May 27, 2015


Credit Default Swaps, Unpaid Mortgages Linked

Harold ZhangMay 25, 2015Dr. Harold H. Zhang and Dr. Feng Zhao of the Naveen Jindal School of Management  published the first empirical investigation connecting credit default swaps to mortgage defaults that helped lead to the 2007-2008 financial crisis. read more

Lecture Series Ends with Insiders' View of 'Argo'

Jonna MendezMay 22, 2015The second annual Arts and Technology Distinguished Lecture Series came to a close last month with a talk from Tony and Jonna Mendez, the pair behind the real-life story told in the Oscar-winning film Argo. read more

Brain Institute to Benefit from Holiday Fundraiser

Carry the Load marchMay 22, 2015For the second consecutive year, the Center for BrainHealth’s Brain Performance Institute has been selected as a nonprofit partner of Carry The Load and will be a beneficiary of funds raised during the upcoming Dallas Memorial March. read more

Team Wins Bowl with Neuroscience Knowledge

UT Dallas Brain BowlMay 22, 2015A team of UT Dallas undergraduate students recently took home the winner’s trophy from the Brain Bowl, a neuroscience quiz competition held in San Antonio. read more

Writers Examine Institution Model, Climate Policy

ISSUES magazine cover, Spring 2015May 20, 2015In the spring edition of Issues in Science and Technology, Arizona State University President Michael M. Crow and research fellow William B. Dabars push for a new type of U.S. research institution. read more

Three to Study Critical Languages Overseas

Josette RophaelMay 20, 2015The UT Dallas undergraduate students have been granted a Critical Language Scholarship for Intensive Summer Institutes from the U.S. State Department. They will study Arabic and local dialects in Morocco, Jordan and Oman. read more

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