Day: August 21, 2023


Between a walk and a hard place

Effective after Aug. 31, green parking permit spaces in all three parking garages on campus will no longer be available to those with...


Former Comet accused of attempted murder sentenced to probation

A former UTD student on trial for attempted murder and felony battery was sentenced to 36 months of probation on Aug. 2. Former...


Crow Museum of Asian Art set to open on campus one year from now

The first phase of the Athenaeum, also known as the Crow Museum of Asian Art at UTD, is currently undergoing construction and will...


UTD bolsters sports identity with Division II move, $30 mil facility upgrade

UTD is set to transition to Division II sports, eyeing a July 2024 National Collegiate Athletic Association approval after a coveted invite from...


Chess player makes history in global contest

Economics sophomore and Grandmaster Ivan Schitco qualified to play for the World FIDE Cup 2023 from July 29 to Aug. 24, and ​progressed​...


Cheer and power dancers nab summer awards

The UTD Cheer Team and Power Dancers brought home two DIII team awards, four individual awards and paid bid invitations on July 24...


UTD researchers uncover novel kidney cell renewal

UTD biomedical researchers have discovered a new way that kidney cells can self-renew, opening doors to potential early detection of kidney disease. The...


New $120 Million UTD and UTSW Medical Facility Opens

The Texas Instruments Biomedical Engineering and Science Building constructed by UTD and UT Southwestern opened in late July, with plans to move in...


ITS major changes name starting Fall ’23

Beginning Fall 2023, the Information Technology and Systems program, or ITS, will be renamed to Computer Information Systems and Technology, or CIS Tech....


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