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Q&A: Colin Allred
3 weeks ago

Q&A: Colin Allred

Colin Allred, the Democratic candidate in the race to represent Texas’ 32nd congressional district, visited UTD on April 19. The Mercury had a chance to sit down with Allred and …
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UTD benefactor Margaret McDermott passes away at 106
3 weeks ago

UTD benefactor Margaret McDermott passes away at 106

Editor’s Note: Updated to include statements from members of the UTD community.

One of the most influential figures at UTD and in the Dallas community, Margaret McDermott passed away at …
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UTD should consider upgrading older buildings
4 weeks ago

UTD should consider upgrading older buildings

Since its opening in the 1970s, UTD now holds 27,000 students. To accommodate for this constantly growing population, we have the visitor center and bookstore, ATEC, JSOM, BSB and an …
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Fighting for Justice in South Dallas Community
4 weeks ago

Fighting for Justice in South Dallas Community

Students in a community-based service learning course spend their Tuesdays learning, but not in a classroom. 

Instead, about a dozen classmates travel with Assistant Dean of Undergraduate Studies Carol …
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Q&A with Don Tapscott
4 weeks ago

Q&A with Don Tapscott

Business executive Don Tapscott is a leader in adapting technology to business and society. With over 40 years of experience, he provides advice to global leaders at the World Economic …
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App helps students track class openings
4 weeks ago

App helps students track class openings

By  •  News

Two college graduates have created an app that helps students track the status of one or more of their classes and register for a class as soon as its status …
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V-bikes bringing bike racks to campus
4 weeks ago

V-bikes bringing bike racks to campus

Dockless rental bikes are becoming increasingly common on and off campus and are being left on sidewalks and lawns instead of in bike racks.

V-Bikes are rental bikes that allow …
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Confucius Institute under FBI scrutiny
1 month ago

Confucius Institute under FBI scrutiny

After an FBI threat assessment, Texas congressmen have accused a Chinese language organization, which has a location on campus, of propaganda and stealing intellectual property.

Earlier this month, congressmen Michael …
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Publications risk closure due to loss of funding, resources
1 month ago

Publications risk closure due to loss of funding, resources

By  •  Opinion

News media is present in the lives of students whether they choose to indulge in it or not, and can be found in the form of broadcast, radio or more …
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RadioUTD sweet 15
1 month ago

RadioUTD sweet 15

After 15 years of broadcasting music, UTD’s student radio station celebrated its anniversary by throwing the Sweet Fifteen Fest.

RadioUTD was established as an organization in 2003 when it began …
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