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National Night Out educates public about police roles
1 year ago

National Night Out educates public about police roles

Editor’s Note: This article has been updated since its original publication.

UTD hosted a cookout for National Night Out, providing free food, entertainment and safety information for the …
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Frat welcomes incoming members
1 year ago

Frat welcomes incoming members

A newly chartered fraternity introduced its inaugural class this semester.

Phi Delta Theta got its start on campus in August 2015 as an interest group. New recruits known as “Founding …
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Ethnic diversity on campus
1 year ago

Ethnic diversity on campus

UTD recently ranked fifth in a report of different ethnically-diverse campuses in the United States.

The list of rankings, released in the 2018 U.S. News & World Report on Sept.12, …
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Professor featured in documentary
1 year ago

Professor featured in documentary

A UTD professor is featured in a documentary focusing on the human sex-trafficking trade and the exploitation of minors. Human trafficking is second only to drug trafficking as the most …
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Center expands research opportunities, potential
1 year ago

Center expands research opportunities, potential

One year and nearly $3 million in the making, the Olympus Discovery Center provides new imaging systems expanding research opportunities for students, faculty and outside researchers.

The Center, housed in …
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Editorial Board: As a community, we should address domestic violence
1 year ago

Editorial Board: As a community, we should address domestic violence

The deadliest mass shooting in Plano’s history, claiming the lives of five alumni, was a direct result of domestic violence. The Mercury stands against domestic violence and calls upon Comets …
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Lab develops exoskeleton tech
1 year ago

Lab develops exoskeleton tech

A lab on campus is developing exoskeleton technology intended to help rehabilitate individuals who have experienced a stroke.

The Locomotor Control Systems lab is developing an exoskeleton called ComEx (Comet …
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Q&A: Student Government Leadership
1 year ago

Q&A: Student Government Leadership

Representing the student body for the 2017-2018 school year, President JW Van Der Schans and Vice President Alex Holcomb sat down to talk with The Mercury about balancing personal life …
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App connects students, alumni
1 year ago

App connects students, alumni

A new app for the Jindal School of Management makes it simple to network, gain work experience and receive guidance from alumni in the business world.

In February 2017, the …
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Freshman project encourages collaboration
1 year ago

Freshman project encourages collaboration

This fall semester, UTD’s core curriculum committee launched Comets to the Core, a new project that will engage freshman to solve global issues during their college career. In its first …
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