André Averion


A Comet’s map of the stars

UTD Professor of Physics and Astrophysics Mustapha Ishak-Boushaki presented the largest 3D map of the universe and his research team’s findings from the...


Einstein, an eclipse and Brazil walk into a bar

At the 2024 Solar Eclipse Panel Discussion that took place April 8, Professor of Physics and Astrophysics Mustapha Ishak-Boushaki retold the story of...


In Memoriam: First undergraduate executive dean Regina Kyle

Regina Mary Jane Kyle, the first undergraduate executive dean and first female dean in UTD history, passed away April 2 at the age...


While we watched the eclipse, they studied the sky

During the April 8 total solar eclipse, associate physics professor Fabiano Rodrigues led a team of student researchers in probing the ionosphere, collecting...


Save Reunion Tower: in defense of Hunt Realty

The proposal of a bullet train between Houston and Dallas is long overdue, but it cannot come at the cost of removing 46...


Gov. Greg Abbott visits UTD, announces Texas semiconductor committee

Gov. Greg Abbott announced new appointments to the Texas Semiconductor Innovation Consortium’s Executive Committee on March 19 at UTD, which will include UTD...

Life & Arts

Meet The Mercury: understanding the newspaper

Established in 1980, The Mercury has worked to inform, educate and entertain the students of UTD through accurate and representative journalism for four...


UTD student found dead in parking lot

Story update: March 4, 2024 On Monday, March 4, a report from the Dallas County Medical Examiner confirmed that the cause of death...


Former Vice Provost and renowned statistician dies at home

John Wiorkowski, retired Vice Provost and Professor Emeritus in UTD’s School of Management, died at his home on Feb. 6 at the age...

Life & Arts

‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ bends expectations

The Netflix adaptation delivers performance while stripping away the heart of the original. Netflix’s “Avatar: The Last Airbender” is a grounded adaptation that...


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