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Professor raises awareness of bacterial disease in South
1 month ago

Professor raises awareness of bacterial disease in South

After years of misdiagnoses from various health professionals, one UTD professor set out to raise awareness for her daughters’ disease and ensure no one would have to share their experiences.


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Embracing oddities through art
1 month ago

Embracing oddities through art

As part of his last art show of the semester at UTD, Master of Fine Arts candidate Clayton Harper created the piece “NextGen10” as a criticism of society’s idea of …
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Professor helps patients regain voices
1 month ago

Professor helps patients regain voices

A UTD professor developed a portable speech processor allowing people who have suffered the loss of their larynx the ability to speak again.

Assistant professor of bioengineering Jun Wang developed …
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UTD labs launch green initiative
1 month ago

UTD labs launch green initiative

A new on-campus initiative could make laboratories more sustainable and environmentally friendly.

The Office of Research Lab Safety introduced the Green Labs initiative on April 19 at the 2018 Earth …
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‘League’ team advances to nationals
1 month ago

‘League’ team advances to nationals

By  •  Featured, News

UTD’s “League of Legends” team — now recognized by the athletics department as a varsity sport — qualified for and competed at the annual national championships held in Los Angeles …
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Guard Posts
2 months ago

Guard Posts

Emergency services at UTD exist to make campus a safer place. Whether dealing with an issue that is medical, weather-related or otherwise, stay calm and remember that you are not …
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Insight on Inns
2 months ago

Insight on Inns

While students aren’t given much of a choice for freshman year housing at UTD, it’s always good to be aware of the benefits and drawbacks of nearby living options. Between …
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Securing Spellbooks
2 months ago

Securing Spellbooks

When it comes to getting textbooks, there are multiple ways to do it. The campus bookstore and off-campus bookstores are more likely to carry the books your professors ask for, …
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Q&A: Colin Allred
3 months 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 months 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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