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UTD launches formalized pre-weekend programs
3 days ago

UTD launches formalized pre-weekend programs

Several UTD departments have partnered to organize a recurring event where students can relax and de-stress on Fridays.

Since the start of the fall semester, University Recreation, University Housing and …
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Student veterans find welcome on campus
3 days ago

Student veterans find welcome on campus

During a deployment to Afghanistan, Eric McCrory said he remembers sitting in a gunner’s hatch driving to Kabul thinking about the commotion surrounding him.

 “For about 98 percent of the …
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All-male dance team gains national recognition
3 days ago

All-male dance team gains national recognition

UTD’s Bollywood fusion all-male dance team earned a spot in the first national dance competition of the 2018-2019 season.

Bollywood fusion dance encompasses styles from hip hop to bhangra. The …
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Military food: Meals ready to eat
4 days ago

Military food: Meals ready to eat

Two weeks ago, I thought military food was bland, tasteless and solely there to provide ample calories and nutrients for soldiers at war. While military food does serve the last …
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Student promotes LGBTQ+ visibility
2 weeks ago

Student promotes LGBTQ+ visibility

After a summer spent in India, international political economy sophomore Julie Le was inspired to organize a photo shoot focused on LGBTQ+ Asian Americans.

“In America, I identify as …
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Alum finds calling in acting
2 weeks ago

Alum finds calling in acting

Ever since he won a contest to be featured in a Super Bowl commercial, one UTD alum has starred in several aired television commercials and web series.

Neuroscience graduate Anil …
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Graduate directs school for kids
2 weeks ago

Graduate directs school for kids

A few miles north of campus, a UTD alumna founded a private school centered around discussion-based learning. The school is now celebrating its five-year anniversary.

Attending UTD during her junior …
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Comets compost to curb food waste
2 weeks ago

Comets compost to curb food waste

Students residing in on-campus apartments can now join a composting program to learn about reducing food waste.

Members of the Green Initiative of Student Government partnered with several on-campus departments …
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Residence hall courtyards to feature fruit trees, greenery
2 weeks ago

Residence hall courtyards to feature fruit trees, greenery

In recognition of Texas Arbor Day, Facilities Management worked with the Office of Student Volunteerism to plant fruit trees in residence hall courtyards.

Gary Cocke, the associate director of energy …
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Performance of  ‘Julius Caesar’ to reel in audience
2 weeks ago

Performance of ‘Julius Caesar’ to reel in audience

To coincide with the upcoming midterm elections, the School of Arts and Humanities will be presenting a production of Shakespeare’s “Julius Caesar” in early November.

The tragedy of Julius …
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