August 30, 2016


Convocation Welcomes Newest Comets to Campus

Aug. 31, 2016More than 1,500 incoming freshmen and transfer students attended UT Dallas’ 48th Convocation. During the ceremonial event, faculty, staff and the University’s leadership celebrated the arrival of the newest Comets to campus. read more

Information Resources VP Accepts UT System Role

David CrainAug. 31, 2016David Crain, vice president for information resources and chief information officer at UT Dallas, has accepted the position of associate vice chancellor for shared information services for The University of Texas System. read more

EMAC Professor Earns UT System Teaching Award

Dr. Kim KnightAug. 30, 2016Dr. Kim Knight, an assistant professor of emerging media and communication, has received the 2016 Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award for her work and innovation in the classroom. read more

Jindal Professor Receives System Teaching Award

Watson McClainAug. 30, 2016Dr. McClain Watson’s goal as a teacher is to prepare his students for life after college. His outlook and success in teaching helped him earn a 2016 Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award. read more

University Honors Summer Doctoral Graduates 

Aug. 29, 2016UT Dallas recently recognized 67 graduates at the Summer 2016 Doctoral Hooding Ceremony. Friends, families and faculty applauded for those who were hooded by their supervising professors and deans at the ceremony. read more

Volunteers, President Help New Comets Settle In 

Move In Fall 2016Aug. 26, 2016Staff, students and President Richard Benson, lended a hand as more than 1,900 freshmen moved into their residence halls last week. The University will house about 4,700 students on campus this year. read more

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