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See the latest news about discoveries, inventions, designs and scholarly achievements at UT Dallas – breakthroughs that are taking the University toward its goal of becoming one of the nation’s best public research universities.

Power-Sharing Rules Keep Peace Between Faiths

Jonas Bunte A new UT Dallas study examines why Christians and Muslims regularly clash in some parts of Nigeria, but live together peacefully in others. The answer lies in different electoral rules across districts designed to create political power-sharing between both religions. read more

Professors Honored as Influential Researchers

Dr. Aria Nosratinia Dr. Aria Nosratinia and Dr. Mike Peng were named to the 2016 list of Highly Cited Researchers from Clarivate Analytics for having a significant global impact within their respective fields of study. read more

Virtual Reality Work Gets Healthy Dose of Funding

A team from the School of Arts, Technology, and Emerging Communication has received two grants to fuel projects aimed at improving communication skills with patients and promoting therapy for chronic pain. read more

Scientist Gets Grant for Traumatic Brain Injury Study

Daniel Krawczyk A $2.7 million grant, awarded to Dr. Daniel Krawczyk, deputy director of the Center for BrainHealth, will fund research, via a virtual technology platform, to improve cognitive and functional deficits for veterans who have experienced traumatic brain injuries. read more

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