As part of its initiative, Shell has invested $2 billion of research money this year to develop models for the energy transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy. UT has received a portion of the money for projects developing energy infrastructure and storage solutions.
In 2017, the Texas Legislature passed Senate Bill 0887, requiring all institutions of higher education that participate in a state financial aid program administered by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to send debt letters.
To attract customers to movies, studios use fake Twitter accounts and hire real Twitter accounts to post overly positive messages about their movies, according to a recent study co-authored by a UT professor.
The Computer Science and Arts and Entertainment Technologies departments have partnered to launch the Game Development and Design program in order to provide undergraduates with the resources they need to go into the video game industry.