September 19, 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

Professor Receives Grants from Alzheimer's Fund

Dr. Chandramallika BasakSept. 19, 2014The Darrell K Royal Research Fund for Alzheimer’s Disease recently awarded Dr. Chandramallika Basak of UT Dallas’ Center for Vital Longevity $165,000 in grants over the next three years for her research into mild cognitive impairment in older adults. read more

Study Finds Factors in Teens' Reporting of Weapons

Nadine ConnellSept. 18, 2014Dr. Nadine Connell and doctoral student Nina Barbieri discovered that academic achievement and knowledge of security measures increased the likelihood that high school students would report a knife or gun at school. 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

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

Film Screening Starts Gender Studies Lecture Series

Lauren DeCillisSept. 18, 2014This year’s Gender Studies Lecture Series takes a look at how gender shapes history and modern culture. A screening of the award-winning documentary “Feminist: Stories from Women’s Liberation” will be held Sept. 25. read more

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