Q&A: Student Counseling Center

Q&A: Student Counseling Center

The Mercury sat down with several Student Counseling Center staff, including Kimberly Burdine, psychologist and director of community engagement; Jenna Temkin, psychologist and director of clinical services; and Jim Cannici, director and psychologist, to learn more about the changes that the Student Counseling Center has made to its operations and...

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UTD is implementing solutions, spreading awareness of resources for sexual assault

UTD is implementing solutions, spreading awareness of resources for sexual assault

A recent UT System-wide report on campus sexual assault prevention procedures found a low disclosure rate among victims at UTD and a lack of knowledge among students of the reporting process and resources available. Since the release of the report, Cultivating Learning and Safe Environments, in March 2017 university officials...

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‘A Need for Awareness’

‘A Need for Awareness’

As her dream of becoming a Dallas Stars dancer drew closer, Hayley Briscoe found herself spending more time in a studio surrounded by mirrors. Her reflection seemed to mock her from all angles, and she eventually succumbed to the pressure. Years of battling a range of eating disorders took a...

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