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UT suspends spring 2020 Hong Kong study abroad programs after evacuating students amid protests
November 20, 2019
When student protests at The Chinese University of Hong Kong became violent on Nov. 11, UT and other universities with exchange programs began to evacuate their study abroad students.
UT-Arlington’s UTeach program revived after shutting down in October
November 15, 2019
After the UTeach program at UT-Arlington shut down in October, the College of Science at UT-Arlington reversed its decision and revived the program last week.
Detroit mayor Mike Duggan speaks to students about future of city
November 14, 2019
As part of the Dean’s Distinguished Leader Series, Detroit mayor Mike Duggan spoke at Sid Richardson Hall hosted by the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs on Wednesday
Hispanic Business Student Assoication hosts its first Día de los Muertos celebration
November 4, 2019
While the University hosted Día de los Muertos — known as Day of the Dead — in the past, the Hispanic Business Student Association hosted their own event for the first time this year.
Labraña wins singles title at Texas Invitational
November 4, 2019
Junior Fernanda Labraña didn’t let dropping the second set of the singles final to No. 80 Daevenia Achong of Miami mark the end of her fall season.
Women's tennis fall season ends in Austin
November 1, 2019
Four women’s tennis players will wrap up their fall season at this weekend’s Texas Invitational, which will take place at the Texas Tennis Center from Nov. 1-3.
International players set stage for successful future
October 31, 2019
The script couldn’t have been written any better. Senior twin sisters Anna and Bianca Turati from Barzano, Italy, won their first doubles title together Saturday at the H-E-B Women’s Pro Tennis Open hosted at the Texas Tennis Center, beating junior teammate Fernanda Labraña from Santiago, Chile, in the process.
Whole Foods CEO speaks to students about business philosophy, mission
October 30, 2019
When Austin experienced extreme flooding in 1981, Whole Foods CEO and co-founder said his organic grocery store could have failed if it were not for his customers and employees.
UTeach program emphasizes creative problem solving in the classroom
October 28, 2019
Mathematics senior Connor Dillon said he always loved making things as a kid, but when he went to college, his passion faded with the stresses of life and school.
Women's tennis freshman shines in ITA Texas Regionals
October 25, 2019
Freshman Lexi Ryngler had her coming out party at the ITA Texas Regionals in College Station last week. The California native didn’t drop a single set in her five singles matches.
Students will begin first year of UT School of Nursing transfer program next semester
October 24, 2019
A required 1-to-10 faculty-to-student ratio and limited room for student placements at clinical sites means the School of Nursing accepts few students every year.
Senior Ito caps off excellent week with a men’s singles championship
October 16, 2019
Senior Yuya Ito captured his first singles title of the fall session against No. 10 Sam Riffice of the University of Florida.
Freshman Siem Woldeab named ITA National Player of the Month
October 10, 2019
Texas tennis headed into the season with two top dogs — seniors Christian Sigsgaard and Yuya Ito, both All-Americans and the No. 2 and No. 4 players in the country, respectively. But true freshman Siem Woldeab has made his own case as a force to be reckoned with in his first month as a Longhorn.
Former Texas House Speaker Joe Straus comes to campus, speaks to students
October 9, 2019
Former Texas House Speaker Joe Straus spoke on campus Tuesday about his experiences in legislative leadership and the current state of politics.
Sigsgaard takes home titles in Georgia
October 4, 2019
Senior Christian Sigsgaard entered the Southern Intercollegiate Championships at Athens, Georgia, ranked No. 2 in the nation in the ITA preseason rankings. Sigsgaard certainly proved it was no fluke as he took home both the singles title and the doubles title with freshman Siem Woldeab.
Report shows Austin leads in police shootings during mental health calls
October 3, 2019
The Austin Police Department has one of the highest rates of police shooting people suffering from mental health issues, according to a report released by the School of Law Human Rights Clinic and the nonprofit Austin Community Law Center.
Biotechnology company buys UT anti-cancer research platform
September 27, 2019
An Australian biotechnology company acquired an anti-cancer drug development platform created by three UT researchers last week.
Students discuss, screen movie about Asian American activist
September 18, 2019
The Asian Desi Pacific Islander American Collective (ADPAC) held a screening of the “American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs” on Tuesday at the Multicultural Engagement Center, followed by a discussion about Asian American activism.
Longhorns compete across country in Cape Cod League
July 30, 2019
College baseball has officially been over for nearly a month, but a few Longhorns have been playing in Massachusetts, proving that there truly is no offseason.
Longhorns in the NBA: Summer League
July 7, 2019
Amid a whirlwind of free agency moves, the NBA Summer League has started once again in both Salt Lake City and Las Vegas. Here’s what former Longhorns have been up to since the draft.
Texas shortstop forgoes senior season, signs MLB contract
June 29, 2019
Former Texas shortshop David Hamilton announced on Twitter Friday night that he will forego his senior year at Texas and sign with the Milwaukee Brewers. Hamilton's announcement came after he was drafted in the eighth round of the MLB Draft by the Brewers.
Standout center Hayes selected in NBA Draft lottery
June 21, 2019
After just one season in Austin, former Texas center Jaxson Hayes was selected eighth overall in the 2019 NBA Draft by the New Orleans Pelicans.