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AUSTIN, Texas -- UT Austin alumnus Karl Fisher has been chosen to lead Applied Research Laboratories, The University of Texas at Austin (ARL:UT), one of the largest research units within the University of Texas System. Fisher joined ARL:UT in 1996 as a physicist and researcher, and he has been ...
The University of Texas at San Antonio is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through research and discovery, teaching and learning, community engagement and public service. As an institution of access and excellence, UTSA embraces multicultural traditions and serves as a center ...

April 2, 2018 - In the latest peer-reviewed publication on the potential impacts of a border wall on plants and animals, conservation biologists, led by a pair of scientists from The University of Texas at Austin, say that border walls threaten to harm endangered Texas plants and animals and cause trouble ...
(April 2, 2018) - The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) was well represented at the recent Texas Diversity Council's Women in Leadership Symposium titled Women Blazing Trails. More than 20 members from UTSA were in attendance to observe, learn, network and hear from a diverse group of women ...
A high of 83 degrees Fahrenheit welcomed the Harvard track and field team deep into the heart of Texas this weekend as the teams competed against the nation's top talent in the state's capital, hosted by the University of Texas. The rest of the team dispersed across the nation with other athletes traveling ...

Continuing a 2018 Texas trend of science-themed April Fool's jokes, the University of Texas at Austin released a video Sunday announcing a breakthrough in biotechnology. The university claimed its scientists had grown the perfect breakfast taco in a lab. The story includes plenty of hyperbole in ...
AUSTIN, Texas - The University of Texas at Austin is known for world-changing discoveries, but even top researchers on campus were stunned by the breakthrough announced today by President Gregory L. Fenves. "I'm thrilled to announce UT researchers have found a way to grow the perfect ...
The University of Texas System on Monday released a database of its graduates' earnings, a first-of-its-kind tool using Census Bureau data that its officials say is designed both to help students and to show the benefits of investing in higher education. System representatives described the project as ...
At the University of Texas, Austin, the nine-month-long TOWER Fellows Program will also launch later in 2018. TOWER was started by two graduates of the Stanford Distinguished Career Institute program. It's for “exceptional individuals who have built a career of major accomplishments (20-30 years) and ...
Adrian Parr has been appointed dean of the College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Arlington. Parr is the holder of the UNESCO Chair on Water Access and Sustainability at the University of Cincinnati, where she is a Professor in the Department of Political Science ...
UT continues to shine with 49 graduate programs ranked among the best in the nation. BirthRightEarth.org. The University of Texas at Austin hooked even more major accolades this week. The prestigious U.S. News & World Report has ranked 49 UT graduate tracks among the top 10 in the nation, with five ...
No, not the soft drink. It's an acronym created by Jordan Cope, a senior and student government representative at the University of Texas at Austin. It stands for the “College of Conservative Arts and the College of Liberal Arts,” a name that Cope had hoped would gain traction among his colleagues. It did not ...
Jhonattan Vegas' trick shots at University of Texas. Prior to the 2018 World Golf Championships-Dell Technologies Match Play, The University of Texas at Austin alumni Jhonattan Vegas and former quarterback Colt McCoy team up for some trick shots at the Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium at Joe ...
The system's Board of Regents approved a tuition increase Monday for in-state undergraduate student tuition. Depending on the school, tuition will go up anywhere from one to seven percent. The flagship UT-Austin could see a two percent tuition increase, which could mean $200 more each year. Students ...
Jay Janner Jax Caddell, 13, with the help of Dr. Reginald Baptiste, uses a colonoscope on an artificial colon to learn about colonoscopies at the Health Sciences Summer Camp at the Dell Medical School. JAY JANNER / AMERICAN-STATESMAN 2016. Posted: 12:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 21, 2018 ...
(March 20, 2018) – Innovative music research is underway at UTSA. The university's music marketing coordinator and his undergraduate students are using geographic information system (GIS) technology to map the scale and scope of the live music scene in San Antonio. Stan Renard, in the UTSA Department of Music, ...

