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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

The Dallas Morning News: Dallas’ Rick Brettell Dies at 71

“Just by his unquestioned eminence in the intellectual, cultural world, as a faculty member at UTD, he raised our image locally and worldwide.” — Dr. Hobson Wildenthal, UT Dallas Distinguished Scholar in Residence

The New York Times: Before the A.D.A., There Was Section 504

“So instead of trying to fix the person. We’re trying to fix the environment to make it more inclusive.” — Dr. Richard Scotch, professor of sociology

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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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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.

Celebrating the UTD Class of 2020

Go change the worlds, Comets!

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