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Campus Events + Entertainment celebrates first Posada
December 4, 2019
UT Campus Events + Entertainment spent Tuesday evening celebrating its first posada, a Latin American tradition that reenacts Mary and Joseph’s journey before Jesus was born.
Mozart’s Christmas Light Show has issues with parking, transportation
December 2, 2019
Across the street from Mozart’s annual Christmas Light Show, prospective patrons sit in their cars and face the glaring red brake lights of the cars lined up in front of them.
UT Senate town hall to discuss admissions process
November 19, 2019
UT Senate’s academic policy committee hosted the Fair Admissions Policies Town Hall on Nov. 18 to hear student concerns about the University’s admissions process.
Racing biopic ‘Ford v Ferrari’ brings strong performances from A-list actors
November 18, 2019
Director James Mangold takes audiences to the race track with unprecedented finesse in his film “Ford v Ferrari.”
Academics Week asks students to voice concerns
November 11, 2019
UT Senate of College Councils committees are tabling and hosting an open house event called Academics Week this week to promote higher education engagement on campus.
‘Last Christmas’ doesn’t have George Michael rolling in his grave
November 10, 2019
“Last Christmas” is a refreshing take on the cheesy, romantic comedy and a tearjerker to match.
‘Midway’: US wins, Hollywood loses
November 7, 2019
“Midway” is based on the Battle of Midway, which turned the tide of the war in the Pacific theatre to favor the U.S.
Engineering students lack built-in cultural experience
November 6, 2019
Engineering students do not have a cultural experience built into their college career. Many students choose to study abroad, but not everyone has the privelege to do so.
UT professor emerita becomes second woman awarded math Lifetime Achievement prize
October 31, 2019
A UT professor emerita became the second woman ever awarded the Leroy P. Steele Prize for Lifetime Achievement by the American Mathematical Society last week.
Future Texas Performing Arts directors makes surprise visit with students
October 28, 2019
The future executive director of Texas Performing Arts made a guest appearance at Bass Concert Hall Monday to speak with students from Hook ‘em Arts, a performing arts student group, at their Halloween party.
Eddie Murphy returns with ‘Dolemite Is My Name’
October 28, 2019
Iconic actor Eddie Murphy stars as Rudy Ray Moore in his vulgar, yet entertaining, return to the Hollywood spotlight in the Netflix biographical drama “Dolemite Is My Name.”
College students represent largest group of uninsured Americans
October 23, 2019
College students, tasked with weighing the costs of clinic visits and class absences in the midst of flu season, are the highest demographic of uninsured Americans with roughly 1.7 million students, according to Inside Higher Ed.
Students, professors utilize foreign media to learn languages
October 22, 2019
Telenovelas are making their way to Spanish classes as a language learning tool.
Tattoo debates: Blood is thicker than ink
October 16, 2019
UT students discuss their decisions to get tattoos, tattoo placement and mixed reactions from parents.
African American Male Research Initiative renamed to honor first black UT student
October 14, 2019
UT’s African American Male Research Initiative recently renamed itself the Heman Sweatt Center for Black Males to honor the first black student admitted to the University’s School of Law.
Services for Students with Disabilities planning to expand disability graduation for spring 2020
October 7, 2019
Services for Students with Disabilities is planning a spring 2020 graduation celebration for disabled students.
Austin local Bottlecap Mountain talks album release, vintage genre
October 6, 2019
Local ‘power-pop-rock’ band Bottlecap Mountain released their fourth album Dismayland on Oct. 5, even though the album was made available on some platforms a few weeks earlier.
Beat the heat, check out indoor concerts throughout ACL
October 4, 2019
The calendar may say fall, but the thermometer definitely does not. With Austin City Limits Music Festival taking place over the next two weekends at Zilker Park, The Daily Texan has compiled a list of indoor venues equipped with live music performances and, most importantly, air conditioning.
Services for Students with Disabilities hosts Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month
October 1, 2019
Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD) is hosting Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month with events throughout October to further the conversation surrounding disabilities, SSD assistant director Emily Shryock said.
SouthPop packs up for move north
September 30, 2019
SouthPop has been at its original location since 2004, and will move to Threadgill’s on Oct. 27.
UT Statistician wins 2018 Mitchell Prize
September 24, 2019
A UT assistant professor of statistics and data sciences and his team were awarded the 2018 Mitchell Prize by the International Society for Bayesian Analysis in August.
Jacks of many trades: Faculty balance teaching, working
September 20, 2019
Faculty who also hold jobs outside of academia bring unique and practical perspectives to students who will potentially enter their fields.
UT chosen for AAU Ph.D. Education Initiative
September 19, 2019
UT will take part in a pilot program to improve the doctoral student experience, starting with reforms in four different departments.