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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

Fox 4: UTD Researchers Continue To Collect and Share COVID-19 Data

“The important point is to continue to be diligent with masking and social distancing, especially as we try and venture out of our homes.” — Dr. Tim Bray, director of the Institute for Urban Policy Research at UT Dallas

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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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New Podcast Aims To Dissect Prejudice

We’ve launched a new series of our “Comets Discuss” podcast that delves into the topic of prejudice.

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.

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