Comets on the quest for camaraderie

Comets on the quest for camaraderie

Twice a month, students gather to play a post-apocalyptic UTD-themed tabletop game their peers designed to embrace the student culture at the university and develop essential skills. Comet World is a Dungeons & Dragons-style tabletop game the Living Learning Community designed, in which the board is an entirely UTD-themed fantasy...

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Program provides community for first-gen students

Program provides community for first-gen students

UTD will add one more living space to its current eight academically-focused areas. Rather than have a major-specific focus, however, this living space is designed for students whose parents did not complete a four-year college program in the United States. The university administration hired Mary Jane Suarez Partain in 2006...

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New LLC to focus on women in STEAM

New LLC to focus on women in STEAM

To advance female representation in the STEAM fields and help foster connections among those female students, University Housing is piloting a program in fall 2017 called Women in STEAM, which will be a new Living Learning Community on campus. From the LLC website, “Living Learning Communities are groups of freshman...

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