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Forum supports the advancement of the UT Research Cyberinfrastructure initiative
December 5, 2012
University of Texas institutions will not be able to yield the best research and medical breakthroughs without advancing the UT Research Cyberinfrastructure initiative.
Campus to help students survive finals
December 1, 2012
December is approaching, and what students commonly refer to as “hell week” is causing need for campus-wide survival methods.
Former NBA player, professors discuss history, dynamics of basketball
November 29, 2012
Invented in 1891, the game of basketball began with only 13 rules before arriving at UT in 1906 as it grew into the multi-million dollar industry it is today.
Austin Pets Alive! faces concerns over loss of city funding
November 27, 2012
Austin Pets Alive! has saved more than 5,400 animals from euthanasia this year.
Texas hexes TCU
November 19, 2012
The glow of red candles illuminated the steps of the UT Tower 71 years after UT’s first hex on Texas A&M.
Environmental organizations bring attention to e-waste issue on America Recycles Day
November 15, 2012
Students said no to electronic waste Thursday by recycling outdated devices in observance of America Recycles Day.
McCombs' MBA program ranks 19 in annual survey
November 15, 2012
Bloomberg Businessweek ranked McComb’s School of Business’ MBA program 19 in its annual survey “best undergraduate business schools”.
Symposium examines difficulties student veterans face
November 12, 2012
Student veterans come to UT with different histories, experiences and knowledge than traditional students.
Longhorn alumni emphasize importance of healthy living in School of Human Ecology centennial celebration
November 9, 2012
Successful healthy living is a result of choices and motivation, Longhorn alumni said in a panel Thursday.
School of Human Ecology celebrates 100 years
November 8, 2012
The University of Texas’ School of Human Ecology is celebrating 100 years of excellence.
Senator John Kerry advocates Law of the Sea Treaty in lecture
November 4, 2012
Sen. John Kerry said the United States’ delay on accepting the Law of the Sea Treaty is threatening our military’s navigational powers.
UHS promotes student involvement in health, links academic success to health
November 2, 2012
Peer-to-peer health education can improve performance in school, University Health Services representatives said in an annual health panel Thursday.
Fun Fun Fun Fest weather
November 1, 2012
Fun Fun Fun Fest attendants may be forced to enjoy their favorite artists from views beneath umbrellas and raincoats this weekend.
Students for Clean Water trek from UT Tower to Town Lake to raise awareness
October 28, 2012
Students trekked more than five miles from UT Tower to Town Lake to raise awareness about people who are forced to walk miles for clean water.
LBJ School of Public Affairs connects students with politics, Gingrich speaks about America’s future
October 26, 2012
Newt Gingrich, former Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, discussed Thursday the post-election leadership challenges America will face.
Hook the Vote hosts campus debate
October 25, 2012
Despite College Republicans’ decision to opt out of a debate Wednesday evening sponsored by Hook the Vote, more than 100 students attended the debate to learn the stances of University Democrats and Libertarian Longhorns on various issues.
Thong Jog honors the memory of Leslie Cochran while raising proceeds for Mobile Loaves & Fishes
October 21, 2012
Thong-clad Austin joggers filled the streets of downtown Austin Saturday in efforts to raise proceeds for the homeless and in memory of the Austin icon Leslie Cochran, a homeless man who died in March.
Former NCAA athlete shares journey as transgender man
October 19, 2012
Former NCAA athlete Kye Allums did not always attract positive attention during his journey in finding himself.
University Health Services extends flu shot campaign, offers final opportunity on Wednesday
October 18, 2012
University Health Services decided to extend its annual flu shot campaign with a final clinic scheduled for Wednesday Oct. 24 from noon until 4 p.m.
Wear your thong to support the homeless
October 17, 2012
Members of the Austin community will jog downtown Saturday wearing thongs, feather boas and glitter to raise proceeds for the homeless in honor of the late Leslie Cochran, a homeless Austin icon.
PCL kicks off new schedule with extended hours
October 15, 2012
University of Texas Libraries and Student Government kicked off the PCL’s 24/5 service Monday evening by handing out free pizza, prizes and T-shirts to students.
Biology students host free lecture series for graduate research presentations
October 12, 2012
Rain did not stop the Austin community from learning about the relationship between animals and humans in urban societies at October’s Science Under the Stars lecture.
UT gets rain, more to come Friday
October 11, 2012
Jury deliberations begin in downtown nightclub owners Yassine Enterprises trial
October 11, 2012
Jury deliberations began Wednesday in the trial of former downtown nightclub owners Hadi Yassine, Hussein “Mike” Yassine and Mohammed “Steve” Yassine.
Committee on higher education discusses funding and research
October 7, 2012
UT President William Powers Jr. urged the Texas House Committee on Higher Education to concentrate funding to established tier-one research institutions.
Save This Seat sheds light on Texas dating violence
October 1, 2012
Seats in the campus’ crowded lecture halls were left open all day Monday to memorialize victims of relationship violence.
Federal prosecutor raises human trafficking awareness
September 28, 2012
As a federal prosecutor, Robert Moossy handles some of the country’s highest profile human trafficking cases. On campus Thursday, Moossy said human trafficking crimes are a global, national and local problem.
UHS offers flu vaccinations
September 26, 2012
With flu season approaching, UT and the Austin area are combatting the virus by providing flu shots to as many residents as possible.
HealthyHorns Fest attracts UT students with free shirts and snacks while teaching them about free health services
September 20, 2012
UHS presented its “HealthyHorns Fest” Wednesday at Gregory Gym Plaza
Legend sees room for improvement in education
September 19, 2012
John Legend said during an on-campus lecture Tuesday that the solution to many problems of inequality and poverty lies in a well-grounded education.
Health Services improves services, rank
September 7, 2012
University Health Services has grabbed some of the spotlight usually reserved for the University’s athletics program and breakthrough research.
Olympic medalist inspires students to persevere
September 5, 2012
For eight-time Olympic speed skating medalist Apolo Ohno discussed his achievements as early struggles at “An Evening with Apolo Ohno” at the Texas Union Ballroom Tuesday night.