Achievements

Biochemistry student Tayden Nguyen helped hand-sow milkweeds during Monarch Madness as part of Earth Week activities at UT Dallas.

Hundreds of middle and high school students from Texas, New Mexico and Arizona, including Zane Crabtree and Jade Roach, competed at the 2014 Texas BEST Regional Robotics Championship, hosted by UT Dallas.

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Callier Camp

Children with Cochlear Implants Come Together at Callier Camp

Approximately 50 children attended a Callier Center for Communication Disorders camp, which marked its 20th year this summer. Graduate students from the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences provided listening and speech-language therapy to the campers.


Science at the Arboretum

University Plants Seeds of Science at Dallas Arboretum for Earth Day

More than 50 faculty and students from the UT Dallas School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics cultivated budding scientists when they presented dozens of activities for children at the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden.


2014 Robotics BEST Competition

Hard Work Pays Off for Youths at Robotics Championship

Amid cheers, tears and lots of gears, hundreds of middle and high school students competed recently in the 2014 Texas BEST Regional Robotics Championship, sponsored and hosted by UT Dallas.


Jonna Mendez

Second ATEC Lecture Series Concludes with Insiders' View of 'Argo'

The second annual Arts and Technology Distinguished Lecture Series came to a close with a talk from Tony and Jonna Mendez, the pair behind the real-life story told in the feature film, Argo.


Kids University at UT Dallas

Kids' University Inspires Campers to Pursue Big Dreams

During the four-day program, volunteers, professionals and organizations helped teach children living in local homeless shelters about math, science and computers, and encouraged them to aim for college.

Perot Games

ATEC Team Creates Exercises in Science with Museum Video Games

Feral hogs are destroying local farms, colonies of bees are disappearing and giant asteroids are on a collision course with Earth. But there’s hope: You can help solve these problems by playing the newest video games developed by UT Dallas students.


Timothy Bray and Denise Boots

Partnership to Improve Tools for Violence Victims

Researchers from UT Dallas are working with Genesis Women’s Shelter & Support and the Conference on Crimes Against Women in a planning grant to develop an institute and an educational curriculum to better serve victims of domestic violence across Texas.

 


UT Dallas Spring Break Alternative

Volunteers to Do Good Deeds During Spring Break

For some UT Dallas students, spring break is more than just binge-watching television series. Instead, nearly 100 students will be investing in a week of community service projects with nonprofit agencies in 10 locations, from Texas to California.


Carol Cokely and Linda Thibodeau

Audiologists Help Set the Stage for Better Theater Sound Experience

Drs. Carol Cokely and Linda Thibodeau of the Callier Center for Communication Disorders have collaborated with Dallas Summer Musicals to create the Hear Us Now program for theatergoers with hearing loss.


Callier Center, UT Dallas

Callier Center, Dallas ISD Team Up in Speech Pathology Initiative

UT Dallas’ School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences is partnering with the Dallas Independent School District to develop a speech language pathology initiative specifically focused on combating the shortage of SLP professionals in urban schools.