Rivals in the stands, on the hardwood and on the gridiron, UT and Texas A&M alumni will collaborate Tuesday to ask the Texas Legislature to invest in the state’s higher education budget for future prosperity.
A recent proposal from Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives to cut nondefense discretionary spending could adversely affect research institutions, including UT, said UT’s vice president for research, Juan Sanchez.
After more than two years of compiling elements from an American playwright, the Harry Ransom Center opened its doors Thursday to theater fans, historians and the UT community to observe what defined Tennessee Williams as an artist.
At a meeting at the McCombs School of Business on Thursday night, representatives from the group addressed worker wage theft in Texas and the three workers who died during the construction of the 21 Rio high-rise apartment complex in summer 2009.
K-12 schools face $11 billion in cuts as the state attempts to balance a $27-billion budget shortfall. Rather than looking to improve education, educators and policymakers are now wondering whether they will be able to adequately run schools at all.