Women’s soccer team young, excited

Women’s soccer team young, excited

Correction: An earlier version of this article misstated how many goals were scored by graduating seniors last year. The Mercury regrets this error. Despite going toe to toe with nationally ranked Hardin-Simmons in the ASC semi-finals last season, the Comets finished on the wrong end of the scoreboard. Heading into...

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Wise beyond years

Wise beyond years

Correction: An earlier version of this article incorrectly stated what branch of the university sponsored WISE. The Mercury regrets this error. Program helps young women enter fields of technology, math A 4-year-old program sponsored by the President’s office allows UTD students, professors, industry professionals and high school teachers to mentor female...

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The Final Serve

The Final Serve

Senior Casey Johnson fell in the round of 32 in the NCAA Division III Women’s Tennis Individual Championship, which took place on May 21- 23. The tournament was held at the Linder Family Tennis Center at Ohio Northern University and drew 32 student-athletes from across the nation. This was Johnson’s...

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Clubs find success in the water …

Clubs find success in the water …

Swimming, gymnastics, table tennis teams compete in national championships, bring home team, individual titles despite obstacles Despite having only a few members, the swim team has had a historic year. It finished 45 out of 75 at the club nationals in Atlanta, Ga., on April 10-12. The team also finished...

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List of SACS complaints

List of SACS complaints

SACS placed UTD under review for eight out of 93 principles over the course of two years. Of these, some were institutional level and others were specifically for the ATEC program. SACS notified UTD of the complaints in June 2013 and reviewed the materials submitted at the Board of Trustees...

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Noncompliant?

Noncompliant?

ATEC revising doctoral program after complaint, third party investigation  The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools reviewed, starting in 2013, UTD and the Arts and Technology program after accusations were made by a student that the program was not up to academic standards. While the ATEC program was cleared on...

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International Flair

International Flair

Students from all cultures come together to celebrate UTD’s annual iWeek. Festivities featuring food at Passport to the World, performances at the talent show and more. International Talent Show — Indian Students Association, Bangladeshi Student Organization, FACSS Jasmine Blossom Dance Group and Solina Vong Cambodian Traditional Dance Dabke showcased performances from...

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Club advocates  camping rentals for all students

Club advocates camping rentals for all students

Students may soon have the option to check out tents and sleeping bags pending an agreement between the Outdoor Adventure Club and Recreational Sports. Lauren O’Neal, president of the club and a biology sophomore, approached the Rec Sports staff to talk about the university providing camping equipment in order to...

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Landscaping project to support dwindling butterfly population

Landscaping project to support dwindling butterfly population

Thousands of monarch butterflies may soon come to campus as part of an ongoing project to cultivate the university’s open fields with their food and shelter supply. Craig Lewis, the greenhouse landscape coordinator for Facilities Management, has been working in the greenhouses planting more than 800 seeds of two different...

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Mediterranean eatery upgrades

Mediterranean eatery upgrades

Alumni teams up with restaurant owner to revamp struggling business with new look but same menu It was a dimly lit restaurant, encircled with heavy curtains and an aloof air, but for former city council member and alumni Amir Omar, Dean’s Restaurant showed great promise. Omar said the food at...

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