Fresh-faced trailblazers

Fresh-faced trailblazers

Editor’s Note 2015 will mark the 25th anniversary of UTD’s first freshman class, and the following is the first part of a multi-part series detailing the challenges and stories of the staff, faculty and students who paved the way for today’s undergraduate student body. William McDowell had everything planned out....

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Multimillion dollar gift jumpstarts new program

Multimillion dollar gift jumpstarts new program

Edith O’Donnell donates $17 million to support creation of art history institute On May 19, Edith O’Donnell donated $17 million to fund the creation of an art history institute on campus. According to Richard Brettell, distinguished chair of art and aesthetic studies, the endowment will support five new distinguished chairs...

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Just the facts

Thought provoking statistics from The Mercury    

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Biker embarks on nationwide trek

Biker embarks on nationwide trek

Alumna Irene Morse cycles through northern U.S. to raise funds for affordable housing  Irene Morse, a recently graduated McDermott scholar, started her 70-day bicycle tour across the northern United States from Providence, R.I., on June 6 to raise money for affordable housing. In that time, Morse and her 29 tour...

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