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PERIOD UT hosts drive to promote free menstrual products across UT
August 9, 2019
A student organization advocating to end the stigma surrounding periods will host a donation drive the week before sorority recruitment to promote their goal of getting free menstrual products provided on campus.
UT students create new dining menu website
August 6, 2019
Incoming UT students can now make faster and easier dining selections through a new menu website created by three computer science students.
MoveOutATX makes moving out easier for students in West Campus
July 25, 2019
Students moving out can leave their unwanted furniture and houseware at donation stations across West Campus with the help of an organization working toward zero waste.
New housing website created by UT student will help make subleasing easier
July 17, 2019
A new housing website launched by computer science senior Andrew Young will help UT students find and sublease apartments more efficiently.
New organization aims to support student parents at UT
July 15, 2019
After giving birth at the start of her freshman year, Ellen DeCastro had to miss the first three weeks of school. When she returned to campus, DeCastro said she struggled to find the information she needed to make up the work she had missed.
‘Fueled by stories of students who spoke out’: How student activists helped get free tuition for low-income students
July 15, 2019
Student activists are calling for more recognition amid UT’s recent decision to cover tuition for low-income students starting in fall 2020.
Fine arts team transforms McCombs wall into a skyscape mural
July 10, 2019
“It was a great opportunity to create a painting for the McCombs School of Business that would transform the view outside of the nine offices that face this mural,” project leader Karen Maness said. “
Mental health podcast helps educate students
July 1, 2019
Through an original podcast, one Dell Medical School resident hopes to bring awareness to mental health issues and educate students who are struggling with their mental health.
UT Students learn about intersection of race and education
June 24, 2019
A new approach to a UT-Austin course is helping students learn about the history of American education by studying the intersection of race and education in Austin.
Longhorn Alumni Band marches in France for D-Day’s 75th anniversary
June 18, 2019
Over 300 band members took part in the June 6 celebrations commemorating D-Day, performing the national anthems of four allied countries — France, Great Britain, United States and Canada — as well as a piece called “The Longest Day March”.
Kerbey Lane’s new restaurant adopts healthier menu
June 13, 2019
Kerbey Lane Cafe is a UT staple best known for its queso and comfort food. But their new restaurant branch, High Note, is serving up health-focused dishes, such as vegan cubans and quinoa falafels.
Racing toward the finish line: Longhorn Racing reveals competition vehicles
April 28, 2019
Longhorn Racing revealed the three vehicles Saturday — one combustion, one electric and one solar — that they intend to compete with on the racetrack in a national competition this summer.
New initiative helps women in STEM negotiate salaries
April 24, 2019
The American Physical Society hosts the traveling workshop at colleges around the nation to introduce professional women in physics to students.
Artineering seeks to build bridge between art and engineering majors
April 14, 2019
Engineering and art majors joined forces during Sunday’s Artineering event to create sculptures and raise money for Her Future Coalition.
Longhorn Rocketry Association faces challenges amid NASA competition
April 9, 2019
The Longhorn Rocketry Association was chosen to compete at this year’s NASA Student Launch.
Precious Plastic Texas Showcases Shredding Machine at SXSW
March 25, 2019
The end of this year’s SXSW festival brought important opportunities for Precious Plastic Texas, the UT chapter of a global organization focused on eliminating and recycling plastic waste.
Cockrell Engineering launches Texas Inventionworks program
February 24, 2019
Texas Inventionworks, a program dedicated to teaching research and innovative projects to engineering students, officially launched Thursday at the Cockrell School of Engineering.
Facing Challenges as a First Generation STEM Student
February 17, 2019
STEM has a reputation for being one of UT’s most challenging fields of study, but for first-generation STEM students, tough classes aren’t the only obstacle they face.
UT Hosts Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
February 3, 2019
In an effort to preserve indigenous languages, UT’s Archive of the Indigenous Languages of Latin America hosted a Wikipedia Edit-a-thon last Friday in the Perry-Castañeda Library.
Undocumented student overcomes financial struggles to finally graduate at UT
May 2, 2018
Five years ago, Eveling was shocked by her housing bill for her first semester at UT. Looking at the thousands of dollars she owed the University, she wondered what she would do.