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The University of Texas at Dallas School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences

GIVING

GivingYour annual support of the School for Behavioral and Brain Sciences helps us attract outstanding students, as well to recruit and retain renowned professors and researchers.

Academic and research excellence requires generous gifts. Alumni, parents, and friends of BBS have the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of promising students, professors, and for society. Several giving opportunities are listed below. However, if you would like to make a special gift, please contact:

Erin Dougherty
Director of Development and Alumni Relations, School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences
972-883-3938

Make A Gift

BBS Fellowship Fund

Gifts to this fund are used to provide fellowship support for graduate students in the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences.

BBS Scholarship Fund

Gifts to this fund are used to provide scholarship support for undergraduate students in the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences.

Bert S. Moore Center for Children and Families Fund

In honor of the late Dean Moore, this unrestricted endowment provides the Center for Children and Families with crucial resources for community outreach programs in the areas of parenting, interpersonal relationships, and enhanced learning.

Dean’s Fund

Provides for the enhancement of student or faculty programs as particular needs arise.

Department of Neuroscience Fund

Gifts to the Department of Neuroscience support the educational and research activities of the students and faculty in cellular, molecular, and systems neuroscience.

Department of Psychology Fund

Gifts to the Department of Psychology support the educational and research activities of the students and faculty in developmental, social, and cognitive psychology.

Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Fund

Gifts to the Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing support the educational and research activities of the students and faculty in the three areas of communication sciences and disorders.

Duane and Linda Buhrmester Undergraduate Research Award

The Buhrmester award was established in honor of the late Associate Dean Duane Buhrmester with the goal of preparing undergraduate students in the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences for their career paths after baccalaureate graduation. Through this fund, the Duane and Linda Buhrmester Undergraduate Research Awards are given annually to undergraduates conducting research with faculty in the summer sessions.

Cauller Neuroscience Student Travel Award

The neuroscience travel award supports neuroscience students’ travel to present their research at professional conferences. The award was named in memory of Lawrence Cauller, PhD, one of the first BBS neuroscience faculty members.

PTSD Research

Funding will enhance PTSD treatment research, with a focus on the lives of individuals who have been impacted by the disorder.

Robert Stillman COMD Award

This award honors and supports outstanding students seeking a Master of Science in communication disorders. The fund was established by the Callier Center Foundation In honor of Dr. Robert D. Stillman’s devotion to the Callier Center’s clinical education programs.

School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences

Your gift provides support for research and education in all behavioral and brain sciences, funds allocated across departments to enhance interdisciplinary collaboration, create endowed professorships, fund graduate students and postdoctoral fellows, and support other broad-based small- and large-scale projects.

Susan and Jim Jerger Research in Audiology

The Jerger fellowship supports research by exceptional Doctor of Audiology (AuD) students. The fund honors Drs. Susan and Jim Jerger for their outstanding contributions to the field of audiology.

Tinnitus Research

Chronic tinnitus is a persistent ringing in the ears that affects 23 million Americans and one-third of active duty military veterans. This fund supports basic research to find a cure for tinnitus.

Planned Giving

Leave a lasting legacy by making a planned gift that makes a difference to students and faculty at the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences.