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2012 Sweatt Symposium focuses on minority males in higher education
May 4, 2012
The reception brings together faculty, scholars and community leaders for numerous public discussions of contemporary racial issues.
Tower Awards honor community service
May 3, 2012
Students, faculty and staff gathered yesterday to honor the award recipients for their community service achievements.
City of Austin Music Divison conducts case studies in reply to noise complaints in downtown area
April 27, 2012
VAP will provide loans to fund sound technology and architectural solutions to qualifying outdoor music venues.
UTs Invisible Children chapter hosts Cover the Night
April 23, 2012
Julia Hudson said she knew that the actual turnout for Cover The Night would not reach the online estimate.
UT group plans Kony 2012's Cover the Night
April 19, 2012
The UT chapter of Invisible Children will flood Austin with 1,000 posters in different languages for Cover the Night.
Hall of Fame inducts Austin rocker
April 18, 2012
Austin became a little bit more rock and roll last weekend when rocker Ian McLagan became the first Austinite to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Funeral for fallen Austin police officer held Wednesday afternoon
April 11, 2012
A procession followed the funeral of fallen Austin senior police officer Jaime Padron yesterday.
StressFest helps students relax before final exams
April 11, 2012
Students gathered at West Mall for the 15th annual StressFest, to discover new and effective ways to relieve stress.
Students give input on cycling conflict areas
April 5, 2012
A group is working to make UT-Austin a more pedestrian and cyclist friendly campus.
Math professor honored with teaching fellowhip
April 4, 2012
The Friar Centennial Teaching Fellowship is one of the most prestigious teaching awards on campus.
Auction makes use of unclaimed lost items
March 28, 2012
Lost items collected by the University that are not claimed within 90 days are sold for auction twice a year.
African American social issues discussed
March 22, 2012
Ever since his childhood, James Moore said he has dealt with the stigma of inferiority associated with being an African-American male.
Baseball legends' progeny discuss end of racial segregation, Civil Rights Movement
March 7, 2012
Jackie Robinson was instrumental in bringing an end to segregation in baseball, but also in all of America.
Transgender presentation promotes acceptance
February 29, 2012
Students, faculty and staff gathered yesterday at the SAC to discuss ways UT can better serve the transgender community.
$4 million donation from Shell to be used in geosciences school
February 22, 2012
After Shell recently invested millions in UT, the money will be used to research new energy technologies.
Taxicab vomit fine discussed in City Council debates, still not law
February 16, 2012
Austin City Council members are debating two different versions of an ordinance penalizing patrons who vomit in a taxicab.
Organization uses web to improve cities
February 15, 2012
Last week, Austin’s Code for America fellows met up with a UT student organization, the Apollo Project.
Cabs to tax peak hours fee
February 8, 2012
Austin taxi services will begin charging a $1 fee per passenger during peak evening hours in less than a week.
Poetry on the Plaza focuses on love poems for Valentine's Day
February 2, 2012
Wednesday 's Poetry on the Plaza featured a number of speakers reciting love poems.
Effort to restore old cabin brings pride to community
January 26, 2012
One of the oldest pieces of restored architecture in Austin’s history will soon undergo a major revival.
Local helps women resist attacks
January 19, 2012
Shaw came up with his mission — to give a free pepper spray to every woman in America.