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Professor receives award for marine evolution studies
February 3, 2015
In a speech Thursday, after receiving the David Starr Jordan Prize, integrative biology professor Dan Bolnick said he believes his research has the potential to help other scientists learn more about how genetic variations increase the survivability of a species.
Professor discusses book on histories of black British artists
January 30, 2015
According to Eddie Chambers, art and art history associate professor, black artists from Africa, South Asia and the Caribbean faced exclusion from British art galleries and museums because of their race and ethnic backgrounds.
Visiting professor discusses different coping mechanisms for living in violent areas
January 28, 2015
In a lecture Tuesday, visiting Israeli professor Julia Chaitin presented her findings on how elderly Israelis near the Gaza Strip cope with violence. Chaitlin, who lives in the area, conducted research in the Eshkol region of Israel after the First Gaza War in 2009.
Students take study break at ChillFest
December 3, 2014
Students popped bubble wrap, colored pictures and received massages at ChillFest on Wednesday in the Texas Union ballroom.
Five UT professors elected as fellows for science organization
December 1, 2014
Five University professors have been elected to become members of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, an international nonprofit organization, for their contributions to various areas of scientific research.
Professor discusses the hacking of drones
November 23, 2014
Todd Humphreys, aerospace engineering and engineering mechanics assistant professor, said drones have the potential to be hacked.
Film critic discusses impact of ‘Gone With the Wind’
November 20, 2014
Author and film critic Molly Haskell spoke at the Harry Ransom Center on Wednesday about the impact of “Gone with the Wind,” as part of the center’s current exhibition on the making of the film.
Snapchat brings back ‘Our Campus Story’ feature
November 17, 2014
After an initial test launch in October, the “Our Campus Story” feature on Snapchat has returned to the UT campus.
Little Rock Nine members discuss education, race
November 14, 2014
Three members of the Little Rock Nine spoke on campus Thursday and recalled their experience entering the halls of Central High School.
UT researcher aids in discovery of prehistoric mammal
November 9, 2014
Anthropology associate professor Chris Kirk aided a research team in describing a new species of prehistoric mammal from Madagascar.
UT professor says tectonic shift triggered biological explosion
November 5, 2014
New research from geosciences professor Ian Dalziel suggests the cause of rising sea levels and biological expansion 530 million years ago was a major tectonic shift.
Swansea University professor presents research on melting icebergs
November 2, 2014
Tavi Murray, a glaciology professor at Swansea University in Wales, presented her team’s research of iceberg calving as one of the causes of rising sea levels Friday at the SAC.
Professor discusses robot development at the University
October 30, 2014
In discussing the future of robots Wednesday, Luis Sentis, mechanical engineering assistant professor, said the University will have an important role for research in the area of robotics.
Author discusses economy and culture of Wales after WWI
October 27, 2014
Author Kenneth Morgan discussed the history of Wales during World War I on Friday at the Harry Ransom Center.
UT researchers find gene linked to Parkinson’s disease
October 22, 2014
A University research team discovered that an increase in Parkinson’s disease and other parkinsonian disorders can be linked to a gene mutation.
Texas Forensics club creates fake crime scene
October 15, 2014
Yellow tape surrounded the crime scene at the Texas Forensics club’s “Murder Mystery Party” on Wednesday in Welch Hall.
Author discusses life of Victorian general
October 13, 2014
Author Richard Davenport-Hines discussed the life and character of Victorian General Charles Gordon at the Harry Ransom Center on Friday, as part of its weekly “British Studies Seminar” series.
History professor discusses new book on Indian caste system
October 9, 2014
While discussing his new book, “Beyond Caste: Identity and Power in South Asia, Past and Present,” on Wednesday, history professor Sumit Guha said the caste system continues to influence India today.
Group connects students with research opportunities
October 6, 2014
Science is a subject some students avoid, but students in SURGe meet every week to talk about scientific research.
Wellesley College art professor discusses new Blanton exhibit
October 2, 2014
A guest lecturer spoke about French painter Paul Cezanne’s influence on the work of Latin American artists Diego Rivera and Jesús Soto at the Blanton Museum of Art on Wednesday.
Deaf, hard of hearing students find opportunities to get involved
September 25, 2014
American Sign Language professors discussed ways in which deaf and hard of hearing students can get involved on campus at the Julius Glickman Conference Center on Wednesday.
UT professor discovers ecological instability on California's coast
September 22, 2014
While conducting research along the California coast, Bryan Black, marine science assistant professor, discovered instability among the Californian marine life.
UT professors debate U.S. involvement in Afghanistan
September 10, 2014
Paul Miller, associate director of the University’s Clements Center for History, Strategy and Statecraft, and Eugene Gholz, public affairs associate professor, presented opposing views on U.S. involvement in Afghanistan at an on-campus debate Tuesday.
Mechanical engineering professor wins Beckman Young Investigator Award
September 4, 2014
Mechanical engineering assistant professor Yuebing Zheng received the Beckman Young Investigator award in August and will use the prize money to develop a mobile medical diagnosis device.