Faculty gender pay gap increases

Faculty gender pay gap increases

UTD’s fall 2016 profile showed that female faculty members are outnumbered by men nearly two to one. While that gap is closing over time, the university’s gender wage gap is increasing and currently rests at two cents below the national average. According to Chronicle Data, which compiles research from the...

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Empowerment through sisterhood

Empowerment through sisterhood

The first all-Muslim sorority on campus and in the nation has gained its Greek letters. Originally established as the organization Muslimahs for Change by alumna Samira Maddox, Mu Delta Alpha was founded at UTD and has recently evolved into a professional sorority. MDA started with three members, but now has...

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Who will you choose? – Catalyze

Who will you choose? – Catalyze

Two candidates running for Student Government president and vice president on the Catalyze ticket represent a platform focused on spirit, communication and sustainability during the first contested election in two years. Actuarial science junior Eric Chen has served as the Communication Committee’s chair for the 2017-2018 administration, and undeclared freshman...

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Students rally for right to safer schools

Students rally for right to safer schools

Finance senior Rebecca Tjahja said when she learned about a Florida high school shooting last month that left 17 dead, she knew she needed to act. Her desire to push for gun control led her to help organize the Dallas March for Our Lives that took place at Dallas City...

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Student Government leaders reflect on time in office

Student Government leaders reflect on time in office

The president of UTD’s Student Government pulls over a chair from his corner office and takes a seat next to the desk of his vice president. While SG’s election day edges closer, neither man will occupy these seat much longer. Soon new representatives will arrive to take their mantle and...

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Who will you choose? – Your Voice

Who will you choose? – Your Voice

With a platform focused on communication and bridging the gap between students and Student Government, two candidates are running for president and vice president on the Your Voice ticket in the first contested election in two years. Both molecular biology sophomore Yilong Peng and global business junior William McKiernan, who...

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Remains of missing alumna found

Remains of missing alumna found

After nearly four years of searching, the partial remains of missing UTD alumna Christina Morris were discovered last week. According to an article by WFAA, on March 7 at 9:45 a.m., while clearing land to lay foundation for houses, a team of excavators came across a partial skull, a dress...

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Springtime destinations

Springtime destinations

As students are counting down the days until their well-deserved break from school, they may also be searching for places to spend time with their friends and family. Here is a short list of places around the DFW area you can visit during the break or any other warm spring...

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Developing the learning potential

Developing the learning potential

One UTD professor joined with students and faculty members to develop a new teaching tool after experiencing learning difficulties in her high school physics class. The team has since received a seven figure research grant to develop a computer-based program that simplifies the learning process. Associate professor of arts, technology...

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Redefining ‘refugee’

Redefining ‘refugee’

When Henry Justiniano raised his right hand and recited the oath of allegiance at his U.S. naturalization ceremony in November, he felt like nothing had changed. “I saw all the people around me,” he said. “They were from different countries and they were so excited. But for me, I always...

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