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Students discuss mental health resources at UT

Students discuss mental health resources at UT

Sheryl Lawrence April 16, 2021

TW: Discussion surrounding mental health. To report concerning behavior or ask for advice, students can call the Behavior Concerns and COVID-19 Advice Line at 512-232-5050. Students can also contact the...

UT-Austin College of Natural Sciences unveils 2021 visualizing science competition Winners

UT-Austin College of Natural Sciences unveils 2021 visualizing science competition Winners

Nicole Gomez April 16, 2021

A team of College of Natural Sciences researchers won the Visualizing Science 2021 competition for their image depicting how cerebellum mutations cause Ataxia-Telangiectasia, a neurodegenerative disorder,...

Graduate Student Assembly passes legislation to extend funding, program time for graduate students

Graduate Student Assembly passes legislation to extend funding, program time for graduate students

Sheryl Lawrence April 15, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the April 13 issue of The Daily Texan. Graduate students are urging the University to grant an extension of funding and time to complete their research,...

Most fall 2021 classes to be held in person

Most fall 2021 classes to be held in person

Tori Duff April 15, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the April 13 issue of The Daily Texan. More than 91% of classes will be held face to face in the fall, Kathleen Harrison, the communications manager for...

How to protect your COVID-19 vaccine card

How to protect your COVID-19 vaccine card

Anastasia Goodwin April 15, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the April 13 issue of The Daily Texan. As more students become eligible for COVID-19 vaccination, they will need to take important steps to protect their...

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UT Health Austin distributes 100,000 vaccinations, lifts research operation restrictions, plans for 2021 fall semester

Sheryl Lawrence April 15, 2021

UT Health Austin said they hope to offer vaccinations to all UT community members by July after distributing over 100,000 vaccinations, UT President Jay Hartzell said Thursday in a message to the UT community....

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Protest, vigil for Daunte Wright held at UT Tower

Skye Seipp April 15, 2021

TW: Discussions of police brutality, murder Editor’s Note: Two sources within this story, Andrea and M, are identified using false name to protect their identity due to fear of repercussions for protesting...

UT School of Nursing launches vaccine programs for underserved Austin communities

UT School of Nursing launches vaccine programs for underserved Austin communities

Kevin Vu April 14, 2021

The School of Nursing launched two vaccination delivery programs in March that provide vaccines to underserved Austin communities.  The two programs, Vaccine Administration Mobile Operations (VAMOS)...

UT researchers receive COVID-19 vaccine manufactured using their research

UT researchers receive COVID-19 vaccine manufactured using their research

Anastasia Goodwin April 14, 2021

Daniel Wrapp religiously refreshed his spam folder every two hours before he finally got an email from UT Health Austin to book his first vaccine appointment.  “I made the first available appointment...

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UT Austin Portugal Program launches podcast to bridge gap between science, business

Kaushiki Roy April 14, 2021

The UT Austin Portugal Program launched its first podcast on March 31 to help raise awareness about the connections between science and business.  Cross Talks, a monthly podcast, focuses on scientific...

Orientation directors, advisers prepare for second virtual orientation

Orientation directors, advisers prepare for second virtual orientation

Payton Reeves April 14, 2021

New Student Services is preparing for another virtual welcome this summer for incoming freshmen and transfer Longhorns. After the pandemic forced orientation online last year less than 10 weeks out...

UT-Austin administration working on changes to academic calendar

UT-Austin administration working on changes to academic calendar

Sheryl Lawrence April 13, 2021

UT may introduce shorter semesters and extend Thanksgiving break as the University administration works on changes to the academic calendar to meet updated federal aid and Texas Higher Education Coordinating...