July 24, 2014
July 16, 2014New research from Dr. Francesca Filbey at UT Dallas demonstrates that drug paraphernalia triggers the reward areas of the brain differently in dependent and non-dependent marijuana users. read more
July 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
July 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
July 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
July 18, 2014With the help of UT Dallas’ chapter of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, what started as a one-man tutoring session by student Ryan Bauman has become a fully functional learning center in the Clark Center. read more
July 21, 2014Dr. Terry Baughn, a senior lecturer in mechanical engineering, has been named Engineer of the Year by the North Texas section of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. He mentors senior design students with their capstone projects. read more
July 24, 2014From paleontology and engineering to music composition and meteorology, Kids’ University gave children from local homeless shelters a glimpse of various careers and higher education this summer at UT Dallas. read more
Richardson to Test Campus Warning Siren System August 6
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More than 950 Named to Dean's List for Spring 2014 Semester read more
- Study: Dependence Alters the Brain's Response to Pot Paraphernalia read more
- When is the Price Right? Professor Finds Clues in Shoppers' Behavior read more
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"Science is almost about following the pack. Joep was a very brave, singular voice on prestigious panels saying, 'We can get HIV/AIDS treatments to the poorest of the poor, and not only can we, but we have to.'"
Dr. Seema Yasmin,
communications professor in practice
“Look at Toyota — their people are coming here and getting a bargain. ... It's crazy to have three to 10 offers on a house."
Dr. Randall S. Guttery,
director of real estate programs
— The Dallas Morning News
"Maybe people hate the Big Three, but if they had won that spectrum, they may have deployed it. It seems like the government is trying to do something good for customers. It's not clear that it's ultimately successful or ultimately in the best interests of the country."
Dr. Kyle Hyndman,
assistant professor of managerial economics
— Financial Post
"They may not have had the training to recognize the cultural differences that would differentiate this child's death from others that they were trained to respond to."
Dr. Denise Paquette Boots,
associate professor of criminology
— The Dallas Morning News
"The laws here are incredibly convoluted. It's hard for people who live in this country and study it for a living to understand it, so you can only imagine the situation that these children are in."
Dr. Banks Miller,
assistant professor of political science
“This is a platform and technology that makes sense to them. Their brains are able to figure out the problem-solving that's involved with it.”
head of Virtual Training Programs at UT Dallas' Center for BrainHealth
Highlights of On-Campus Happenings for the Week