In this week's podcast, Jacob Kerr, Amanda Voeller and guests Alyssa Mahoney and Nicole Cobler discuss the results of Texas primary elections for governor and lieutenant governor. They also talk about Alyssa's in-depth story on the history and future of Waller Creek.
Just as surveyor and Austin mayor Edwin Waller considered Waller Creek a beautiful resource in his original 1838 plan for the city, recent University and city master plans are beginning to feature the creek more prominently as an important ecological asset, resulting in drastic changes both on campus and in downtown Austin.
Students pursuing health professions will now be able to more easily access UT-related events, lectureships and opportunities related to health care professions because of a website developed by several professors.
While other students at campuses around the country are taking advantage of the “super single” option — rooms with double the space but only one resident — no students are choosing the option at UT, according to UT officials.
R.B. Brenner, deputy director of the journalism program at Stanford University, will be the new director of the School of Journalism in the Moody College of Communication starting in August, according to Moody college dean Roderick Hart.
Six drinks — beer, wine, spirits, coffee, tea and cola — have played major roles in defining history, Tom Standage, lead digital editor at The Economist, said in a lecture at the Etter-Harbin Alumni Center on Wednesday.