Clark Summer Research Program canceled amid COVID-19 concerns

Clark Summer Research Program canceled amid COVID-19 concerns

The Clark Summer Research Program has been canceled due to COVID-19. However, students who applied this year will be able to apply the following year.  The program allows a group of incoming freshmen to participate in research groups the summer before their first year. Approximately 70 students are chosen, and...

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UTD moves summer classes online

UTD moves summer classes online

The university released a statement on April 3 announcing that all summer classes will be administered online.  UTD President Richard Benson said in an email statement that the university will be conducting all summer classes online due to stay-at-home recommendations that are expected to remain until further notice. Until the...

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Pro-Sales Team places first at international sales competition

Pro-Sales Team places first at international sales competition

Players competed against 80 opponents in role-play, speed-selling events UTD’s Pro Sales Team beat out 80 other schools from around the world to win first place  at the International Collegiate Sales Competition, bringing back the Collegiate World Cup of Sales.              The Pro Sales Team is made up of JSOM...

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‘More applicants than beds to offer’

‘More applicants than beds to offer’

An inside look at UTD’s housing Frenzied students sat ready in front of their laptops, furiously checking the time. Impatiently, they waited for their chance to enter the housing portal, which was rapidly filling up before their eyes, and choose what would most likely be their home for the next...

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McDermott Scholars aim to change program policy, increase accessibility

McDermott Scholars aim to change program policy, increase accessibility

Groups seeks to remove standardized testing requirement, citing barriers to access A group of students is questioning the requirements of the McDermott Scholars program and is taking steps to make it more fair and accessible to low-income and minority applicants. International political economy seniors Sarah Whipple and Samee Ahmad are...

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How UTD professors are adapting to online classes

How UTD professors are adapting to online classes

With the rest of the semester’s classes being moved online, professors at UTD have had to adjust their classwork to accommodate. Kathy Lingo, a professor at the school of arts and humanities, said faculty were alerted through email by university officials before spring break to update their syllabi and get...

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Senior appointed to NCAA COVID-19 advisory panel

Senior appointed to NCAA COVID-19 advisory panel

Members act as representatives for peers, provide feedback to schools UTD neuroscience senior and baseball infielder Isaiah Swann was selected by the NCAA to serve as part of an advisory panel concerning college sports and the coronavirus pandemic. Alongside three other student athletes, Swann plans to help influence decisions that...

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UT System postpones commencement, requires students to leave residence halls

UT System postpones commencement, requires students to leave residence halls

Students without alternative housing options will be accommodated on case-by-case basis Editor’s note: This story has been updated to reflect new guidance from University Housing In a letter addressed to UT System’s academic presidents, Chancellor James Milliken laid out the system’s next steps to address the coronavirus pandemic. The steps...

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UTD extends spring break, moves to online classes

UTD extends spring break, moves to online classes

As a result of the spread of COVID-19, UTD has announced that classes will be canceled the week of March 23 while classes before then will continue as scheduled. Classes will resume online on March 30 and students will receive updates as to online lessons through their instructors. UTD’s COVID-19...

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Students launch petition, UTD suspends mandatory attendance in response to coronavirus

Students launch petition, UTD suspends mandatory attendance in response to coronavirus

Petition to move to online classes receives over 13,000 signatures, university says there are no plans to close campus UTD students are taking matters into their own hands after several cases of the novel coronavirus strain were reported in Dallas and Collin County. A Frisco man tested positive for the...

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