The University of Texas System Board of Regents on Monday approved two-year tuition increases submitted by all academic UT institutions, including the University of Texas of the Permian Basin, to provide them with needed revenue to boost student success, including an emphasis on increasing ...
(March 20, 2018) -- Taylor Eighmy will be formally inducted as the sixth president of The University of Texas at San Antonio during an inauguration ceremony this afternoon in the Convocation Center on the UTSA Main Campus. The university community is encouraged to attend this special event. A webcast of the ...
AUSTIN – The University of Texas' Board of Regents voted on Monday to increase tuition for all eight universities in its system and its six medical schools. The board approved the increases "to provide them with critically needed revenue to boost student success, including an emphasis on increasing ...
For ever so many decades, there has been something of an intensive rivalry between The University of Texas in Austin and Agricultural and Mechanical College in College Station. It is a highly loyal enmity/affinity for either similar to that between the United States Military Academy at West Point and the ...
The University of Texas at Arlington is giving veterans some good reasons to enroll there after serving their country. University of Texas in Arlington has been ranked the No.1 four-year institution in Texas for veterans — No. 12 in the nation — by Military Times. Under former combat veteran James Kumm, ...
(March 14, 2018) -- UTSA students, faculty and staff are invited to learn more about the progress of the President's Initiatives on Strategic Enrollment, Student Success and Finance and Budget Modeling at a series of town hall meetings scheduled this month. President Eighmy formed the Strategic Enrollment, Student ...
Jaundice, a common and curable disease found in newborns, has symptoms such as yellow skin, yellowing eyes and sluggishness. Although normally not fatal in more developed countries, the lack of resources in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia has resulted in lifelong disabilities or death for ...
AUSTIN, Texas – Three awards totaling $3.19 million from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) will support cancer research in The University of Texas at Austin's Departments of Molecular Biosciences and Chemistry. Everett Stone, a research assistant professor of molecular ...
AUSTIN (KXAN) — The University of Texas Police are investigating after a person was stabbed early Sunday morning on 20th Street and San Jacinto Boulevard. UTPD received the call around 3:15 a.m. of a fight near the recreation center on campus. They initially said the fight was between a UT student ...
Littlefield Fountain on the University of Texas campus is a landmark gathering spot at the entrance of the college's South Mall. That's why it was so jarring to see the words scrawled in bright red Thursday morning on one of its walls. “This is the blood of survivors that UT ignores,” read the graffiti next to an ...
Research led by UT has found that weathered bedrock can store a significant amount of rock moisture inside its fractures and pores. This moisture in the layer of weathered rock that is commonly located beneath soils is an important part of the water cycle on the local and global level. Tree roots tap into the ...
Gregory L. Fenves, president of the University of Texas at Austin, spent an extra $27,000 on business- and first-class seats for airplane flights with his wife in ... Gregory L. Fenves, president of the U. of Texas at Austin, will pay the university $27,000 after an audit found he had improperly booked first- and ...
It's been more than 60 years since racial segregation ended at UT. The experiences of some of the college's first African-American students are now chronicled in As We Saw It: The Story of Integration at the University of Texas at Austin (published by UT Press). We asked two of the book's collaborators, ...
Bev Kearney In this March 31, 2011, file photo, Texas women's head track and field coach Beverly Kearney smiles during practice in Austin, Texas. The Texas Supreme Court has refused to block a sex and race discrimination lawsuit filed against the University of Texas by former women's track coach Bev ...
On Sep. 28, 2017, the Cockrell School of Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin celebrated the opening of a new 432,500 square foot multidisciplinary teaching and research facility, the Engineering Education and Research Center (EERC), designed by Ennead Architects with Jacobs Engineering ...
Ruby's BBQ, an Austin dining institution, will close near the end of February, according to an employee there. The restaurant, once a regular haunt for musicians like Albert Collins and Maceo Parker who played at neighboring Antone's, celebrated its 29th birthday in November. Ruby's BBQ owner Pat Mares ...
