2015
Engineering Researchers Earn National Science Foundation Awards
Engineering Researchers Earn National Science Foundation Awards
Both UT Dallas recipients of a 2015 Graduate Research Fellowship (GRF) award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) hope to inspire others as they impact society through their scientific research. Read More
Academic Bridge Students Tour State Capitol
Academic Bridge Students Tour State Capitol
UT Dallas Academic Bridge students attended a series of meetings with Sen. Van Taylor, R-Plano, Sen. Royce West, D-Dallas, Rep. Angie Chen Button, R-Richardson, Rep. Linda Koop, R-Dallas, Rep. Trent Ashby, R-Lufkin, and House Speaker Joe Straus. Read More
2014
Company Internships Help Academic Bridge Students Close the Transition Gap
Company Internships Help Academic Bridge Students Close the Transition Gap
Since its establishment in 2000, the Academic Bridge Program at UT Dallas has helped students make the transition to college life. The program relies on relationships with area partners to provide opportunities that will prepare the students to succeed after graduation. Read More
Donors Boost Support for University Programs on Day of Philanthropy
Donors Boost Support for University Programs on Day of Philanthropy
UT Dallas received more than $130,000 in donations –– 62 percent of which went to the Callier Center for Communication Disorders –– from generous alumni, friends, faculty and staff during the sixth annual North Texas Giving Day on Sept. 18. Read More
Scholarship Golf Tournament Celebrates Record-Breaking Year
Scholarship Golf Tournament Celebrates Record-Breaking Year
The 21st Annual UT Dallas Golf Tournament and Scholarship Fundraiser attracted the largest turnout in the event’s history. Almost 200 participants recently played on two golf courses at Sherrill Park Golf Course in Richardson. Read More
2012
Ericsson Helps Students Prepare for Job Interviews
Ericsson Helps Students Prepare for Job Interviews
24 Academic Bridge students recently participated in mock interviews and resume reviews conducted by Ericsson, an international provider of communications technology and services, and a longtime supporter of UT Dallas. Read More
2011
Science and Tech Students Test Life on a College Campus
Science and Tech Students Test Life on a College Campus
The CRI program hosted high school students from the Energized for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Academy in Houston in June. Two groups from the academy each spent two weeks on the UT Dallas campus, where the activities centered on STEM topics. Read More
2010
Initiative Helps Youths Imagine a Future in College
Initiative Helps Youths Imagine a Future in College
Essays and tests are hardly the stuff that teen summer dreams are made of, but include that hard work in a longer-term vision, and a group of high school students was willing to accept the challenge. Read More
Academic Bridge Program Builds on Success Stories
Academic Bridge Program Builds on Success Stories
With a continued mission to enroll more students from underrepresented school districts, the Academic Bridge Program (ABP) begins its second decade at UT Dallas. In that time, not only has it doubled in size, but it also has created a formula for graduation success. Read More
Academic Bridge Celebrates 10-Year Success Story
Academic Bridge Celebrates 10-Year Success Story
Ten years after its founding, the Academic Bridge Program boasts a graduation rate higher than 70 percent — well above state and national averages and competitive with the rates of the best universities in Texas. Read More
2009
Academic Bridge Celebrates 10-Year Success Story
Academic Bridge Celebrates 10-Year Success Story
A luncheon was held in honor of State Rep. Helen Giddings to thank her for the hard work she has done in the past 10 years to secure state funding for the program. Read More
Guest Students Get Hands-On Help With Robots
Guest Students Get Hands-On Help With Robots
Fifteen students from Vivian Field Middle School visited the Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science this week to learn about robotics and celebrate the holidays. Read More
2008
Robots Offer College Lessons to Young Guests
Robots Offer College Lessons to Young Guests
Thirteen students from Liberty Junior High School visited the Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science recently to combine robotic gears and enjoy some holiday cheer. Read More
Alternative Summer Means an Easier Transition
Alternative Summer Means an Easier Transition
Forty-two UT Dallas students have a jump on freshman year, thanks to their decision to forgo a traditional summer break in favor of participation in the UT Dallas Academic Bridge Program. Read More
Partners Dinner to Salute Academic Bridge Alumni
Partners Dinner to Salute Academic Bridge Alumni
The seventh Partners Recognition Dinner, a biennial event recognizing students, faculty, alumni and corporate friends of the School of General Studies at The University of Texas at Dallas, will pay special tribute this year to Academic Bridge Program alumni who have made financial contributions to their alma mater. Read More
Twins Cross Academic Bridge to College Success
Twins Cross Academic Bridge to College Success
At the time, the two young women, now 20, weren’t sure where they wanted to go to school. They’d looked at several universities, but none felt right. They both agreed that a higher power would lead them to the perfect fit, and, as fate would have it, that place turned out to be in their own backyard. Read More