July 31, 2015


State Grant Will Fund Breast Cancer Research

Dr. Jiyong LeeJuly 30, 2015The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas awarded a grant to Dr. Jiyong Lee for research that may lead to more effective treatments for breast cancer and methods to prevent its recurrence in patients. read more

First Startup Launch Projects Enter the Marketplace

Nicole MossmanJuly 30, 2015Three alumni who received grants from the Jindal School presented their new companies to Texas Instruments executives. TI provided seed money for the JSOM Startup Launch grants the trio received while they were still students. read more

Team's Robot Slices Up Competition to Win Title

UT Dallas Battlebot teamJuly 27, 2015The UT Dallas battlebot team captures the national championship for the first time in four years with a little help from alumni and a crushing performance by the Blender at the 2015 Robogames. read more

Electrically Conducting Fibers Go to New Lengths

Dr. Ray Baughman's labJuly 23, 2015A research team based at UT Dallas wrapped nanotubes around a rubber core, sparking an invention that may lead to artificial muscles, super-elastic circuits, failure-free pacemaker leads and giant-range strain sensors. read more

McDermott Scholars Exhibit Array of Abilities

Mrs. Margaret McDermottJuly 23, 2015The program has selected 25 students to make up the 2015 incoming class. The entering cohort, the program’s 15th class, was selected from nearly 1,400 high school students from 47 states and five countries. read more

Slideshow: Fresh Start — From Move-In to Finals

Monica LisotJuly 23, 2015During the past school year, communications specialist Paul Bottoni and former student photographer Kevin Yang chronicled the first semesters of four freshmen for the spring edition of UT Dallas Magazine. read more


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