Graduate student Brian Couzelis has won a David L. Boren Fellowship from the National Security Education Program. The year-long fellowships provide up to $24,000 for graduate study in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. interests. Couzelis will continue his studies at UT Dallas from Eastern Ukraine.read more
A group of UT Dallas students had a chance to meet recently with their scholarship’s namesake — former Richardson City Manager Bill Keffler. Over lunch, Keffler talked with the scholars about their aspirations and shared his insights on becoming a successful professional. The Bill Keffler Scholarship was established by President David E. Daniel in honor of Keffler’s 17-year tenure as city manager. Throughout his 35-year career with the city of Richardson, he’s participated in many University events and has contributed significantly to the UT Dallas community.
Whether it’s helping low-income taxpayers get refunds or sorting Christmas toys for needy children or helping prepare the next generation of Pan-Asians to become business leaders – Ascend students have stayed true to their mission. The University’s Student Organization Center recognized the group for professional development of its members, campus involvement and community service.read more
Andrew Previc has had plenty of experience studying abroad as an undergraduate, but as he leaves UT Dallas with a political science degree, his adventures overseas are far from over. Previc, the recipient of a Fulbright Program grant, will spend the next academic year teaching English in Taiwan. It’s a return visit for Previc, who spent a recent winter break there.read more
Sophomore Matthew Krenik has been recognized by the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program. The electrical engineering major is one of 272 students selected to receive the scholarship from a field of 1,107 top students nominated by faculty at universities nationwide.read more
Business students Sarah Monique Ching, Iris Mostrom and Ca Nguyen are not CEOs of a $100 million business, but they recently proved they can run a simulated company better than many college students throughout the world. The Naveen Jindal School of Management undergraduate students placed fourth in the Capsim Challenge, an online international competition designed to see which business school students have the business acumen to run a multi-million dollar enterprise.read more
The American Association of University Women has awarded Lilian Calles Barger, a doctoral candidate in the School of Arts and Humanities, the American Dissertation Fellowship for 2013-2014. Barger’s dissertation, “Human Liberation from Below: Transnational Origins of Liberation Theology, 1775-1975,” provides a cultural history of ideas at the intersection of religion and politics in the American hemisphere.
Thousands of families attended a record seven graduation ceremonies at The University of Texas at Dallas from May 16 to 18. Dr. David E. Daniel, president of UT Dallas, presided over the ceremonies for more than 3,000 graduates, the largest spring graduation cohort in University history and a nearly 15-percent increase over last year.read more
UT Dallas electrical engineering major Michelle Corn describes her junior year as “an amazing experience.” Through the Green Fellows Program, Corn was one of a dozen UT Dallas students who recently completed a semester of full-time research with faculty mentors at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. “I had the opportunity to be in an operating room during brain surgery and to work in a neuro-oncology laboratory, which is completely outside my area of study,” Corn said.read more
Five students, an advisor and a student organization at UT Dallas were recently recognized for their outstanding contributions to campus life at the annual Student Leadership Awards presentation. The event recognized individuals who make an impact on the UT Dallas community and beyond.read more
Updated: February 25, 2013