March 2010
Colleges always wish more of their alumni gave back, but in reality, the colleges themselves can be to blame for not doing enough to reach out and keep alumni connected to their alma mater.Universities always wish more of their alumni gave back. But institutions, themselves need to reach out to keep alumni connected and informed. UT Dallas recognizes the importance of every gift to the University's future, and we took a big step several months ago to acknowledge the importance of alumni support in a public way. Four decades ago, The University of Texas at Dallas began as a collection of research stations in a cotton field.Four decades ago, The University of Texas at Dallas began as a collection of research stations in a cotton field. A new website launched during the University's celebration of its 40th year attends to the growing sense within the University community that documenting our past is not only a matter of sentiment, but also important to helping navigate our way forward.
 
Economist Jason Dilks has spent several years helping to rebuild war-torn cities like Baghdad.Economist Jason Dilks has spent several years helping to rebuild war-torn cities like Baghdad. Though far in distance from his Texas roots, the lessons he learned as a UT Dallas student continue to shape his work abroad. UT Dallas recently announced the 10 recipients to be honored at the University's most prestigious awards gala on April 1.UT Dallas recently announced the names of 10 individuals to be honored at the University's awards gala on April 1. From a member of India's Parliament to the CEO of one of the world's leading telecom companies, the University has never recognized such a large, diverse group of honorees.
 

One of UT Dallas’ oldest traditions brings together over 1,600 attendees and 80 employers for a day of recruiting top-talent. Learn more about the upcoming 2010 Spring Career Expo here.

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