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September 2017

Photos: Comets Connect with Organizations, Recruiters at Career Expo

UT Dallas Recognized for Value, Diversity by U.S. News & World Report

Newest Class of Scholars Expands University's Terry Program to 118

Jindal School Study Finds Length of Stay Critical Factor in Readmission Rates at Hospitals

Statement from Chancellor McRaven on DACA

University's Orbit Program Aims to Keep New Comets on Course

August 2017

Accolades: Faculty, Students Earn Honors, Scholarships

Comets to the Core Has Freshmen Teaming Up to Tackle Problems

University Celebrates 55 Doctoral Graduates During Summer Ceremony

Note to Readers: News Center Newsletter Has New Format, Frequency

University Unveils New Alumni Center, Housing, Adds Dining Options

University Rolls Out Transportation, Parking Upgrades for Start of Fall 2017 Semester

More than 1,350 Students Make Dean's List in Spring Semester

Study Examines Social Connections and Impacts of Financial Fraud

July 2017

New Website Details Job Openings on University's Leadership Team

Research Examines Benefits of Promoting Competing Retail Websites

Jindal School Celebrates Retiring Professor's 42 Years at UT Dallas

UT Dallas Welcomes New Class of McDermott Scholars

June 2017

UT Dallas Magazine: Portrait of President Richard C. Benson

Trio Recognized for Service, Achievement at Honors Convocation

University Recognizes Five Educators with Teaching Awards

Entrepreneur Joins Management School as Institute's New Director

May 2017

Construction Progress to Build Up Throughout the Summer

University Officially Marks Launch of New Space for Entrepreneurs

Marketing Student Finds His Path Through Multicultural Center

University Celebrates Benefactors, Newest Endowed Chairs at Investiture Ceremony

University Honors Top Student Workers

Health Care Management Programs Join Forces for New Center

Senior Week Events to Celebrate Class of 2017 at UT Dallas

Campus Prepares for Spring Commencement

UT Dallas Awards Gala Celebrates Distinguished Alumni, Supporters

University Honors Graduate Students for Excellence in Research, Teaching

University Honors Student Leaders for Outstanding Contributions

April 2017

JSOM Study Analyzes Health Care Quality, IT, Reimbursements

UT Dallas Tops U.S. News' MBA List for High Salaries, Low Student Debt

Nye Challenges New Generation at Lecture to Change the World

Accolades: Faculty Earn Research Support, Honors

Study: Managers May Compromise Safety Due to Earnings Expectations

Awards Celebrate Champions of Diversity

New Student Success Initiative Focuses on Newcomers, Seeks Name

New Jindal School Degree Fills Need for Human Resource Talent

Debate Team Finishes Season at National Event

New Student Government Leaders Aim to Improve Organization

UT Dallas Ranks 1st in U.S. Among Universities Under 50 Years Old

Investiture Ceremony to Honor Faculty, Donors

March 2017

UT Dallas Launches New Giving Day on April 4

Study Reveals Key Way for Suppliers, Stores to Build Strong Trust

UT Dallas President Issues Statement on Sexual Assault Study

Advocates Dig Learning, Teaching Sustainable Practices

Chess Team Is Prepared for Final Four Showdown in New York City

Alumnae's Research Evaluates How Financial Criminals Evade Laws

Teams To Spend Spring Break Serving Others, Growing as Leaders

Study: Manufacturing Method May Help Keep Work in High-Cost Areas

Students Gain Access to Tech Tools through Industry Partnerships

February 2017

Wharton School Remains Top Business School for 13th Year

Accolades: Associate Dean, Professor, Criminologists Get Awards

Study Examines Ways to Use Demand Information to Adjust Capacity

Career Expo Brings Together Students, Alumni, Employers

New Grad Program Fills Growing Need for Managing Financial Risk

