Gov. Rick Perry announced in a press conference at the Capitol on Monday the creation of a new infectious disease task force to help coordinate the state's response to Ebola and other infectious diseases.
The preliminary hearing for Rashad Owens, who drove through a barrier and killed four people at the South By Southwest festival last March, was rescheduled for Nov. 3, according to Judge Clifford Brown of the 147th Travis County Criminal District Court.
Traveling to the icy regions of Greenland, UT researchers, led by Lauren Andrews, a geological sciences graduate student, looked at the country’s glaciers to see how they impact glacial shifts in icy regions of the Atlantic Ocean, including Greenland.
Three University professors recently received Google Research Awards — totaling $170,000 — to fund cutting-edge scientific research on topics including driverless vehicle systems, data crunching and child-friendly search engines.