A story from The Chronicle of Higher Education has prompted the University to launch an internal investigation into the claims that former Texas basketball player Martez Walker cheated on a math test yet still received passing marks in the class.
Calling it a day of celebration, Gov. Greg Abbott signed into law Thursday his University Research Initiative, which will seek to provide higher education institutions statewide the necessary funding to attract esteemed researchers from around the nation and globe.
Saturday night marked UT's 2015 campus-wide commencement ceremony — well, it almost did. Graduates and families prepared to gather in front of the Tower to celebrate the class of 2015, but the ceremony was canceled because of severe weather and safety concerns.
Graduates and family prepared to gather in front of the Tower to celebrate the class of 2015. Instead, bad weather and safety concerns derailed the University-wide commencement, leading to its cancellation.