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University participates in program to provide aid for non-traditional education
August 24, 2016
UT-Austin will participate in an experimental U.S. Department of Education program aimed at allowing low-income university students to access non-university professional training courses, such as coding boot camps and online courses.
Student government leaders work to implement policies
August 22, 2016
While most students were on summer break, Student Government President Kevin Helgren and Vice President Binna Kim have been busy putting into action their platform for the upcoming semester.
Student entrepreneurs pitch startups to Austin investors
May 6, 2016
UT student entrepreneurs pitched their own companies, from a food delivery app to a service connecting homeless people with jobs, to Austin investors Thursday.
Journalism, computer science students develop mobile news apps
May 2, 2016
Journalism and computer science students showcased their mobile news apps that do everything from making it easier to identify LGBTQ-friendly businesses to locating bike racks on campus on Saturday.
Austin food bank to expand to new location
April 29, 2016
The largest hunger relief organization in Central Texas is opening a new facility more than twice as large as its current one to help feed more Austin families.
Inventor of Ethernet discusses importance of entrepreneurship
April 25, 2016
Bob Metcalfe, UT electrical engineering professor and inventor of Ethernet, spoke to graduate students Friday about the importance of entrepreneurship and start-ups in creating positive change.
Student groups aim to promote need for sexual consent, foster awareness
April 22, 2016
Students played games, won flash tattoos, participated in a silent auction and discussed sexual consent during Voices Against Violence’s annual ConsentFest festival Thursday.
City of Austin plans major changes to revitalize Lady Bird Lake waterfront
April 17, 2016
The City of Austin is planning to renovate Austin’s south waterfront and create a lively, attractive pedestrian environment.
CMHC encourages students to unplug, reconnect with selves
April 15, 2016
UT students are pledging to “unplug” from technology in order to reconnect with themselves and their peers this Friday.
Communication professor receives University’s largest teaching fellowship award
April 11, 2016
Communications sciences and disorders professor Courtney Byrd received UT’s largest undergraduate faculty award Thursday in recognition of her outstanding work and contributions to the University.
Ignoring skin color is dangerous, UT professor finds
April 1, 2016
Teaching children to ignore skin color is dangerous and counterproductive, according to a UT professor’s study.
Local food co-op to celebrate 40th birthday with local Austin vendors
March 11, 2016
Wheatsville Co-op, a student favorite and the only retail food cooperative in Texas, is celebrating its 40th birthday next Wednesday with cake, ice cream and local Austin vendors.
Best Buddies campaigns to promote respect, stop usage of R-word
March 7, 2016
Best Buddies kicked off their Spread the Word to End the Word campaign Sunday.
Republican national security experts release statement, oppose Donald Trump
March 4, 2016
High-profile members of the Republican national security community released a letter Wednesday opposing Donald Trump’s presidential candidacy.
Students volunteer to beautify local neighborhoods through 'The Project'
February 29, 2016
More than 1,400 UT students came together Saturday to contribute to neighborhood beautification in communities around Austin.
Majority of Americans support government action on energy security, poll shows
February 22, 2016
A majority of Americans across the political spectrum say government and industry should cooperate to strengthen U.S. energy security, according to the semiannual UT Energy Poll.
Panel discusses contemporary hookup culture, campus sexual assault
February 19, 2016
Experts spoke out against the hookup culture and prevalence of sexual assaults on college campuses in a panel discussion Thursday.
University creates app to help students with ups, downs of college
February 3, 2016
The University of Texas launched the mobile application “Thrive at UT” Monday, taking an innovative step to use technology to promote student well-being.
Department chair receives award in theoretical chemistry
February 2, 2016
New Department of Chemistry chair Dave Thirumalai received the 2016 Award in Theoretical Chemistry from the world’s largest scientific society last week.