Keepers of the Earth

Keepers of the Earth

UTD’s sustainability efforts have grown to incorporate a student educator component with the creation of EcoReps this semester. In 2016, Thea Junt, the associate director of facilities management for energy conservation and sustainability, and Evan Paret, the administration project coordinator for facilities management, submitted the first comprehensive Association for Advancement...

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Zipcar caters to car-less students

Zipcar caters to car-less students

When it came to parking this summer, I was spoiled rotten. My “mornings” consisted of me waking at the crack of noon and arriving on campus to an open field of concrete, with nearly every spot for my choosing. Amidst a booming growth in student enrollment, I should have known...

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Surviving the sizzle: University copes with record heat

Surviving the sizzle: University copes with record heat

Record-breaking temperatures in Texas this summer have significantly raised electricity and water demand, but UTD officials say the university has been working hard to prevent any disruption to campus life. While Richardson is coping with a water shortage and electricity grids are running at full capacity, other cities in the...

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