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Dallas DA attempts prosecution reform
3 weeks ago

Dallas DA attempts prosecution reform

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Since taking office in January, Dallas County District Attorney John Crezuot has adopted a policy of declining to prosecute low-level first-time offenses in a bid to reduce the amount of …
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Alum finds new gig fixing electronics free of charge
3 weeks ago

Alum finds new gig fixing electronics free of charge

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One UTD alum chose to return to campus after graduating, where he now splits his time between work and providing free repairs for student electronics in a bid to reduce …
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Student workers voice confusion over sexual misconduct reporting
3 weeks ago

Student workers voice confusion over sexual misconduct reporting

In the aftermath of allegations of sexual harassment and managerial misconduct by Chartwells managers, faculty and student leaders raised questions about mandated reporting of sexual misconduct and the responsibility to …
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UH extends lease cancellation deadline after rent increase
3 weeks ago

UH extends lease cancellation deadline after rent increase

In early April, housing officials notified incoming on-campus residents of increases in rent pricing for 2019-2020, citing aging facilities and equipment as reasons for the change. Soon after being notified, …
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Auxiliary Services renews  contract with Chartwells
3 weeks ago

Auxiliary Services renews contract with Chartwells

University officials are working with Chartwells to implement a new eight-year food service contract, with an option to extend it for a full 12 years. 

Bryce Brownlee, UTD’s director of …
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Select Chartwells employees to hold union election in May
1 month ago

Select Chartwells employees to hold union election in May

Editor’s Note: This article has been updated since its original publication.

After a months-long organizing effort, certain Chartwells workers will be able to participate in a May 2 election to determine whether they want to be …
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RISD proposes possible new teacher salary raises
1 month ago

RISD proposes possible new teacher salary raises

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Richardson Independent School District plans to raise new teacher salaries above area average, a move that might boost recruitment of graduates of UTD’s teacher certification program.

Currently, the new teacher …
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A&H introduces new history major
1 month ago

A&H introduces new history major

This fall, UTD will offer a history major to incoming freshmen and phase out the current historical studies degree plan. Daniel Wickberg, an associate professor in the School of Arts …
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Professor helps create police training software
1 month ago

Professor helps create police training software

A UTD professor partnered with Sam Houston State University researchers and EyeT Plus, a group of police training experts, to develop software to help law enforcement spot impaired drivers.

The …
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Judicial hearings continue for chemistry fraud case
1 month ago

Judicial hearings continue for chemistry fraud case

Former UTD staff member Linda Heard made her first court appearance on March 29 after being indicted on a felony theft charge earlier this year. Heard is accused of stealing …
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