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Counseling Center starts online therapy program
1 week ago

Counseling Center starts online therapy program

In anticipation of the release of its fiscal year report, the Student Counseling Center is looking for solutions to challenges such as a shortage of personnel and a growing waitlist …
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Survey shows dissatisfaction with mandatory freshman group project
1 week ago

Survey shows dissatisfaction with mandatory freshman group project

A survey conducted by The Mercury revealed that Comets to the Core — a six-week group project required for all freshmen to complete their UNIV1010 graduation requirement — has sparked …
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Water in Richardson: What’s behind its taste?
1 week ago

Water in Richardson: What’s behind its taste?

Kathryn Vos said she finds herself not drinking as much water as she should be. Instead of filling her water bottle in the morning as she would usually do, she …
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Professor develops AI essay grading program
3 weeks ago

Professor develops AI essay grading program

For professors struggling to cope with stacks of papers to grade, new software — developed by a UTD researcher and powered by artificial intelligence — may offer a long-term solution.


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West Nile virus cases reported in local area
3 weeks ago

West Nile virus cases reported in local area

Editor’s Note: An earlier version of this story incorrectly reported that the city of Richardson uses agent orange in mosquito adulticide sprays. The Mercury regrets this error.

After a Richardson …
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Mandatory sexual assault modules: are they effective?
3 weeks ago

Mandatory sexual assault modules: are they effective?

UTD requires every new student to complete a series of web-based sexual assault prevention modules. A survey of 94 students conducted by The Mercury revealed 86 percent of participants do …
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Startup suspended from internship fairs
3 weeks ago

Startup suspended from internship fairs

Editor’s Note: This story has been updated to include the date of a Facebook post and to correct the name and title of a Tech EdVentures employee. Her name is …
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Students trapped in study room for 3 hours
3 weeks ago

Students trapped in study room for 3 hours

Three students in Residence Hall Northwest were trapped in a study room for nearly three hours after the doorknob malfunctioned, forcing maintenance staff to break through a wall in order …
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Suspect arrested for murder of alumna
3 weeks ago

Suspect arrested for murder of alumna

Dallas police charged a man with capital murder in the stabbing and subsequent death of a UTD alum.

38-year-old Jeremy Todd Meeks confessed to the murder of of Lin Wang, …
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County divide to have implications for elections
1 month ago

County divide to have implications for elections

Near Franklyn Jenifer Drive, a congressional district line splits the UTD campus in half. This distinction determines which congressional candidate, county judge and even state congressman students vote for, depending …
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