April 23, 2014
April 23, 2014Realize the Vision: The Campaign for Tier One & Beyond started quietly in 2009, publicly launched in 2012 and has now surpassed the $200 million goal almost a year early. The five-year campaign will continue through Dec. 31. read more
April 18, 2014UT Dallas cybersecurity expert Dr. Zhiqiang Lin has received funding from the U.S. Air Force to develop a defense framework that burrows deep into a computer system to protect its core. read more
April 24, 2014Maria Burbano has won a Goldwater Scholarship in recognition of her accomplishments as a biomedical engineering student and researcher. The program also gave honorable mentions to UT Dallas nominees Melanie Maurer and Michael Lau. read more
April 22, 2014UT Dallas alumni Corey Egan MBA’10 and Swapnil Bora MBA’11 have emerged from the “Shark Tank” reality television show with a $350,000 deal with entrepreneur and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban. read more
April 24, 2014For the third consecutive year, UT Dallas has earned recognition as “one of the most environmentally responsible colleges in the U.S. and Canada” in The Princeton Review's Guide to 332 Green Colleges. read more
April 23, 2014With a concert dedicated to classical composers Schubert and Stravinsky, and a dance performance that treats the entire campus as a stage, the School of Arts and Humanities will host both the traditional and experimental this week. read more
Richardson to Test Campus Warning Siren System May 7
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Cybersecurity Researchers Roll Out A New Heartbleed Solution read more
- Tuesday's Total Lunar Eclipse Ushers in Series of Four read more
- Outstanding Student Employees Honored read more
- In Print & On Air
"Now quilting may not seem like a mentally challenging task. But try it! If you're a novice you're cutting out all these abstract shapes, it's a very demanding and complex task."
Dr. Denise Park,
co-director of the Center for Vital Longevity
- "We found no increase in the crime rate on the state level for states that passed legalizing marijuana for medicinal purposes."
Dr. Robert Morris,
associate professor of criminology
"These kids who envision very short lives are also having problems in many other life domains, with failed schooling, failed jobs, failed relationship, failed health care. These social ills can’t be really divorced from one another."
Dr. Alex Piquero,
Ashbel Smith Professor of Criminology
— The Washington Post
“Certain parts of the brain can also communicate like the way people in a neighborhood might interact with each other: They’re friendly and talkative to some, while less social with others."
Dr. Gagan Wig,
assistant professor at UT Dallas' Center for Vital Longevity
— The Dallas Morning News
"What it does is not only does it fix the vulnerability, but it actually sets a trap for anyone who might be seeking to exploit it — to steal these passwords or secret information."
Dr. Kevin Hamlen,
associate professor of computer science
— Nightcap TV
Highlights of On-Campus Happenings for the Week