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

Freshman's Star Is Rising Thanks to Role in Indian Film

UT Dallas Ring Ceremony Comes Full Circle

Princeton Review Ranks UT Dallas as One of Top Colleges That Pay Off

Study Outlines Steps That Growing Startups Must Follow to Succeed

'Selma to Stonewall' to Explore Similarities, Differences of Movements

McDermott's $10 Million Gift Establishes New Name for Honors College

January 2017

New Course Introduces Physicians to Value-Based Health Care Model

UT Dallas President Issues Statement on Immigration Executive Order

New Building Expands University's Dedication to Students, Services

42 Student-Athletes Make ASC Fall All-Academic Teams

Former Softball Player Joins Lineup in NCAA Immersion Program

Engineering, Business Professors Honored for Highly Cited Studies

Jindal School's Online Programs Move Up in U.S. News Rankings

Jindal School Alumnae Invest in Future with New Student Scholarships

University Climbs to 32nd in Kiplinger's Best Value College Rankings

Accolades: Doctoral Student, Faculty Earn Honors

December 2016

Construction to Continue Through Winter Break

Student Startups Profit From Competition

Study Examines How CEO Power Affects Companies in Times of Crisis

Fall Commencement to Honor Newest Graduates

TI Plaza Dedication Helps Mark University's Third Annual Founders Day

University Celebrates Inauguration of President Richard Benson

Study Explores Companies' Strategies in Expanding Globally

UTD Broadens Efforts to Teach Computer Skills to Children, Teachers Across North Texas

Team to Build Health Informatics Platform for Patient Care Coordination

Benson Touts Progress, Research Success at State of the University

November 2016

Study Examines Effect of Privacy Controls on Facebook Behavior

Jindal School's MBA Program Jumps to No. 29 in Bloomberg Rankings

Startup Skills Help Earn Students Business Hall of Fame Scholarships

New Hires Expand Research Interests, Expertise in Jindal School

Jindal School Team Furthers Cuba Connection with Conference Trip

Experts Share Their Visions for Health Care Industry's Future

October 2016

Jindal School Study Examines Immigrants' Influence on Trade

Enron Whistleblower to Offer Lessons at Jindal School Lecture

University to Celebrate Founders, Texas Instruments Connection

Study Offers Different Perspective on Entrepreneurial Opportunities

New Group of Top Students Gets 'Tapped' to Join Phi Kappa Phi

Comet Pride Reaches New Heights at Davidson-Gundy Alumni Center

Families, Students to Reunite for Day of University Activities, Fun, Food

Jindal Students Fly Past Competition at Google Marketing Challenge

Jindal Professors Earn NSF Grants for Operations Management Studies

September 2016

Week of Events Appeals to Needs of Graduate Students

Researchers Develop Tool for Measuring Social Entrepreneurship

New Dean of Students Brings Collaborative Track Record to 'Dream Job'

University Adds 33 New Students to Terry Scholars Program

University Entrepreneurship Efforts Get Lift with Blackstone LaunchPad

Study Sheds Light on Factors Affecting Employees' Commitment

Study Examines How Financing Constraints Affect Workplace Safety

Jindal School Launches New Business Economics Concentration

August 2016

Jindal Professor Receives Regents' Outstanding Teaching Award

University Celebrates 67 Doctoral Graduates During Summer Ceremony

Volunteers, Staff, President Help Comets Settle In at Residence Halls

University Rolls Out Largest Parking Garage, New Buildings for Fall Semester

Events Full of Fun, Food to Welcome Comets

Newest Class of McDermott Scholars Set to Start Fall Semester

July 2016

Campus Carry Law to Take Effect Aug. 1

UT Dallas Recognized as One of 'Best Colleges For Your Money'

