October 1, 2014


Student Pushes for New Direction for Map Symbols

Mofareh QoradiSept. 29, 2014As the world becomes more globalized, tourist maps must communicate with people from diverse backgrounds. But for some, symbols on maps can be confusing and unclear. One UT Dallas student has a solution. read more

New Technology May Lead to More Battery Life

Dr. Jiyoung Kim and Dr. Kyeongjae K.J.ChoSept. 26, 2014Researchers from the Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science have created technology that could be the first step toward a smartphone that doesn’t die after a few hours of heavy use. read more

MBA Student Wins Hall of Fame Scholarship

Alehandro JacobOct. 1, 2014Alejandro Jacobo's drive to win helped him become one of the top swimmers in Mexico. He has applied that competitive spirit to entrepreneurship, and the result has led to a Texas Business Hall of Fame Foundation Scholarship. read more

GIS, Economics Programs Announce New Hires

Dr. Denis DeanSept. 30, 2014Dr. Denis Dean, dean of the School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences, believes the new professors will help the school increase interdisciplinary activities and reach its program goals. read more

Students, Relatives to Reunite for Day of Family Fun

Family DayOct. 2, 2014With nearly 5,000 students living on campus at UT Dallas, it’s no surprise that a record number of parents and siblings this year are eager to see what the campus has to offer during Family Day. read more

Play Takes on Media Coverage in Time of 'Tragedy'

playOct. 2, 2014A display of witty satire in the face of Armageddon, UT Dallas’ latest theater production, which opens today, takes aim at the media in an age of “geopolitical uncertainty and pending disaster.” read more

$3.9 Million Award Bolsters Cybersecurity Program

Dr. Kamil SaracOct. 1, 2014A cybersecurity scholarship program in the Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science has received an award of more than $3.9 million from the National Science Foundation. read more

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