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Research Week aims to engage students in creative activity
April 11, 2011
Two UT groups hosted the fourth annual Research Week to show students that research is an opportunity for them to broaden their educational horizons.
Forum calls for more bike-friendly city
April 5, 2011
Despite Austin’s reputation as a top bicycling destination, the city should improve its bicycling infrastructure, said representatives from bike organizations at a forum for Austin City Council candidates Monday.
Professor appointed to ocean safety team after oil spill in Gulf
March 29, 2011
A UT professor will serve on the newly-formed Ocean Energy Safety Advisory Committee, a federal advisory body created to improve offshore drilling safety, well containment and spill response.
UT recipients of Pell Grants rising as cuts threaten funds
March 29, 2011
Although many of the nation’s elite colleges are unsuccessfully recruiting low-income students, the University of Texas has experienced growth in the population of undergraduates receiving Federal Pell Grants, which are designated for low-income students.
Financial aid services prepare for next years anticipated cuts
March 22, 2011
The financial aid landscape is changing drastically as the U.S. Congress and Texas Legislature respond to calls for major cuts to government programs. Student Financial Services Director Tom Melecki addressed questions about the UT financial aid awards for the 2011-12 school year.
Human rights, art come together in Chilean film
March 8, 2011
Art and human rights converged Monday night at a film screening featuring Chilean political prisoners of the Pinochet dictatorship who looked to the stars as a way to preserve their inner freedom.
Austin Museum of Art turns down lease renewal, faces daunting laundry list of tasks
March 1, 2011
The Austin Museum of Art announced last week that it would not renew the lease in October for its downtown space, adding to the list of major changes the nonprofit is currently undergoing.
LBJ School celebrates legacy, birthday of Barbara Jordan
February 21, 2011
The LBJ School of Public Affairs will celebrate the 75th birthday of one of its most well-known professors with a weeklong tribute to honor the life and work of Barbara Jordan.
Harry Potter spellbinds fans
November 19, 2010
The lines forming throughout Austin on Thursday afternoon had nothing to do with football games or music festivals. The people standing in line waved wands, shouted words like “expelliarmus” and displayed lightning-bolt scars on their foreheads.
Campus honors military service
November 12, 2010
The nationwide Veterans Day celebrations were brought closer to home for students with a ceremony under the Tower and commemorative displays on campus Thursday.
KUT going strong with record funds
October 29, 2010
Although the KUT studio might not be visible to many students on campus, KUT Radio has shown that it has a voice in the Austin community and that it is only getting stronger.