UTD Center for U.S.-Mexico Studies
Annual Lecture Series Begins This Week

RICHARDSON, Texas (Sept. 18, 2006) — The Center for U.S.–Mexico Studies at The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) this week will begin its annual lecture series about topics of interest to both the United States and Mexico.  As it did last year, the series will take place both at UTD and at institutions of higher education in Mexico.  UTD has enjoyed a collaborative relationship and scholarly exchange with universities in Mexico for the last 10 years.

Now in its sixth year, the 2006-07 lecture series will include talks about such topics as nanotechnology, geospatial science, materials science, complex mathematical problems, reproductive rights in Mexico and an anthology of Mexican fiction in translation.

The lectures are free and open to the public and conclude with a question-and-answer session.  Additional information about the talks is available by calling the center at 972-883-6401, or by visiting the center’s website at http://www.utdallas.edu/research/cusms/ls.htm.

The schedule for the 2006-07 series is as follows:

About UTD

The University of Texas at Dallas, located at the convergence of Richardson, Plano and Dallas in the heart of the complex of major multinational technology corporations known as the Telecom Corridor®, enrolls more than 14,500 students.  The school’s freshman class traditionally stands at the forefront of Texas state universities in terms of average SAT scores.  The university offers a broad assortment of bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs.  For additional information about UTD, please visit the university’s website at www.utdallas.edu.