Day: January 30, 2023


TikTok banned on Wi-Fi, devices

Chief Information Officers Frank Feagans and Nate Howe informed all Comets via email on Jan. 17 that UTD would block TikTok on devices...


A Guiding Light For Comets In Recovery

When molecular biology senior Kevin Juarez mistakenly walked into the Center for Students in Recovery, they were expecting to turn around, close the...


Library open for 24 hours

To meet increased demand for study spaces, the Eugene McDermott Library is reinstating a 24 hour schedule from Monday to Thursday. From Sunday...


Moot Court pair is No. 2 in nation

On the weekend of Jan. 14 and Jan. 15, political science senior Olivia Cooper and geospatial information senior Paulina Hruskoci secured a historic...


UTD Police Chief Larry Zacharias retires after 14 years

After 14 years of service, UTD Police Chief Larry Zacharias officially retired on Jan. 31. As the founding sponsor of UTD’s student Emergency...


NASA selects UTD to build instrument

NASA has selected UTD’s Center for Space Science to build an exploration instrument for its 1995 CRAF mission. CRAF is an acronym for...


Educator Wins Global Award

Allan Dean Sherry will be named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors on Jun. 27 in Washington D.C. among other prestigious...


NASA Chooses UTD

NASA chooses UTD physics professor Philip Anderson to lead a historic investigation to chart Earth’s poorly understood ionosphere-thermosphere. NASA is calling this ground...

Student Resources

R.A.D classes resume after pandemic closure

The UTD Police Department has resumed R.A.D., a free self-defense class, for women and men this semester, reviving the program two years after...

Staff Resources

Free membership for staff at SPN center all year

The SPN Wellness Center will be available to all faculty, staff and affiliates for no cost starting Jan. 17. After the 2022 campus...


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