More than 1,100 Students Earn Spots on Dean's List

June 2016

Study Shows Value of Dynamic Forecasting in Intermodal Management

New Generation Blazes Trail from Classroom to Entrepreneurship

May 2016

Annual Poster Contest Showcases Undergraduate Research Projects

New Student Government President, Vice President Set Sights on Unity

Leadership Awards Recognize Outstanding Contributions

University Celebrates Top Student Workers

April 2016

Lecture Evaluates Effects of China's Anti-Corruption Campaign

University to Celebrate Diversity Advocates, Contributions at Ceremony

University Honors Newest Endowed Chairs, Professors at Investiture Ceremony

Students Bond with Toyota Representatives During Campus Events

Report Shows Campus Impact of Realize the Vision Campaign

Jindal School Celebrates Generous Donors at 40th Anniversary Event

Study: Daily Deal Websites Can Capitalize by Displaying Sales Numbers

Former Enron Executive to Headline Governance Conference

New Program Fosters Teaching Excellence in Graduate Students

March 2016

Study: State-Level Public Corruption Affects Firm Value, Transparency

Experience City's Fun Features with Entrepreneurs' App Called Kwest

Study: CEO Personality Traits Play Role in Incentive Pay, Compensation

University to Celebrate 5 Faculty Members, Donors at Investiture Ceremony on Tuesday

Graduate Programs Rise in U.S. News & World Report Rankings

More than 1,200 Students Earn Spots on Dean's List for Fall Semester

Students, Alumni Network with Companies at Career Expo

February 2016

Jindal School MBA Team Wins National Sustainability Case Competition

Feedback Sought for Ways to Increase Student Success

Study Examines Outlets' Effect on Spending in Retailers' Other Stores

Study: Pay-Per-Click Advertising Lacks Controls Against Fraud

3 Universities Hit Milestone in UT Dallas Ranking of Business Schools

Professor Honored as Minority Business Leader

Jindal School Professor Offers Insights on Internet Trading Feedback

Trio Creates Habitat for Learning with New Charter School Near Trinity

Teaching Excellence at Core of New Center

Jindal Professors' Work on Inventory Management Keeps Adding Up

January 2016

AT&T Executive Delivers Big Insights on Big Data at Workshop

Study: Incentive Pay Not Motivating Enough for Some Managers

Comets in China Strengthen Ties Through Social Media App WeChat

Alumna Overcomes Odds to Build Life of Strength, Gratitude

Researchers Examine Effect of Return Policies on Consumer Behavior

New Center To Be Home for Alumni, Hub for Students, Resource to All

December 2015

Reservist Finishes Academic Mission, Earns Stripes at Cord Ceremony

Construction Crews to Continue Several Projects, Start Others During Winter Break

Soccer Player to Serve on NCAA Student-Athlete Advisory Committee

CEO Compensation Study Examines Factors in Excess Returns

Entrepreneurs Pitch Big Ideas at Competition

Undergrad Receives Emerging Scholar Award from Golden Key Society

Enterprise Helps Drive Opportunities for Professional Sales Students

EMBA Alumni Honor Jindal School Mentor with Professorship

November 2015

Enrollment Growth Stays on Pace to Exceed Strategic Plan Goals

President Wildenthal Details Progress of University at Annual Address

Jindal School Continues to Boost Faculty, Student Numbers

Jindal School Teams' Google Marketing Campaigns Really Click

Jindal Students Help Get Business Ideas Off Ground with Drone Work

Elite Students Invited to Join Phi Kappa Phi

October 2015

Study Abroad Programs Provide World of Lessons to Students

Hall of Fame Scholarship Winner Sees Money in Sustainability

For Alumni, Center Will Be Place to Call Home

Businessweek Ranks MBA Programs Among 50 Best in U.S.

