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Two year old Sustainability Master Plan makes strides in athletics, energy
October 23, 2018
The University successfully reduced energy use per square foot by 20 percent two years ahead of schedule.
UT Union’s vendor voluntarily complies with food waste goals
October 19, 2018
UT has set its own waste diversion goals, which the University Union’s contracted third party vendor Aramark voluntarily complies with.
Resident peregrine falcon “Tower Girl” hosts two other falcons sparking speculation in future of local population
October 18, 2018
Perched atop the 307-foot UT Tower, “Tower Girl,” the University’s resident peregrine falcon, captivated bird enthusiasts with her first appearance in two weeks on Oct. 3, notably with two other peregrine falcons. Audience members witnessed the social event up close through the Biodiversity Center’s “Falcon Cam.”
Parking and Transportation Services impounds 39 scooters, fines companies
October 12, 2018
Parking and Transportation Services impounded 39 Bird and Lime commercial scooters that were parked past checkpoints on Sept. 22 during the Texas home football game. PTS charged Bird and Lime $150 for each scooter impounded.
Food vendors required to keep food out of trash in new city ordinance
October 7, 2018
As part of their plan to reduce waste sent to landfills by 90 percent by 2040, Austin Resource Recovery wants every food serving establishment to eliminate food waste from the trash.
Alumnus receives Nobel Prize for revolutionary cancer treatment
October 2, 2018
James Allison, who is the executive director of the Immunotherapy Platform at the MD Anderson Cancer Center and a UT alumnus, received the Nobel Prize for his discoveries in immunotherapy and cancer research.
Tenth Annual Suicide Prevention Week kicks off with meditation, resource fairs
September 26, 2018
The Counseling and Mental Health Center is hosting their 10th annual Suicide Prevention Week in the form of guest lecturers, support groups and social bond building workshops.
Parking and Transportation Services to impound, charge fines for Bird, Lime scooters past gameday checkpoints
September 20, 2018
Walking past Garrison Hall on her way to class, philosophy senior Daniela Caso stopped to take a picture of a dockless Lime scooter hung in a tree.