School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Almost 1,500 Students Earn Spots on Dean's List

University of Texas at Dallas logo Last semester, 1,494 undergraduates made the dean's list. It honors students who completed at least 12 credit hours during the semester with a GPA among the top 10 percent of all students within their respective schools. read more

Team Teaches Science Through Video Game

Dr. Walter Voit In an article published in Nature Chemistry, a UT Dallas team describes how a group of students played an enhanced version of "Minecraft" and learned chemistry without in-class science instruction. read more

University's Ring Ceremony Comes Full Circle

Ring Ceremony Fifteen years ago, Anchi Ku BS'81 helped UT Dallas create its unique ring ceremony. She recently returned to campus to help new recipients celebrate this enduring symbol of Comet pride. read more

Founding Faculty Member, Famed DNA Scientist Dies

Dr. Claud Stanley Rupert Dr. Claud Stanley Rupert, who conducted seminal research in the field of light-activated DNA repair and served as a mentor for the University's first Nobel Prize-winning alumnus, died Feb. 2 at age 97. read more

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