UA 06. University Archives
Found in 59 Collections and/or Records:
The Ackerman Center for Holocaust Studies was founded at The University of Texas at Dallas by Dr. Zsuzsanna Ozsváth in 1986. The Center supports University courses on the Holocaust, genocide, and human rights. It offers lectures, events, programs, and opportunities for students. It also houses the Arnold A. Jaffe Holocaust Library Collection.
The University of Texas at Dallas Office of Admission and Enrollment Services is responsible for enrolling new and transfer students into the University. It provides advising, support, campus visits and tours, and freshman orientation programs.
Established in 1979, the Andrew R. Cecil Lecture Series on Moral Values in a Free Society brings scholars and experts to The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) to lecture on a topic of interest or their work. The lecture series began as a collaboration between UTD and Dr. Andrew R. Cecil, a Scholar in Residence at UTD. Dr. Cecil created the lecture series to explore topics such as ethics, moral philosophy, religion, society, culture, and the ways they interact with each other.
The University of Texas at Dallas Career Centers assists UTD students with career advising, internships, student employment, and placement services.
The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) Center for Translation Studies works to promote, study, and educate about the work of translators and translations. It was established at UTD in 1980.
The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) Department of Athletics is responsible for athletic competition and sport activities at the university. It oversees both intercollegiate athletics and organized competition as well as student and intramural programs.
Dr. Charles L. Branch is a neurosurgeon and philanthropist who supported The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) Center for BrainHealth, including establishing the Charles L. Branch BrainHealth Award. He studied neurosurgery under one of the field’s pioneers, Dr. Wilder Penfield (1891-1976). This collection contains material about both men.
The University of Texas at Dallas Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science Collection
The Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science (EJCS) was established at The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) in 1986, and named for one UTD's founders, J. Erik Jonsson. It provides undergraduate, graduate, and post-doctoral work in the fields of computer science and engineering.
In 2000, Margaret McDermott, wife of Texas Instruments and University of Texas at Dallas founder Eugene McDermott donated thirty-two million dollars to the university to establish the Eugene McDermott Scholars program. The program provides full tuition to undergraduate students, a stipend, and unique opportunities to enrich their college experience.
Held annually from 1957-1986 the Dallas-based department store chain Neiman Marcus presented an event called the Fortnight. Occurring in late October, or November this celebration presented fashion shows, cultural events, film screenings, galas, and other events themed after a specific country. The University of Texas (UTD) also participated in this event, hosting lectures, cultural celebrations, film screenings, food events, and other events highlighting the chosen country.
Graduate Research Center of the Southwest (GRCSW)/Southwest Center for Advanced Studies (SCAS) Collection
Francis S. Johnson (1918-2009) was a pioneering space scientist who was appointed the first head of the Atmospheric and Space Sciences Program of The Graduate Research Center of the Southwest's Earth and Planetary Science Laboratory. He served as President of The University of Texas at Dallas from 1969-1971.
Nelle Johnston was a long-time executive secretary for J. Erik Jonsson, a former Mayor of Dallas and and co-founder of Texas Instruments and The Graduate Research Center of the Southwest. She was also president of the Callier Center for Communication Disorders from 1965 until its transfer to the University of Texas at Dallas in 1975.
Dr. Polykarp Kusch was a German-born American physicist and Nobel laureate. This collection, which contains both professional and personal materials, was assembled by him over the course of his career as a physics professor and university administrator at Columbia University and later the University of Texas at Dallas. As an educator, Dr. Kusch was well-known for his speeches and lectures.
The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) Office of Administration was responsible for overseeing auxiliary functions of the university such a, parking, printing, dining, the bookstore, and the university police. In 2018 UTD re-organized several of its departments combining the Office of Administration (Auxiliary Services), Facilities Management, and Economic Development into Facilities and Economic Development.
The University of Texas at Dallas Office of Budget and Finance is responsible for overseeing the financial and budgetary processes of The University of Texas at Dallas, as well as participating in strategic planning initiatives.
The University of Texas at Dallas Office of Development and Alumni Relations oversees fundraising and donation efforts at the University. It works in conjunction with the UT System to monitor the University's endowments and investments. It also works to keep alumni of the University engaged after their graduation through events, information, and giving opportunities.
The University of Texas at Dallas Office of Financial Aid oversees scholarship, aid, and support packages at The University of Texas at Dallas.