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Associate dean to receive award for contributions to the University
January 23, 2014
In 1975, Lawrence Abraham moved from New York on a whim to take a job teaching at UT.
J. Tinsley Oden, director of ICES, awarded 2013 Honda Prize
December 1, 2013
J. Tinsley Oden, director of the Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences, received the 2013 Honda Prize for his works in the field of computational mechanics.
Nutritionist speaker provides healthy living advice
November 20, 2013
It would be easy to assume registered dietitian nutritionists believe in strict eating habits, but at a talk Wednesday, a woman in this profession revealed that this is not the case.
LBJ School offers a course explaining health insurance
November 5, 2013
The Policy Research Project, a required graduate course ranging in topics as diverse as children’s welfare and lobbying in the Texas legislature, has introduced a new core topic for the 2013-2014 school year — the Affordable Care Act.
Editor of Baffler Magazine talks about rising tuition costs
October 31, 2013
Though many believe a college education can provide opportunities, Baffler Magazine editor Thomas Frank expressed in a discussion hosted by the Department of American Studies why he thought the expenses associated with a higher education is not necessary.
UT professors talk about the existence of fear
October 29, 2013
In honor of Halloween, UT professors talked about the dimensions of fear at a KUT live radio discussion Tuesday.
Campus Conversations presents Magnum photographer Alec Soth
October 24, 2013
Magnum photographer Alec Soth, who is known for his all-American approach, presented his widely showcased photos at the inaugural Campus Conversations Lecture on Wednesday.
Poll shows majority of registered voters support water infrastructure funding
October 18, 2013
A majority of registered voters support a proposed constitutional amendment to use money from the Rainy Day Fund for water infrastructure and water projects throughout the state.
Research could reveal the linkage between early puberty and adolescent substance abuse
October 15, 2013
Research revealed that adolescents who go through puberty at an earlier age may be more likely to experiment with substance abuse because of their desire to resemble older peers.
UT professors encourage use of Twitter as tool to improve in-class communication
October 3, 2013
A few years ago, having Twitter or Facebook open during class was a sure sign a student was distracted — but as social media becomes more popular, many professors have embraced the sites and integrated them into their own curriculums.
Pulitzer prize winner Anne Hull discusses truth and journalism
October 2, 2013
Journalist and Pulitzer Prize winner Anne Hull questioned the intersection of truth and the standards of journalism at a talk on campus Tuesday.
Energy Institute discusses energy technology policies
September 19, 2013
Students can measure their energy use through technological tools.
SEED talk discusses successful student employee practices
September 17, 2013
Student employees received career advice at a talk Tuesday, where they discussed how they can accomplish work goals and manage priorities in order to be successful in their field and at school.
UT scientists discuss lander mission to Europa
September 12, 2013
UT scientists are designing a mission to Europa, one of the moons of Jupiter, to test theories that the moon’s large supply of liquid water might contain life.
Hot Science talk focuses on the science of mating
September 9, 2013
At Friday’s installment of the “Hot Science, Cool Talks” series, “Explor[ing] Human Mating Strategies,” psychology professor David Buss discussed the motivations behind the mating desires of the differing sexes.