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University internship program brings students back to rural, remote regions of Texas
November 20, 2019
The best way to get to know the small town of McAllen, Texas is by visiting local taco shops, the best of which are in gas stations, said Greg Pogue, IC² Institute’s deputy executive director. Pogue said students will discover innovative and successful businesses in small towns like these through a new paid University internship program.
Diwali festival celebrates ‘The Hero in You’
November 14, 2019
Students found the hero in themselves as they gathered for Diwali, a Hindu festival of lights, on Main Mall Wednesday night.
Austin Police Department, UT System Police see rise in female recruits
October 31, 2019
The Austin Police Department and UT System Police are seeing more women apply and being sworn in as police officers.
Virgin Hyperloop One proposes Texas routes for high-speed transportation
October 24, 2019
Virgin Hyperloop One has identified Texas as a possible location for its high-speed transportation system.
Latinx-Hispanic Heritage Festival celebrates Hispanic culture within Cockrell School of Engineering, College of Natural Sciences
October 21, 2019
The aroma of Hispanic foods consumed the air as student mariachi musicians and Mexican folk dancers performed on campus Friday evening.
UT, Baylor College of Medicine develop new thyroid cancer test
October 17, 2019
After her biopsy for thyroid cancer came back with inconclusive results, chemistry graduate student Amanda Helms, was recommended to undergo surgery. Months of recovery and many medical bills later, Helms said she was told her surgery wasn’t necessary.
Human Resources program promotes faculty use of on-campus health resources
October 10, 2019
University faculty and staff have access to flu shots, mammogram screenings, therapy dogs and walking tours on campus through the Passport to Health program.
President Fenves, UT officials break ground on new Engineering Building
October 3, 2019
UT officials celebrated the ceremonial groundbreaking of the new Gary L. Thomas Energy Engineering Building Thursday evening.
UT professors, students discuss first moon landing
September 25, 2019
In honor of the 50th anniversary of the world’s first moon landing in July, UT aerospace engineering and astronomy professors discussed the past and future voyages of space exploration at Bass Concert Hall on Tuesday.