Noncompliant?

Noncompliant?

ATEC revising doctoral program after complaint, third party investigation  The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools reviewed, starting in 2013, UTD and the Arts and Technology program after accusations were made by a student that the program was not up to academic standards. While the ATEC program was cleared on...

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Student details life with HIV

Student details life with HIV

Austin Mordahl vividly remembers the exact moment he was notified he tested positive for HIV. “It was like a scary movie,” Mordahl said.  “I got a letter in the mail stamped confidential from Carter Blood Services. It was absolutely terrifying.” Mordahl, a software engineering freshman, received the news after trying...

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State proposes budget cuts for STD prevention programs

State proposes budget cuts for STD prevention programs

Texas House calls for $3 million reduction in funding A recent amendment to the Texas state budget has proposed a $3 million cut from HIV and STD prevention programs and diverts the funding to abstinence education. In 2013, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that Texas had approximately...

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Richardson mayor focus of ethics  investigation

Richardson mayor focus of ethics investigation

City determining if code was violated in development project Richardson city council is being investigated for a potential ethics violation after Mayor Laura Maczka resigned from her position and took a job with a company that was granted a major city contract during her tenure. Fort Worth attorney George Staples...

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THE MEANING OF LAUGHTER

THE MEANING OF LAUGHTER

Improv course, professor encourages personal growth through art of comedy For an hour every Monday and Wednesday, Kathy Lingo welcomes her improv classes into the state of crazy – as she calls it – a place that bursts with energy and expression, frees the brain and liberates the soul and...

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Student government VP tackles homelessness

Student government VP tackles homelessness

Sophomore to publish book raising awareness for destitute teens Nancy Fairbank sat in a dimly lit, narrow room on a solitary couch with a homeless teenager. She was interviewing them for a school project, but this encounter inspired her to do more to raise awareness on teenage homelessness. A political...

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