UNT Dallas is building a $100 million STEM complex, boosting healthcare education with classrooms, labs, event space, and resources for aspiring medical students, according to a D Magazine article which says,
“UNT Dallas broke ground on a $100 STEM complex on its campus in southern Dallas this week in an effort to improve the healthcare workforce pipeline in North Texas.
The four-story facility will include 18-20 classrooms, nine biology and chemistry teaching labs, three research labs, and a large event venue. The plans include work areas, faculty offices, a student STEM center, a public green space, and a Joint Admission Medical Program space to provide resources for those considering medical school.”
UNT Dallas’s new complex is a transformative step in expanding STEM opportunities, providing a valuable resource for North Texas employers in need of healthcare STEM professionals, according to a Dallas Innovates article. They say,
“UNT Dallas said its new “cutting-edge complex” is the next step in its long-term plan to expand STEM opportunities for students, while bolstering the pipeline of highly skilled candidates for North Texas employers seeking healthcare STEM professionals.
“This is a tremendous day for UNT Dallas. I’m thankful and grateful,” Dr. Betty Stewart, UNT Dallas provost and a driving force behind the project, said in a statement. “This STEM building will be transformational to our campus.””
UNT Dallas, with a diverse student body and a significant number of first-generation college students, plans to open the new complex in spring 2026.