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University of Texas at Dallas

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Founded by Texas Instruments in 1961 as the Graduate Research Center of the Southwest, the school joined the University of Texas system in 1969, offering graduate degrees until 1975. Freshmen were admitted in 1990, a class of 100 students. UT Dallas is very selective.

Location:
Dallas, TX

Founding Date:
1961

Enrollment:
14,000

Official Website:
http://www.utdallas.edu/

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Bruce A. Beutler
Biologist
29-Dec-1957   Lipopolysaccharide receptors
Linda B. Buck
Biologist
29-Jan-1947   Odorant receptors and olfactory organization
Michael Burgess
Politician
23-Dec-1950   Congressman, Texas 26th
Ryan Cabrera
Musician
18-Jul-1982   On the Way Down
Linnet F. Deily
Business
1945   Deputy US Trade Representative, 2001-05
Michael A. Friedman
Doctor
c. 1944   Oncologist, City of Hope
Joseph L. Goldstein
Scientist
18-Apr-1940   Hypercholesterolemia and cell metabolism
Dipak C. Jain
Educator
9-Jun-1957   Dean, Kellogg School of Management
James Von Ehr
Business
c. 1950   Nanotech entrepreneur

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Bruce A. Beutler
Biologist
29-Dec-1957   Lipopolysaccharide receptors
Michael S. Brown
Biologist
13-Apr-1941   Metabolism of cholesterol
Johann Deisenhofer
Chemist
30-Sep-1943   Proteins of photosynthesis
Alfred G. Gilman
Scientist
1-Jul-1941   G-protein cell signal transmission
Joseph L. Goldstein
Scientist
18-Apr-1940   Hypercholesterolemia and cell metabolism
Russell A. Hulse
Physicist
28-Nov-1950   Co-Discovered first binary pulsar
Polykarp Kusch
Physicist
26-Jan-1911 20-Mar-1993 Magnetic moment of the electron
Alan G. MacDiarmid
Chemist
14-Apr-1927 7-Feb-2007 Metallic polymers

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Alfred G. Gilman
Scientist
1-Jul-1941   G-protein cell signal transmission
Franklyn G. Jenifer
Educator
26-Mar-1939   President of UT-Dallas, 1994-2003


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