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UT student breaks into fashion design industry through work for F1
December 6, 2012
Ross Bennett came to UT with the intention to become the next Bennett at his father’s law firm, but redesigned his future after taking a course in fashion design.
Austin charities and donors provide extra gifts during the holiday season
December 6, 2012
Our business of caring for people will always exist as long as the funding is there, and that depends on the hearts of the faithful.
Son shares reality of Alzheimer's
November 29, 2012
Mark Shriver shared his experience of caring for his father after he developed Alzheimer’s disease at a lecture focused on the disease Wednesday.
Formula 1 employs UT student models as grid girls on circuit track
November 15, 2012
UT students are shaping the face of Formula 1 racing in the United States as they add Texas flair to the international race Sunday.
Veterans Day compels student veterans to reflect on experiences
November 13, 2012
Student members of UT’s ROTC programs stood in formation as the flag raised over South Mall during a Veterans Day ceremony Monday.
Voices Against Violence hosts workshop on the importance of sexual consent
November 9, 2012
A program aimed at combatting sexual violence taught students Thursday that getting consent is sexy.
Austin decreases crime rates across the board
November 8, 2012
Austin now has the third lowest violent crime rate of all U.S. cities with more than 500,000 people, according to 2011 FBI crime statistics
Black student organizations tackle responses to injustice
November 6, 2012
Timothy Bailey, executive co-chair of the Black Homecoming Planning Committee, said there is a lack of conversation between marginalized groups and the majority.
University Co-op invests in humane supplier, student coalition not satisfied
October 30, 2012
The University Co-op president said he will invest in merchandise from a factory that the Make UT Sweatshop-Free Coalition has advocated for because it provides fair working conditions, but the investment is much less than the coalition asked for.
Partisan news outlets, Sandy to affect polling, Election Day
October 30, 2012
The public chooses outlets for new information that align with their own political ideology despite the diversity of choices, according to a lecture on campus Monday.
Present hip-hop lacks deep substance
October 22, 2012
Today’s hip-hop lacks political themes because of pressures from the music industry, said an Africana Studies professor from Brown University.
Texas THON hosts 12-hour dance marathon to benefit Dell Children’s Medical Center
October 17, 2012
To prepare for its 11th annual 12-hour dance marathon, Texas THON invited students to sign a wall to express their support for patients at Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas.
UT Naval ROTC to trek to Dallas on foot for Red River Rivalry
October 10, 2012
Every year the Naval ROTC battalions from UT and OU run the game balls for the Red River Rivalry game to Dallas. This year the Naval ROTC battalions from UT and OU run the game balls for the Red River Rivalry game to Dallas.
Taiwanese night market promotes Asian cultures
October 7, 2012
Students experienced the atmosphere and taste of a Taiwanese night market Friday evening.
Race affects admission
October 4, 2012
Panelists challenged each other’s views on the role race plays in university admissions Wednesday afternoon.
Event ties a new meaning to turbans
September 21, 2012
Students were wrapped into Sikh culture Wednesday as a religious organization worked to change peers’ views of turbans.
UT professors patent device that converts nuclear waste into energy
September 14, 2012
The hybrid nuclear reactor that may reduce nuclear waste by combining fission and fusion.
Jewish group sells challah to end hunger
September 12, 2012
For Texas Challah for Hunger, a student organization working to raise funds for hunger relief, food is a big part of the equation.
UT appoints director to planned, all-inclusive career services center
September 9, 2012
With the appointment of a faculty director, a student-led initiative to create a campus-wide career and recruiting center is one step closer to becoming a reality.