Economists Say Internet TV Means More Options, Not Viewing Time

Jindal School Teams Share Ways to Upgrade Social Media Analytics

Supporters' Generosity Benefits UT Dallas on North Texas Giving Day

Research Shows Diversity Can Improve Stores' Sales Performance

Tradition Brings Families Back Together for Day of Fun, Food

September 2015

Study: Cost Savings from Add-On Pricing May Result in Profit Loss

Jindal Researchers' Model Helps Predict Consumer Spending

Fed's Debate on Future Rates Draws Interest at Jindal School Event

Study: Social Responsibility Promotes Conservative Risk Behavior

New Group Joins Expanding List of University's Terry Scholars

Gifts to UT Dallas Will Get a Boost on North Texas Giving Day

Development, Communications Teams Honored

EMBA Class of 2015 Seeks Donations for Memorial Scholarship to Honor Ben Mesa

U.S. News Gives UT Dallas High Marks for Diversity, Low Student Debt

Researchers Find That Lure of Winning Prizes Encourages Saving

Entrepreneurial Spirit Thriving in Jindal School Initiatives, Programs

Study Shows How Investments Reflected Shift in Environmental Views

Student Ambassadors Play Key Role as University Connection

August 2015

Freshmen, Parents Get Helping Hand on Residence Hall Move-In Day

Faculty Members Create University Legacies Through Planned Gifts

University Unveils Improved North Mall, Extension to Loop Road

Business Communication Director Honored for Outstanding Teaching

Outstanding Student Award Recipient Excels in Art of Business

July 2015

Startup Launch Projects Enter the Marketplace

McDermott Scholars Exhibit Array of Abilities

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

Wildenthal Begins New Role as University President Ad Interim

Study Delves into Regulators' Decision-Making in Bank Closures

Entrepreneurial Graduates Tap into Growing Craft Beer Industry

Study Determines Why Organizations Fight Data Breaches Differently

Edgington Named Associate Vice President for Development

Study: Sharing Knowledge Positively Impacts Innovation in Retail

June 2015

Reception to Honor Daniel on His Last Day as University President

Over 1,000 Students Earn Spots on Dean's List for Spring Semester

Juneteenth Celebration to Commemorate Day That Defined Freedom

Savvy Enactus Team Helps Restaurant, Finishes in Top 10 of Program

Rings, Sentiments at Ceremony a Reflection of Dedication to Education

Faculty, Students Honored for Creative Works; Newly Tenured Lauded

May 2015

Distinguished Professors, Benefactors Celebrated at Investiture Ceremony

Study Connects Credit Default Swaps to Mortgage Delinquencies

Pair Make Dallas Business Journal's List of Top Young Leaders

New Analytics Model Predicts Readmission of Congestive Heart Failure Patients

Cybersecurity Institute Works to Untangle Web of Concerns with Interdisciplinary Approach

Fraud Conference Draws Record Crowd, Offers Prevention Tips, Unveils New Scholarship

Spring Graduates to Celebrate at 8 Ceremonies

Hobson Wildenthal to Serve as President Ad Interim of UT Dallas

McRaven Taps Daniel as Deputy Chancellor

Full Picture of Undergrad Projects Comes into Focus at Poster Contest

April 2015

Jindal School Students Land Recognition, Jobs at Sales Competitions

Jindal School Launching Master's Program in Energy Management

Faculty Members Lead Jindal School Students on Rare Trip to Cuba

Study Details How Competitors Should Invest in Capacity of Supplier

UT Dallas to Promote Undergraduate Research During Annual Exhibition of Excellence

March 2015

Investiture Ceremony to Honor Faculty, Donors

More than 1,100 Students Earn Spots on Dean's List for Fall Semester

Full-Time MBA Program Climbs to 33rd in Latest National Ranking

Jindal School Professor's Published Research Receives Decade Award

Marketing Major Makes Her Pitch, Receives Morris Hite Scholarship

February 2015

Wharton Retains Top Spot in UT Dallas Business School Research Rankings

Alumnus Donates Teaching Salary to Establish UT Dallas Endowment

Graduate Business Program for Physicians Stays in High Demand

January 2015

Students Study the Business of Behavior in Lab

Jindal Team Prescribes Winning Plan at Health Care Case Competition

Two Jindal School Online Business Programs Make U.S. News Top 10

December 2014

Jindal School Student Uses Coding Skills to Win Charity Competition

Achievements of Students Take Center Stage During Fall Graduation Ceremonies

Ethnic Diversity Can Deflate Stock Market Bubbles, Study Finds

JSOM Scholarship Breakfast Raises $124,500

New Hires Bolster Jindal School's Academic, Research Programs

November 2014

Bloomberg Businessweek Ranks MBA Program Among 50 Best in U.S.

