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Engineering professor recognized for computer engineering research
May 5, 2016
Electrical and computer engineering professor Yale Patt was awarded the Benjamin Franklin Medal by the Franklin Institute last month.
Ethical consumers threatening to their unethical counterparts, study finds
May 4, 2016
Consumers who place a high value on the ethicality of products are often criticized by consumers who don’t, according to a study conducted by UT marketing professor Julie Irwin.
Students and faculty weigh in on Tubman’s placement on $20 bill
April 26, 2016
Students and faculty expressed mixed feelings regarding the Wednesday announcement that Harriet Tubman will be featured on the $20 bill.
Author, activist talks about using socialism and Marxist ideas to fight for women’s rights
April 20, 2016
Dismantling capitalism is the only way for women to have full equal rights with men, an author and activist said in a talk in Mezes Hall yesterday.
Alamo Drafthouse CEO will not allow texting in theaters
April 18, 2016
Despite proposals by AMC Entertainment to allow texting in theaters, the Austin-based Alamo Drafthouse has rejected the idea.
Texas Round Table puts on sixth annual Pancakes for Parkinson’s event
April 14, 2016
Texas Round Table put on its sixth annual Pancakes for Parkinson’s fundraiser Wednesday in honor of UT math professor James Vick, who has Parkinson’s Disease.
SED brings back Campus Fusion after 10 years
April 11, 2016
Pizza, snow cones and a DJ were all part of the kickoff event for Campus Fusion on Monday at Gregory Plaza.
Voices Against Violence holds event in support of sexual assault survivors
April 7, 2016
Voices Against Violence teamed up Wednesday night with multiple student organizations for Take Back the Night, an event designed to bring awareness to the issue of sexual assault.
Associate professor gives lecture on Japanese culture in America
April 4, 2016
Nancy Stalker, associate professor of Asian studies, gave a lecture on Japanese culture from the 20th century American mindset on Monday.
Ken’s Donuts reopens after health inspection closure
March 30, 2016
Ken’s Donuts on Guadalupe Street reopened on March 10 after closing two days earlier for failing multiple health inspections.
Professor discusses lesbian literature in the 1970s and 1980s
March 23, 2016
A College of Liberal Arts professor challenged traditional views on lesbians in the late ’90s in a lecture Wednesday.
UT professor directs SXSW film about public university funding
March 22, 2016
Radio-television-film lecturer Steve Mims directed a film that premiered at SXSW last week.
Renowned architect discusses relationship between nature and design
March 9, 2016
Internationally-renowned Beijing architect Ma Yansong visited UT on Wednesday to talk about the intersection between nature and architecture.
Campus organization holds LGBT problem-solving workshop
March 3, 2016
UT students gathered at the College of Liberal Arts on Wednesday to discuss gender identities and strategies for handling discrimination in everyday scenarios.
UT students create public service announcements for disaster relief in competition
March 1, 2016
UT students are competing in the annual Public Service Announcements for International Disasters competition this month in an effort to raise awareness about the need for disaster relief donations.
Study shows community college students are not prepared for college level work
February 25, 2016
Community college students are not prepared for college-level work, according to a study by UT’s Center for Community College Student Engagement (CCCSE).
Two UT professors awarded highest government honor for scientists and engineers
February 23, 2016
Thursday morning, assistant professor of physics Keji Lai received an email from the White House telling him he won a presidential award.
Panelists discuss intersection between agriculture, energy
February 18, 2016
Ty Vaughn, director of global regulatory affairs at sustainable agriculture company Monsanto, spoke about the complex relationship between agriculture and energy and what Monsanto is doing to reduce the environmental impact of current agricultural techniques.
Bloomberg ranks McCombs among top MBA programs in the country
February 16, 2016
Financial software and media company Bloomberg released a report Feb. 9 rating the Masters of Business Administration program at the McCombs School of Business as among the top business programs in the country.
Dell Medical School hires three new surgeons
January 28, 2016
The UT Dell Medical School welcomed three new surgeons Tuesday as part of its long-term community-focused healthcare goals.
UT-Austin finalizes new, formal entrance on University Avenue
January 26, 2016
UT placed the finishing touches on a new, formal entrance to the school located at University Avenue on Friday.
Researchers develop lithographic pen for nanoparticles
January 21, 2016
Researchers at the Cockrell School of Engineering have developed a lithographic pen to better manipulate nanoparticles.
Economist, former White House advisor speaks on future of inequality
September 8, 2015
Political economist and former White House advisor Robert Reich spoke Tuesday about the future of inequality as part of the Plan II Liz Carpenter lecture series.
Google self-driving cars to begin test drives in Austin
August 31, 2015
Google is sending three prototype self-driving cars to Austin next week, after representatives from the company tested six of their older models in the city for the past two months.
Fenves, Strong welcome Class of 2019 at Horns Up Night
August 27, 2015
Members of the Class of 2019 gathered in the Darrell K Royal–Texas Memorial Stadium on Wednesday for Horns Up Night, a welcome ceremony to celebrate the first day of their college careers.
Stark Center opens Nazi era Olympic exhibit
July 9, 2015
“Nazi Olympics: Berlin 1936,” a traveling exhibition created by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, will be at the University of Texas Stark Center until the end of January in advance of the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
UT employees can now share benefits with same-sex partners
June 29, 2015
UT will now offer spousal benefits to married same-sex couples. UT spokeswoman Cindy Posey said the benefits available for same-sex couples will be the same as for heterosexual married couples.
UT researchers develop world's thinnest lightbulb, energy-absorbing structure
June 28, 2015
UT researchers designed the thinnest light bulb in the world and created an energy-absorbing honeycomb structure that could be used to improve safety equipment.
Camp seeks to teach kids about stuttering, self-acceptance
June 14, 2015
Children with speech impediments participated in a camp on UT campus this week with the goal of increasing self-confidence, while also providing data to researchers about stuttering.
Flexible orientation schedule aims to better prepare incoming students
June 12, 2015
Hundreds of incoming freshmen arrived at the University on Monday for the first orientation session of the summer.
College hype is well deserved
August 27, 2014
The media hype about college can be justified.