Alumni Link

SEPTEMBER 2016

Museum Showcases Alumnus’ Work

Using approximately 60 miles of colored thread, artist Gabriel Dawe MFA’11 created a stunning display at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art.

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Incoming Freshman
Students Welcomed into Comet Network

This year, University alumni helped incoming freshmen acclimate to life at UT Dallas before the start of classes.

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LaToya Watkins
Alumna Earns Coveted MacDowell Fellowship

Author LaToya Watkins BA’06, MA’11, PhD’15 joined the ranks of elite artists as a fellow in the storied artists’ colony.

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Blake Eaton
Graduate Earns Phi Kappa Phi Fellowship

Blake Eaton BA’16 moves closer to his goal of becoming an attorney, thanks to a $15,000 fellowship from Phi Kappa Phi.

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Alumni Notes

Gorden Cheng BS’03 advanced to the top 12 semifinals in the Cliburn International Amateur Piano Competition in Fort Worth. The event offers talented nonprofessional pianists a chance to compete. Cheng is the vice president of IT and security at eMolecules, a chemical molecules database firm in La Jolla, California. He earned his bachelor’s in computer science.

Daniela Huerta BA’13 is attending the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law this fall. At UT Dallas, Huerta held several leadership positions, including president of Sigma Lambda Alpha Sorority Inc. She earned two undergraduate degrees from the University in political science and historical studies.

Andrew Hawkes MS’15 was appointed chief of police for the city of Jacksonville, Texas. Previously, he was a lieutenant with the Collin County Sheriff’s Office and has more than 25 years of law enforcement experience. Hawkes earned his master’s in justice administration and leadership.

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Upcoming Events

NOVEMBER 3
UT Dallas Distinguished Lecture featuring Mary Matalin and James Carville


NOVEMBER 9-12
Homecoming

 
Alumni Center

Davidson-Gundy Alumni Center

"It's not just about a building. It's about a home."
- Charles ‘Chuck’ Davidson MS’80, who along with
Nancy Gundy Davidson BS’80, made a gift of $15 million to support
the construction of the Alumni Center
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