Novak named Nat Sci dean

Novak named Nat Sci dean

UTD will welcome the new dean of Natural Sciences on Sept. 19. Bruce Novak, a highly noted chemist, veteran and acclaimed educator hailing from North Carolina State University, has accepted the deanship. The trajectory of Novak’s life can be traced to a beginning in the military as he put himself...

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UTD faces ‘growing pains’: Parking, dining struggle to keep up

UTD faces ‘growing pains’: Parking, dining struggle to keep up

A significant spike in enrollment this fall has transformed the campus into a hub of student activity but has also created a slew of unforeseen problems for students on campus, university officials recently acknowledged. While the participation in student organizations and groups has increased, lines in the Comet Café have...

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Welcome Center, bookstore unveiled

Welcome Center, bookstore unveiled

The Welcome Center opened on Aug. 1, and contains a new campus bookstore along with a coffee shop, UTD technology store and the Visitor Center. 

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A&H to drop grad teaching program starting fall 2014

The School of Arts & Humanities has announced that it will drop its Masters of Arts in Teaching, or MAT from its graduate program.  The reason according to Dennis Kratz, dean of the school of Arts & Humanities, is that there simply are not enough students showing interest in the...

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Group connects SOM graduates

As part of a move to initiate better networking among its alumni, the School of Management, or SOM, has an alumni network called “PowerGrid.” “(PowerGrid) came about because the SOM did not have its own alumni networking event that we hold regularly,” said Kyle Edgington, director of Development and Alumni...

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UTD witnesses record-breaking donations in consecutive years

UTD witnesses record-breaking donations in consecutive years

Due to a concerted effort by the university towards the development of alumni relations, 2010 was a record-breaking fundraising year for UTD with more than $40 million in donorship, UTD officials said. The university’s Office of Development and Alumni Relations currently has more than 66,000 alumni in its database, said...

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UTD Police Scanner

July 25 • A student reported his vehicle had been burglarized. July 26 • UTD Police received a report of unwanted physical contact. • A student reported their vehicle had been burglarized. July 27 • A contractor reported 12 rolls of fencing were stolen from a construction area. • UTD...

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Conference Center renamed

As of mid-August the Conference Center has been officially renamed the Alexander Clark Center. The change is in response to a decision made by the UT System Board of Regents earlier this spring. The building is named in honor of Alexander Clark, former vice president of academic affairs, who passed...

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SG Report

The following is a breakdown of key topics raised at the Aug. 16 Student Government, or SG, meeting. Full minutes of meetings can be found at www.utdallas.edu/student/sg/. Marilyn Kaplan, SG’s faculty advisor, said a few changes have been made to the university’s academic dishonesty policy. Faculty will determine a student’s...

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New ATEC complex coming

New ATEC complex coming

This fall Arts & Technology students will file into one of the five classrooms available to them from sunrise until after sunset; but, as soon as fall 2013 ATEC students will have one of the largest buildings on campus to call their home. Construction has begun on a $60.5 million,...

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