July 30, 2016


Writer Joins Ranks of Elite MacDowell Artists  

Latoya WatkinsAug. 1, 2016UT Dallas alumna and author LaToya Watkins PhD’15 earned a fellowship at The MacDowell Colony, where writers including Alice Walker, Thornton Wilder and James Baldwin have resided. read more

Little-Known Project between US, Ecuador Found

Monica RankinJuly 28, 2016Dr. Monica Rankin has received a grant from the Fulbright Program to continue research on the destruction and subsequent reconstruction of an Ecuadorian coastal province in the 1940s. read more

Study: Taxes May Have Worsened Housing Bubble

Dr. Seth GiertzJuly 28, 2016A UT Dallas economist found that property taxes did not reflect rising home values during the housing bubble that began in the early 2000s and led to the Great Recession. read more

Campus Carry Law to Take Effect Aug. 1

UT Dallas logoJuly 25, 2016UT Dallas has a new policy for the carrying of concealed handguns by license holders on campus that is designed to comply with the law, while maintaining the maximum safety and security of students, staff, faculty and guests. read more

University Adds Bachelor's Degree in Public Policy

Dr. Jennifer HolmesJuly 25, 2016Starting this fall, the School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences will offer a bachelor’s degree in public policy that will include new courses focusing on legal and legislative issues related to science, big data and the internet. read more

Senior Publishes Book on Teen Homelessness

Nancy FairbankJuly 21, 2016Proceeds from Nancy Fairbank’s book, Throwaway Youth: Stories of Springfield’s Homeless Teens, will benefit a nonprofit outreach center that seeks to end homelessness. read more

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