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UTD celebrates legacy of founding faculty member
7 months ago

UTD celebrates legacy of founding faculty member

Wolfgang Rindler, a professor emeritus of physics and one of the founding faculty members at UTD, passed away earlier this month on Feb. 8. He was 94.

Rindler was born …
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ATEC dean addresses student petition
7 months ago

ATEC dean addresses student petition

A group of ATEC students created a petition raising concerns and complaints about their school.

The group, called Concerned Students of ATEC, created a website and circulated the petition, calling …
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Text to 911 available in Plano
7 months ago

Text to 911 available in Plano

By the summer of 2019, residents of Plano will be able to text their 911 call center.

The software upgrade will cost the city upwards of $350,000. The funding was …
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Chartwells workers allege lack of food safety training
7 months ago

Chartwells workers allege lack of food safety training

Following student concerns about food safety, The Mercury obtained evidence that suggests many Chartwells workers did not receive state-mandated food safety training until earlier this month.

In Texas, the …
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OIT, OSA to provide free assistive technology
7 months ago

OIT, OSA to provide free assistive technology

The Office of Information Technology and the Office of Student AccessAbility are partnering to provide visual- and learning-impaired students, faculty and staff with screen reading and magnifying software called Fusion …
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UTD featured in ‘State of the City’ speech
7 months ago

UTD featured in ‘State of the City’ speech

Editor’s Note: This story has been updated to correct J.J. Koch’s stance on Richardson’s proposed tax cap. He does not oppose the tax cap but opposes the mayor’s stance on …
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Anderson controversy prompts review of admissions
7 months ago

Anderson controversy prompts review of admissions

UTD was thrust into the national spotlight in December 2018 after a student petition to remove Jacob Anderson, a UTD student accused of sexual assault, went viral. Anderson transferred to …
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Chartwells officials deny worker allegations
8 months ago

Chartwells officials deny worker allegations

Chartwells officials denied allegations of workplace harassment and unfair labor practices at their UT Dallas operation. The allegations, published in the Dec. 3 issue of The Mercury, came from numerous …
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Blue emergency poles to be removed from UV
8 months ago

Blue emergency poles to be removed from UV

University Housing is removing Code Blue phones across University Village, replacing the emergency call poles with improved lighting fixtures.

Code Blue phones were installed 14 years ago and gave …
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UTD announces acquisition of Crow Museum of Asian Art
8 months ago

UTD announces acquisition of Crow Museum of Asian Art

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published online on Jan. 24. It has since been updated to include quotes from Sarah Kozlowski, the director of the Edith O’Donnell Institute of …
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