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APD officers caution against inebriated biking
May 8, 2015
Students bike around campus in all sorts of conditions — exhausted, focused, when running late for an exam.
Report: Wastewater from fracking linked to earthquakes in North Texas
April 29, 2015
A recent report has linked the disposal of wastewater from fracking to small earthquakes in Texas and other areas, including the Central and Eastern U.S.
New report gauges UT's economic impact on state economy
April 27, 2015
UT gave the state a $15 return for every tax dollar spent on the University in the 2013 fiscal year, according to a recently released report.
Students work to improve spirit, attendance at sporting events
April 16, 2015
In recent years, some students have complained about a perceived decline in school spirit for UT sports.
Annual Giving Program develops UT’s own crowdfunding platform
April 16, 2015
Launched last fall as a pilot program, HornRaiser, the University’s own crowdfunding platform, helps students and faculty to fund small projects created by members of the UT community.
Pre-health honor society hosts pie-throwing charity event
April 2, 2015
Presidents from various student organizations around campus got pied for a good cause Wednesday.
Speaker discusses gender roles and textiles in ancient Italy
March 25, 2015
Textiles from ancient Italy provide insight into the complexity of ancient societal rituals, such as weddings and funerals, and shed surprising light on the role of women in Etruscan society, according to archaeologist Gretchen Meyers.
College of Fine Arts conjoins lecture series with Dell Medical School
February 25, 2015
The College of Fine Arts will host a lecture series to better relate how degrees in the fine arts can be applied to health care reform.
After day of joy and confusion, sole same-sex marriage in Texas remains on the books
February 20, 2015
The couple exchanged vows in front of their children and had an official Texas marriage license in hand — but for several hours Thursday afternoon, it was unclear whether Austin residents Suzanne Bryant and Sarah Goodfriend were actually married, after all.
Guest speaker gives talk on weaving, empowerment
November 23, 2014
Celia Santiz Ruiz spoke at an event Friday and shared her experiences as the president of Jolom Mayaetik.
Student takes semester off to help indigenous population in Nicaragua
November 20, 2014
After attending a conference on the construction of the Interoceanic Canal while studying abroad in Nicaragua, Abby Pew decided to take a semester off to help the indigenous population that would be affected in that area.
Landmarks brings back bike tour
November 17, 2014
Landmarks, the University’s public art program, brought back its art bike tour Sunday.
Think tank director, former Harvard administrator discusses American decline
November 13, 2014
Toby Stock, vice president of development and academic programs at the American Enterprise Institute, spoke at UT on Wednesday about issues he believes are directing America’s future toward a decline.
TACC makes plan to add new building at J.J. Pickle Research Campus
November 10, 2014
The Texas Advanced Computing Center will undergo a $20 million expansion to its facilities at the J.J. Pickle Research Campus over the next year.
New dual graduate degree combines social work and Latin American studies
November 7, 2014
Starting next fall, UT will offer a degree to suit the growing demand of social workers with an understanding of Latino and Latino immigrant culture in Texas.
Welsh dramatist gives talks on St. Francis
November 2, 2014
D.J. Britton showcased his current research on the history of St. Francis of Assisi in a lecture Friday at the Harry Ransom Center.
Student-built satellite lost in NASA rocket explosion
October 30, 2014
What was meant to be a successful mission to space ended in flames Tuesday night for the Texas Spacecraft Lab.
Chilean research talks about statistical methods
October 27, 2014
Statistics researcher Andrés Felipe Barrientos spoke Friday at the McCombs School of Business about applying mathematical methods to statistical data.
UHS to end flu shots Thursday
October 23, 2014
With flu season underway, University Health Services will be offering flu shots for the last time this year Thursday.
Congressman criticizes U.S. leadership in handling Islamic State group
October 20, 2014
U.S. Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas, said leadership in the U.S. is not effectively solving issues in the Middle East at an intelligence conference held in the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center on Saturday.
Google Fiber sets Austin launch date for December
October 15, 2014
Residents in South and Southeast Austin will be able to sign up for Google Fiber in December after waiting almost two years since the service was first announced.
Psychoanalyst discusses social work in emergency situations
October 13, 2014
Gilbert Cole, psychoanalyst and author of “Infecting the Treatment: Being an HIV-Positive Analyst,” spoke at the annual Sue Fairbanks Lecture in Psychoanalytic Knowledge on Friday.
Fiction writer explains new book “Bad Feminist”
October 7, 2014
Before reading from her book, Roxane Gay, fiction writer and blogger, talked about her tendency to write fantasies about famous men in her spare time.
Faculty panel discusses ‘Gone with the Wind’ cultural background
October 2, 2014
A faculty panel discussed the controversy and historical background surrounding “Gone with the Wind” on Wednesday as part of the Harry Ransom Center’s ongoing exhibition, “The Making of Gone With the Wind.”
College of Education bestows distinguished teaching awards
September 29, 2014
Jo Worthy and Tasha Beretvas both received the College of Education Dean’s Distinguished Teaching Award last week.
UT Libraries panel discusses book banning
September 25, 2014
UT Libraries held a panel for National Banned Books Week on Wednesday, days after Highland Park ISD banned seven books from its curriculum in response to a dispute over censorship.
UT unveils new stuttering institute
September 22, 2014
While most treatment for stuttering comes at a high price, the University will now offer free stuttering treatment to people who need it.
Football exhibit celebrates 1914 Longhorn perfect season
September 17, 2014
The University’s football program is known for its long history, including the legacy of the 1914 season.
Frida Kahlo Painting Goes on Display at Harry Ransom Center
September 8, 2014
While not all students can say they have seen the work of Frida Kahlo in person, the Harry Ransom Center will have one of her most popular paintings on display during the 2014-2015 school year.
Two UT professors receive PEN awards
September 2, 2014
Two UT professors will receive literary awards from PEN Center USA, a nonprofit organization that seeks to protect freedom of speech and human rights.