School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

State Grant Will Fund Breast Cancer Research

Dr. Jiyong Lee The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas recently awarded a grant to Dr. Jiyong Lee, assistant professor of chemistry, for research that may lead to more effective treatments for breast cancer and methods to prevent its recurrence in patients. read more

Slideshow: Students Find Fresh Start - From Move-In Day to Finals

Monica Lisot During the past school year, communications specialist Paul Bottoni and former student photographer Kevin Yang chronicled the first semesters of four freshmen for the spring edition of UT Dallas Magazine. Daniel Colina, Monica Lisot, Carlos Rodriguez and Jamesha Taylor were among the first residents of the new Residence Hall West. Here are their journeys. read more

McDermott Scholars Exhibit Array of Abilities

Mrs. Margaret McDermott The scholars program, made possible by a gift from Margaret McDermott, has selected 25 students to make up the 2015 incoming class. The entering cohort, the program's 15th class, was selected from nearly 1,400 high school students from 47 states and five countries. read more

Scientists Stretch Electrically Conducting Fibers to New Lengths

Dr. Ray Baughman An international research team based at UT Dallas wrapped nanotubes around a rubber core, sparking an invention that may lead to artificial muscles, super-elastic circuits, morphing aircraft, failure-free pacemaker leads and giant-range strain sensors. read more

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