August 17, 2018

August 17, 2018


Back to School: A Guide to Start of Fall Semester

aerial view of campusAug. 16, 2018Whether you are new to campus or returning from summer break, here are resources — from campus maps and safety information to key dates and upcoming events — to help you navigate the start of the fall semester. read more

New Engineering Building Will Make Fall Debut

aerial view of new engineering buildingAug. 16, 2018The Engineering and Computer Science West building, featuring labs and a 300-seat auditorium, will open this semester, as well as the next phase of Northside, which will add 900 apartment beds and new retail space. read more

Apps Simplify Parking, Finding Comet Cabs

students riding in Comet CabAug. 16, 2018From real-time updates listing available garage parking to mobile tracking of Comet Cabs to a hike-and-bike trail around campus, new transportation features will help ease campus navigation this fall. read more

International Center Leader Has Global Experience

Aug. 13, 2018Raised in Colombia and educated in the U.S., Dr. Diego Garcia Theodore has a backstory not unlike the large number of students he will help as the new senior director of the International Center at UT Dallas. read more

Academic Bridge Puts Students on Path to Success

Lara and Valenzuela in tutoringAug. 9, 2018Freshmen in the program have spent the summer learning time-management skills and study habits that will benefit them when the fall semester arrives. read more

Chemist Wins Award for Teaching Excellence

Sra in her officeAug. 9, 2018Dr. Amandeep Sra, a senior lecturer in chemistry and biochemistry, earned a national honor from Iota Sigma Pi for her work with students and incorporating current research trends in the classroom. read more

Alumni Center Earns LEED Gold Certification

DGAC building at nightAug. 9, 2018The Davidson-Gundy Alumni Center has been awarded LEED Gold status by the United States Green Building Council, becoming the sixth building on campus to earn certification. read more

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