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International students reflect on time at UT
December 5, 2016
Students from 122 different countries around the world came to Austin this semester to study at UT.
Umoja hosts week of women’s empowerment
November 8, 2016
Umoja’s annual week of empowerment and unity kicks off today with an open meeting.
UT leaders outline eight key areas for Diversity Action Plan
November 4, 2016
UT leaders and stakeholders are collaborating to develop the Diversity Action Plan, which aims to increase diversity and inclusion among University students, faculty and staff.
Boycotters demand fair wages and rights from Wendy’s
November 3, 2016
The Coalition of Immokalee Workers and consumer allies boycotted the Wendy’s on East Riverside Drive.
PACE continues helping some students but limits others
November 3, 2016
While PACE is an outlet for students to be admitted to UT, it may be limiting to certain students.
Sanitary products collected for South African school girls
October 31, 2016
The Fearless Leadership Institute took a step toward breaking educational barriers of South African school girls.
Haruka Weiser remembered with flag-lowering service, safety campaign
October 14, 2016
The tower chimed the song “Amazing Grace” Friday morning as the Weiser family, along with the UT community, gathered around the flagpole to remember Haruka. and talk about a new safety initiative created by the Weiser family.
Texas A&M group advocates for mandatory race class
October 7, 2016
While Texas A&M and UT are historical rivals, they share common issues of lack of diversity on campus.
President Fenves finishes challenging first academic year in office, raises expectations for future
October 5, 2016
Looking forward from a tough first year in office, President Fenves is optimistic about the future of the University.
McCombs shows support for Black Lives Matter movement
September 28, 2016
McCombs joins the hashtag #MBAsOpenUp by standing in solidarity with other business schools to support a cause.
North Dakota access pipeline protesters bring their voices outside of Texas Tribune Festival
September 26, 2016
Protesters from Houston traveled to Austin this weekend to gain attention of politicians and community members attending the Texas Tribune Festival.
Former Republican presidential candidate John Kasich opens Texas Tribune Festival
September 26, 2016
The 6th Annual Texas Tribune Festival kicked off with John Kasich, Evan Smith, and more than 1,200 people in attendance.
Texas Tribune Festival: Former Republican presidential candidate John Kasich chats with Evan Smith
September 23, 2016
As the opening keynote of the 2016 Texas Tribune Festival, Kasich will sit down for a one-on-one conversation with Evan Smith, CEO of the Texas Tribune. Follow along here for live updates.
LGBT UT orgs show support for Austin PRIDE
August 25, 2016
If you’re attending the Austin PRIDE Festival or Parade Saturday, you may run into a few LGBT UT organizations.
Gone To Texas introduces UT’s biggest class ever
August 24, 2016
With over 8,500 students, UT welcomes the largest incoming class in history.
Campus masturbator targets women throughout West Campus
July 17, 2016
Austin Police Department received a report of a man driving around West Campus and asking for directions while masturbating on July 1.
First living wall on campus completed
July 12, 2016
The School of Architecture is making the UT campus greener.
Austin advocacy groups host gathering after police killings of two black men
July 8, 2016
Black Lives Matter Austin and the Austin Justice Coalition held a gathering in east Austin following the killings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile.
New housing options in West Campus
July 5, 2016
More than 1,500 beds will be added to West Campus, making way for new living options for UT students.
Study shows teaching teens about social, personality changes helps cope with stress
July 3, 2016
Teaching teenagers about the possibility of social and personality trait changes could help them cope with stress and other social challenges.
Nonprofit RideAustin tries to replace Uber and Lyft
June 16, 2016
RideAustin has begun to serve the downtown and airport areas but will eventually expand to all of Austin.
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