Day: July 26, 2021


New VP of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

After nearly a decade of service, Vice President for Diversity and Community Engagement George Fair will be replaced by a new Vice President...


Comet Cab Comeback

Following an extended suspension of regular campus transportation, the Parking and Transportation Office is preparing for Comet Cabs to return to full functionality...


Sensory overload

A UTD professor created low-cost air sensors that track pollutant levels in local communities and detect increases in air pollution in real-time. Physics...


Easing into intramurals

As Comets return to the reality of in-person schooling, a plethora of other opportunities present themselves – including the potential for in-person sports....


Credit hour limit extended

Starting this fall, UTD undergraduates will be allowed to take a maximum of 19 credit hours in a long semester without special permission....


Update: Housing’s COVID protocols

UTD’s proactive testing and isolation programs will continue this fall, but on a reduced scale, as the University plans to rely on vaccinations...

Life & Arts

Cafe Review

Opening the doors to La Casita Bakeshop, a gentle aroma of freshly baked delicacies and warm smiles greet visitors as they peruse through...


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