April 19, 2015


Gala to Recognize Advocates for Campus Diversity

Jack MackenrothApril 20, 2015UT Dallas will honor students, faculty, staff and community partners for their contributions to promoting diversity on campus at the Sixth Annual Diversity Awards Ceremony & Soirée on Thursday. Activist Jack Mackenroth will host. read more

Comets to Celebrate Earth Week with Events

Earth Week 2015 logoApril 17, 2015The UT Dallas community will participate in its fourth annual Earth Week activities April 20-24, helping to highlight environmental issues from recycling to gardening to preserving declining insect species. read more

MSNBC Co-Host Shines Light on Media, Civil Rights

Kristi Barrus and ToureApril 17, 2015Touré led a talk at UT Dallas on how the media has shaped civil rights in the U.S. The program featured video and commentary on the struggles of blacks, women, Mexican-Americans, American Indians and the LGBT community. read more

Jess Hay, Longtime UT Dallas Supporter, Dies at 84

Jess HayApril 15, 2015Jess Hay, a great advocate for higher education and one of UT Dallas’ most fervent supporters, has passed away. He was 84.  read more

University Plants Seeds of Science at Arboretum

Science at the ArboretumApril 16, 2015More than 50 faculty and students from the UT Dallas School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics will be cultivating budding scientists this month when they present dozens of activities for children at the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden. read more

Newly Elected Leaders Hope to Empower Students

Caitlynn FortnerApril 16, 2015Caitlynn Fortner and her running mate, Grant Branam, were elected in March to succeed Brooke Knudtson and Nancy Fairbank as president and vice president of the UT Dallas student body. Their one-year terms begin May 1. read more

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