UTD Presidential Town Hall – 6.24.2020

Click here for town hall recording Note from the editor: Although the university should be providing their own recording of the town hall, we wanted to give you access to my recording in the interim. (While I tried to limit background noise as much as possible, Teams notifications, typing sounds...

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Archer fellowship moves online

Archer fellowship moves online

Students interning in Washington D.C. move back home, finish courses online The Archer fellowship is a program that gives UT System students an opportunity to spend a semester in Washington D.C. This year, due to COVID-19, the program has gone virtual for the first time. Archer Fellows intern at various...

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Clubs adjust meetings, membership requirements to a virtual format

Clubs adjust meetings, membership requirements to a virtual format

Student organization center helps groups transition online With the university closing for the rest of the 2019-2020 school year, many clubs and organizations face consequences to their agendas for the latter part of the spring semester. Officers in various organizations, including Neuroscience Student Association secretary Allison Doke, have had to...

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Refunds issued for meal plan holders

Refunds issued for meal plan holders

UTD began issuing partial refunds on April 15 Following the cancellation of campus housing in response to COVID-19, UTD has begun issuing refunds to students who purchased meal plans for the Spring 2020 semester. UTD Auxiliary Services announced their plans to issue refunds on April 9, issued through the university...

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SUAAB holds virtual events for rest of semester

SUAAB holds virtual events for rest of semester

First online event took place on Microsoft Teams, featured DJ B-Rockin

Following UTD’s transition to online classes, the Student Union & Activities Advisory Board canceled all of their remaining in-person spring semester events. Responsible for various campus events, including live shows featuring musical artists and comedians on-campus, SUAAB is now hoping to bring the same experiences to the student body through...

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Students face monetary losses after study abroad cancellations

Students face monetary losses after study abroad cancellations

University officials recently made the decision to suspend all international travel through the calendar year due to the coronavirus pandemic. This policy change cancelled all summer, fall and winter 2020 study abroad programs, according to a university-wide email sent by the Education Abroad Office to all prospective students traveling internationally....

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Comet Cupboard continues to operate despite physical location closing

Comet Cupboard continues to operate despite physical location closing

Volunteers prepare boxes of food to distribute to students on first-come first-serve basis The Comet Cupboard’s campus location shut down indefinitely due to the novel coronavirus outbreak. Despite the shutdown, the Comet Cupboard staff is continuing to distribute food to the UTD community by packaging and handing out boxes through...

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Student counseling center continues therapy services online

Student counseling center continues therapy services online

Staff adjusts to online switch amidst coronavirus pandemic UTD’s Student Counseling Center has transitioned to online teletherapy in response to the spread of the novel coronavirus. Without a clear date for their return to in-person operations, the counseling center has begun creating more online resources, adjusting to better serve 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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