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Sexual regret differs by gender
December 3, 2013
Men and women experience sexual regret for different reasons, according to a study conducted in part by UT psychology professor David Buss.
Study finds majority of Latina women to be optimistic about unintended pregnancy
November 20, 2013
Though unplanned pregnancies might seem disastrous to women who do not want children, public policy graduate student Abigail Aiken said a significant portion of Latina women she surveyed adopted a positive attitude once they discovered they were pregnant.
UT study suggests practices to improve graduation rates among community colleges
November 18, 2013
Community college students undergo a fundamentally different experience from students who attend traditional universities.
Brain imaging research examines processes that underlie decision making
November 12, 2013
New evidence gathered from brain scans supports the theory that people use specific memories from multiple regions of their brain when making decisions.
Researcher examines the stress of being in love
November 7, 2013
Cortisol — a hormone usually associated with stress – plays an essential role in the science of attraction, said Timothy Loving, UT school of human ecology professor.
Tribal Elders bless the opening of American Indians in Texas gallery
October 31, 2013
Elders from 12 different Native American tribes traveled to UT to bless the opening of the American Indians in Texas gallery at Jester Center on Wednesday.
Student organization calls attention to anti-abortion cause with West Mall display
October 25, 2013
Nine hundred and fifteen neon pink crosses lined the ground in a display put on by Texas Students for Life on Friday in the West Mall.
The Daily Texan talks to UT technology specialist about Blackboard to Canvas transition
October 25, 2013
Mario Guerra, instructional technology specialist at the Center for Teaching and Learning, talks Canvas versus Blackboard with Daily Texan reporter Niq Velez.
Women still underrepresented in scientific fields and leadership roles
October 22, 2013
Gender equality is still a widely unacknowledged and major problem in the workplace and on campus, according to one study.
The federal government gives UT a $1.7 million grant for traffic research
October 17, 2013
Many UT students have to travel to class by car — a process that can consume a large portion of the day depending on traffic, but will hopefully be addressed through a $1.7 million federal grant for UT to research the behavior of commuters through real-time wireless data analysis.
Delete Blood Cancer registers students for database in hope of saving lives
October 17, 2013
Those who suffer from leukemia, lymphoma or multiple myeloma can be treated when matched with a suitable donor, and all the information needed to save a life can be found on a single cotton swab — something UT students had in mind when swabbing hundreds of cheeks Wednesday.
Panel discusses challenges faced by undocumented UT students
October 13, 2013
A panel of students and guest speakers discussed methods to ensure the success of undocumented students in a nation, which the students say has raised them but does not recognize them, at a symposium on Friday.
UT librarians sell plants to raise money for health initiatives
October 10, 2013
Library employees sold cacti, bromeliads and other plants outside the Perry-Castaneda Library on Wednesday as part of the Hearts of Texas Campaign, a recurring initiative every October to incite charitable donations from UT employees.
UT’s collection of unusual human brains will open to the public despite lack of medical histories
October 8, 2013
Human brain specimens whose accompanying records have been lost will be available for the public to view as soon as renovations to the Sarah M. and Charles E. Seay Building are complete.