Man arrested, charged for murder of UTD employee

Frisco Police arrested and charged 63-year-old Robert Moses with the murder of his ex-wife Anna Moses, a UTD employee, on Feb. 26. Moses, who has been charged with first-degree murder, has been transported to the Frisco Police Detention Center, a Frisco Police Press release stated. His bond has been set...

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Female representation lacking in STEM fields

Female representation lacking in STEM fields

Students, faculty explain need for participation from girls in computer science, engineering industries, present role models during event Women still lag in science, technology, engineering and math jobs as compared to biology, nursing or teaching which have a balanced gender representation in the workforce. Only 18.2 percent of degrees in...

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B-52 bomber helps vets segue into school

B-52 bomber helps vets segue into school

Assistant Director, Veteran Services Center Service: 1995 – 2004, currently liaison officer at the Air Force Academy, Reserve Forces Branch: U.S. Air Force In middle school, a physics teacher taught Lisa McNeme the basics of space exploration and put her on the path that would lead her to the U.S....

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Sorority support taught vet civilian survival

Sorority support taught vet civilian survival

Assistant Director, Galerstein Women’s Center Service: 2000 – 2006 Branch: U.S. Air National Guard One of Narcely Ruiz’s earliest memories was watching her dad play “Taps” on his trumpet at Army funerals. “I recall — as a little girl — hiding behind the bushes as my dad played “Taps” for...

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Brooklyn native takes pride in Navy experience

Brooklyn native takes pride in Navy experience

Assistant Director, Student Union Service: 1985 – 1989 Branch: U.S. Navy Delvora King grew up in the melting pot of all cultures: New York City. After graduating from high school, King attended community college, but didn’t care much for any major. She started working for an insurance company in Manhattan...

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Women vets struggle with system

Women vets struggle with system

At UTD, there are 600 military-affiliated students and the number is growing, McNeme said. Most veterans require assistance with healthcare services, ways to support their families financially when the benefits are not sufficient and help with trying to interview for civilian jobs, McNeme said. Many women use the education benefits...

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On the frontlines

On the frontlines

Veterans on campus share experiences of women in combat Retired Air Force Col. Kim Olson will visit campus March 26 to speak about women in combat as part of a series of events celebrating Women’s History Month. Olson, who fought in Iraq and Afghanistan and retired after 25 years of...

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Agree to disagree?

Agree to disagree?

Have you ever gone to bed with thoughts whirring through your head, and realized that you can’t shut them out anyway? Activist voices are just like that. You could kill all your dissenters and reporters investigating you, but you can’t shut down those voices. Yet, everyday activists in the world...

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The abnormal “normal”

The abnormal “normal”

Normal isn’t really a yardstick by itself. It’s a standard we create based on a stereotype. In conversation, we’ll often hear people saying what is and what isn’t normal — like talking to yourself, being color blind or wanting to live alone isn’t normal. None of it means anything more than...

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