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World’s most famous tigress gives insight into human-animal conservation relationships
March 21, 2017
A famous tigress named Machli captured the hearts of animal-lovers all over the world -- but ensuring her health into old age raises questions about elevating animals to “celebrity” status.
Science organization pushes public speaking preparation
March 9, 2017
Many STEM students would rather spend hours solving equations than speak in front of a crowd, but members of the UT Sciences Toastmasters organization challenge themselves every week to improve their speaking skills.
SXSW Interactive panel pitches music as medicine
March 8, 2017
One SXSW interactive panel will discuss bringing music to an unexpected place: hospitals.
Cosmologist connects God to galaxies
March 2, 2017
Luke Barnes is a cosmologist who believes our universe is the result of creation, not chance.
UT geologists prepare to drill for potential energy resource
February 27, 2017
A UT geologist is leading an $80 million project to study methane deposits in the Gulf of Mexico.
UT scientists recognized for drug research
February 21, 2017
UT researchers were honored for their work that enhances the effectiveness of drugs in the body.
Five million dollar grant expands computer science education
February 20, 2017
UT’s WeTeach_CS program is working to diversify the field of computer science and make computer science courses more available to students.
Dell Children’s Medical Center to receive New Mental Health Unit
February 20, 2017
Nyle Maxwell, a philanthropist in the automobile industry, and his family donated $3 million to Seton’s Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas to help provide more accessible health care to children.
What we know about March for Science Austin
February 8, 2017
Austin protesters are trading out their pink hats for volumetric flasks.
Climate Scientist Identifies Ways to Talk Climate Change
February 6, 2017
On Friday night, around 1,200 people heard Katharine Hayhoe, a nationally-acclaimed climate scientist, speak about the taboo topics of our time: politics, money, God and climate change.
Split’s depiction of mental illness divides movie fans
January 31, 2017
“Split,” a movie depicting a man with multiple personalities, sparked debate among both mental health advocacy groups and film societies after premiering this month.
Event preview: Climate scientist to reveal secret to talking about climate change
January 31, 2017
Climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe will speak about the future of sustainability in Texas this Friday.
U.S. introduces program to certify more organic farmers
January 22, 2017
In response to the growing demand for organic food, the U.S. Department of Agriculture created a program at the beginning of the year that makes it easier for farmers to sell organic goods.
What Texas Hill Country Water Threats Mean for Wildlife
January 17, 2017
This month marks the anniversary of a UT study cautioning the Texas Hill Country community about rapid population growth and decreasing water resources.
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