September 22, 2014


Study Shows 'Patent Trolls' Jeopardize Innovation

Dr. Umit G. GurunSept. 23, 2014Research co-authored by a Jindal School professor suggests that companies that don’t manufacture goods or products but sue companies that do threaten innovation and economic growth in the United States. read more

BrainHealth Study Finds How Fear is Processed

Bambi DeLaRosaSept. 22, 2014What happens when you see something scary? In a study authored by doctoral student Bambi DeLaRosa, researchers identified wave activity that signified the brain’s reaction to visually threatening images. read more

GIS Researchers to Explore Spatial Data Error

griffithSept. 22, 2014Two researchers within UT Dallas’ School of Economics, Political and Policy Sciences will explore uncertainty in spatial data with a grant awarded by the National Institutes of Health. read more

Donor Adds Art Collection to Buildings' Canvas

Joan DavidowSept. 17, 2014Thanks to a gift from collector and contemporary art advocate Joan Davidow, bare walls of the Erik Jonsson Academic Center and the Edith O’Donnell Arts and Technology Building are now covered with work from some of Texas’ budding artists. read more

Jergers Celebrate Retirement, New Fellowship

Jim and Susan JergerSept. 17, 2014This summer, Drs. Susan and Jim Jerger marked their retirement from UT Dallas’ School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences with gifts of kind words from their colleagues. Now, the University has helped create a new audiology fellowship in their honor. read more

Student Tackles Challenge, Finds Passion for Rugby

UT Dallas sociology senior Lauren FeatherstoneSept. 23, 2014Sociology senior Lauren Featherstone initially tried women’s rugby after a challenge from her staff at the student newspaper The Mercury. Now, the rough-and-tumble sport has given her more stamina and self-confidence than she ever imagined. read more

University Raises Its Game with Athletic Upgrades

UTD softball fieldSept. 19, 2014By the end of the year, the University will have invested $500,000 in improvements to its facilities. Projects that have been completed include a new softball infield and an expansion of the athletic training room in the Activity Center. read more

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