Jindal School's Startup Program Earns Innovation in Teaching Honor

Jindal School Duo Places First at Collegiate Ethics Case Competition

Jindal School to Address Business of Health Care with New Degree

October 2014

Club Fosters Students' Entrepreneurial Spirit Across Fields of Study

McDermott Scholar Helps Underprivileged Youths with Own Nonprofit

UT Dallas Online Stock Trading Competition Draws National Interest

Jindal Center Opens Career Doors for Student

Students Connect with Companies, Recruiters Find Qualified Talent Pool at Career Expo

Jindal School MBA Student Wins Business Hall of Fame Scholarship

September 2014

Speakers Stress Importance of Boardroom Diversity, Adaptability

'Patent Trolls' Jeopardize Innovation, Jindal Professor's Study Finds

Jindal Students Learn to Get Employment Edge with Online Portfolios

Comet Cents Helps Students Master Money

Project Managers Describe Ways That Challenges Were Navigated

Teaching Success, Attitude Add Up to Honor for Accounting Professor

August 2014

First-Generation Grad Creates Scholarship for Jindal School Students

As University and Enrollment Grow, Services Expand to Make Navigating Campus Easier

Jindal School Students Form Chapter of Human Resources Society

July 2014

Jindal School Group Collects 10 Awards at National Leadership Conference

More than 950 Named to Dean's List for Spring 2014 Semester

Award Recipient Balances Career, Campus Mentoring, Nonprofit Role

When is the Price Right? Professor Finds Clues in Shoppers' Behavior

High-Tech Charity Work Lifts Jindal's Enactus Team to New Heights

June 2014

Schleigh Becomes First Comet to Earn Conference's Top Athlete Award

Finding Value in the Trash of Others Fuels Alumnus' Business

May 2014

Jindal Students Help UT Team Finish First at Global Health Competition

Family, Friends Celebrate Accomplishments of Newest Graduates

Karate Champ Targets Art of Starting Own Business After Graduation

Fraud Conference Examines the Mind Behind the Crime

New Graduate Program Tackles Demand for Data Analysts

April 2014

University Achieves $200 Million Campaign Goal

UT Dallas Alumni Strike Deal with Mark Cuban on 'Shark Tank'

Tax Filers Receive Millions in Returns Thanks to Jindal Students

Jindal Students Win Competition with Idea for Connected Car App

Students Provide Consulting Services for Area Nonprofits

March 2014

UT Dallas Ranking of Business Schools Shows Rise in Scholarly Articles in Top Journals

Engineering, Management Rise in U.S. News Rankings

Fundraising Certificate Program to Strengthen Nonprofit Executives

February 2014

Jindal School Adds Expertise in Management, Strategy, Finance

Students Battle Clock to Impress Employers in Speed Sell Competition

Innovation, Entrepreneurship Program Earns National Model Award

January 2014

Archer Fellows Gain Insight into Government Operations During Washington Internships

Alumnus Across the Globe Invests in Students' Futures

Plan to Save Mall Wins Real Estate Students 1st Place in Contest

U.S. News Ranks Online Graduate Business Programs No. 4

December 2013

Rescheduled Graduation Draws Thousands to Honor Fall Class of 2013

JSOM Scholarship Breakfast Raises Money Toward Campaign, Scholarships for Students

