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Freewheeling Bicycles to close in West Campus after 42 years of business
May 1, 2013
According to shop owner Angela Prescott, new high-rises in West Campus have made it too expensive for the shop to continue traditional operation.
Glos, Pxljam, PicBoook, Prix Party and Nerv present at demo day
April 29, 2013
UT’s Mobile News App Design class held a Demo Day Saturday afternoon in the Belo Center for New Media.
Lecture discusses prison privatization in Australia
April 24, 2013
Malcom Feeley, a law professor from the University of California, Berkeley, gave a lecture comparing the role of the state in private prisons in Australia and the United States.
UTPD chief candidate from Miami University Police Department confident his experience can benefit UT
April 23, 2013
Chief John McCandless of the Miami University Police Department says UTPD Chief of Police Robert Dahlstrom will leave big shoes after retiring this semester, but is confident in his own ability to fill them.
UT organizations allied up to support LGBTQ
April 18, 2013
Each organization spotlighted a different issue that affects the LGBT community through an activity or informational table.
Bill requires further training of university regents
April 11, 2013
In a public hearing Wednesday afternoon, the Senate Committee on Higher Education referred for consideration to the Senate a bill that would require further training of University System regents.
Dan Balz says partisanship is changing political journalism
April 9, 2013
Dan Balz, chief political correspondent at the Washington Post, gave a lecture on politics and journalism in light of America's ever-increasing partisanship.
Cross campus concert brings audiences to five different museums
April 8, 2013
Sarah and Ernest Butler School of Music student musicians' audiences break the concert hall stage barrier Saturday "crawling" from museum to museum.
Bills make it easier for veterans to acquire education benefits
April 3, 2013
Changes will allow veterans to maximize the benefits received from the post 9/11 G.I. Bill.
Committee takes up future of top 10 percent rule in preparation for Fisher ruling
March 28, 2013
“This bill is meant to prevent the court’s ruling from literally pulling the rug out from under students across our state who are trying to have clarity on what the rules of the game are in terms of admissions,” Rep. Dan Branch, R-Dallas, said.
Anthropology professor discusses archives and their viewers
March 27, 2013
Maria Wade, associate professor of anthropology, gave a talk Monday afternoon titled, “Ojo — The Eye on the Archive.”
UT veterans reflect on duty on 10th anniversary of Iraq invasion
March 20, 2013
Tuesday marked the 10th anniversary of the initial invasion of Iraq and the start of the Iraq War.
It’s Time Texas wants to make healthy living the rule not the exception
March 17, 2013
Student organization believes it’s time for healthy living.
Texas Universities struggle to fund state education benefits for veterans
March 6, 2013
UT System Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa said while the System aims to always offer veterans educational funding, full funding grows more difficult.
Students stand for freedom and against slavery
March 6, 2013
On Tuesday morning, UT students began a 27-hour Stand for Freedom to raise awareness and funds for the millions of victums of human trafficking.
Charity Cupcake Showdown sprinkles campus with flavor
February 27, 2013
After whipping, baking, and frosting their way through a sweet competition, one UT student organization took home the ultimate cupcake topper — a $1,000 donation to the charity of their choice.
Experts and students convene at Energy Forum to talk about energy
February 21, 2013
The two-day UT Energy Forum, a conference addressing energy issues and discussing improvement of the energy market, began Thursday morning in the Texas Union.
Students compete to raise fiscal awareness
February 20, 2013
A five-student team will represent UT in the first Up to Us competition that challenges nine other major universities to raise awareness of fiscal responsibility
English scholars discuss Oscar Wilde archive at Harry Ransom Center
February 13, 2013
A roundtable discussion about Oscar Wilde’s life and work was held Tuesday at the Harry Ransom Center, which houses the Wilde archives.
Students learn habits of healthy runners in Victory's Workshop Series
February 7, 2013
Victory at Gregory Gym provides a new option all those who imagined themselves runners but never actually enjoyed it enough to get on the track and go
UT students win prizes, depict Mexican American culture
January 31, 2013
A UT senior walked away with first prize and a $1,000 scholarship Thursday after winning the fourth annual Center for Mexican American Studies Student Poster Art Competition.
Chris Plonsky speaks on Title IX's relevance to UT, collegiate sports
January 31, 2013
Chris Plonsky, UT women’s athletics director since 2001, presented a talk Wednesday evening called “Title IX and the Future of Women’s Athletics,” which focused on the history of Title IX, a law equalizing opportunities in education, and its relationship to UT.
Professor C. Michael Walton awarded Frank Turner Medal for Lifetime Achievement
January 30, 2013
Engineering professor C. Michael Walton received the 2013 Frank Turner Medal for Lifetime Achievement in Transportation.