Hiring freeze impacts UTD

Hiring freeze impacts UTD

A statewide hiring freeze is affecting UTD, where 55 percent of staff are paid using state funds. The freeze was announced in January by Gov. Greg Abbot and will last through August. At UTD, the impacted positions are mainly active in the summer term and at the Callier Center for...

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Callier Center addition opens

Callier Center addition opens

The ceremonial ribbon cutting for the Callier Center Richardson addition was held on Nov. 3, officially beginning a new phase of instruction, research and clinical service in the center. Construction began in April 2015 to help meet the increased demand for communication disorder research and treatment, as well as to...

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Construction begins on new engineering building

Construction begins on new engineering building

UTD officials and faculty commemorated the groundbreaking of a new building on campus on Oct. 6. The latest addition, which will primarily host the mechanical engineering department, is scheduled to be completed in the summer of 2018. SmithGroupJJR will lead the construction of the 200,000 square foot, $110 million project....

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Campus carry takes effect Aug. 1

Campus carry takes effect Aug. 1

Signage has been posted on all areas on campus where the possession of a concealed firearm is prohibited in preparation for Senate Bill 11’s early August roll out. SB 11 permits concealed handgun license holders to carry their concealed weapons on campus and into the general buildings of public universities...

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Callier Center under expansion

Callier Center under expansion

Research capacity will expand with new 50,000 square foot builiding Since beginning construction in April of this year, the Callier Center for Communication Disorders has been undergoing significant expansion and is projected to triple clinical, research, and academic space for students and faculty by fall of 2016. The construction project...

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