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UTD phases out Comet Careers for new platform
2 weeks ago

UTD phases out Comet Careers for new platform

The website formerly known as Comet Careers has been revamped and is now called Handshake, a new career services platform that provides the ability to book Career Center appointments, view …
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Grade distributions now accessible online
2 weeks ago

Grade distributions now accessible online

UTD students now have easier access to grade distributions for preceding semesters.

The website, UTDGrades.com, allows users to search for grade data by course number or professor. Jeffrey Wang, a …
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On-campus Papa John’s faces possible removal
2 weeks ago

On-campus Papa John’s faces possible removal

The Papa John’s Pizza location in Dining Hall West is facing removal after a report emerged alleging the company’s former CEO used a racial expletive during a conference call.

The …
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Housing switches internet provider
2 weeks ago

Housing switches internet provider

For the third time in two years, campus housing has changed internet providers.

The most recent transition, from UTD-sponsored internet – CometNet and TemocNet – to Apogee, began in May …
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University reaches funding milestone
2 weeks ago

University reaches funding milestone

Editor’s Note: This article has been updated to include additional information about the National Research University Fund and quotes from President Richard Benson.

UTD recently reached what administration members say …
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Softball players earn national recognition
1 month ago

Softball players earn national recognition

Two players from the UTD softball team have been placed on the Academic All-America team, becoming the first in the softball team’s history to receive the honor at the same …
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Fitness Center reopens after weeks-long closure
1 month ago

Fitness Center reopens after weeks-long closure

After three weeks wrapped in caution tape, the doors to the Fitness Center have reopened to reveal new carpeting, restructured machinery and a modernized facility.

Over the past year, …
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Drone tech takes off
1 month ago

Drone tech takes off

Ron Poynter was first introduced to drones while working as a helicopter pilot for the military. It wasn’t until federal restrictions on civilian usage of drones — officially known as …
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UTD labs launch green initiative
2 months ago

UTD labs launch green initiative

A new on-campus initiative could make laboratories more sustainable and environmentally friendly.

The Office of Research Lab Safety introduced the Green Labs initiative on April 19 at the 2018 Earth …
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UTD benefactor Margaret McDermott passes away at 106
3 months ago

UTD benefactor Margaret McDermott passes away at 106

Editor’s Note: Updated to include statements from members of the UTD community.

One of the most influential figures at UTD and in the Dallas community, Margaret McDermott passed away at …
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