Hispanic author to visit UTD

Hispanic author to visit UTD

Correction: An earlier version of this article misstated Rosie Peterson’s title. She is the director of the Department of Institutional Diversity. Also, the title of the book that Juana Bordas wrote was incorrect. The Mercury regrets these errors. A Hispanic writer, speaker and leader will discuss Latino values and how...

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Up,  up and away

Up, up and away

40 hot-air balloons, live performances kick-off Plano Balloon Festival Hot-air balloons filled the sky as a 35-year-old annual celebration took place once again at Oak Point Park in Plano from Sept. 18-20. The Plano Balloon Festival started back in 1980 when local balloonists gathered at polo fields to showcase their...

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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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