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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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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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Library’s third floor undergoes makeover
1 month ago

Library’s third floor undergoes makeover

The third floor of the McDermott library underwent refurbishments to incorporate more study spaces.

To accommodate the new study spaces, library staff moved the aviation archives and bookshelves to Synergy …
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Student government eyes inclusion, transparency
1 month ago

Student government eyes inclusion, transparency

As the new Student Government leadership prepares to take office, the outgoing administration reflected on its ongoing efforts to improve student engagement and represent student interests in a year that …
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Amazon Echos to be installed in dorms
1 month ago

Amazon Echos to be installed in dorms

The Office of Information Technology recently partnered with University Housing to install Amazon Echo Dots in Residence Hall South as part of a pilot program.

The program will oversee the …
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