With both Capital Metro and Austin City Council endorsing Project Connect’s recommended route for urban rail, the council is expected to discuss bond language in August for the $1.38 billion project connecting East Riverside to ACC Highland.
In this podcast, Jacob Kerr and Amanda Voeller discuss the news and events surrounding President William Powers Jr.'s resignation on July 9. They also discuss the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals' decision on the Fisher v. UT case and candidates to replace Francisco Cigarroa as UT System chancellor.
Amber Rowland, behavioral program manager for the Austin Animal Center, guided visitors Thursday through the art exhibition “In the Company of Cats and Dogs,” on display at the Blanton Museum of Art through September 21.
When engineering junior Juan Belman and his 16-year-old brother Mizraim Belman interrupted President Barack Obama's speech on July 10 with calls for an end to deportations, Juan said he was prepared to be escorted out or even arrested.
The House Select Committee on Transparency in State Agency Operations questioned three UT System officials about President William Powers Jr.’s 2015 resignation and recent controversies surrounding Regent Wallace Hall for more than three hours at a meeting Wednesday.
The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals the University's holistic review admissions policy meets the strict scrutiny standard in a 2-1 decision on Tuesday, allowing the University to continuing using race as a factor in its admissions decisions.