Asia Center News

  • Director of UT Dallas Asia Center Receives 2012 Constellation Award
  • Monique Wedderburn, director of the UT Dallas Asia Center, has received a 2012 Constellation Award from The Asian American Contractors Association of Texas (AACATX). Wedderburn was recognized with the Venus Award, which is presented to a woman-owned company or woman that significantly impacts the growth of AACATX members. She received the award at the Second Annual AACATX Awards Luncheon on October 23, 2012.

    The AACATX awards are designed to thank and highlight those who are giving outstanding opportunities to minority business enterprises. more

  • The University of Texas at Dallas Hosts Huawei (USA)
  • The University of Texas at Dallas recently hosted representatives from Huawei Technology Co. Ltd. University leaders held preliminary meetings aimed at increasing understanding of their organizations. Mr. Cui and Mr. Xun toured the University of Texas at Dallas and met with Deans Kratz, Pirkul and Spong to gain first-hand knowledge of the Schools research and program activities and to identify ways for potential collaboration.

    Huawei employs 110,000 people worldwide and is the world’s second largest producer of telecoms equipment. Huawei’s main headquarters is located in Shenzhen, China with North American corporate headquarters located in Plano, Texas.

    archiveLeft to Right Hansan Pirkul, Dean of the Naveen Jindal School of Management, Bryan Wildenthal, Provost UT Dallas, Mark Spong, Dean School of Engineering and Computer Science, Bruce Xun, Senior VP Delivery and Services, Mr. Cui, President, Devices, David Daniel, President UT Dallas, Dennis Kratz, Dean, School of Arts and Humanities and Aaron Conley, VP of Development and Alumni Affairs.