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UTD prof creates online textbook
1 week ago

UTD prof creates online textbook

A UTD professor’s free online American history textbook is going to get a print edition with a major update this fall.

The American Yawp, named after a quote from American …
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Nothing short of Awaazien
1 week ago

Nothing short of Awaazien

A UTD singing group hosted a South Asian a cappella tournament with teams from all across the United States.

Dhunki a cappella held its fourth annual Awaazein on March …
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Wind causes power outages
1 week ago

Wind causes power outages

Several areas on the north side of campus experienced power outages Tuesday evening.

Residence Hall West, Dining Hall West, Synergy Park North and SP2 were among the areas affected on …
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Sexual assault exams now offered at UTD health center
1 week ago

Sexual assault exams now offered at UTD health center

The Student Health Center has introduced SAFE exams to help victims of sexual assault get medical treatment on campus.

The Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner, or SANE, nurse is a …
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New investment group open to all majors
1 week ago

New investment group open to all majors

Two UTD students developed an organization designed to make investing accessible to all students.

The Texas Investment Group allows individuals to invest their money in the stock market and receive …
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Free speech policies under fire
1 week ago

Free speech policies under fire

UTD’s campus policies may be limiting free speech among students and faculty, according to a watchdog organization.

The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education examines free speech policies at public …
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Group to foster communication among grad students
1 week ago

Group to foster communication among grad students

A team of staff members are forming a new organization to provide graduate students with a common platform for interacting and collaborating with each other.

Director of Graduate Studies …
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Water crisis spurs student activism
2 weeks ago

Water crisis spurs student activism

Screams of support cut through the wind as students cheered on their fellow teammates who were running toward the finish line as fast their buckets brimming with water would allow. …
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Faculty gender pay gap increases
2 weeks ago

Faculty gender pay gap increases

UTD’s fall 2016 profile showed that female faculty members are outnumbered by men nearly two to one. While that gap is closing over time, the university’s gender wage gap is …
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Professor compiles shooting database
2 weeks ago

Professor compiles shooting database

A UTD professor created a database that catalogs school shootings across the country in hopes of preventing further tragedies.

Nadine Connell, associate professor of criminology and director of the Center …
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