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Class gives light to social issues
September 5, 2012
Last spring, journalism lecturer Diana Dawson challenged her students to learn about the faces behind current issues.
Austin parks offer a break from urban stresses
August 5, 2012
When students take time to lift their heads from the books, many travel to some of these areas to relax.
Study finds perceived ritual effectiveness can be predicted
August 3, 2012
A UT research team found people’s understanding of rituals stems from how the human cognitive system works.
Poor voter turnout not expected to improve in runoff elections
July 27, 2012
The last day to vote in the runoff election is July 31.
Comedian returns with Reddit interactive show
July 23, 2012
UT alumnus Zach Anner is back with a new internet-powered travel show premiering this month.
UT kidnapping and accident phone scams continue
July 20, 2012
Investigators have asked for any families who have been victims of the scam to contact UTPD at 512-471-4441.
Off duty bus operator fatally shoots himself while riding Capital Metro bus
July 18, 2012
47-year-old Jesus Rios harmed no other passengers in his Tuesday evening act on bus route 302.
UT fraternity's redevelopment plans halted by Austin Historic Landmark Commission
July 17, 2012
Austin’s Historic Preservation Office was asked to further research the North Campus house.
UT research team developed software to hack into GPS-enabled devices
July 15, 2012
A team of researchers at UT’s Radionavigation Laboratory recently hacked into the GPS system of a non-encrypted drone.
Scanner located on UT campus allows scientists to scan and research nearly anything
July 11, 2012
Ten years ago, UT professors pioneered a way to virtually reconstruct and then examine the internal structures of once living specimens without damaging the object of interest.
Campus to receive more rain, cooler temperatures this week [UPDATE]
July 10, 2012
Students can break out the umbrellas and rejoice — the rain isn’t going anywhere for another day or two.
New university ranking places UT at 30th in the world
July 10, 2012
The rankings attempted to measure the quality of education and training for students and faculty.
Tuition assistance granted for soldier students
June 29, 2012
The new agreement, approved by the Department of Defense, changes UT’s policy on how tuition fee statements are listed.
Occupy UT releases disorientation manual in effort to spark activism
June 28, 2012
Occupy UT, a student activist group, recently released a “Disorientation Field Manual” on their website to inform incoming students about their message.
Alan Turing's birthday celebrated with symposium, question-fielding robot
June 24, 2012
Although he died in 1954, Turing's work in computer science and artificial intelligence lives on today.
UT Concho Community Garden to expand after a year of droughts
June 20, 2012
UT’s first community garden is expanding and innovating after weathering last year’s extreme drought conditions.
Central Texas set to acquire new area code by July 2013
June 15, 2012
The Public Utility Commission of Texas drafted an order creating area code 737 at its June 13 meeting.
UT alumnus and deaf community proponent Mark Gobble killed in hit-and-run incident Sunday
June 13, 2012
Mark Gobble died in a hit-and-run incident while jogging on a sidewalk near West Slaughter Lane and Vinemont Drive in southwest Austin on Sunday morning.
Smart grid technology reveals more efficient ways to measure energy consumption
June 7, 2012
Austin-based smart grid researchers find more efficient ways to place solar panels and measure energy consumption.
Austin Historical Survey Wiki launches after four year development
June 4, 2012
The project aims to consolidate information about historical areas in Austin on the Internet.
Despite relief, drought will continue during summer
June 1, 2012
Less than one percent of Texas is suffering exceptional drought conditions, down from 43.97 percent last year.