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12 Acres of Creativity: UT Dallas Breaks Ground on a $158M Cultural Arts District

by | May 12, 2022
The Edith and Peter O’Donnell Jr. Athenaeum will feature three new buildings: a second location for the Crow Museum of Asian Art; a performance hall; and a second museum focused on traditional arts of the Americas. The project's designer, global architectural firm Morphosis, designed the Perot Museum in downtown Dallas.
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UT Southwestern’s New School of Public Health Lands $100M Gift—One of the Largest for a Public School of Its Kind
by | Mar 2, 2022
The University’s newest school in more than 50 years will be named after Peter O’Donnell Jr., the late local investor and visionary philanthropist. The School of Public Health will be "research-intensive,' says Interim Dean Celette Sugg Skinner.

The school plans to welcome its first class of Master of Public Health students in the fall of 2023, followed by classes for Ph.D. students in the fall of 2024.
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SMU STEM Academy Launches DISD Teachers to New Heights
by | Jun 26, 2017
This summer, Dallas ISD teachers are going to school — learning ways to increase student interest in STEM subjects.
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