April 23, 2014
April 23, 2014Realize the Vision: The Campaign for Tier One & Beyond started quietly in 2009, publicly launched in 2012 and has now surpassed the $200 million goal almost a year early. The five-year campaign will continue through Dec. 31. read more
April 18, 2014UT Dallas cybersecurity expert Dr. Zhiqiang Lin has received funding from the U.S. Air Force to develop a defense framework that burrows deep into a computer system to protect its core. read more
April 22, 2014UT Dallas alumni Corey Egan MBA’10 and Swapnil Bora MBA’11 have emerged from the “Shark Tank” reality television show with a $350,000 deal with entrepreneur and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban. read more
April 23, 2014With a concert dedicated to classical composers Schubert and Stravinsky, and a dance performance that treats the entire campus as a stage, the School of Arts and Humanities will host both the traditional and experimental this week. read more
April 22, 2014Dr. Roberta L. Millstein will present “Genetically Modified Food: Feeding the World or Fouling the World?” on Wednesday. The talk is the final installment a lecture series by the Center for Values in Medicine, Science and Technology. read more
April 17, 2014From learning gardening skills and biking around campus to celebrating Earth Day and cleaning up around town, UT Dallas student organizations and offices will be focused on all things green during Earth Week, April 21-25. read more
Richardson to Test Campus Warning Siren System May 7
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- In Print & On Air
"We found no increase in the crime rate on the state level for states that passed legalizing marijuana for medicinal purposes."
Dr. Robert Morris,
associate professor of criminology
"These kids who envision very short lives are also having problems in many other life domains, with failed schooling, failed jobs, failed relationship, failed health care. These social ills can’t be really divorced from one another."
Dr. Alex Piquero,
Ashbel Smith Professor of Criminology
— The Washington Post
“Certain parts of the brain can also communicate like the way people in a neighborhood might interact with each other: They’re friendly and talkative to some, while less social with others."
Dr. Gagan Wig,
assistant professor at UT Dallas' Center for Vital Longevity
— The Dallas Morning News
"What it does is not only does it fix the vulnerability, but it actually sets a trap for anyone who might be seeking to exploit it — to steal these passwords or secret information."
Dr. Kevin Hamlen,
associate professor of computer science
— Nightcap TV
"Our artificial muscles can generate about 100 times the amount of mechanical power that a natural muscle can generate."
Dr. Ray H. Baughman,
director of the Alan G. MacDiarmid NanoTech Institute
Highlights of On-Campus Happenings for the Week