UT Dallas ICMA Chapter Holds Inaugural Meeting

The inaugural meeting for the new UT Dallas ICMA chapter took place on Sept. 19, 2019. The student chapter of the International City/County Manager Association was created to bring together EPPS students interested in local government management. read more...

Alex Piquero Listed Among the World’s Most-Cited Scientists in New Database

EPPS Criminology Professor Alex Piquero has been ranked #4 among the most cited criminologists in the world. The ranking method is a based on new, more accurate standardized citation metrics developed by scientists led by Stanford University. read more...

Recap: DA John Creuzot Speaks at UT Dallas

On Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019, Dallas County District Attorney John Creuzot was featured at the Leaders & Luminaries Lecture sponsored by the School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences (EPPS) at UT Dallas. read more...

The PEP Talk We All Need: A New Podcast on Policy, Economics, and Politics

In a time where conversations on current affairs may seem polarizing, confusing or even corrupt, understanding policy, economics, politics, and their related issues is more important than ever. read more...

School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences Announces New Dean

Dr. Jennifer S. Holmes has been named dean of the School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences (EPPS) at UT Dallas. Holmes, professor of political science, public policy and political economy, had served as interim dean since June 2018. read more...

Accolades: Economics Professor, Art Historian Receive Recognition

Aerial shot of TI Plaza on campus Dr. Donggyu Su has been awarded the 2019 Maekyung-KAEA Economist Award for his contributions to economic research, and Dr. Mark Rosen was elected president of the Italian Art Society. read more...

New Hires Expand EPPS' Focus on Human Rights, Macroeconomics

Dr. Jennifer Holmes, dean of the School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences, welcomed two new tenure-track faculty members with expertise in macroeconomics and human rights. read more...

University Selects Longtime Professor as New Dean of EPPS

Jennifer Holmes Dr. Jennifer S. Holmes, who began her academic career at UT Dallas more than two decades ago and has served in a variety of leadership roles, is the new dean of the School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences. read more...

Criminologist Builds Computer Model for More Efficient Police Patrols

In a new paper, Dr. Andrew Wheeler analyzed patrol areas for the Carrollton Police Department and found a way that cuts travel for officers by 20%. read more...

Convocation Welcomes Students, Kicks Off 50th Anniversary Celebration

With a backdrop of screens, T-shirts and swirling spotlights adorned with a logo marking UT Dallas' 50 years, UT Dallas officially kicked off its anniversary celebration. read more...

University's New Ombuds Office Gives Space to Student Concerns

The new office, led by Dr. Diego Garcia Theodore, is designed to be an impartial, independent and informal resource that helps students resolve their issues. read more...

Criminologists Analyze Impact of School Start Times on Children

Dr. Alex Piquero and his colleagues have proposed a theoretical model that outlines the association between school start times and delinquency and substance abuse. read more...

University Celebrates Summer Doctoral Graduates at Hooding Ceremony

During a recent hooding ceremony, UT Dallas recognized 65 Comets who attained the highest rung of the academic ladder. read more...

Webpage, Banner Year of Branding, Events Will Mark 50th Anniversary

The University’s anniversary celebration, which officially kicked off at Convocation, will culminate with spring commencement in May. read more...

Clark Scholars Showcase Summer Research Projects at Symposium

The program’s 72 participants, all high-achieving incoming first-year students, presented their research projects recently at the annual poster symposium. read more...

Back to School: A Comets Guide for a Rock-Solid Start to Fall Semester

Whether you are a newcomer or returning from summer break, here are resources and tips from University experts to help you succeed at UT Dallas during the new academic year. read more...

University Evolves with Enhancements, Continuing Construction

Work on the Science Building and the next phase of Northside continues to make progress, while a refreshed Comet Café will offer diners new choices — Firehouse Subs, Smoothie King and The Halal Shack — this semester. read more...

University's 50-Year Milestone Adds Wow Factor to Welcome Events

The University will greet new and returning students with two full weeks of welcome back events, including Convocation, which will officially kick off UT Dallas’ 50th anniversary commemoration. read more...

New Class of McDermott Scholars Joins UT Dallas This Fall

The year’s entering cohort has an average two-part SAT score of 1560, and 15 of the students have been recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Program. read more...

UT Dallas Earns Recognition for First-Generation Student Success

Roman and Vaquera Engaging students, like Helena Vaquera and Fernanda Roman, and tracking their successful experiences are among the reasons why the University has been selected to be part of the inaugural nationwide cohort of First Forward institutions. read more...