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Perceptions about Muslim-Americans
2 years ago

Perceptions about Muslim-Americans

After conducting a study on attitudes towards Muslim students on campus, an alumna found evidence that the majority of UTD students view Muslims in a positive light.

The study, conducted …
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Faculty, students remember UTD’s oldest student who passed away earlier this month
2 years ago

Faculty, students remember UTD’s oldest student who passed away earlier this month

Helen Small, one of UTD’s oldest students, passed away on May 4, 2017 at 97 years old. Small graduated from UTD in 2007 with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and …
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Art Barn’s closure announced at final gallery exhibition
2 years ago

Art Barn’s closure announced at final gallery exhibition

Following recent uncertainty surrounding the Art Barn’s future, the building is officially scheduled to close on May 13 with demolition following in June.

Arts and Humanities Dean Dennis Kratz publicly …
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Keepers of the Earth
2 years ago

Keepers of the Earth

UTD’s sustainability efforts have grown to incorporate a student educator component with the creation of EcoReps this semester.

In 2016, Thea Junt, the associate director of facilities …
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Entrepreneurial lab opens for student use
2 years ago

Entrepreneurial lab opens for student use

Any UTD student with entrepreneurial ideas will have the opportunity to turn them into companies using the free resources of the Blackstone LaunchPad, which is scheduled to open at …
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Students involved in local elections
2 years ago

Students involved in local elections

Alumnus Nicholas St. John said he always felt it was his duty and calling to bridge the gap between the local government and general public. In his quest to …
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Fallen Comets remembered
2 years ago

Fallen Comets remembered

Four students who lost their lives during the past year were commemorated during the Comets Remember ceremony sponsored by Student Government on April 7 in the Galaxy Rooms.


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ATEC awaits degree reorganization
2 years ago

ATEC awaits degree reorganization

In a previous version of this article Todd Fechter’s name was misspelled, The Mercury regrets this error.

The Edith O’Donnell School of Arts and Technology may undergo a …
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New LLC to focus on women in STEAM
2 years ago

New LLC to focus on women in STEAM

To advance female representation in the STEAM fields and help foster connections among those female students, University Housing is piloting a program in fall 2017 called Women in STEAM, …
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The Art Barn’s uncertain future
2 years ago

The Art Barn’s uncertain future

Correction: In a previous version of this story, Greg Metz’s title was misattributed. The Mercury regrets this error.

Art students may soon have to seek alternative spaces to …
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