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Facebook ride-hailing group pre-launches new app
June 13, 2016
Arcade City, an alternative ride-hailing group, is set to release an app later this month.
University Co-op welcomes new CEO
May 5, 2016
When George Mitchell announced his retirement after 28 years of serving as the CEO of the University Co-op, the board of directors searched for his replacement and found someone close to home.
Grant funds research on libraries bridging the digital divide
April 28, 2016
To accommodate an age where internet is almost a necessity, public libraries lend out mobile hotspots to help their patrons stay connected.
Civil engineers row to first place in concrete canoe competition
April 28, 2016
UT civil engineering students showed their brains and brawn by working together to build and race a concrete canoe, winning first place and an invitation to compete at a national competition in June.
American Dream becomes the ultimate goal instead of the standard
April 18, 2016
Everyone seeks to achieve the “American Dream,” but a UT professor argues that the middle class is becoming more estranged from the goal for the first time in 50 years.
Bloodstained Men group protests circumcision on the Drag
April 14, 2016
A group of five men and women protested circumcision yesterday by wearing white suits with red stains around the crotches on the corner of Guadalupe Street and 24th Street.
UT System finds potential new oil well sites
April 11, 2016
The UT System has located 21,000 potential new well sites on its oil lands, which could generate significant revenue for the System.
CapMetro drives change with new UT shuttle buses
April 8, 2016
The iconic orange and white buses often seen cruising around the UT area will be replaced with new buses matching the city bus models starting this month.
Grade inflation at University continues to rise
April 4, 2016
Although students often toss around the phrase “Cs get degrees,” a recent study indicates that more college students nowadays are getting As and Bs, with the same or less effort as students in the 1960s.
Block Party celebrates Israeli culture
March 30, 2016
Texans for Israel hosted their 18th annual block party, where participants ate traditional Jewish food, took pictures with camels and learned about the nation of Israel yesterday on the East Mall.
Masters in Marketing open for application for summer
March 29, 2016
Artistry and analytics will fuse in a new degree offered at the McCombs School of Business.
New book co-authored by UT experts sheds light on migration
March 23, 2016
A new book co-authored by UT experts that examines the history and policies behind international migration will be available to read May 30.
UT grad fights to keep her degree
March 22, 2016
The Travis County District Court will hear UT graduate Suvi Orr’s case against the University on April 14. The University seeks to revoke Orr’s Ph.D. for the second time.
Austin soars in airport ranking
March 9, 2016
An international council for air travel ranked Austin-Bergstrom International Airport third for best in customer service in 2015 among North American airports, based on customer survey responses.
UT organization joins in city-wide nonprofit fundraiser
March 8, 2016
The UT chapter of Camp Kesem and 610 other nonprofit organizations around the city have a goal of collectively raising $9 million for their organizations in 24 hours, starting tonight at 6 p.m.
UT Senate to give first woman of excellence award
March 3, 2016
The Senate of College Councils named pharmacology professor Andrea Gore as the first recipient of the Edith Clarke Woman of Excellence Award on Monday.
Website allows for international policy comparison
March 3, 2016
Professors and students expanded a website on Tuesday that will allow the comparison of government policies of over 20 different nations dating back to 1946.
Poll predicts Cruz, Clinton to win Texas primary
March 1, 2016
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for the Democratic Party and U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz are the predicted winners for today’s primary election in Texas, according to one poll published in the Texas Tribune last week.
Grant brings new professors and technology to campus to further cancer research
February 23, 2016
Through funding from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas, two established investigators and the latest in structure microscope technology are being brought to UT.
Austin ranked second best in pet friendliness
February 18, 2016
Austin is one of dog’s best friends, according to a new ranking list.
Artist uses new exhibit to open conversation about black history
February 16, 2016
UT research artist Eto Otitigbe is opening conversation about black history in monuments with his new art exhibit on campus, “Patience on a Monument,” in conjunction with the 40th anniversary of Black History Month.
Engineering professors elected to the National Academy of Engineering
February 11, 2016
Two professors from the Cockrell School of Engineering were elected to the National Academy of Engineering out of 102 engineers from all over the world.
Researchers study shuttle explosions to explain why organizations repeat mistakes
February 4, 2016
Just 82 seconds after it left the ground, a suitcase-sized piece of foam from the Columbia shuttle’s main fuel tank broke off, damaging its wing and heat shield.
Ph.D. candidate discusses Latinos' religion
January 28, 2016
In a talk about how the religion of Latinos effects their political views, Alicia Reyes-Barrientez presented her research for consideration for the 2016–2017 Carlos E. Castaneda postdoctoral fellowship on Wednesday.