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UT online enrollment grows 81% since 2015
January 29, 2020
Online class enrollment at UT has grown 81% between 2015 and 2018, according to the Austin American-Statesman, meaning nearly a quarter of the student body was enrolled in an online class in 2018.
UT study links HPV to head, neck cancer
January 26, 2020
A recent UT study found that human papillomavirus, better known as HPV, is linked to 73% of head and neck cancers.
UT scientist works with NASA to find first habitable zone
January 20, 2020
A team of NASA scientists, including a UT researcher, discovered an Earth-sized planet in the star’s habitable zone, according to a College of Natural Sciences press release published on Jan. 8.
UT School of Architecture ranked No.1 for programs with under 100 graduates
January 20, 2020
The UT School of Architecture was ranked as No. 1 among architecture programs with 70-99 graduates, according to DesignIntelligence, an architecture and design industry publication.
Nile river is millions of years older than previously thought, according to University scientists
November 21, 2019
University scientists have discovered the true age of the Nile River to be millions of years older than previously thought.
UT study finds increase in West Texas earthquakes
November 20, 2019
Earthquake activity is increasing in West Texas, according to a recent study by University researchers.
Harry Ransom Center acquires Frederick Seidel’s notes, unfinished poetry
November 6, 2019
The Harry Ransom Center recently obtained the notes and unfinished works of Frederick Seidel, a Pulitzer Prize-nominated poet.
UT joins 19 universities to bring inclusivity to STEM faculty
October 30, 2019
To recruit a more diverse STEM faculty, the University joined 19 other universities in a three-year effort to change current faculty recruitment practices.
University startup gains major investment after discovering chemical sensors
October 23, 2019
An accidental scientific discovery led to a multimillion dollar investment for a University startup.
McCombs School of Business offers first cybersecurity certificate program
October 21, 2019
The McCombs School of Business now offers a certificate program that educates students on how to protect U.S. health care systems from cybersecurity attacks.
UT molecular evolution professor named 2019 American Physical Society Fellow
October 14, 2019
The American Physical Society recently recognized a UT professor of molecular evolution as one of their 2019 fellows.
Newly developed software from McCombs researchers plays music according to listener’s mood
October 10, 2019
After six years of work, researchers at the McCombs School of Business have developed a “personalized DJ” software that plays music according to a listener’s mood.
Cockrell School of Engineering appoints first assistant dean of diversity, equity and inclusion
September 23, 2019
The Cockrell School of Engineering appointed its first assistant dean for diversity, equity and inclusion this month.
Raising Canes founder donates $10,000 for children’s future college careers
September 9, 2019
Raising Cane’s CEO and founder Todd Graves donated $10,000 to the UT’s Neighborhood Longhorns Program on Monday to support students who want to attend college.