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UTD alum allegedly participated in Capitol riot

UTD alumnus and former military officer Chris Grider currently awaits his trial under federal custody after his alleged participation in the Jan. 6...

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Testing Testing – for COVID-19

As North Texas sees more than 2,000 new cases of COVID-19 per day in the DFW metroplex, the results of UTD’s proactive testing...

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Springing into in-person events

UTD’s decision to relax restrictions on in-person gatherings this spring may influence some students’ choice to stay on campus. Vice President of Student...

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“We do not conduct campus celebrations of one of these state-mandated holidays: Confederate Heroes’ Day”

Confederate Heroes’ Day – a state-mandated holiday that is incorporated into UTD’s winter break – is not celebrated by the university in any...

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Comparing COVID vaccines

As the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines increase in distribution, possible side effects and storage obstacles raise potential concerns. On Dec. 11, 2020, the...

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UTD works with UT Southwestern to vaccinate priority populations

Although UTD has not received COVID-19 vaccine doses from the state of Texas, the university and UT Southwestern Medical Clinic have been able...

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UTD Moot Court teams make nationals

For the first time in the club’s history, five of UTD’s Moot Court teams advanced to the American Moot Court National Competition this...

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Academic senate approves credit/no credit options for fall, spring

This post will be updated as more information is gathered The Academic Senate voted today to approve credit/no credit and pass/fail grading options...

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‘Employees are struggling. Residents are struggling.’

Residents of the off-campus apartments at Northside have expressed concerns with facility maintenance, both before and after the pandemic. In a survey conducted...

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Vending machines offer disposable face masks

Vending machines across UTD are now selling disposable surgical face masks to help students safely return to life on campus. As schools and...


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