Singing the ‘Typical Story’

Singing the ‘Typical Story’

Hobo Johnson along with Nate Curry, The Philharmonik and Mom Jeans recently  took the stage at the House of Blues in Dallas to promote his sophomore album. Filled with performances of old and new songs, Hobo Johnson provided a hype show for fans. The openers at the Oct. 14 show...

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Freshman Magician Brings Tips, Tricks to New Club

Freshman Magician Brings Tips, Tricks to New Club

Without even seeing the card that was picked, he knew what the exact card was. A marked deck — cards with supposedly indiscernible patterns that would indicate the exact card — was what garnered the reactions of shock that stayed with computer science freshman and magician Micah Katz. Katz began...

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UH Implements New Rules for Packages

A new University Housing policy has tightened residents’ timeframe to pick up food packages. Perishable food in deliveries can go bad by the time University Housing residents pick them up, which prompted a deadline for when residents need to check out their packages. “My parents sent me a care package...

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Putting a ‘Twist’ on Refrigeration

Putting a ‘Twist’ on Refrigeration

Researchers from UTD’s NanoTech Institute and Nankai University in China discovered a way to increase the efficiency of traditional refrigeration methods through the use of rubber fibers.  Chemistry professor Ray Baughman, the director of the NanoTech institute, and Zunfeng Liu of Nankai University were corresponding authors for the paper, which...

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Inside the ‘Rocky Horror Show’

Join The Mercury as we take a behind-the-scenes look at the UTD production of the cult classic.

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Online Therapy Offers Self-Help Solutions

Online Therapy Offers Self-Help Solutions

Since its introduction in 2018, Therapy Assistance Online has been used by over 200 students and has provided an online alternative or sup-plement to in-person therapy at UTD. The online therapy program, implemented by the Student Counseling Center, is a self-help program that all UT schools have access to. Stu-dents...

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Professor, Creator of Moon Dirt Dies at 82

Professor, Creator of Moon Dirt Dies at 82

Longtime UTD geoscience professor emeritus James Carter passed away in a house fire on Sept. 21, 2019. The pioneer, who created synthetic lunar moon dirt still used by NASA today, was 82. Carter first joined UTD’s precursor, The Graduate Research Center of the Southwest, as a senior researcher in 1964....

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Q&A: New ECS Dean Stephanie Adams

Q&A: New ECS Dean Stephanie Adams

Newly-appointed Engineering and Computer Science dean Stephanie Adams came in on Aug. 1st. She holds a Bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering from North Carolina A&T State University and a Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Engineering from Texas A&M University. The Mercury sat down with her to talk about what led her to UTD,...

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Man vs. DART

Man vs. DART

Is it faster to run to campus or take the DART? Watch the video to find out.

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Q&A: New EPPS Dean Jennifer Holmes

Q&A: New EPPS Dean Jennifer Holmes

What did you receive your undergrad and graduate degrees in, and what made you want to study those disciplines in the first place?  Oh boy. My undergrad degree was in political science at the University of Chicago. Then I went — I hate to say it — straight to graduate...

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