

Coach brings passion, knowledge to program

Brad Posner has been a coach his entire life. Softball may be his passion, but teaching is his calling.

Posner was named UTD’s head softball coach July 5. …
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Faces of change: from inmates to students
6 years ago

Faces of change: from inmates to students

Delivering flowers, supervising prisoners, teaching criminology and now serving as dean to one of UTD’s academic programs — this man has done it all.

James Marquart, dean of …
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Moving forward: Chess coach’s journey to UTD
6 years ago

Moving forward: Chess coach’s journey to UTD

In the midst of war-torn Yugoslavia Rade Milovanovic was faced with a decision: leave his parents, well-established law career and home behind, or try to save his daughter.

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Craving diversity, less is more when studying overseas

Culture shock in the United States provided opportunity for self-discovery

It’s that time of year again when the campus is filling back up, freshmen are moving in and …
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A fresh start for UTD freshmen