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Senate bill decreases university funding
March 29, 2017
The Texas Senate unanimously voted on Tuesday to pass the finance committee’s proposed budget, which decreases state funding for many colleges and universities by 6 percent to 10 percent.
Texas Department of Public Safety assesses campus security
April 22, 2016
The Texas Department of Public Safety is conducting a comprehensive review of security measures on the UT campus at the request of President Gregory Fenves.
APD officers respond to disturbance incident at Castillian
February 3, 2016
After responding to a reported disturbance, police cars and ambulances occupied San Antonio Street in front of The Castilian Tuesday night.
Stun guns and Tasers not prohibited on campus, but remain banned in residence halls
January 29, 2016
Campus carry will allow licensed handgun owners to bring concealed handguns on campus starting Aug. 1, but students can also freely carry other types of weapons, such as stun guns or Tasers, around campus as a self-defense mechanism.
Kins Coffee opening caters to students on north side of campus
January 19, 2016
Hundreds of students flocked to Kin’s Coffee, a new, on-campus coffee shop located inside Kinsolving Hall, on its first day of classes for the spring semester.
Study abroad policies unaffected by world attacks
November 25, 2015
No major changes to the study abroad department are being recommended at this time in light of attacks executed by the Islamic State in Paris on Nov. 13, according to Jess Miller, UT international risk analyst.
UT System ranked 7th in innovation
September 24, 2015
Advanced research and groundbreaking discoveries earned the UT System a seventh place ranking in Reuters’ top 100 list of “World’s Most Innovative Universities,” according to a Tuesday press release.
Texas Venture Labs hosts entrepreneurship seminar
September 3, 2015
First-year graduate students pursuing two types of master’s degrees at McCombs learned about putting business into action at a seminar hosted by Texas Venture Labs on Wednesday night.
Four UT students raise money to build schools in Africa with Pencils of Promise
August 30, 2015
When four UT students registered for a philanthropy class, they expected to learn what it means to give back. They never expected to leave the class with $25,000 to fund a school in Africa.
Researchers discover obesity program misses target
August 26, 2015
UT researchers discovered a $37 million grant program failed in its efforts to reduce obesity rates among middle school students throughout the state.