In anticipation of their Friday meeting with UT administration, the family of Nicky Cumberland released a letter requesting that those involved in hazing reform be transparent about their personal history with hazing.
During the same time period, enrollment of international students who are first-time freshmen dropped 6.6 percent nationally, it dropped at UT by 26 percent, from 452 students to 336, according to University data.
Through the Texas Child Study Center’s Childhood Anxiety Treatment Enhancement study, researchers are analyzing the benefits of adding a parent-training component to cognitive behavioral therapy for youth anxiety.
John J. McKetta Jr., the namesake of the University’s chemical engineering department, died on Jan. 15 at the age of 103. McKetta joined UT’s chemical engineering department as a professor in 1946 during a post-World War II period that created a vacuum for talented engineers in the workforce.
UT System Chancellor James Milliken has begun discussions to adopt a free speech set of principles similar to the Chicago Statement. He said it would reaffirm the University’s commitment to protecting all speech across its 14 institutions.
UT has been included in the Princeton Review’s “Best Value Colleges” for the ninth consecutive year since the book’s debut in 2010. Only 7 percent of all four-year colleges in the United States made it into the 2019 list consisting of 384 schools.