Experts assemble for terror talk

Experts assemble for terror talk

Researchers join for annual Terrorism and Policy conference Leading researchers from around the world convened at UTD on May 22 and 23 for the annual Terrorism and Policy conference, where they discussed and share their theories on terrorism and its causes.   The conference was sponsored by the Center for...

Read more
UTDPD Blotter

UTDPD Blotter

May 2 • A student reported his bike stolen from Phase 8 around 2 p.m. • An  unaffliated person was arrested for felony driving while intoxicated on Campbell Road around 11:18 p.m. May 4 • A student was arrested for public intoxication at Resident Hall Southwest at 1:20 a.m. May...

Read more
Fresh-faced trailblazers

Fresh-faced trailblazers

Editor’s Note 2015 will mark the 25th anniversary of UTD’s first freshman class, and the following is the first part of a multi-part series detailing the challenges and stories of the staff, faculty and students who paved the way for today’s undergraduate student body. William McDowell had everything planned out....

Read more
Multimillion dollar gift jumpstarts new program

Multimillion dollar gift jumpstarts new program

Edith O’Donnell donates $17 million to support creation of art history institute On May 19, Edith O’Donnell donated $17 million to fund the creation of an art history institute on campus. According to Richard Brettell, distinguished chair of art and aesthetic studies, the endowment will support five new distinguished chairs...

Read more

Just the facts

Thought provoking statistics from The Mercury    

Read more
Biker embarks on nationwide trek

Biker embarks on nationwide trek

Alumna Irene Morse cycles through northern U.S. to raise funds for affordable housing  Irene Morse, a recently graduated McDermott scholar, started her 70-day bicycle tour across the northern United States from Providence, R.I., on June 6 to raise money for affordable housing. In that time, Morse and her 29 tour...

Read more
Alumni build therapeutic bots for autistic children

Alumni build therapeutic bots for autistic children

Robokind aims to change the way humans interact with robots with its latest model, the ZENO R25. The robot sports a variety of social features and is able to carry out a conversation with the user. Robokind stemmed from Hanson Robotics, founded by David Hanson, who received his Ph.D. in...

Read more

SG appoints members to Senate in first meeting

Student Government president Brooke Knudtson took the podium for the first time at the May 6 SG meeting after being elected, and she appointed new members to senate. Senate confirmed the appointment of biology sophomore Kevin Dang, business administration senior Chidi Echebiri, finance sophomore Aishwarya Ravindran, political science senior Tim...

Read more

Mass email alarms Chinese community

Severe charges leveled against TA An anonymous person sent out a mass email to UTD’s Chinese network on April 15, accusing a male international graduate TA of severe crimes, including assault, attempted rape and sexual misconduct toward students. The allegations were not reported to the police, and could not be...

Read more