New online tool offers data on job prospects, wages

New online tool offers data on job prospects, wages

As of last week, current and incoming students at the undergraduate and graduate levels across Texas can use seekUT, a new website that shows expected salaries out of college and expected student loan debt. UT System Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa created the Student Debt Reduction Task Force to study the problem...

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Mental health workers stress importance of dialogue

It seemed like just another Wednesday, only the third day of the fall semester, and Alex Miller was navigating his return to college: finding classes and meeting professors and students. It all seemed fine, but by day’s end, it would prove to be one of the most haunting days of...

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Examining Ebola

Examining Ebola

Students, faculty weigh in on disease outbreak, hospital protocol Dallas County officials decided against declaring a state of disaster in the area, citing the declaration as premature and harmful to the county, after an emergency meeting on Oct. 15 concerning the Ebola outbreak. The County has imposed travel restrictions on...

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Loved ones mourn death

Loved ones mourn death

She was getting ready for church when she saw the slew of missed calls from her best friend’s friend. Jaymi Jacob called back, but she couldn’t make out what he was saying. Once he had finally collected himself, Jacob heard all of it. Her best friend Shifa Mirza had died...

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Honors college set to become official

Honors college set to become official

The Honors College is posed to become an official honors college, should it pass the Board of Regents’ review in November. The Honors College is an umbrella organization that has eight programs. Four of the programs are four-year cohort experiences that incoming freshmen can apply for: the Collegium V honors...

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Prof tasked with patching up Hadron collider in Geneva

Prof tasked with patching up Hadron collider in Geneva

Prof tasked with patching up Hadron collider in Geneva When thousands of scientists in Switzerland proved the existence of the Higgs-boson particle in 2012, it was a milestone in scientific history. Now, researchers from UTD are taking a role in continuing one of physics’ most prominent experiments. Kendall Reeves, a...

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University officials: We’re monitoring the outbreak

University officials: We’re monitoring the outbreak

The recent outbreak of Ebola in Dallas has prompted officials from the national to the local level, including those at UTD, to address the issue. On Sept. 30, Thomas Eric Duncan, a native of Liberia, tested positive for the virus at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital. He is currently being held...

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Silent Epidemic

Silent Epidemic

Eating disorders plague college campuses, new forms of mental illness surface An epidemic more common than the flu has millions of victims in colleges across the nation. According to the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders, or ANAD, approximately 20 percent of all college students suffer from an...

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