July 10, 2014


Study: Tablet Use May Sharpen Seniors' Minds

Shelley HaydenJuly 9, 2014The findings from researchers at UT Dallas' Center for Vital Longevity indicate that such mental stimulation might enhance brainpower and ultimately help ward off or delay age-related dementia. read more

High-Tech Speech Treatments Receive Boost

Caller Center's Opti Speech technologyJuly 7, 2014Researchers at UT Dallas' Communication Technology Center are using grants to improve speech communication, predict verbal deficits in patients with Lou Gehrig's disease and improve diagnostic testing for speech disorders in children. read more

Undergrads Win Critical Language Scholarships

CLS logoJuly 2, 2014Addison Larson is spending this summer learning Arabic in Oman, while Adam Mendonca is studying Mandarin in Suzhou, China, after both were awarded the scholarships from the U.S. State Department. read more

Published Works, Newly Tenured Celebrated

Faculty authors, UT DallasJuly 9, 2014The Eugene McDermott Library and the Office of the Provost recently celebrated the published works of faculty members and the accomplishments of newly tenured faculty at the ninth annual Faculty-Author Reception. read more

UTDesign Reflects Growing Company Support

Student researchers at UTDesignJuly 7, 2014Growing support for the Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science’s award-winning senior design program is paying off. Students in the UTDesign program are helping partner companies create solutions to projects. read more

Author to Discuss Birth of Naval Aviation at Lecture

Marc WortmanJuly 2, 2014Marc Wortman will discuss the significant role a group of Yale undergrads played in the formation of the U.S. Naval Air Reserve at the 2014 George W. Jalonick III and Dorothy Cockrell Jalonick Memorial Distinguished Lecture on July 12. read more

University Selects Petitt to Lead Athletics

Bill PetittJuly 9, 2014Bill Petitt, who joined UT Dallas in 2008 and has served as interim athletic director since February, said that academic excellence and preparing student-athletes for life will remain hallmarks of the department. read more

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