UTD allows students to opt in to pass/fail grading

University provides sweeping changes to academic deadlines, policies in response to COVID-19 outbreak In light of changing circumstances due to the coronavirus pandemic,...

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UT System postpones commencement, requires students to leave residence halls

Students without alternative housing options will be accommodated on case-by-case basis Editor’s note: This story has been updated to reflect new guidance from...

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Students launch petition, UTD suspends mandatory attendance in response to coronavirus

Petition to move to online classes receives over 13,000 signatures, university says there are no plans to close campus UTD students are taking...


New Coronavirus Not Major Threat to Students

Recent reports estimate over 34,000 cases of coronavirus worldwide, with 0.0003% of those cases in the U.S. Despite the low case rate, media...

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UTD Choir Holds Concert at US-Mexico Border

Performance promotes healing through music following 2019 El Paso shooting Standing shoulder to shoulder, singing out the last few notes of “Let There...

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Finding Your Voice

Deaf America’s Got Talent finalist rehearses, performs with UTD choir For singer and songwriter Mandy Harvey, all her music holds a special, personal...

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Tech Bans in Classes May Impede Learning

Majority of students surveyed use electronic devices to take notes Walk into any campus classroom and you’re bound to see seats filled with...

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Student App Helps Keep Track of UTD Events

Application to scan posters, add items to calendar Navigating the galaxies of campus activities, events and clubs can be dizzying. That’s why four...

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Changes to AES Awards Met with Unhappiness

Previous merit scholarship tiers abolished due to university growth, increasing SAT/ACT scores Despite confusion and unhappiness from prospective students following a change in...


Title IX Law Undergoes State, Federal Changes

Potential changes are coming to Title IX enforcement, from both the federal and state levels, including new federal guidelines from the Department of...


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