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Misconceptions about gun control keep U.S. from passing necessary policy
June 16, 2016
Guest columnist Vera Bespalova breaks down many of the misconceptions about modern gun laws.
Four Texas alums on Time’s 100 most influential people list
May 6, 2016
“What starts here changes the world” is the unofficial motto of UT. This holds especially true for four UT alumni who have been named among the 100 most influential people by TIME magazine.
Tiff’s Treats expands to Atlanta
May 4, 2016
In 1999, Tiffany Taylor stood up Leon Chen for a date.
UT-Austin ranks No. 25 in publication of scientific research
April 28, 2016
The University of Texas at Austin is consistently ranked among the top universities in the world, and its science programs are no exception.
Design Institute for Health applies creative design to health care challenges
April 20, 2016
The design concepts behind Starbucks, Apple and Disney World can be used to improve the health care system in the U.S., said the directors of the Design Institute for Health (DIH).
UT System students create new travel app geared towards study abroad experience
April 13, 2016
A group of UT System students have created a new social networking app, Awayys, to help connect study abroad students to resources when they arrive in unfamiliar countries.
White Rose Society hands out roses to raise awareness, prevent genocide
April 6, 2016
At the height of the Holocaust, 10,000 people were murdered in Auschwitz each day.
Texas Undergraduate Research Journal host panel on the interaction of humanities and science
April 1, 2016
Genetic engineering, Shakespeare, quantum computing and the meaning of truth — these were all discussion topics last night at a panel hosted in Calhoun Hall by the Texas Undergraduate Research Journal.
Teach for America founder discusses educational inequity
March 30, 2016
The United States was founded on the principle of equality for all.
Humanity First hosts charity fashion show for VAV
March 25, 2016
Glittering evening gowns, stiletto heels and well-tailored suits and ties — students put on their best red carpet attire last night in the SAC Ballroom to support victims of domestic violence.
School of Social Work teams up with APD to stop crimes in Rundberg
March 25, 2016
Rundberg, a neighborhood just 15 minutes north of campus, is made up of less than five percent of Austin’s population but accounts for 11 percent of its violent crime.
Zilker Park named one of the finalists for Best Park in the U.S. award
March 11, 2016
What does Austin have on New York City, Boston and San Francisco? According to USA TODAY, its parks.
SXSW Recommends gives real-time suggestions to festival attendees
March 9, 2016
With 6,000 events spread out across hundreds of venues, South By Southwest can feel overwhelming to an attendee, especially one unfamiliar with the city of Austin.
Margaret C. Berry speaks at Tejas Club, talks Round Up, tuition
March 4, 2016
Distinguished alumna Margaret C. Berry graduated from UT in 1937 — the same year construction of the Tower was completed — but Thursday night, she spoke to students at the Tejas Club about her time at UT.
Innovation grants offer funding for professors with ‘prostartups’
February 29, 2016
UT professors who dream of becoming entrepreneurs will now be able to make their dreams a reality, thanks to new grants offered by the Innovation Center in the Cockrell School of Engineering.
UT researchers develop first inkjet-printed transistors
February 12, 2016
UT researchers are developing ways to make smaller, faster and more cost-effective electronics.