December 19, 2014


Training May Ease Effects of Poverty on Students

Dr. Jacquelyn GaminoDec. 11, 2014The cognitive effects of poverty can be mitigated during middle school with a targeted intervention, according to researchers at the Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas at Dallas.  read more

22-Year-Old Reflects on Path to PhD in Physics

Austin HowardDec. 18, 2014In 2008, Austin Howard was barely old enough to drive when he began his doctoral work in physics at UT Dallas. This week, the 22-year-old will become the youngest person ever to earn a PhD at the University. read more

Electrical Engineering Chair Earns Inventors Honor

Dr. James ColemanDec. 19, 2014Dr. James Coleman, a leader in the development and application of semiconductor lasers and photonic devices, has been elected a 2014 Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. read more

Partnership to Improve Tools for Violence Victims

Timothy Bray and Denise BootsDec. 19, 2014Researchers from UT Dallas are working with Genesis Women’s Shelter & Support and the Conference on Crimes Against Women in a planning grant designed to better serve victims of domestic violence across Texas. read more

University to Expand Loop Road, Fix Parking Lots

UT Dallas logoDec. 19, 2014Over winter break, crews will begin preparing to connect parts of Loop Road, starting a nearly yearlong project in early January that will better link parts of campus and resurface and restripe many of the parking lots. read more

Fall Forum Focuses on Success in Early Education

Dr. Margaret OwenDec. 19, 2014Children will have a better chance to succeed if parents, educators and public policies prioritize fostering inquisitive minds and provide quality prekindergarten education. That was the consensus of experts at UT Dallas’ Center for Children and Families fall forum. read more

University Climbs to 34th in Best Value Rankings

UT Dallas classroomDec. 18, 2014UT Dallas has again been featured in Kiplinger’s Personal Finance list of 100 best values among public colleges. The ranking lists four-year schools that deliver outstanding academics at an affordable price. read more

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