University Marks 50th Anniversary of Signature Moment in Its History

Fifty years ago, UT Dallas was created by the stroke of a gubernatorial pen, merging the efforts of three visionary entrepreneurs and the UT System Board of Regents to increase the number of science and technology graduates in North Texas. read more...

New Brand Campaign Shines Light on University's Stellar Status

“At the Speed of Bright” highlights UT Dallas as one of the fastest-growing research universities in the country and includes ads on digital billboards along major highways, in airports, on social media channels and in print. read more...

Professors Earn University Honors for Mentoring Aspiring Researchers

Ronald Smaldone and Inga Musselman. Dr. Ronald Smaldone and Dr. Richard Scotch recently received the 2019 Provost’s Awards for Faculty Excellence in Research Mentoring. read more...

For Alumnus, University Ring Comes Full Circle 20 Years Later

During a recent ceremony, Rob Thomas BSÂ’94 shared how a Facebook post by a man in London led to a reunion with his long-lost ring. read more...

Pride, Joy and Circumstance Take Center Stage at Lavender Graduation

A graduating student with administrators at the Lavender Graduation ceremony. The University, recognized as the most LGBT-friendly campus in the Southwest by Campus Pride, recently honored the contributions and accomplishments of LGBT+ and ally students at the seventh annual ceremony. read more...

University Honors the Year's Best Graduate Researchers, Work

Graduate students holding their dissertation awards. Ten graduate students were recognized for their projects, including seven who received best dissertation awards from their respective schools. read more...

University Will Celebrate Newest Class of Spring Graduates Next Week

Students in graduation regalia preparing for graduation ceremony. Find all the details about commencement — from the schedule to parking — as more than 3,900 students will participate in this spring's ceremonies. read more...

Alumni Share Legal Profession Lessons, Connect with Pre-law Students

Benjamin Dower addressing several others in mock court classroom. A new conference creates Comet connections for aspiring lawyers who are part of a strong pre-law program at the University. read more...

Graduating Senior Overcomes Odds, Delivers Hope Back Home in Haiti

Jude Celiscar Jude Celiscar, who refused to give up on his education dreams despite overwhelming obstacles and created a courier business to bring goods to his homeland, will graduate this spring with a degree in international political economy. read more...

UT Dallas Climbs ForbesÂ’ List of Best Value Colleges in U.S.

Students studying together in an engineering building. The University, ranked No. 1 among all Texas public universities, was recognized for its quality, price, alumni earnings, timely graduation and access for low-income students. read more...

Accolades: Criminologist, Information Systems Professor Earn Honors

Aerial shot of TI Plaza on campus Dr. Alex Piquero received a criminal justice award, and Dr. William Hefley will receive a lifetime achievement honor from the Association for Computing Machinery. read more...

Course Makes Learning a Two-Way Street for Students, Homeless Teens

Dr. Lanham seated at a desk speaking to students in a classroom at South Oak Cliff High School. Students learn about youth homelessness from South Oak Cliff High teens while developing skills as mentors and teachers. read more...

New Government Leaders Win on Different Issues, Find Common Causes

Mohammed and Cory Ayoub Mohammed, a newcomer who captured the presidency in a runoff, and Hope Cory, a former senator, will lead Student Government, hoping to improve awareness and transparency. read more...

New Texas Instruments Fellowship Trains Future Nonprofit Leaders

Portrait of Archie Nettles. Archie Nettles BS’11, MPA’18 learned the many aspects of the University’s development operations as part of the program created by a gift from Texas Instruments. read more...

Team's New Peace Project Focuses on Ending Deadliest Type of War

Diehl and Gallegos seated together. A new federally funded research project led by Dr. Paul Diehl, Ashbel Smith Professor of political science, aims to identify the most effective strategies for ending civil conflicts that involve other countries. read more...