FSL director hired after ‘rigorous’ process

FSL director hired after ‘rigorous’ process

Second director search continues into Recruitment Week Fraternity and Sorority Life is undergoing not one but two changes in leadership following the departures of previous FSL assistant directors Zach Shirley and Briana Lemos. Shirley left for a similar position at Texas A&M Commerce, and Lemos became Student Government’s adviser at...

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Tweets #thingsthatlastforever

Tweets #thingsthatlastforever

Site revives social media postings The perception of the Internet as some innocuous pastime where all transgressions are forgiven with a click of a Delete button prompted Bradley Griffith, an Emerging Media and Communications, or EMAC, graduate student, to create a program that would remind users of how lasting one’s...

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Faces of change: from inmates to students

Faces of change: from inmates to students

Delivering flowers, supervising prisoners, teaching criminology and now serving as dean to one of UTD’s academic programs — this man has done it all. James Marquart, dean of School of Economics, Political & Policy Sciences, or EPPS, said growing up he didn’t know he was going to be a dean,...

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Overcrowded housing: Temp housing requests at all-time high

Overcrowded housing: Temp housing requests at all-time high

Two major international student organizations are struggling to handle a 33 percent increase in temporary housing requests from new students this fall, resulting in a dearth of short-term accommodation for the new students. Joyee Gao, president of the Friendship Association of Chinese Students and Scholars, or FACSS, said their website...

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Student enrollment continues to climb

Student enrollment continues to climb

UTD is poised to break yet another student enrollment record. There will be about 18,400 students enrolled at UTD in fall 2011, according to projections by the Office of Strategic Planning and Analysis, or OSPA. The enrollment growth of about 1,000 more students marks a 7 percent increase from fall...

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