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UTD adds service learning classes
9 months ago

UTD adds service learning classes

UTD is joining the nationally growing trend of service learning in the classroom. This semester, the university is offering 10 classes centered around service.

In 2017, UTD received $1 million …
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City applies for federal funding for proposed Cotton Belt Trail
9 months ago

City applies for federal funding for proposed Cotton Belt Trail

The Richardson City Council has applied for federal funding to cover the segment of the proposed Cotton Belt Trail that services UTD, which is the fourth and last portion of …
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Cockroaches found in Student Union eatery
9 months ago

Cockroaches found in Student Union eatery

Richardson Health Department officials performed a surprise inspection at the Student Union’s Chick-fil-A after a receiving an anonymous complaint and video of cockroaches in the food pick-up area.

The …
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Former chemistry department officer indicted on theft charge
9 months ago

Former chemistry department officer indicted on theft charge

A former administrative officer in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is facing one charge of felony theft after being accused of embezzling $130,000 from the university.

Linda Heard, a …
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Center for BrainHealth conducts national study
10 months ago

Center for BrainHealth conducts national study

The BrainHealth Project, a research study headed by UTD’s Center for BrainHealth, is confronting the challenge of enhancing the brain’s potential through a national study involving 120,000 people throughout the …
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UTD celebrates legacy of founding faculty member
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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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