UT-Austin ranked No. 56 in the 2017 U.S. News and World Report National Universities ranking, dropping four spots from last year, with the McCombs School of Business rising one place to No. 6 in the nation.
About one in five people report having a disability, and of the types of disabilities, the most commonly reported are invisible and go unnoticed to the human eye, according to the University’s Services for Students with Disabilities office.
Researchers in the College of Education were recently awarded a $20 million research grant to aid Austin’s deaf post-secondary students and recent graduates by providing them with resources to improve their access to education, while also helping them transition into the workplace.