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No decision made after hearing for professor lawsuit against campus carry
August 4, 2016
A federal judge gave both sides more time to submit documents that would clarify University policies regarding campus carry.
Update: Suspect arrested in connection to Sixth Street shooting
July 31, 2016
A shooting on Sixth Street left one woman dead and four others wounded early Sunday morning. There was a second unrelated assault at a parking garage on Trinity Street.
Update: no plea entered in Criner case
July 7, 2016
Meechaiel Criner, who was indicted on capital murder charges in the death of UT freshman Haruka Weiser, was expected to plead not guilty Friday.
New ride-hailing service RideAustin to launch in June
May 24, 2016
A group of tech entrepreneurs, engineers and community leaders are offering up a new ride-hailing service that will launch in June.
Unsealed search warrants provide information related to Haruka Weiser investigation
May 19, 2016
Search warrants unsealed Thursday reveal details related to the investigation of UT theatre and dance freshman Haruka Weiser’s death. The documents discuss physical and forensic evidence that led to the arrest of 17-year-old Meechaiel Criner.
News desk editor remembers life in the basement, hates webheads
May 6, 2016
My two semesters at The Daily Texan have been marked by late nights, struggling to get a hold of sources and reporters and generally stressing out about everything. My only regret is not trying out sooner.
UT System Academy of Distinguished Teachers to induct new members
April 15, 2016
The UT System Academy of Distinguished Teachers will induct three new members Tuesday, including UT-Austin music professor Robert Duke.
Moody sky bridge opens after delay
March 22, 2016
The Moody sky bridge opened to pedestrians today at 7 a.m. after the original projected completion date of Feb. 26 was delayed.
Gina Hinojosa elected as House District 49 representative
March 2, 2016
Gina Hinojosa was elected as representative for Texas House District 49, which encompasses UT and West Campus, with a 58 percent vote Tuesday night.
Dell Medical School chooses inaugural chair of Internal Medicine
February 26, 2016
The UT Dell Medical School chose Dr. Michael Pignone as its first chair of the Department of Internal Medicine.
Five areas of UT's campus marked with graffiti
February 10, 2016
Five areas of UT's campus were marked with graffiti Wednesday.
Textiles student wins award for innovation in 3-D printing
January 21, 2016
A UT student created a model for 3-D printed shoes, made of lab-grown leather, that could perfectly fit an individual’s feet.
Students ‘chill’ at semesterly pre-exam event
December 3, 2015
The scene in the Union ballroom was more relaxed, despite the overwhelming intensity of the final week of classes.
Students discuss stress management, mental health stigma in advance of final exams
December 1, 2015
Just in time for final exams, students learned strategies for identifying and coping with stress, anxiety and depression at a workshop Monday.
International Wellness Fest promotes campus health resources
November 19, 2015
Students participated in guided meditation, snacked on exotic fruits and learned about being healthy from different organizations Wednesday at the International Wellness Fest.
Campus organizations celebrate Day of the Dead
November 3, 2015
Colorful altars covered in yellow marigolds, flickering candles, sugar skulls, old photographs and dishes stood in front of the UT Tower as part of an altar-decorating contest for a Dia de los Muertos event.
Author, professor debate religious liberty, LGBT rights
October 29, 2015
Law professor Lawrence Sager and Ryan Anderson, author of “Truth Overruled: The Future of Marriage and Religious Freedom,” discussed the intersection of religious liberty and LGBT rights Wednesday at a debate hosted by the Texas Federalist Society.
Guest lecturer discusses architectural preservation of Medieval churches
October 27, 2015
In 1420, the Pope returned to Rome and found the city’s churches were falling apart. Many were rebuilt, but there are four churches in particular that remain in a hybrid state.
History professor discusses advent of purchasing ‘whiteness’ in Spanish Indies
October 22, 2015
A UT history professor discussed the process for mulattoes and pardos purchasing “whiteness” in the Spanish Indies and the methodology of her research in a talk hosted Wednesday by the Institute of Historical Studies.
UT alumnus discusses spiritual pilgrimages of Mexican Catholics in 19th Century
October 19, 2015
A UT alumnus explored spiritual exercises performed by Mexican Catholics in 1874 and the globalization of the Church in a talk hosted by the Institute for Historical Studies on Monday.
Language professor discusses importance of teaching culture
October 15, 2015
Foreign language programs do not sufficiently emphasize the cultural aspects of language, according to French associate professor Carl Blyth who spoke Wednesday at lecture hosted by the Texas Language Center on Wednesday.
Voting underway for student research competition
October 13, 2015
Fifteen undergraduate researchers are competing for a $1,500 scholarship as part of the Texas Student Research Showdown, a presentation competition for UT students created by the UT Office of Undergraduate Research.
Plan II lecturer discusses defensive gun use
October 8, 2015
Plan II lecturer Matt Valentine talked about defensive gun use as part of the Gun-Free UT discussion series on Wednesday at the College of Liberal Arts.
Post-ACL maintenance to keep Zilker Park closed until Oct. 23
September 30, 2015
The northern part of Zilker Metropolitan Park will be closed until Oct. 23 following Austin City Limits Music Festival.
Philosophy senior hosts talk about likelihood of human extinction
September 24, 2015
Students discussed the likelihood humanity will go extinct at philosophy senior Chase Hamilton’s talk “Existential Risk: Humanity’s Fragility” on Wednesday.
Students learn research presentation strategy at communication workshop
September 18, 2015
Students learned how to condense hundreds of pages of research into two minute videos in a presentation led Thursday afternoon by Dr. Keri Stephens.
UHS hosts annual Healthyhorns Fest
September 17, 2015
Through games and freebies, University Health Services informed students about the resources it provides at their annual Healthyhorns Fest at Gregory Plaza on Wednesday.