Seeking a specialized training for your team? In many cases, our faculty can deliver that for you. Common topics on which faculty offer trainings include change management, diversity and inclusion, human resources, leadership, program evaluation, public finance, and strategic planning, as well as many others. Please contact Erin Dougherty to talk further.

We host several annual events for professionals:


Held each year in the fall on the worldwide GIS Day, UT Dallas’ GIS Day Celebration provides opportunities for high school students, UT Dallas’ GIS students and alumni, and GIS professionals to connect over presentations and networking opportunities. If you’d like an invitation to future GIS Day events, please join the GIS mailing list.

The UT Dallas Law Conference

Co-Hosted with the UT Dallas Pre-Law Advising Center, the UT Dallas Law Conference connects UT Dallas alumni who work in the legal profession with fellow alumni who are lawyers, as well as with current UT Dallas students interested in attending law school. If you are a graduate of UT Dallas and would like to be added to the invitation list for the UT Dallas Law Conference, please contact Erin Dougherty.

The UT Dallas Public Affairs Conference

Each spring, the UT Dallas Public Affairs Conference brings together academics and practitioners from across North Texas for continuing education and professional connections. If you’d like an invitation to future conferences, please join the Public and Nonprofit Management mailing list.