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KERA News: How Collin County’s Growing Diversity May Have Shaped The El Paso Walmart Shooting Suspect

“But it’s no different in many ways from anywhere else in the country where we don’t know the history of racism and white supremacy where we live. We need to start there.” — Dr. Salena Brody, senior lecturer

Fort Worth Star-Telegram: Texans Can Shop Tax-Free This Weekend Despite COVID-19

“I think people will use the tax free weekend to stock up on school supplies, children’s clothes. However, some of this shopping will shift to online due to COVID-19.” — Dr. Daniel Rajaratnam, clinical professor of marketing

NBC 5: More Autonomous Semi-Trucks Hitting North Texas Roads

“Autonomous trucks can work today, but for cars, it’s a different story.” — Dr. Gopal Gupta, professor of computer science and Erik Jonsson Chair

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Fifty Points of Bright

Fifty Points of Bright

Looking to the past and celebrating the present, we highlight our milestones, discoveries and distinctive leaders; our impact on North Texas and the world; and our creativity and enterprising spirit.

A Winning Proposition

A Winning Proposition

When the first group of underclassmen arrived on campus in the late 1970s, the University started building a student life program to keep students engaged as well as educated.

Decades of Distinction

Decades of Distinction

A visual timeline depicts UT Dallas’ history and remarkable transformation into one of the nation’s premier universities.

A Half-Century of Giving Transforms UT Dallas

A Half-Century of Giving Transforms UT Dallas

The ambitious transformation of UT Dallas into a top-tier research institution was made possible by forward-thinkers and generous supporters who made the University the rich mosaic that it is today.


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Summer Safety Tips for Hand Sanitizer

Dr. Mihaela Stefan says hand sanitizer bottles should not be left in hot cars.

Employee Honors Son with New Fund for Homeless Students

Longtime employee Rosie Peterson has established a new endowed fund for homeless and vulnerable students to honor the memory of her son.

UT Dallas Comets, Meet Comet NEOWISE

All about the celestial object that has been visible in North American skies throughout much of July.

UTD Departments Offer Anti-Racism Resources

A selection of resources from the Eugene McDermott Library and the Student Counseling Center.

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