Transforming and improving the lives of our students and their families is central to the purpose of the mission of The University of Texas at Austin. As a public flagship university serving Texans from all backgrounds, one of our key priorities is supporting students and their families along their path to ...
The University of Texas System, UT Austin, and several other UT institutions have stopped posting their public records production online, shuttering a transparency initiative launched by former UT regent Wallace Hall. UT's student newspaper, The Daily Texan, reported on Sunday night that UT had closed ...
The University of Texas at Austin has become the latest North American institution of higher learning to reject the idea of a Chinese Confucius Institute on its campus. Confucius Institutes are major elements in the Chinese global propaganda offensive, being offered with millions of dollars in funding to ...
The University of Texas will now send text alerts to its students regarding off-campus crimes following a recent string of incidents near the Austin campus. On Friday, two Subway restaurants just east of campus were robbed. On Sunday, a female UT student says a man approached her from behind and ...
His struggle had nothing to do with his talent. He has been performing since he was 7 years old. Riley holds bachelor's and master's degrees in violin performance from The Juilliard School, and he is currently a Doctor of Musical Arts candidate at The University of Texas at Austin's Butler School of Music.
The Lowcounty's Chris Singleton spent that past couple of days at the University of Texas in Austin. He was at the university to share his story about forgiveness, and the Mother Emanuel A.M.E shooting. On Thursday he spoke at the UT Black Student Athlete Conference. “When you all talk about forgiveness, not everybody ...
The University of Texas at San Antonio is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through research and discovery, teaching and learning, community engagement and public service. As an institution of access and excellence, UTSA embraces multicultural traditions and serves as a center for ...
The pharmaceutical company Pfizer, perhaps best known for its erectile dysfunction drug Viagra, recently announced that it will shut down its research and development efforts related to neurological disorders, particularly Alzheimer's and Parkinson's. The company says that this decision will result in the ...
The paper, “Impact of Grain Boundaries on Efficiency and Stability of Organic-Inorganic Trihalide Perovskites,” was published in Nature Communications. The National Science Foundation and the Welch Foundation funded the research at the University of Texas at Austin. DOE's Solar Energy Technologies ...
The University of Texas at Austin will waive students' $10 counseling fees and subsidize the $15 psychiatry services charge, aiming to reduce barriers to care for students seeking help, the school's president said Wednesday. The changes follow student requests. One student petition to make the ...
From aerobics in the '80s to spin classes and wearable fitness trackers today, exercise has taken many forms and appearances through the years. That's especially true at UT, where there are many ways to stay in shape, from intramural sports to wilderness adventure trips. The university has some of the ...
The University of Texas is now offering free counseling appointments for students, according to a Daily Texan article. "The University is no longer charging $10 per counseling appointment in the Counseling and Mental Health Center, UT President Gregory Fenves said in an email on Wednesday afternoon.
A team of electrical engineers at The University of Texas at Austin, in collaboration with Peking University scientists, has developed the thinnest memory storage device with dense memory capacity, paving the way for faster, smaller and smarter computer chips for everything from consumer electronics to big ...
Aerial view of the University of Texas campus including the UT Tower -- looking southeast from the Tower, with Gregory Gym and the Erwin Center visible in the background -- as seen on ... The University of Texas at Austin is working to provide more access to mental health services for students in 2018.
The University of Texas at Austin (UT-Austin) has reportedly rejected funding from a foundation helmed by Hong Kong's former leader, amid concerns it is linked to a branch of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) dedicated to helping the country achieve global influence. Letters exchanged between ...
Last month, the Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas at Austin acquired more than 200 boxes of Arthur Miller's papers, beating out Yale University's Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Above, Miller speaksat the University of Texas at Austin in 1984. (Provided by Harry Ransom Center, ...


 

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