McDermott Library adds smart rooms

McDermott Library adds smart rooms

The Eugene McDermott Library installed two new smartboards on the second and third floors earlier this semester, turning old whiteboards into interactive displays that offer more functionality to students and faculty. Gloria Jean Vik, associate library director for systems, said the new rooms feature a 70-inch television monitor which can...

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Securing Spellbooks

Securing Spellbooks

When it comes to getting textbooks, there are multiple ways to do it. The campus bookstore and off-campus bookstores are more likely to carry the books your professors ask for, but they typically sell and rent for a pretty high price. Don’t worry, there are other ways to get your...

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Success center adds study spaces

Success center adds study spaces

The area that used to hold the testing center is being converted into a math and science tutoring area to provide students with more teaching space. With the construction of the new Testing Center last December, the old testing center location on the bottom floor of the library was left...

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Testing Center relocated to SP/N 2

Testing Center relocated to SP/N 2

As of December, the UTD Testing Center was relocated to Synergy Park North 2 on Synergy Park Boulevard, and has added changes to the current policies for exam registration. The Center’s first day in operation at the new location is Feb. 5. Darren Crone, assistant provost for Educational Technology Services,...

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SG Report

Smoking zones, gubernatorial visits and an expansion of library hours were among several issues debated at the first Student Government meeting of the fall semester on Aug. 26.  A proposal to increase library hours from 18 to 24 hours Monday through Thursday has been in the works, and the senate...

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Library schedule extending to 24 hrs

Library schedule extending to 24 hrs

Following a push from Student Government, the university administration has approved a proposal that will extend library hours.  The hours have not been finalized, but the library is expected to be open 24 hours on some days, said Provost Hobson Wildenthal. Since the beginning of her term, SG Vice President...

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