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UT Dallas at the speed of bright

UTD moves fast. In 50 years, we’ve earned a reputation for bright students, innovative programs, renowned faculty, dedicated staff, engaged alumni and research that matters.

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Bright Stories #utdbright

Doctoral student Candler Paige received a National Institutes of Health grant to research how pain differs between men and women.

Andrew Scott, associate professor of arts and technology, is adding new dimensions to art displays at Dallas-area events.

Dr. Whitney Stewart, an assistant professor of history, is exploring the racialized nature of “home” in the 19th-century South.

Doctoral student Xianli Jiang and Dr. Faruck Morcos are part of a team creating a template for designing new cellular behaviors.

Engineering students Susana Lainez, Amy Abraham and Lan Bui are part of a program that’s helping create mobility devices for children with disabilities.

Dr. Anju Sreelatha BS’09 won the 2019 Brown-Goldstein Award for Excellence in Postdoctoral Research.

Elizabeth “Tess” Helfrich is studying Arabic in Jordan as a Boren Scholar to prepare for a career practicing emergency medicine overseas.

Jude Celiscar is earning a master’s degree with political aspirations to give back to his native Haiti.

Bioengineering professor Dr. Baowei Fei is transforming medical imaging and cancer care.

Computer science professor Dr. Bhavani Thuraisingham is working to protect billions of pieces of data, while searching for potential threats.

Dance faculty member Misty Owens is helping people with Parkinson’s disease make new moves.

Archie Nettles BS’11, MPA’18 is accelerating his career in nonprofit leadership through a new Texas Instruments Fellowship.

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About UT Dallas

The University of Texas at Dallas is a public research powerhouse with eight schools and more than 140 academic degrees. The campus community, including more than 28,700 students, is enriched by a commitment to the arts, service learning opportunities and an athletics program with new esports teams.

A Foundation Evolving for the Future

In 2019-2020, UT Dallas will celebrate 50 years as a public university and a component of The University of Texas System. Our Strategic Plan outlines specific ways the University is working to continue its meteoric trajectory to be one of the world’s great universities.

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