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UT researchers emphasize parent-child dynamic in anxiety treatment
February 13, 2019
Through the Texas Child Study Center’s Childhood Anxiety Treatment Enhancement study, researchers are analyzing the benefits of adding a parent-training component to cognitive behavioral therapy for youth anxiety.
Radical Hope syllabus encourages hope in the face of world environmental problems
February 13, 2019
The Radical Hope syllabus, formatted similar to a college syllabus, is an online collection of resources for those interested in ecological issues and sustainability.
Health Leadership Apprentice Program hopes to create student leaders in health care
February 7, 2019
The Health Leadership Apprentice program at Dell Medical School aims to connect students with faculty and resources at the medical school to work on projects that will transform health care.
UT’s 2019 Energy Week set to kick off this week with hot button issues in energy
February 3, 2019
This week, energy experts from across industry, academia and government sectors will gather on campus to speak at the 2019 UT Energy Week.
Researchers investigate correlation between sleep disturbance, Alzheimer’s Disease
January 30, 2019
UT researchers are working on a large clinical trial, Memories 2, to evaluate how sleep disturbance might accelerate or impact the development of Alzheimer’s disease.
Women in STEM Career panel opens up conversation about working women
January 29, 2019
The Association for Women in Science at UT launched their inaugural event, the Women in STEM Career Panel, on Monday.
New master’s program seeks to transform health care delivery
January 24, 2019
The Master of Science in Health Care Transformation program, a joint project between Dell Medical School and the McCombs School of Business, is currently accepting applicants for the class of 2020.
New initiative Launch Years strives to implement math that matters
January 22, 2019
The Dana Center, which focuses on improving STEM education, is bringing together math educators from K-12 with those at the college and university level to develop Launch Years.
UT researchers weigh in on vote to redefine the kilogram
December 5, 2018
Mass is modernizing. A recent vote in France is changing the way we define the kilogram.
Podcast ‘STEM Fatale’ showcases STEMtastic women in history
November 28, 2018
You’ve heard of Albert Einstein. You’ve heard of Stephen Hawking. But have you heard of Eugenie Clark or Sally Ride? Podcast “STEM Fatale” aims to teach more people about historical women in STEM.
Taste of Science: Spilling tea on the tea versus coffee debate
November 14, 2018
Tea bags or coffee beans, what’s the real tea? They may be more similar than we think.
Everyone knows Jackson Reyna is an avid scientist. But for 20 years, no one knew he was transgender
November 11, 2018
Everyone knows senior chemistry Jackson Reyna is an avid scientist — it’s an inherent part of who he is. But for 20 years, no one knew an equally important part of Reyna: he is transgender.
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.
Researchers tackle spider phobia with virtual reality
October 23, 2018
In a recent study, UT psychology researchers teamed up with the UT3D program to develop an immersive, 3D video exposure-based therapy for arachnophobia, or the fear of spiders. Then, they recruited people to undergo the study and face their fear.
Bacterial discovery could lead to a vaccine for traveler’s diarrhea
October 10, 2018
A new bacterial discovery by UT researchers could help you spend more of your vacations hitting the beach instead of the toilet.
Taste of Science: Cracking down on the keto diet
October 3, 2018
The war between carbs and bread is dead. Despite recent hype in popular media, UT experts crack down on the keto diet and say that a high-fat, low-carb diet may not be as effective as people think.
Gut-on-a-chip could transform intestinal disease modeling
September 19, 2018
A new innovation developed by UT researchers involving guts on a microchip may end the era of lab rats and petri dishes in the study of human disease.