News Center keeps students, faculty, staff members and alumni up to date on University happenings. We assign items to various sections. Each has a specific purpose.


Content is selected for relevance to the university's strategic goals and organized by category.

  • Research: News about the people whose discoveries, inventions, designs and scholarly achievements bring UT Dallas closer to its goal of becoming one of the nation’s best public research universities.
  • Campus: News of broad interest to the campus community and general public.
  • Students: News of UT Dallas students’ achievements, experiences and contributions.
  • Alumni: Alumni activities and accomplishments.
  • Faculty: Accomplishments and stories about UT Dallas faculty.
  • Staff: About UT Dallas staff and their departments.
  • Giving: Gifts that move UT Dallas closer to its goals.

Other Features

  • Events: Items here are selected from the Comet Calendar, which News Center does not edit or manage. To find out how to post there, look at the Comet Calendar Add Event page.
  • Reminders: The Reminders listings contain general announcements about parking, registration, etc., to help you plan your schedule.
  • In Print & On Air: We think our researchers, faculty members and students are fascinating -- and so do the national news media. Here is where we let you know when UT Dallas makes the news.

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April 20, 2014