Lye-Yeng Wong ’10 Profiled in Dartmouth Magazine

Check out the great write up in the Dartmouth School of Medicine magazine about Lye-Yeng Wong ’10.  Wong is currently a second year medical student there.

Read the whole post here:

(And, your humble blog editor happens to remember meeting Lye-Yeng with her mom at lunch during Finalists’ Weekend waaaaaaay back when. She’s come a long way!)


Congratulations incoming McDermott Class

The Alumni Association wishes many congratulations to the incoming 2016 class of Eugene McDermott Scholars at UT Dallas. You’ll be alumni in no time, so work hard and enjoy the ride!


UN Summit Meeting for Rutenbar ’02 and Chowdhary ’15

After UT Dallas Model United Nations was named outstanding delegation at competition in NY, Harris Chowdhary '15 met up…

Posted by The Eugene McDermott Scholars Program on Thursday, March 24, 2016

Ch-ch-ch-changes on campus

What a transformation! Campus looks great. Happy St. Patrick’s day to all!

Good luck to all at Finalists’ Weekend!

Looks like they’re having a good time!   I remember waaaaay back when, to the very first Finalists’ Weekend.  We’ve come a long way since then!  Onward and upward McDermott!


Day 1 is finished and all the Finalists are off to get a good night's sleep! (But first… let us take a #selfie)

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Welcome to President Benson!

The McDermott Scholars Alumni Association welcomes President Designate Richard C. Benson to UTD! We look forward to getting to know Dr. Benson and working with him to bring many great things to UTD’s future.

Read more about Dr. Benson here:


Happy 104th Birthday Mrs. McDermott!