U. T. Dallas Alumni Association
To Honor Six Former Students

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RICHARDSON, Texas (Sept. 13, 2005) — The alumni association of The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) will honor six outstanding former students at a dinner Saturday, Oct. 29, during Alumni Weekend. UTD President Dr. David E. Daniel will be the featured speaker for the evening’s festivities, which will be held at the Renaissance Hotel from 6 to 11 p.m. and will feature a silent auction.

Recipients are chosen for the Alumni Achievement Awards based on their leadership and achievements in various endeavors. Their contributions bring honor to the university and can be felt in the sciences, business and in the civic arena. Past honorees include NASA Astronaut Dr. Jim Reilly; Albert C. Black, Jr., CEO of On-Target Supplies & Logistics; Dr. Sandra Bond Chapman , director of UTD’s Center for BrainHealth; Texas Railroad Commissioner Charles R. Matthews; and James Von Ehr, founder and CEO of Zyvex Corporation, a leading company in the field of nanotechnology.

Winners of the 2005 UTD Alumni Achievement Award are:

Alumni weekend is held annually on the last Saturday in October at UTD. Graduates from the classes of 1995 and 2000 will be recognized at this year’s celebration. In addition to the dinner at which President Daniel will speak, this year’s activities will include a Saturday morning family “pancake” breakfast, Alumni University 101 and 201 with current faculty featured, and the inauguration of the new National Alumni Council.

For more information about alumni weekend, please call (972) 883-2328.

About UTD

The University of Texas at Dallas, located at the convergence of Richardson, Plano and Dallas in the heart of the complex of major multinational technology corporations known as the Telecom Corridor®, enrolls more than 14,000 students. The school’s freshman class traditionally stands at the forefront of Texas state universities in terms of average SAT scores. The university offers a broad assortment of bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs. For additional information about UTD, please visit the university’s website at www.utdallas.edu.