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Dr. Anthony Fauci receives 2020 Ken Shine Prize in Health Leadership from Dell Med
January 14, 2021
Dr. Anthony Fauci, the leading member of the Trump administration's White House Coronavirus Task Force, received the Ken Shine Prize in Health Leadership from Dell Medical School Thursday.
New online dashboard estimates COVID-19 risks for schools across country
November 29, 2020
A new dashboard from the UT COVID-19 Modeling Consortium will allow families and school officials to estimate the probability of an infected case emerging at schools across the United States on a weekly basis.
UT School of Nursing professor develops anti-racist toolkit for health care educators
November 17, 2020
Danica Sumpter said the toolkit will educate professional health care faculty through online modules, assignments and videos to promote teaching strategies that faculty can use to address racism.
US Department of Energy invests $4.1 million for UT-Austin’s Petawatt Laser
November 17, 2020
The United States Department of Energy announced an $18 million grant to support and expand the capabilities of their lasers in facilities across the U.S. in late October, and UT-Austin will receive $4.1 million over the course of three years.
UT students contemplate going part time, taking gap year because of online class experience
November 2, 2020
With the fall semester mainly online, many students are considering going part time or taking a gap year to alleviate their stresses from this semester. Kara Adamcik said she would forget to do things such as showering, exercising or eating food because she was trying to catch up on classes and focus on school.
UT-Austin supercomputer helps simulate storm surge forecasts for emergencies
October 21, 2020
Frontera, a supercomputer at UT’s Texas Advanced Computing Center, is helping researchers simulate storm surges to predict weather emergencies and assist with potential weather-related evacuations through a computer program.
UT-Austin students apply for spring 2021 study abroad programs despite pandemic
October 19, 2020
Recruiting for Maymesters and summer programs is ongoing, and Texas Global will make a final decision about programs March 12, 2021.
Potential graduate students choose to defer admissions, change career focus during COVID-19
October 11, 2020
While some prospective graduate students deferred their admissions to graduate programs this fall due to COVID-19, others have used the pandemic as a way to find new programs to gain more expertise.
Technology company donates equipment to UT labs to aid with COVID-19 research
October 5, 2020
The Andrew Ellington Lab and Lauren Ehrlich Lab in the Department of Molecular Biosciences, as well as the electrical and computer engineering professor Haris Vikalo’s research group, received the donations.