Friday,
May 29, 2015

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Investiture Event Celebrates Professors, Donors

Dr. Daniel Cohen with his daugheterMay 28, 2015Families of the faculty honorees as well as colleagues, students and friends attended the ceremony that recognized 11 individuals and the benefactors who helped establish endowed chairs and professorships at the University. read more


Gala Honors Distinguished Alumni, Supporters

President David E. Daniel and Tracy Rowlett, 2012 Distinguished AlumnusMay 28, 2015Former CBS 11 news anchor Tracy Rowlett MA’80, a 2012 Distinguished Alumnus, emceed the Universitys 13th Awards Gala, a time for thanks and praise of UT Dallas’ strongest supporters and outstanding alumni. read more


Credit Default Swaps, Unpaid Mortgages Linked

Harold ZhangMay 25, 2015Dr. Harold H. Zhang and Dr. Feng Zhao of the Naveen Jindal School of Management  published the first empirical investigation connecting credit default swaps to mortgage defaults that helped lead to the 2007-2008 financial crisis. read more


Lecture Series Ends with Insiders' View of 'Argo'

Jonna MendezMay 22, 2015The second annual Arts and Technology Distinguished Lecture Series came to a close last month with a talk from Tony and Jonna Mendez, the pair behind the real-life story told in the Oscar-winning film Argo. read more


Team Wins Bowl with Neuroscience Knowledge

UT Dallas Brain BowlMay 22, 2015A team of UT Dallas undergraduate students recently took home the winner’s trophy from the Brain Bowl, a neuroscience quiz competition held in San Antonio. read more


Three to Study Critical Languages Overseas

Josette RophaelMay 20, 2015The UT Dallas undergraduate students have been granted a Critical Language Scholarship for Intensive Summer Institutes from the U.S. State Department. They will study Arabic and local dialects in Morocco, Jordan and Oman. read more

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