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First Nicky Cumberland Classic held, all proceeds to benefit the Nicholas Antonio Cumberland Scholarship Fund
May 5, 2019
Friends and family of Nicky Cumberland, who died last fall from injuries sustained in a car accident on the way home from a Texas Cowboys retreat, gathered Sunday at the Morris Williams Golf Course for the first annual Nicky Cumberland Classic, an event dedicated to his life and to future recipients of the Nicholas Antonio Cumberland Scholarship.
New CapMetro initiative promises electric future
April 28, 2019
Capital Metro is taking a step into the future with the purchase of electric buses that will hit the road within the next year.
Steven Crowder puts a twist on ‘Change My Mind’ at UT
April 16, 2019
The segment, which has turned into a meme on social media, usually consists of Crowder debating controversial topics with college students. But during his visit to UT, Crowder broke from tradition by also facilitating debates between two students instead of debating with just one student.
Legislature bills to eliminate red light cameras hit the brakes
April 12, 2019
Despite early momentum and bipartisan support, two bills to eliminate red light cameras have seen a slowdown this week after being left pending in committee.
Weekend MBA program in Dallas moves uptown for networking, location
April 3, 2019
The program has signed a seven-year lease with the Centrum, an office building owned by the real estate company Cawley Partners and Oaktree Capital Management LP.
Dobie renovations to be completed this summmer
March 29, 2019
Private dorm Dobie Twenty21 will finish renovations that started in July 2015 by this summer, using 2018 resident feedback to update and modernize living spaces and amenities.
Professor defends use of "n-word" in classroom
March 10, 2019
For students taking associate government professor H.W. Perry’s Civil Liberties class, there is a trigger warning waiting for them in the syllabus: Perry “will often use the ‘n word’ or sexist words or graphically describe indecent situations” to provoke discussions about whether they should be protected speech.
Want to develop video games? There’s a program for you
March 3, 2019
The Computer Science and Arts and Entertainment Technologies departments have partnered to launch the Game Development and Design program in order to provide undergraduates with the resources they need to go into the video game industry.
Trump’s simple language isn’t what sets him apart from past presidents, researchers find
February 24, 2019
People across the political spectrum agree that while some aspects of Donald Trump’s presidency are unconventional. But his simple speech style isn’t, according to a study conducted by UT psychology researchers.
Blanton redesigning grounds, expanding Latin American collection
February 17, 2019
The Blanton Museum of Art has received a gift of $20 million from the Moody Foundation to transform their grounds, as well as over 100 works of art from the Spanish and Portuguese Americas.
Guest speaker discusses global communications in age of Trump, nationalism
January 31, 2019
Brexit and the election of President Donald Trump are evidence of the recent resurgence of nationalism, said Terry Flew, creative industries and communication professor, at a talk Thursday.