September 3, 2014


Study Finds Wide Gap in Oil Spill Compensation

Dr. Dohyeong KimSept. 3, 2014UT Dallas’ Dr. Dohyeong Kim, second-year doctoral student Soojin Min and two Korean scholars discovered that South Korea had approved only 11 percent of the compensation claims by residents after the Hebei Spirit oil spill. read more

Professor to Explore Mining's Effect on Jaguars

Dr. Anthony CummingsSept. 3, 2014Dr. Anthony Cummings recently received a grant from the National Geographic Society to fund a trip to Guyana, where he wants to see whether there is any correlation between the 2008 economic crisis and the number of jaguars killed there. read more

Moot Court Preparing Students to Make Cases

Anne DutiaSept. 2, 2014While UT Dallas moot court coach Anne Dutia has seen students join for different reasons, she has watched all of them grow as public speakers and scholars, including many who have gone on to competition success in law school. read more

Development, Alumni Office Gets Interim VP

Dwight ClasbyAug. 29, 2014President Dr. David E. Daniel has appointed Dwight Clasby as the interim vice president for development and alumni relations, effective Sept. 13. Clasby has been assistant vice president for development and alumni relations at UT Dallas since 2009. read more

Alumna Creates Scholarship for Jindal Students

Angelica BarrigaAug. 29, 2014Angelica Barriga BS’03, MBA’08 has established a new scholarship to help undergraduates at the Naveen Jindal School of Management who need financial assistance and to honor those who supported her as a UT Dallas student. read more

Volunteers Give Freshmen a Warm Welcome

Imani Pompey, a biology major, poses for a photo with mom Patsy.Aug. 28, 2014Nearly 600 freshmen showed up for Move-In Day last week at Residence Hall West. About 4,700 UT Dallas students are living on campus this year, a 15 percent increase over a year ago. read more

Residence Hall West Changes Living Landscape

Inside Res Hall WestAug. 27, 2014The $75 million, 600-bed housing complex is the fifth and largest residence hall built on campus since 2009, and is helping the University keep pace with increasing student enrollment. read more

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