Gregory Binu

A group of protestors wearing keffiyehs and holding a Palestinian flag.

Comets create encampment in solidarity with Gaza

Students established a solidarity encampment with Gaza at the Chess Plaza, surrounded by walls made of cardboard, plywood and tires with a sign...


Student government declares support for permanent ceasefire

S.R. 2023-12, addresses what is described as a humanitarian crisis in Gaza due to the “direct actions of the IDF.” The resolution supports...


Passport to the World brings glimpses of life from abroad

UTD’s 2024 iWeek opened on Feb.19 with the Passport to the World festival, where students shared different foods, fashion and the history of...


UTD receives $1.6million to boost wind research, renovate wind tunnel, labs

Texas is leading the nation in renewable energy expansion – specifically in wind energy— with which UTD is playing a critical role. Now...


Anastasia Paramzina: a natural competitor

From an early age, economics freshman Anastasia Paramzina said chess fascinated her — and she knew she needed to win. Paramzina, now a...

Life & Arts

Grounded: Art exhibit at SP/N gallery north of campus highlights fragile relationship of humans with environment

All Photos By Gregory Binu | Mercury Staff The “Grounded: Art Exhibition” at the SP/N Gallery at UTD, curated by Marilyn Waligore, professor...


Homecoming crowning a win for LGBT+ Comets

In a true embodiment of a comet, the UTD student body has fabulously soared above the standards of the Texas government by electing...

Life & Arts

Comets show out for homecoming

On Oct. 20, Comets and their families gathered in Parking Lot J for UTD’s Homecoming/Family Day. Activities included free food and bubble tea,...


Comet Wind blows away competition

Innovative and forward-thinking, the Wind Energy Club at UTD works at the intersection of energy and sustainability to build turbines to compete on...


Comet wins $10k scholarship for women in STEM

Computer science sophomore Samiyah Kabir knew she wanted to reach for the stars since she was young, with dreams of working for NASA....


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