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UT Black Muslims Alliance brings representation for Black, Muslim people on campus
December 5, 2019
Shams Alkamil, a human development and family sciences senior, founded the UT Black Muslims Alliance to create a space for those who feel discriminated against and isolated on the Forty Acres.
Media Studies Colloquium presents talk on Lego movie franchise
December 5, 2019
A New York University cinema studies professor and author gave a discussion on the Lego movies, the world of big business, and progressiveness surrounding the franchise Thursday afternoon on campus.
Minority Women Pursuing Law makes case for women of color, representation in law
December 2, 2019
In a field dominated by white men, many female professionals in the legal field have to go “above and beyond” to get equal recognition, according to a 2018 study by the American Bar Association.
5 donation centers open during holidays
November 20, 2019
Does it spark joy anymore? If the answer is no, the best option is to donate to this list of Austin donations centers that will take in an array of your unwanted or unused bits and bobs.
Center for Asian American Studies opens new location at Bellmont Hall, new major and initiative
November 19, 2019
The College of Liberal Arts’ Diversity Committee students and faculty ate dinner in Bellmont Hall Monday to celebrate the Center for Asian American Studies’ new location.
Science, communication merge at a panel on future of journalism
November 14, 2019
As more people take an interest in learning about advances in science, journalists must make that information easy to understand, said science writers on a panel Wednesday.
Q&A: Abstract artist Ayla Erdener talks LGBTQ+ community, cultural heritage, life as local artist
November 12, 2019
Artist Ayla Erdener opens new exhibit “Queers of Austin,” an ode to those who have supported her LGBTQ+ journey.
Women of color talk about their experiences in academia, systematic obstacles
November 5, 2019
Faculty members gathered at a panel Monday to discuss the challenges they faced as women of color in academia and how they persevered through systematic obstacles in their careers.
Podcaster Kristen Meinzer speaks at National Young Women’s Day of Action Luncheon
October 31, 2019
Students and faculty ate lunch, spoke with peers and listened to a talk on representation for women of color in media Wednesday at the National Young Women’s Day of Action Luncheon.
UT student chapter bridges gap between humanitarian work, Austin community
October 23, 2019
Through Doctors Without Borders at UT, students are given opportunities to engage in service that aids communities in Austin and in countries around the world. Members of the UT chapter are from a diverse array of disciplines that contribute to the overall fellowship of the organization, bridging skill sets from majors like history, public health and psychology.
UT offers at Around the World with AE
October 22, 2019
Students and professors ate lunch, mingled with peers and discussed languages of the world Monday at Around the World with AE as part of the University’s efforts to familiarize students with different languages and cultures.
Business professor educates students, faculty on ethics, morals in the workplace
October 10, 2019
Students and faculty discussed making ethical business decisions, money embezzlement and Wall Street on Thursday as a part of the University’s The Ethics Project program.
Leaders and politicians discuss civic engagement at Voto Latino’s Power Summit 2019
September 30, 2019
Young Latinx voters and allies gathered at Voto Latino’s Power Summit 2019 to learn how to register, organize and mobilize civic engagement in their communities as the 2020 election approaches.
Activist talks US prison abolition, flaws in prison system
September 27, 2019
A group of human rights leaders, students and self-proclaimed prison abolitionists deliberated the abolition of the United States prison system as a part of a lecture series Thursday night.
The Yard Milkshake Bar opens Texas location at The Domain
September 18, 2019
Known for its Instagrammable decadent desserts, The Yard Milkshake Bar recently opened its first Texas location right here in Austin.
Student-friendly guide for the 2020 White House race
September 10, 2019
Free and easy-to-use resources for campaign information are just a click, stream or tweet away.
Texas Asian Pan-Hellenic Council kickoffs its semiannual Greek Sneak Peak
September 5, 2019
Students sang, danced, won prizes and mingled with friends in the Student Activity Center Auditorium for an introduction to Greek life at the fall 2019 Greek Sneak Peek.