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Science versus scripture: the UT community reconciles faith and science
December 9, 2018
The intersection of science and faith can be a diverse and storied discussion. This fall, the two met constructively in a sermon series held by Rev. John Elford at the University United Methodist Church on the UT campus.
UHS aims to curb study drug use with new campaign
December 5, 2018
Some students misuse prescription stimulants like Adderall and Ritalin, known as “study drugs,” to get better grades. A new University Health Services campaign aims to inform and educate students about them.
Gym Smarts: Skip stretching, focus on muscle activation before workouts
November 13, 2018
Get moving before a workout and save stretching until after, experts say.
Psychology course requirement raises student concerns, ethical debate
November 8, 2018
Write a paper, or participate in research. In PSY 301, this choice is mandatory.
Lasers shed light on mechanisms behind cancer, deadly bacteria
October 19, 2018
A group of UT chemists have combined high energy lasers and a common analytical technique to create a tool that can reveal tiny details in the structures of biological molecules.
Researchers tackle distrust toward carbon taxes
October 12, 2018
Carbon taxes cancel coal and promote renewables, study says.
Gym smarts: Stop bench pressing, start balancing workouts, experts say
October 2, 2018
Gym junkies set on sexy pecs and biceps might pay for it in posture problems later in their lives.
Research links mindset on intelligence to stress
September 20, 2018
Mindset matters: Student stress in transitions to higher education depends on attitudes toward intelligence.
Facebook awards UT Internet Security Researcher $40,000
August 29, 2018
UT grad exposes new vulnerabilities in login technology that leave millions of user’s data vulnerable.
Dark energy: UT astronomers take us closer to understanding the greatest mystery in physics
May 2, 2018
Armed with an upgraded telescope aimed at the dark West Texas sky, UT astronomers are peering billions of years back in time to search for answers to dark energy.
Economics student grows vegetables in a food desert
April 9, 2018
A mountain of trash meant a land of opportunity for economics undergraduate student Joy Youwakim.
New flu pill adds to arsenal of drugs fighting influenza virus
April 2, 2018
Just one pill of a new flu drug, the product of a research discovery at UT from almost forty years ago, could be more effective than Tamiflu.
March for Science stands up for science-backed policy, funding for research
April 2, 2018
Ten thousand people marched for scientific literacy in 2017, but organizers expect even more for this year’s Austin’s March for Science.
Bizarre insects face off in March Bug Madness
March 22, 2018
Bugs can’t play basketball but nature sure makes them weird.
Rice to riches: Austin startup reinvents rice hull waste
March 8, 2018
An Austin startup has taken advantage of the commercial value hidden in a common food waste.
Biologist explores relationship between fungi and trees at Science Under the Stars
March 8, 2018
A UT grad will talk about tree-fungi partnerships and how they affect forests at an outdoor lecture event on Thursday.
Experts from diverse disciplines convene to discuss wood as a sustainable resource
February 19, 2018
Time for Timber takes us a step closer to a sustainable future.
UT outreach programs help graduate students improve their communication skills
February 15, 2018
Two programs at UT are activating student curiosity with real-life, hands-on learning.
Green roof on Dell Medical School incorporates plant life into the city
January 29, 2018
Before construction started on the Dell Medical School, inaugural Dean Clay Johnston halted progress and insisted on the addition of a green roof.