July 25, 2014


Study Explores Brain's Connection to Marijuana

Dr. Francesca FilbeyJuly 16, 2014New research from Dr. Francesca Filbey at UT Dallas demonstrates that drug paraphernalia triggers the reward areas of the brain differently in dependent and non-dependent marijuana users. read more

Edith O'Donnell Institute of Art History Announced

Edith O'DonnellJuly 24, 2014Edith O’Donnell has made a contribution of $17 million to create the Edith O’Donnell Institute of Art History. The purpose of the investment is to elevate art history at UT Dallas to a nationally pre-eminent stature. read more

Author Donates Rare Map of Africa to Library

Frank T. KryzaJuly 21, 2014The Eugene McDermott Library is now home to a rare piece of history. Thanks to Frank T. Kryza, an antique map of Africa hangs in the library administration conference room. A special unveiling ceremony was held to celebrate the addition. read more

More than 950 Named to Spring 2014 Dean's List

The University of Texas at DallasJuly 18, 2014The spring 2014 semester dean's list contains the names of students who completed at least 12 credit hours during the semester with a grade-point average among the top 10 percent of all students within their respective schools. read more

Passion Helps Fuel Engineering Learning Center

Ryan BaumanJuly 18, 2014With the help of UT Dallas’ chapter of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, what started as a one-man tutoring session by student Ryan Bauman has become a fully functional learning center in the Clark Center. read more

Jonsson Lecturer Receives Top Engineer Award

Dr. Terry BaughnJuly 21, 2014Dr. Terry Baughn, a senior lecturer in mechanical engineering, has been named Engineer of the Year by the North Texas section of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. He mentors senior design students with their capstone projects. read more

Kids' University Campers Aim for Higher Goals

Kid's University at UT DallasJuly 24, 2014From paleontology and engineering to music composition and meteorology, Kids’ University gave children from local homeless shelters a glimpse of various careers and higher education this summer at UT Dallas. read more

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