Tyler Burkhardt


Athenaeum approved

After receiving approval from the University of Texas System Board of Regents, UTD is looking to move forward with construction on the Athenaeum...


Comets looking to turn passion into execution in final stretch of the basketball season

UTD Men’s Basketball is entering a make-or-break stretch of the semester, coming off of several days of no practice due to inclement weather....


COVID surge once again disrupts UTD spring policies

UTD’s response to the omicron wave in the DFW area includes a number of policies beyond the week-long postponement of the semester and...


Intramurals leagues remain on-track

While the omicron variant has disrupted the start of many Comets’ 2022 academic schedules, on-campus recreation offerings and intramural leagues continue with only...


Honors college Dean retires

After 23 years as the Director of the Collegium V Honors Program and seven years as dean of the Hobson Wildenthal Honors College,...


Spring COVID plan

As finals conclude and students set their eyes on returning to campus next semester, UTD is doing the same with regard to its...


Cross country team prepares for spring

UTD’s cross country teams concluded the year on a high note and now turn their focus to preparing for the track season. Beset...


Comets win international championship in dispute resolution competition

On November 13, a team of Comets claimed the title of world champions for UTD at the International Academy for Dispute Resolution mediation...


Volleyball team wins ASC Championships

The volleyball team concludes their year with an 18-10 overall record, after winning the program’s record-setting seventh ASC Title and advancing to the...


Curious Comets Vol. 2: Why are there t-shirts in the Green Center atrium?

Green Center houses UTD’s Hobson Wildenthal Honors College – but to most Comets, it’s probably best known for the couple dozen t-shirts suspended...


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