July 22, 2014


Study Explores Brain's Connection to Marijuana

Dr. Francesca FilbeyJuly 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

Jindal Professor Finds Clues in Shoppers' Behavior

Ozalp OzerJuly 14, 2014A study by Dr. Özalp Özer, the Ashbel Smith Professor of Operations Management in the Naveen Jindal School of Management, makes a case for markdowns over everyday low prices for products that carry a high emotional attachment. 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

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

Passion Helps Fuel Engineering Learning Center

Ryan BaumanJuly 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

Jonsson Lecturer Receives Top Engineer Award

Dr. Terry BaughnJuly 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

Center Aims to Change Lives of Children, Families

juega-conmigoJuly 16, 2014UT Dallas’ Center for Children and Families, whose resources promote optimal child development, recently expanded its efforts with new Juega Conmigo classes, a playful learning program for young children and their parents. read more

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