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‘How can it be approved?’: Transfer students struggle with flag petitions
December 7, 2018
Transfer students hoping to satisfy their flag requirements can petition for previous courses to count as flag courses, but the process can be frustrating and time-consuming.
Self-paced online courses offer students convenience and flexibility
December 6, 2018
Due to the pressure of graduating on time, students sometimes have to take heavy course loads to complete their degree plan on time. University Extension online self-paced courses can help students ease this pressure.
'Is this the only option?': International students get confused with health insurance
November 29, 2018
Having health insurance is required for all international students, but finding an affordable plan can be stressful for some.
Understanding study cycle helps students perform better in class
November 2, 2018
It can be frustrating for freshmen to realize the study strategies they developed and implemented in high school don’t seem effective anymore.
Recent poll shows what UT students think about freedom of speech on campus
October 31, 2018
Out of 422 UT students who participated in College Pulse’s Freedom of Speech poll so far, 85 percent strongly or somewhat agree UT’s student population and administration values free speech.
Single parents struggle in college
October 12, 2018
More than 70 UT student parents with children from 6 weeks old to 5 years old enroll in child care services each academic year at UT’s Child Development Center, said program director Hara Cootes.
UT seniors launching new organization, fighting against plastic pollution
October 7, 2018
Shocked by how beaches were littered with plastic when studying abroad in Thailand, marketing senior Tristine Lam said she wanted to make a difference to prevent plastic pollution.
UT Sound Lab studying connection between memorization and speaking styles
October 4, 2018
For non-native speakers, memorizing in English can be challenging, but UTsoundLab is testing if reciting in a clearer speaking style could make this process easier.
German speakers discuss how media affects our emotions in particular situations
September 20, 2018
Mass media not only provides the public with information but also has an impact on people’s emotions, said Leyla Dogruel, a media professor at Johannes Gutenberg University in Germany.
UT-Austin rated 15th best public university in the country by US News & World Report
September 12, 2018
UT ranked No. 49 in U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 ranking of best national universities, rising seven spots compared from last year.