September 1, 2015


Continuing the Vital Task: Transforming UT Dallas

Dr. Hobson WildenthalAug. 31, 2015In this time of transition, we will be guided by the University's fundamental purposes: to provide an environment where both faculty and students thrive, and to create greater value for our community. read more

Test May Detect Who Is Most at Risk for Alzheimer's

Dr. John Hart, Jr.Sept. 1, 2015Researchers at Center for BrainHealth found that individuals with amnestic mild cognitive impairment have twice the risk of others in their age group of progressing to Alzheimer’s after identifying a specific variation in their brain waves. read more

Biologist Studies How Bacteria Evade Antibiotics

Dr. Kelli PalmerAug. 31, 2015Research led by Dr. Kelli Palmer is revealing how “sex” among disease-causing microbes can lead different species or strains to become resistant to antibiotic medications. read more

Moore Steps Down After 26 Years as BBS Dean

Bert MooreAug. 31, 2015Dr. Bert Moore, dean of the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences since 1989, has announced that he is leaving his leadership position effective Sept. 1. Known as the "dean of deans," he will remain on faculty. read more

Mechanical Engineering Team Wins Design Contest

UTDesignAug. 28, 2015Mason Leach, Zach Luther, Faith Rowe, David Stoner and Michael Streitwieser competed against some of the nation’s top engineering programs with a project they completed as part of the UTDesign program. read more

Freshmen Get Helping Hand on Move-In Day

Aug. 28, 2015Volunteers, including peer advisors, members of Greek life and Student Government, as well as faculty and staff, helped the newest Comets settle in at the University over three days last week. read more

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