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New lab uses data to analyze social media
May 3, 2017
The Computational Media Lab, a new project from the School of Journalism, is combining computer science and social media to analyze millions of tweets, Facebook comments and more.
Lack of printing credits at UT stands out from other Texas universities
April 30, 2017
Out of the five largest public universities in Texas, UT is the only school that doesn’t offer students credit for printing.
SG tackles sexual assault, top 10 percent rule
April 25, 2017
The Student Government assembly passed seven pieces of legislation Tuesday night dealing with topics such as sexual assault, organ donation and transcripts.
UT appoints new Graduate School dean, senior vice provost for academic affairs
April 23, 2017
UT will have a permanent dean of the Graduate School beginning Aug. 1 for the first time since Gregory Fenves was appointed University president.
Blackstone LaunchPad brings entrepreneurship support to UT
April 17, 2017
Students may have noticed a disruption in the study space at the Flawn Academic Center where the new Blackstone LaunchPad center has taken root.
SG strives to reduce budget rollover
April 16, 2017
For the past two school years, almost a third of Student Government’s operating budget has gone unused.
Center for Integrated Design offers new courses
April 10, 2017
The Center for Integrated Design is offering courses to students from all majors to learn how to use creativity and design communication as a part of their everyday lives.
UT releases Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan
April 9, 2017
Recruiting a more diverse campus community, investing in more student housing and increasing housing accommodations for disabled and LGBTQ students are just three of 48 goals from the University’s newly released Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan.
Hammocks removed from campus because of lack of funding
April 3, 2017
The hammock structure on campus enjoyed by many students since last semester was removed last week because of a lack of funding.
Food trucks bring variety, convenience to campus dining
April 2, 2017
University Unions began offering food trucks on campus last week for students who are bored with the usual on-campus lunch options.
Air Force veteran share stories of service, discrimination
March 28, 2017
Air Force veteran Maj. Mary Jennings Hegar told stories Monday from her three tours in Afghanistan about how she faced discrimination as a woman in the military.
John Lewis event encourages student activism
March 26, 2017
When democratic Georgia Congressman John Lewis was in his 20s, he became one of the “Big Six” leaders of the Civil Rights Movement.
Zoology professor to receive prestigious career achievement award for work in animal behavior
March 21, 2017
The Animal Behavior Society is giving its most prestigious award to UT zoology professor Mike Ryan in recognition of an “outstanding career in animal behavior,” according to the society’s February newsletter.
UT appoints first female School of Architecture dean
March 7, 2017
UT’s School of Architecture will welcome its first female dean, Michelle Addington, this July.
Campaign promotes acceptance of people with intellectual, developmental disabilities
February 28, 2017
Students are coming together to take a stand against using the “R-word” through a week-long event supporting Spread the Word to End the Word, an international campaign to promote inclusion of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
House Bill would limit UT to charging no more than $10 per transcript
February 27, 2017
A UT student was the inspiration behind a bill filed Thursday that would limit the amount a public institution of higher education could charge for an official transcript to $10.
Speedway Mall construction slows down bikers
February 21, 2017
Many UT bikers are having to adjust their daily routines to get to class on time because of construction safety concerns on Speedway.
National report recognizes UT for increased support given to low-income students
February 20, 2017
Raising UT’s four-year graduation rate has been a main goal of the University in recent years, and UT is working to improve this especially among low-income students, according to a recent report.
New student organization UTerus targets sex education in public schools
February 14, 2017
The state’s lack of sex education in public schools led one UT student to form a campus group aimed at helping students to make informed choices about their sexual health and contraception.
Panel discusses potential U.S.-Russia relations under Trump administration
January 23, 2017
University experts say U.S. relations with Russia are uncertain under Trump.
UT professor suggests reform for Social Security
January 22, 2017
Social Security is headed in a dangerous and burdensome direction for millennials, finance professor Lewis Spellman said in an op-ed published in December.