UT Dallas and Graduates Set to Cap Off Year at Fall Commencement

The University of Texas at Dallas honors its newest alumni in its 50th Anniversary celebration year during seven fall commencement ceremonies Dec. 16-18 in the Activity Center. read more...

UT Dallas 10th Annual GIS Day Recap

The UT Dallas GIS Student Organization and the School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences celebrated the 10th annual GIS Day on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019. Local high schools joined UT Dallas students, staff, and faculty on the UT Dallas campus for a series of events that showcased the Geospatial Information Sciences (GIS) program. read more...

IUPUI Director of Muslim Philanthropy Initiative Visits PNM

The Public and Nonprofit Management program (PNM)  recently hosted Dr. Shariq Siddiqui, a nonprofit veteran with 20 years experience, at the UT Dallas campus. read more...

UT Dallas GISSO to Host 10th Annual GIS Day

UTD Dallas GISSO and EPPS will celebrate its 10th annual GIS Day on Nov. 13, 2019 and showcase its geospatial information sciences (GIS) program at the event. read more...

2019 CNN Heroes Finalist Visits EPPS Class

Richard Miles, founder of Miles for Freedom, visited the Capital Punishment & Public Policy course on Oct. 30, 2019 as a guest speaker. That same day, Miles was named as one of the 10 national finalists for the CNN Heroes Award. read more...

New Associate Deans in EPPS

EPPS has announced a new leadership team with the appointment of Dr. Banks Miller as Associate Dean of Graduate Programs and Dr. Denise Paquette Boots as Associate Dean of Undergraduate Education.  read more...

Brian Berry Receives Prestigious Award

Dr. Brian Berry has been selected to receive the 2020 Stan Brunn Award for Creativity in Geography. This annual award from the American Association of Geographers (AAG) recognizes an individual geographer or team that has demonstrated originality, creativity, and significant intellectual breakthroughs in geography. read more...

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...

University Professors Earn Honors for Highly Cited Research

Four University researchers are among the most-cited in the world this year and were awarded distinctions by Clarivate Analytics. read more...

Chess Team Conquers Belgrade in Cup Match, Prepares for Pan-Am

For the second straight year, the Comets dominated the University of Belgrade and now aim to earn another berth in the Final Four later this month at the Pan-American Intercollegiate Championship. read more...

University, Graduates Set To Cap Off Year at Fall Commencement

UT Dallas will add a golden anniversary touch to commencement as it honors its newest class of graduates next week. Find all the details — from the ceremony schedule to parking — for this fall’s festivities. read more...

Study Finds Crime Risk Rises in Areas Near Major Amusement Parks

portrait of Alex Piquero Dr. Alex Piquero and a research team found that crime rates increased 19% in places where one attractor such as a bar or hotel was added near Universal Studios Florida. read more...

Photos: Homecoming Was Full of Dazzle and Sparkling Comet Spirit

UT Dallas students celebrated the University’s 50th anniversary during activities that included a chalk art contest, a nighttime 5K run, a talent show, a cardboard boat regatta and plenty of music, games, food and giveaways. read more...

UT Dallas Celebrates Longtime TI Partnership, Gift on Founders Day

Students, staff, faculty and guests honored Eugene McDermott, Erik Jonsson and Cecil Green at a celebration that included the announcement of Texas Instruments’ $5 million gift for a new endowment and the unveiling of a recently unearthed time capsule. read more...

University Mourns Loss of Dr. Robert H. Rutford, UT Dallas' 2nd President

During his tenure as president, Rutford guided UT Dallas through several transformative changes including adding freshman and sophomore students in 1990 and developing the first on-campus student housing. read more...

University's Seed Grant Initiative Helps Researchers' Pursuits Blossom

The first year of the initiative has provided $2.2 million to a range of projects with the aim of providing faculty a springboard to earning larger, highly competitive grants. read more...

Research Team Offers Healthy Take on Workplace Wellness Programs

In a national survey of workplace wellness programs in municipal governments, researchers identified five best practices that reduced health care costs and improved productivity. read more...

Stay Weather Aware: A Guide for Emergency Closing Procedures at UTD

Learn more about the University’s inclement weather policy and how to stay informed when conditions require changes to schedules. read more...

President Praises Flourishing Trends in Freshman Class, Research

In his State of the University address, President Richard C. Benson outlined recent accomplishments and presented a plan that positions UT Dallas as a top-tier powerhouse. read more...

Hobson Wildenthal Honors College's Appeal Grows Brighter

Since its creation five years ago, the Hobson Wildenthal Honors College has become a large reason why more National Merit Scholars are choosing UT Dallas. read more...

Connections to Past, Present Will Come Together for Founders Day

The campus community will come together to reflect on and honor the legacy of Eugene McDermott, Erik Jonsson and Cecil Green on Oct. 29 at the Davidson-Gundy Alumni Center. 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...