October 23, 2017

October 23, 2017


Founders Day Activities to Include Photo Salute

Founders Day 2015Oct. 23, 2017On Friday, students, faculty and staff will mark the legacy of the University’s founders — Eugene McDermott, Cecil Green and Erik Jonsson — with games, food truck snacks and activities on the campus mall. read more

VNS Therapy Shows Progress in Battling PTSD

VNSTherapyOct. 23, 2017In a new study, scientists found that mild stimulation of the vagus nerve produced some effects that guard against the signs of post-traumatic stress disorder such as anxious behavior and reduced social interactions. read more

BBS Adds Neuroscience, Psychology Expertise

Dr. James BartlettOct. 23, 2017Dr. Michael Burton, who has been a postdoctoral researcher at the University since 2015, and Dr. Jiyoung Park, assistant professor of psychology, joined the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences faculty this fall. read more

University Launches Future Comets Program

Future CometsOct. 19, 2017The program, which includes on-campus activities in math enrichment and leadership development, is preparing students from underserved communities to become Comets before they even enter high school. read more

Bright Students Selected to Join Phi Kappa Phi

Vanshika Poddar Oct. 19, 2017Top UT Dallas students were surprised in their classes recently when they were "tapped" to join Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest, largest and most selective collegiate honor society for all disciplines. read more

New Professors Fortify ATEC's Philosophy

Dr. Anne BalsamoOct. 19, 2017The School of Arts, Technology, and Emerging Communication's newest tenure-track professors, Dr. Juan Llamas-Rodriguez and Dr. Hong-An (Ann) Wu, add their expertise to the areas of critical media studies and game studies. read more

Alumni Use ATEC Skills for Award-Winning Game

Oct. 16, 2017Josh Carter BA’12 and Daedra Christopher BA’12, MFA’15, a senior lecturer in the School of Arts, Technology, and Emerging Communication, recently received an Indie Game Developer of the Year award for their sci-fi game “Solar Purge.” read more


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