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Editor’s Picks

Students create startup app to track local events in real time
6 days ago

Students create startup app to track local events in real time

A UTD student partnered with a friend to create an app that keeps track of nearby live events, open restaurants and entertainment centers.

The app, called TheHAPS, shows different events …
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Rape survivors need support, understanding from community
1 week ago

Rape survivors need support, understanding from community

Editor’s note: This op-ed author’s name has been changed to protect her identity.

I thought my freshman year of college was supposed to be the most exciting year. I was …
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Student device detects potholes, car crashes
1 week ago

Student device detects potholes, car crashes

A team of computer science students were recognized in an international competition after developing a device detecting car crashes and alerts emergency services automatically. The achievement makes UTD one of …
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Team cuts down on pollution with drones
1 week ago

Team cuts down on pollution with drones

A UTD team took home first place in a competition for a business idea to reduce air pollution using drone technology.

Alta Air, composed of finance and economics juniors Konan …
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Student launches business by scaling down Dallas
1 week ago

Student launches business by scaling down Dallas

A UTD student co-launched a 3-D printed landscape product in an effort to foster city pride.

Gabe Villani, an information technology and systems junior, is one of two founders of …
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Wife, staff mourn death of librarian
4 weeks ago

Wife, staff mourn death of librarian

Family and friends of Cameron Zimmerman-Randle, a former library assistant supervisor at UTD, are mourning his passing after he was struck by a suspected drunk driver while riding his bike.


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Community loses funds to cyber crime
1 month ago

Community loses funds to cyber crime

Editor’s note: Vicky’s name was changed to protect her identity

UTD victims lost nearly $50,000 to online and telephone scams this year. When students and faculty become more …
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UTD is implementing solutions, spreading awareness of resources for sexual assault
1 month ago

UTD is implementing solutions, spreading awareness of resources for sexual assault

A recent UT System-wide report on campus sexual assault prevention procedures found a low disclosure rate among victims at UTD and a lack of knowledge among students of the …
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UTD goes mobile
1 month ago

UTD goes mobile

A UTD app, with features designed to improve the campus experience, is now available to students.

Student Government and the Office of Information Technology launched UTD Mobile …
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Professor weighs in on investigation into Trump campaign’s ties to Russia
2 months ago

Professor weighs in on investigation into Trump campaign’s ties to Russia

As the congressional investigation of Russia’s involvement in the 2016 presidential election has begun to escalate, international political economy professor Clint Peinhardt spoke to The Mercury about the possible ramifications …
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