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Shrine to Hollywood actor discovered under stairwell
2 months ago

Shrine to Hollywood actor discovered under stairwell

Two students discovered a makeshift shrine to actor Steve Buscemi, best known for his roles in “Fargo” and “Reservoir Dogs,” under a stairwell in Green Hall on Wednesday.

Literary studies …
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Chartwells workers move to unionize
2 months ago

Chartwells workers move to unionize

Food service workers across campus are seeking to unionize amid allegations of wage withholding, harassment and other unfair labor practices against Chartwells, the primary food service provider at UTD.

In …
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Road Warriors launches offshoot for freshmen
3 months ago

Road Warriors launches offshoot for freshmen

The New Students Programs office is working to involve commuter students more on campus with an initiative called the Freshman Commuter Program. The FCP will provide first-year commuter students with …
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Community bookshelf comes to ATEC
3 months ago

Community bookshelf comes to ATEC

In an effort to make research more accessible to the UTD community, a group of ATEC professors helped establish a small zine community bookshelf on the first floor of the …
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Bookstore brings bargains to students
3 months ago

Bookstore brings bargains to students

The UTD bookstore will adopt a new program to simplify the process of shopping for and using textbooks.

Follett, the university’s bookstore partner, plans to use a new optimization tool …
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Family makes largest gift to university in history
3 months ago

Family makes largest gift to university in history

University officials formally announced the donation of a large collection of Swiss art at the beginning of November.

The announcement, made Nov. 2, stated that the Barrett collection is …
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University installs weather station
3 months ago

University installs weather station

UTD recently installed a new weather station, called WeatherSTEM, on the roof of Residence Hall West to monitor weather conditions near campus.

A website, dubbed “Comet Watch,” provides students …
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Donation establishes real estate institute
3 months ago

Donation establishes real estate institute

The Jindal School of Management announced last Tuesday a $3 million donation to establish a dedicated real estate institute at UTD.

The donation, made by Dallas-based real estate leaders Donna …
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JSOM art collection sparks discussion
3 months ago

JSOM art collection sparks discussion

Nine months ago, a large collection of contemporary and abstract art was installed throughout the JSOM building. Since then, the collection — named for its donor, Joan Davidow — has …
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Amazon’s second headquarters likely to not be in Dallas
3 months ago

Amazon’s second headquarters likely to not be in Dallas

Amazon will split its second headquarters between the New York City and Washington, D.C. areas as it expands to accommodate future growth, likely leaving Dallas out as a contender, per …
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