July 31, 2014


Study Reveals Effect of Loud Noises on Brain

Dr. Michael KilgardJuly 31, 2014Prolonged exposure to loud noise alters how the brain processes speech, potentially increasing the difficulty in distinguishing speech sounds, UT Dallas neuroscientists have found. read more

Edith O'Donnell Institute of Art History Announced

Edith O'DonnellJuly 24, 2014Edith O’Donnell has made a contribution of $17 million to create the Edith O’Donnell Institute of Art History. The purpose of the investment is to elevate art history at UT Dallas to a nationally pre-eminent stature. read more

Author Donates Rare Map of Africa to Library

Frank T. KryzaJuly 21, 2014The Eugene McDermott Library is now home to a rare piece of history. Thanks to Frank T. Kryza, an antique map of Africa hangs in the library administration conference room. A special unveiling ceremony was held to celebrate the addition. read more

Jindal Group Collects 10 Awards at Conference

BPL NationalsJuly 28, 2014Members of the business career student group Phi Beta Lambda earned 10 awards at the organization’s recent national conference. The record-setting success makes 2014 the best competitive year yet for the UT Dallas chapter. read more

More than 950 Named to Spring 2014 Dean's List

The University of Texas at DallasJuly 18, 2014The spring 2014 semester dean's list contains the names of students who completed at least 12 credit hours during the semester with a grade-point average among the top 10 percent of all students within their respective schools. read more

Summer Camp Sparks Girls' Interest in STEM

Girls Inc. of Metropolitan Dallas at UT DallasJuly 31, 2014Twenty Dallas-area teenage girls got hands-on experience with nanotechnology, robots, virtual reality, forensics and space science when they visited UT Dallas for a weeklong summer camp. read more

Brain Institute to Expand SMART Program

Eric BennettJuly 28, 2014The Brain Performance Institute at the Center for BrainHealth is helping military spouses and caregivers improve their minds. The institute will begin offering its Strategic Memory Advanced Reasoning Training program to them this fall. read more

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