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US News and World Report ranks UT second best college in the state
September 14, 2017
UT was ranked the second best college in the state and tied for 56th in the nation by the U.S. News and World Report.
UT students, alumni help with Harvey efforts
September 4, 2017
UT students and alumni are joining the effort to address Hurricane Harvey’s widespread damage to southeast Texas.
DryBox Rescue brings solution for water-damaged phones to UT
May 2, 2017
DryBox Rescue, a kiosk designed to save water-damaged phones in 30 minutes, was installed last week on the second floor of the Texas Union.
UT honors student employee of the year
April 25, 2017
To recognize his efforts to improve how students learn, senior Raul Pineda was named UT’s Student Employee of the Year on April 10.
Texas Parents recognizes students’ battles with adversity
April 25, 2017
Seniors Dana Le and Maria Suarez-Magana received the Mike Wacker Award from Texas Parents earlier this month as a reward for their positive mindsets during times of hardships in college.
UT sophomore patents innovative oil spill prevention device
April 24, 2017
Petroleum engineering sophomore Karan Jerath officially filed a patent for his oil spill prevention device last week.
UT research challenges previous Nobel Prize work
April 17, 2017
A recent study led by UT researchers is challenging Nobel Prize-winning research with its discovery of previously unknown traits in humans’ internal coordinate system, which allows us to navigate our surroundings.
Student Government agency hosts Diversity Mini-Week
April 5, 2017
By hosting the first ever Diversity Mini-Week, the Diversity and Inclusion Agency hopes to show how embracing different experiences can positively impact students and the campusas as a whole.
Center for Health Communication director leads new partnership with Dell Medical School
April 4, 2017
The newly appointed director to the Center for Health Communication will help oversee the Center’s move to a joint partnership between the Moody School of Communication and the Dell Medical School.
'Stick it to Stigma' launches campaign
March 29, 2017
Stick it to Stigma began its three-day campaign Tuesday to promote the well-being of students on campus.
Alternative Breaks Austin launches to share stories from marginalized voices
March 26, 2017
Through the power of storytelling, the Alternative Breaks Austin program has given minority voices a chance to be heard and recognized for their role in the history and future of Austin.
Stroud explores complexities of revenge porn
March 22, 2017
The non-consensual sharing of private nude images, from leaked photos of celebrities to the Anthony Weiner sexting scandals, has sparked debate on the media ethics of dealing with revenge porn.
Visiting philosophy professor explores roots of misconceptions in language
March 21, 2017
With the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement came the All Lives Matter countermovement, a reaction that Luvell Anderson, a philosophy professor from the University of Memphis, attributes to a break in understanding within language, or a hermeneutical impasse.
Academic showdown brings together interdisciplinary studies and time travel
March 8, 2017
It’s up to four UT professors from different disciplines to help save humanity after 85 percent of the world’s population is gone.
Professor speaks on book analyzing Latin American queer theory
March 7, 2017
Spanish and Portuguese professor Héctor Domínguez-Ruvalcaba discussed Monday how ideas of queer knowledge and its representations have been spread throughout Latin America.
TVL scholarships for MBA Program announced
March 5, 2017
Texas Venture Labs awarded Angelise Hadley and Tom Jackson, two prospective UT graduate students, scholarships for winning first place in a business pitch competition.
Entrepreneur, CEO Ben Rubin presents UT EWeek conversation
March 1, 2017
Dropping out of college to pursue his dream of creating something that could bring people together when they are physically apart, Ben Rubin, CEO and Co-Founder of Houseparty, shared his story with students as part of UT Entrepreneurship Week.
David Higgins returns to UT for media industry conversation
February 21, 2017
David Higgins was surrounded by aspiring film students as he spoke about his own journey from being a personal assistant to owning a production company.
UT students and alumni celebrate school pride with Ring Week
February 21, 2017
Engraved with the symbol of Texas Exes, a Longhorn silhouette, the UT Tower and the iconic phrase “The Eyes of Texas Are Upon You,” the UT class ring is one of the most symbolic items of the 40 Acres experience.
Cockrell School of Engineering kicks off annual E-Week
February 21, 2017
From an elaborate scavenger hunt to fashion shows showcasing clothes made of recyclables, the Cockrell School of Engineering’s annual Engineers Week is a 10-day-long competition among all of its student organizations.
UT’s Master of Science in Nursing Program ranks fifth in nation
January 24, 2017
UT’s Master of Science in Nursing program ranked fifth out of 50 on College Choice’s 2017 list of the best master’s in nursing degrees in the U.S