The McCombs School of Business will receive $2 million from the currency exchange company Ripple over the next five years to fund research in blockchain technology by the school’s Blockchain Initiative.
The woman who was arrested in February in connection with multiple Subway robberies in West Campus appeared in Travis County Court on Tuesday and indicated that she plans to enter a plea of not guilty.
A team of UT scientists recently perfected their method of using E. coli to produce more stable versions of therapeutic proteins by making the bacteria healthier. The method was published in the academic journal Nature Biotechnology on June 4, and is already being used to help create therapeutic medicines.
Dockless electric scooter companies Bird and LimeBike have returned to the streets of Austin, along with new competition, after temporarily removing their scooters in April to comply with the city’s new permitting process.
International bubble tea chain Gong Cha has officially opened its first Austin location in the Dobie Mall. The Taiwan-based tea and coffee shop offers chilled tea drinks to students looking to combat the summer heat.
UT’s chapter of Global Medical Training, a national organization which gives firsthand medical experience to health care students, canceled its summer trip to Nicaragua on April 29 due to political unrest.