UT energy researchers and students might help discover new drilling opportunities in Mexico when the country opens up its industry to foreign investment in June, according to Jorge Piñon, interim director of the Center for International Energy and Environmental Policy.
In the first Daily Texan NewsCast of the semester Eleanor Dearman and Samantha Ketterer discuss the first same sex marriage in Texas, Student Government elections, a campus-wide blackout, the next president of UT, and a bomb threat in West Campus.
Researchers are working on new ways to reduce global dependence on fossil fuels for energy, according to Benjamin K. Sovacool, director of the Danish Center for Energy Technology at Aarhus University in Herning, Denmark.
Pregnant teenagers are twice as likely to use illegal substances as non-pregnant teenagers, according to research conducted by Christopher Salas-Wright, an assistant professor in the School of Social Work.
After 20 years of service as an executive board chair at the Seton Healthcare Family hospital network, Charles Barnett is planning to move to the McCombs School of Business, where he will work to connect the Dell Medical School with UT business students.