September 17, 2014


Living Learning Communities Offer Homes Away from Home

President David DanielSept. 16, 2014How a freshman adjusts during the first year can influence how and whether he or she will stay in school and earn a degree. That's why we have a comprehensive program targeted to first-year students at UT Dallas. read more

Professors Get Grant to Explore Social Cognition

Dr. Noah SassonSept. 12, 2014UT Dallas researchers will receive more than $400,000 from the National Institutes of Health to research differences in social cognition between people living with schizophrenia and those with autism spectrum disorder. read more

Student Works for Government Agency from Afar

Hillary CorwinSept. 15, 2014Hillary Corwin’s Virtual Student Foreign Service eInternship is an experience that fits her goal of becoming a researcher and professor. The internship allowed her to work from the comforts of her home or any location she chose. read more

Physics Student Brings Matters of Science to D.C.

Harisankar NamasivayamSept. 15, 2014This spring, UT Dallas physics doctoral student Harisankar Namasivayam traveled to Washington, D.C., with a delegation to brief national policymakers on the importance of fundamental science and elementary particle physics. 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

Sounds of Jazz, Poetry Fill Lineup of Arts Events

One O'Clock BandSept. 16, 2014A night of jazz with the Grammy Award-nominated One O’Clock Lab Band and a poetry reading from R.S. Gwynn will bring music and verse to campus this week. Other events include a lecture on “Colonial Violence in the French Revolution.” read more

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