Day: September 18, 2023


UTD student sentenced to six years in prison for animal cruelty

UTD graduate student Shubhankar Kawle was sentenced to six and a half years in prison on Aug. 31 for torturing two house cats,...


McDermott Library ramps up security

UTD’s McDermott Library implemented a new card reading system on Aug. 28, requiring students and staff to scan their Comet Cards when entering...


Stipend for NSM teaching assistants raised to $2400

Effective fall 2023, UTD increased TA stipends for the School of Natural Science and Mathematics, or NSM, to $2400, a $400 to $600...

Life & Arts

80s Night!

Strings Attached channeled the electric spirit of the 80s at their premiere concert of the year, 80s Night! This musical era, a harmonious...


Why have pest sightings spiked?

With University Housing receiving 117 reports of ants in on-campus housing since the August move-in and more sightings over the summer, The Mercury...


Threatened suspension lifted from student

The threat of a two-year suspension toward computer science graduate Cody Hatfield was lifted by UTD on Aug. 18 after an intervention from...


UTD pre-law center brings on new director Heather Stovall

The UTD pre-law advising program welcomes a new director, who plans to increase externship opportunities with law firms and awareness among students about...


Exploring the architecture of the Athenaeum: UTD’s upcoming addition

Rendering of the museum near the roundabout. Courtesy of Morphosis Architects. Morphosis Architects — the firm that created the design for the Perot...


Millennium Fellowship chapter opens at UTD

The Millennium Fellowship, a four-month leadership development program sponsored by The United Nations Academic Impact, accepted nine fellows from UTD, including two campus...


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