New Master Plan Pictures Possibilities for Future of the University

The high-level overview, based on goals in the University's strategic plan, will help guide decisions for buildings and roads but still leaves room for details. read more...

New Service Learning Classes Build Community Connections

UT Dallas students serve as teachers and mentors at schools in Richardson and for homeless teens in Dallas as part of the University’s growing, community-based program. read more...

University Honors Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. During Dream Week

Events during Dream Week included a celebration breakfast and a day of service activity where student volunteers packed 20,000 bags of meals for the North Texas Food Bank. read more...

UT Dallas Named a Best Value in Higher Education by Princeton Review

Students chatting inside ECSW building. The new list of outstanding colleges recognizes the University for its scholastic rigor, affordability, financial aid, graduation rates and career outcomes for alumni. read more...

Facilities Leader Who Guided Transformation of the University Retires

portrait of Rick Dempsey outdoors on campus. Since 2006 Rick Dempsey has overseen $1.2 billion of construction that has added more than 4 million gross square feet of academic, research and auxiliary space to the University. read more...

Who Is a Terrorist? Perceptions of Identity, Ethnicity Come into Focus

Crosswalk full of pedestrians. Using a fictional scenario, a study by Dr. Vito D’Orazio found that an Arab-American suspect is more likely to be labeled as a terrorist than a white would-be attacker. read more...

Start the New Year Smart: A UT Dallas Guide to the Spring Semester

pink flowers near Margaret McDermott Trellis on campus. Whether you are a UT Dallas newcomer or returning from winter break, here are resources — from safety information to upcoming events — to help you this semester. read more...

Ring Recipients Share Reflections, Gratitude at Fall Ceremony

students poses with hand out-stretched displaying class ring More than 70 students commemorated their achievements with family and friends and thanked those who have helped them on their journeys. read more...

At Age 84, Undergrad Becomes Master in Perseverance by Earning Degree

Janet Fein visiting campus Janet Fein, who will earn a bachelor's degree in sociology at the age of 84, refused to let anything keep her from pursuing her longtime dream at UT Dallas. read more...

New University Resource Helps Students Complete Degrees on Time

help desk represtative in her office chats with a student The Graduation Help Desk aims to keep undergraduates on course to a timely graduation by connecting them to the right people and support across campus. read more...

University Gets Ready for Record Fall Finale

two students in graduation regalia hugging Find all the details about commencement — from the ceremony schedule to parking — as the University honors nearly 2,800 students, its largest-ever December cohort. read more...

University Team Shares New Domestic Violence Data with Task Force

judge The Institute for Urban Policy Research analyzed data for the city for the fourth year in a row, detailing the number of incidents reported to police, lack of shelter space and the outcome of cases as part of a 57-page report. read more...

University Will Join Day of Mourning for President George H.W. Bush

The campus community is invited to pause for a moment of silence during Wednesday's memorial service for George H.W. Bush, the 41st President of the United States. read more...

Dr. Juan González Named New Dean of Graduate Education

Dr. Juan González, professor of molecular and cell biology who served as associate dean of graduate studies in the School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, began his new role Dec. 1. read more...

University Launches Orbit Program for Keeping New Comets on Course

With Dr. J.D. Thomas as director and involvement from numerous organizations, the program is designed to provide support for every new student at UT Dallas: first-timers in college, transfer students, graduate students and international students. read more...