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


In Print & On Air includes current, general interest media coverage of BBS students, faculty, staff and leadership and their achievements. Archives of previous articles back to 2015 are also available.

My Sweet Charity

2020 Crystal Charity Ball Beneficiaries And A Record-Breaking Goal Of $7.87M Announced

Feb 10, 2020

Funding from the Crystal Charity Ball in the amount of $997,996 will support the Callier center for Communication Disorders Pediatric Special Connections Project. READ MORE

The Mercury

Cybersecurity Masters Degree to be Offered Fall 2020

Feb 9, 2020

The new master’s degree program in Cybersecurity, housed in EPPS, with have courses from the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences and three other UT Dallas schools. READ MORE

The Mercury

Nerve Stimulation Device Aids Rehabilitation after Stroke

Jan 26, 2020

“This study tells us that if we use this approach on complicated motor skills, those improvements can filter down to improve simpler movements.” — Dr. Michael Kilgard, Margaret Fonde Jonsson Chair and professor of neuroscience. READ MORE

Popular Science

Hidden Hearing Loss is Hitting People of All Ages. Neuroscientists are Still Debating Why

Jan 21, 2020

She asked adults in their 20s to keep track of the time and volume when they went to a loud place, and she measured their hearing and speech-recognition abilities before and after. In participants who opted for a lot of high-decibel fun, she found no indication that they experienced any permanent changes. — Dr. Colleen Le Prell, the Emilie and Phil Schepps Professor of Hearing Science and professor and area head of Communication Sciences and Disorders. READ MORE

Science Blog

Scientists Target Link Between Chronic Pain, Cognitive Impairments

Jan 20, 2020

“Patients often report that even though their pain is being alleviated, the associated cognitive issues aren’t going away. For that signal to go away completely, we have to fix the underlying issue.” — Dr. Theodore Price, professor of neuroscience at the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences. READ MORE

Dallas Innovates

Discovery: UTD Device Improves Stroke Recovery; UTSW Team Tackles Kidney Cancer

Jan 17, 2020

Work being done by bioengineering researchers at the University of Texas at Dallas could enhance recovery for stroke patients. “This is one of the first human-grade implants designed, developed and manufactured at a university.” — Dr. Robert Rennaker, professor at the School of Behavorial and Brain Sciences. READ MORE

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