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


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

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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.

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.

Dean’s Fund

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

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.

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.