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More than 900 Named to Dean's List for Spring 2014 Semester
Jul 18, 2014 — The spring 2014 semester dean's list contains the names of students who completed at least 12 credit hours during the semester with a grade-point average among the top 10 percent of all students within their respective schools. …read more

Award Recipient Balances Career, Community Service
Jul 16, 2014 — When she isn't working at a large Dallas law firm, Aubrey Lavery Meyers BS'05 MBA'06 mentors pre-law students at UT Dallas and provides pro bono legal counsel for clients of the Dallas-based Human Rights Initiative of North Texas. …read more

Jindal School Professor Finds Clues in Shoppers' Behavior
Jul 14, 2014 — A study by Dr. Özalp Özer, the Ashbel Smith Professor of Operations Management in the Naveen Jindal School of Management, makes a case for markdowns over everyday low prices for products that carry a high emotional attachment. …read more

High-Tech Charity Work Lifts Jindal's Enactus Team to New Heights
Jul 11, 2014 — For the first time, the team reached the semifinals at the 2014 Enactus United States National Exposition after demonstrating the group's 16 community service projects, which included redesigning a website to help recovery efforts in the town of We…read more

Schleigh Becomes First Comet to Earn Conference's Top Athlete Award
Jun 23, 2014 — UT Dallas men's basketball player Kyle Schleigh has been named the 2013-14 American Southwest Conference Men's Athlete of the Year. Schleigh wrapped up his four-year career with the Comets this past spring after becoming the most decorated UT D…read more

Finding Value in the Trash of Others Fuels Alumnus' Business
Jun 5, 2014 — UT Dallas alumnus and entrepreneur Scott Birnbaum's business picks up millions of pounds of unwanted shoes, shirts, stuffed animals and blankets. In doing so, his local operation collects a portion of the 4 billion pounds of textiles that are recyc…read more

Jindal Students, UT Team Win International Contest
May 29, 2014 — Two MBA students from the Naveen Jindal School of Management recently teamed up with four other UT System students to help redefine the mission of the World Health Organization as part of the annual International Emory Global Health Case Competitio…read more

Family, Friends Celebrate Accomplishments of Newest Graduates
May 22, 2014 — Students' excitement was magnified by thousands of well-wishers who packed the gymnasium for nine ceremonies honoring more than 3,800 graduates, the largest spring graduation cohort in University history. …read more

Karate Champ Targets Art of Starting Own Business After Graduation
May 16, 2014 — Tom Scott, who has balanced world competitions with school work, will graduate Saturday from the Naveen Jindal School of Management with a master's in innovation and entrepreneurship that he hopes will help him launch his own karate school. …read more

Fraud Conference Examines the Mind Behind the Crime
May 14, 2014 — Sam Antar, the former chief financial officer of infamous appliance retailer Crazy Eddie, described how fraudsters dupe victims with distraction during the ninth annual summit recently hosted by the Naveen Jindal School of Management. …read more

New Graduate Program Tackles Demand for Data Analysts
May 5, 2014 — The Naveen Jindal School of Management is introducing a master's of science in business analytics degree this fall to help meet the growing need for workers who can analyze data in a range of industries. …read more

University Achieves $200 Million Campaign Goal Early
Apr 23, 2014 — Realize the Vision: The Campaign for Tier One & Beyond started quietly in 2009, publicly launched in 2012 and has now surpassed the $200 million goal almost a year early. The five-year campaign will continue through its scheduled end on Dec. 31…read more

UT Dallas Alumni Strike Deal with Mark Cuban
Apr 22, 2014 — UT Dallas alumni Corey Egan MBA'10 and Swapnil Bora MBA'11 have emerged from the "Shark Tank" reality television show with a $350,000 deal with entrepreneur and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban. …read more

Tax Filers Receive Millions in Returns Thanks to Jindal Students
Apr 11, 2014 — As tax-filing season enters its last leg, Naveen Jindal School of Management students are volunteering time and accounting know-how to help put money back into the pockets of those in need. …read more

Students' Idea for Car App Wins Competition
Apr 7, 2014 — A team of Naveen Jindal School of Management students won an international competition for its idea for an in-car app that could diagnose problems and find the nearest auto repair shops, gas stations, restaurants and hotels from a dashboard screen.…read more