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Students bring abandoned flower bed back to life
March 26, 2014
While Jester East Dormitory loomed overhead, residents of the Brackenridge, Roberts and Prather Residence Hall Council planted flowers in the quaint and quiet atmosphere of the courtyard shared by the dormitories this past Sunday.
Canadian ambassador says U.S. should complete construction on Keystone Pipeline
March 24, 2014
Canadian Ambassador H.E. Gary Doer said the U.S. should continue constructing the Keystone Pipeline, a cross-country oil pipeline, in a speech at the Student Activities Center on Friday.
Researchers make first steps toward researching methane hydrates with $1.7 million grant
March 24, 2014
Lying hidden under the world’s oceans and permafrost may be the world’s next best bet for a source of natural gas, stowed away in the form of frozen crystal lattices of water and methane called methane hydrates.
University astronomers watch as black hole swallows gas cloud
February 25, 2014
A little more than 26,000 years ago, a gaseous object collided with a giant black hole in the center of the Milky Way.
Nursing school receives $20,000 grant
February 21, 2014
The Jonas Center for Nursing and Veterans Healthcare has awarded UT with a $20,000 grant that will be awarded to two doctoral nursing students, which the University will match dollar for dollar.
Austin startup RideScout hopes to make Austin public transportation a seamless experience
February 20, 2014
An Austin-based app, RideScout, hopes to utilize the numerous transportation services available to Austinites to improve their downtown commute.
New developments in nuclear fusion give scientists a better understanding of the field
February 18, 2014
A breakthrough has been made in the field of nuclear fusion that brings the world’s understanding of the science one step closer to seeing it as a reliable source of energy.
UT alumnus unveils exhibit on childhood and transition to adulthood
February 13, 2014
Bodiless creatures called The Dwellers peer out from dark places in an art exhibit about childhood and the transition to adulthood that features a deteriorating skateboard ramp and wooden fort.
Program move allows more opportunity for students to study food
February 6, 2014
Students will now have more opportunities to study the diverse food culture of Texas with the American studies department’s recent integration of Foodways Texas, a nonprofit that educates the community on the culture that surrounds food.
Artist duo presents career history
February 4, 2014
On Monday, a presentation by The Art Guys, a duo of artists, involved a guitarist and a man in a dragon suit blowing party horns out of its nose.
Blanton Museum tour shows evolving depictions of the American West
January 30, 2014
The natural landscapes of the American West captivated artists from around the world at the beginning of the 20th century — and today, the Blanton Museum of Art staff hopes the paintings those artists produced are equally ready to captivate visitors.
About 5,000 show up for 20th annual 3M Half Marathon
January 20, 2014
This year, the race started at the corner of Stonelake Boulevard and Capital of Texas Highway, continued through the UT campus and finished at Waterloo Park.
Candidates for postdoctoral fellowship present lectures
January 15, 2014
The first of two candidates vying for the prestigious Carlos E. Castaneda Postdoctoral Fellowship presented his research, which focuses on militarization along the Mexican-American border from 1848 to present, to a faculty committee Wednesday.