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Letter to the Editor: How to help ATEC grads improve job prospects

It’s easy to help make ATEC a better experience for its undergraduate students: Just require a minor (18 credit hours) in the STEM...

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ATEC dean addresses student petition

Concerns raised include large class sizes, lack of job market for graduates A group of ATEC students created a petition raising concerns and...

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New ATEC coffee bar attracts students

At mid-morning on Thursday, ATEC is still fairly quiet. Suddenly, from under the big staircase, there comes a tiny puff of steam. A...

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Community bookshelf comes to ATEC

In an effort to make research more accessible to the UTD community, a group of ATEC professors helped establish a small zine community...

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Student art featured in exhibit

A graduate student’s art is now on display at an exhibition in Frisco. Mixing mediums of electronic fragments, oil paint and acrylics, arts...

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CentralTrak’s Last Show

Home of UTD’s master’s of fine arts students for nine years, CentralTrak is permanently closing its living space to all current and future...

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ATEC awaits degree reorganization

In a previous version of this article Todd Fechter’s name was misspelled, The Mercury regrets this error. The Edith O’Donnell School of Arts...

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The Art Barn’s uncertain future

Correction: In a previous version of this story, Greg Metz’s title was misattributed. The Mercury regrets this error. Art students may soon have...

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ATEC game library reopens

ATEC’s Games and Media Library, which closed for renovation last semester, reopened in February. The library has moved to a bigger room with...

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Q&A: ATEC Dean Anne Balsamo

Q: What are your plans for the ATEC program as its first dean? When an opportunity like this comes up, which is pretty...


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