School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

UT Dallas Chemistry Alums Earn Accolades

Dr. Nimanka Pathum Panapitiya and Dr. Sumudu Nelukshi WijenayakeTwo recent UT Dallas graduates from the Department of Chemistry Dr. Nimanka Pathum Panapitiya and Dr. Sumudu Nelukshi Wijenayake earned honors at the annual national meeting of the North American Membranes Society held in Houston in June. (read more)

Professor Was Champion of Undergraduate Education

John Jagger Dr. John Jagger, a longtime biology professor at The University of Texas at Dallas who made groundbreaking discoveries about sunlight's ability to delay bacterial growth, died on Dec. 27 at the age of 90. read more

22-Year-Old Reflects on Path to PhD in Physics

Austin Howard In 2008, Austin Howard was barely old enough to drive when he began his doctoral work in physics at UT Dallas. This week, the 22-year-old will become the youngest person ever to earn a PhD at the University. read more

Graduate Reaches Four Degrees of UT Dallas Inspiration with 2nd PhD

Dr. Massa Shoura Dr. Massa Shoura will earn her fourth degree and second PhD from UT Dallas this week when she becomes the first female student to earn a PhD in biomedical engineering from the University. read more

Achievements of Students Take Center Stage

UT Dallas Commencement Ceremony The hard work of more than 2,000 fall graduates will be celebrated during ceremonies next week. In keeping with UT Dallas tradition, a student will speak at each of the six graduations. read more

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