Innovation on Display at Business Competition

Jindal School Invites Photographers to Focus on Business Themes

Undergraduates Show Competitive Skills in Diplomacy at Model UN

Jindal Alum, Advisory Council Member Establishes Opportunity Fund

November 2013

Grant Will Fund Studies in the Physics Behind Decision-Making

Jindal Prof Honored for Supporting Women in Operations Management

Student to Receive Award for 'Crowd Scholarship' Business Idea

Jindal School Professor Named to Diversity Group's Hall of Fame

JSOM Dean Hasan Pirkul Recognized for Exceptional Leadership

October 2013

Corporate Executives Discuss Future of Information Technology

Travelocity Founder Trumpets Need for Innovation at Conference

Jindal School PhD Student Wins Two Best Paper Awards

Plan to Save Struggling Retailer Wins Jindal Team Top Prize

Project Managers Learn from Leaders of Parkland Construction

September 2013

Tapping Ritual Invites Top Undergrad Scholars to Join Honor Society

Clinical Assistant Professor Puts Students to Work as Consultants

Accounting Professor Began Career During China's Economic Rebirth

Mutual Fund Study Wins Award for 3 Jindal Professors

August 2013

Academic Leader Tells PhD Grads About His Beginnings at UT Dallas

Secret Student Behind Temoc is All Fired Up

Accounting Prof Helps Students Learn How to Talk Business

Quad Copter Camp Teaches Engineering and Business Skills

Summer Camps Serve Up Many New Experiences for K-12 Youngsters

Professor Explores Intricacies of Corporate Governance in Research

Undergrad Programs Earn High Marks in BusinessWeek Survey

Professor of Marketing Makes Sense of Consumer Behaviors

3 UT Dallas Alumni Make List of Top Young Professionals

July 2013

Researcher Studies Links Between Stocks and Government Spending

Former Executive Starts Management Program for Physicians

Early Interest in Economics Inspired Career and Research

Professor Teaches That Great Salespeople Build Relationship

Professor is a Pioneer in Behavioral Operations Management

June 2013

Alumna Lands Buyer for Firm She Founded as MBA Student

Jindal School to Provide Help, Seed Money to 5 Entrepreneurs

Business Student Group Honored for Service and Involvement

May 2013

Associate Professor Focuses Students on Impacts of Accounting

Students Run Multi-Million Dollar Simulated Business in Contest

University Mourns Longtime Management Professor

Alumnus' Business Aims to Replace Animal 'Cone of Shame'

Jindal School Team Has the Edge in Social Media Competition

UT Dallas to Celebrate More Than 3,000 New Grads

Director of Real Estate Programs Took to Field Early

Summit Focuses on Internal Auditors’ Role in Battling Cyberattacks

April 2013

Financial Expert Urges Wedding Season's Newlyweds to Avoid Debt

Jindal Students Excel in State Business Leader Competition

Executives Discuss Technology and its Effects on Corporate Culture

Digital Marketing Students Dissect Data in Search of Sales

Beta Gamma Sigma Inducts About 150  Business Students

Wharton Tops UT Dallas Business School Research Rankings

Jindal School Student Takes 1st in Commodity Trading Challenge

Student Volunteers Help Needy Tax Filers Get Refunds

Tips Can Help Taxpayers Keep More of Their Earnings – and Sanity

Let the Games Begin: Business Lab Uses Competition in Research

March 2013

Sales Team Makes a Great Impression in First Year at Competition

UT Dallas Mourns Longtime Professor and Accounting Expert

Real Estate Curriculum to Train Next Generation of Professionals

February 2013

New Degree Seeks to Fill Demand for Supply Chain Experts

Lecturer Hopes Camera Captures Beauty's Fleeting Moments

Profs, Peers Recognize Recent Finance Grad's Focus and Drive

Student-Run Investment Funds to Yield High Educational Returns

January 2013

U.S. News & World Report Ranks Online Programs in Top 10

Authority on Risk Analysis Named Fellow of Mathematical Society

Doctoral Student Earns Top Prize for Financial Policy Model

UT Dallas Team Takes Top Prize in National Accounting Contest