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Alum brings border town together with cafe, bikes
4 days ago

Alum brings border town together with cafe, bikes

In Brownsville, Texas, only blocks from the United States-Mexico border, one UTD alumnus works alongside Mexican citizens in the coffee shop he opened two years back.

Graham Sevier-Schultz graduated …
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Play to offer introspective look into theater
4 days ago

Play to offer introspective look into theater

As the winter weather begins to lift, the School of Arts and Humanities will be bringing a production of “The Flu Season” to the UTD stage.

Directed by Thomas …
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OIT, OSA to provide free assistive technology
4 days ago

OIT, OSA to provide free assistive technology

The Office of Information Technology and the Office of Student AccessAbility are partnering to provide visual- and learning-impaired students, faculty and staff with screen reading and magnifying software called Fusion …
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RISD to adopt new election system
4 days ago

RISD to adopt new election system

By  • News

Officials from the Richardson Independent School District have decided to transition from an at-large election system to a hybrid system following the settlement of a lawsuit filed against the district.


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UTD featured in ‘State of the City’ speech
4 days ago

UTD featured in ‘State of the City’ speech

Editor’s Note: This story has been updated to correct J.J. Koch’s stance on Richardson’s proposed tax cap. He does not oppose the tax cap but opposes the mayor’s stance on …
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Anderson controversy prompts review of admissions
4 days ago

Anderson controversy prompts review of admissions

UTD was thrust into the national spotlight in December 2018 after a student petition to remove Jacob Anderson, a UTD student accused of sexual assault, went viral. Anderson transferred to …
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Academic scandal highlights need for improved transparency
4 days ago

Academic scandal highlights need for improved transparency

The recent controversy surrounding the Justice Administration and Leadership program came to light in a Feb. 3 report by The Dallas Morning News, in which transfer students in a criminology …
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Q&A: Student Counseling Center
3 weeks ago

Q&A: Student Counseling Center

The Mercury sat down with several Student Counseling Center staff, including Kimberly Burdine, psychologist and director of community engagement; Jenna Temkin, psychologist and director of clinical services; and Jim Cannici, …
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Shutdown at the D.C. corral
3 weeks ago

Shutdown at the D.C. corral

By  • Opinion

During the Trump presidency, Americans have seen many records broken. We’ve broken all sorts of stock market records. No president has had more federal judicial appointments than President Trump at …
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Remix to conviction
3 weeks ago

Remix to conviction

By  • Opinion

In early January, Lifetime aired a documentary series chronicling R&B singer Robert “R.” Kelly’s history of sexual assault and pedophilia, with alleged crimes going back 30 years. In all six …
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