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UTD celebrates legacy of founding faculty member
3 months ago

UTD celebrates legacy of founding faculty member

Wolfgang Rindler, a professor emeritus of physics and one of the founding faculty members at UTD, passed away earlier this month on Feb. 8. He was 94.

Rindler was born …
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ATEC dean addresses student petition
3 months ago

ATEC dean addresses student petition

A group of ATEC students created a petition raising concerns and complaints about their school.

The group, called Concerned Students of ATEC, created a website and circulated the petition, calling …
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Chartwells workers allege lack of food safety training
3 months ago

Chartwells workers allege lack of food safety training

Following student concerns about food safety, The Mercury obtained evidence that suggests many Chartwells workers did not receive state-mandated food safety training until earlier this month.

In Texas, the …
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Richardson residents comment on councilman’s viral tweet insulting Rep. Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez
3 months ago

Richardson residents comment on councilman’s viral tweet insulting Rep. Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez

Richardson City Council member Scott Dunn made national headlines last week over a tweet in which he referred to U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez as a “bimbo.” In a statement on …
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New ATEC coffee bar attracts students
3 months ago

New ATEC coffee bar attracts students

At mid-morning on Thursday, ATEC is still fairly quiet. Suddenly, from under the big staircase, there comes a tiny puff of steam. A moment later, there’s a smooth click and …
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Anderson controversy prompts review of admissions
3 months ago

Anderson controversy prompts review of admissions

UTD was thrust into the national spotlight in December 2018 after a student petition to remove Jacob Anderson, a UTD student accused of sexual assault, went viral. Anderson transferred to …
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Academic scandal highlights need for improved transparency
3 months ago

Academic scandal highlights need for improved transparency

The recent controversy surrounding the Justice Administration and Leadership program came to light in a Feb. 3 report by The Dallas Morning News, in which transfer students in a criminology …
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Chartwells officials deny worker allegations
4 months ago

Chartwells officials deny worker allegations

Chartwells officials denied allegations of workplace harassment and unfair labor practices at their UT Dallas operation. The allegations, published in the Dec. 3 issue of The Mercury, came from numerous …
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Blue emergency poles to be removed from UV
4 months ago

Blue emergency poles to be removed from UV

University Housing is removing Code Blue phones across University Village, replacing the emergency call poles with improved lighting fixtures.

Code Blue phones were installed 14 years ago and gave …
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UTD announces acquisition of Crow Museum of Asian Art
4 months ago

UTD announces acquisition of Crow Museum of Asian Art

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published online on Jan. 24. It has since been updated to include quotes from Sarah Kozlowski, the director of the Edith O’Donnell Institute of …
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