UTD PD Blotter

UTD PD Blotter

July 3 • A student reported receiving a terroristic threat at Phase 2 at 11:34 a.m. July 4 • An unaffiliated person was arrested for possession of marijuana less than 2 oz., open container of alcohol, no insurance and other agency warrant arrests on Waterview Parkway around 10:30 p.m. July...

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Construction Zone

Construction Zone

New residence hall features two-story recreation center, 700-seat dining hall while other campus projects near completion Correction: The opening date for the JSOM extension was incorrectly stated. Substantial completion of the building was finished on Aug. 4 and the building will be ready to open by the time the fall...

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IHOP, bagel chain coming soon

IHOP, bagel chain coming soon

Pancakes past midnight, a convenience store and more vegetarian offerings are only some of the new food choices students can look forward to in 2014 and 2015. Early morning commuters looking for a cup of joe and a quick bite next semester can look to the new parking garage opening...

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Robots charm onlookers at ‘Transformers’ premiere

Robots charm onlookers at ‘Transformers’ premiere

 Moviegoers were treated to a display of  mechanical savvy on June 27 as the premier of “Transformers: Age of Extincition” at Alamo Drafthouse doubled as an exhibition for UTD robotics. Hosted by the Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science, the event featured students and their mechanical creations, including robotic...

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Community’s effort keeps Art Barn open

Community’s effort keeps Art Barn open

After two months of conjecture and debating, UTD has decided to keep its Visual Arts Building open for now. The decision was conveyed to Greg Metz, senior lecturer in arts and humanities, during a meeting with Dean of Arts and Humanities Dennis Kratz on July 1. In late April, Facilities...

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Profs research pain

Profs research pain

Two professors in the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences are delving into some of the most perplexing puzzles in the field of public medicine: chronic pain and migraines. Associate professor Ted Price, who focuses his research on pain in general, has seen the way perceptions of pain have changed...

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Vet group looks to grow

Fireworks on the Fourth of July are meant to bring joy to Americans every year, but for soldiers who have returned from active combat duty, the experience can trigger reminders of war. Veterans of Dallas, a student group comprised of veterans, aims to address challenges like these along with other...

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Basketball player named ASC best

Basketball player named ASC best

Following a record-breaking year and overall career, the American Southwest Conference named men’s basketball player Kyle Schleigh their male Athlete of the Year on June 11. Schleigh becomes the first athlete in the history of UTD to win the award and only the third basketball player in the history of...

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Schleigh Named ASC Male Athlete of the Year

Schleigh Named ASC Male Athlete of the Year

Forward Kyle Schleigh was named the ASC Male Athlete of the Year in a statement released by the league office on Wednesday. Schleigh, who was also named the male UTD Student Athlete of the Year, was named as the ASC male basketball player of the year as well. He was...

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UTDPD Crime Logs

EDITOR’S NOTE: In the graphic below, the number of assaults on campus in academic year 2013-2014 was incorrectly reported. The correct number is 11. The Mercury regrets this error. Also, in the Person Classification chart, the numbers reflect the percentage of individuals who were directly involved with the activity either through...

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