September 14, 2014


Professors Get Grant to Explore Social Cognition

Dr. Noah SassonSept. 12, 2014UT Dallas researchers will receive more than $400,000 from the National Institutes of Health to research differences in social cognition between people living with schizophrenia and those with autism spectrum disorder. read more

Student Works for Government Agency from Afar

Hillary CorwinSept. 15, 2014Hillary Corwin’s Virtual Student Foreign Service eInternship is an experience that fits her goal of becoming a researcher and professor. The internship allowed her to work from the comforts of her home or any location she chose. read more

Physics Student Brings Matters of Science to D.C.

Harisankar NamasivayamSept. 15, 2014This spring, UT Dallas physics doctoral student Harisankar Namasivayam traveled to Washington, D.C., with a delegation to brief national policymakers on the importance of fundamental science and elementary particle physics. read more

Online Portfolios Give Students Employment Edge

Dr. McClain WatsonSept. 12, 2014Through the Jindal School’s Advanced Business Communication class, students are creating Professional Online Portfolios that help make them stand out in their job searches and give companies a fuller picture of their skills. read more

Colleagues Remember Child Development Pioneer

Dr. Thomas BowerSept. 11, 2014Dr. Thomas G. R. Bower, Founders Professor of Human Development Emeritus in the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences, passed away on Aug. 26. Bower, who served from 1988 to 2011, focused on infants and their cognitive skills. read more

Professor Connects to Classes with Enthusiasm

Dr. Mohammad SaquibSept. 8, 2014Dr. Mohammad Saquib, a recipient of a 2014 University of Texas System Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award, received one of his most important professional lessons from his father: Energy and enthusiasm are key to effective teaching. read more

Comet Cents Program Helps Students Master Money

Comet Cents at UT DallasSept. 11, 2014Comet Cents offers a place for students to learn the practical side of money, spending and debt. The program, part of the Student Success Center, was spearheaded by Jared Pickens, a senior lecturer in the Jindal School’s finance program. read more

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