A recent proposal from Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives to cut nondefense discretionary spending could adversely affect research institutions, including UT, said UT’s vice president for research, Juan Sanchez.
After more than two years of compiling elements from an American playwright, the Harry Ransom Center opened its doors Thursday to theater fans, historians and the UT community to observe what defined Tennessee Williams as an artist.
At a meeting at the McCombs School of Business on Thursday night, representatives from the group addressed worker wage theft in Texas and the three workers who died during the construction of the 21 Rio high-rise apartment complex in summer 2009.
The federal governments rising national debt, which will hit its ceiling of $14.3 trillion this spring, is particularly important for college students, the executive director of a nonpartisan group said Wednesday.
K-12 schools face $11 billion in cuts as the state attempts to balance a $27-billion budget shortfall. Rather than looking to improve education, educators and policymakers are now wondering whether they will be able to adequately run schools at all.
Students kept their promise to walk to the Capitol to attend a Senate Finance Committee hearing Wednesday despite record-breaking cold weather and President William Powers Jr.’s sudden hospitalization.