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UT student startup creates sustainable land management app

UT student startup creates sustainable land management app

November 2, 2022

A team of UT students and two geography professors created an app for ranchers in Botswana to sustainably manage and optimize their land use. Gazelle Ecosolutions CEO Amod Daherkar said about 70% of...

UT students create new app to find local events

UT students create new app to find local events

November 2, 2022

With a large number of UT events and parties every week, the clutter can be overwhelming. Students have designed GroupMes, posters and social media accounts to share these gatherings, but mathematics junior...

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UT School of Nursing honored by nurse practitioners for COVID-19 vaccination efforts

November 2, 2022

The American Association of Nurse Practitioners — the largest professional organization representing nurse practitioners — congratulated and honored UT’s School of Nursing for COVID-19 vaccination...

New student organization helps to empower student entrepreneurs with community market pop-ups

New student organization helps to empower student entrepreneurs with community market pop-ups

November 1, 2022

A new student organization called Longhorn Made is helping UT entrepreneurs build a community and consumer base with the goal to empower students with small businesses. The group helps small businesses...

Student group raises money at Saanj charity event to feed children in India

Student group raises money at Saanj charity event to feed children in India

November 1, 2022

Student fundraising group Seva raised $2,300 to feed children in India at a charity event celebrating South Asian culture on Oct. 28.  The sounds of music, cheers from the crowd and aromatic scents...

Campaign and voting signs crowd a grassy patch near the Peter T. Flawn Academic Center, one of two on-campus polling places at UT.

Pre-early voting poll shows Greg Abbott leads 54-43% over Beto O’Rourke

October 31, 2022

Polling by the Texas Politics Project conducted before early voting shows incumbent Greg Abbott is leading the gubernatorial race against challenger Beto O’Rourke among likely voters. The poll also...

‘Campus needs to be accessible’: Disabled students struggle to navigate campus, earn a degree

‘Campus needs to be accessible’: Disabled students struggle to navigate campus, earn a degree

October 31, 2022

During her first week of in-person classes in spring 2022, Emily Flores was certain to show up early to campus so she wouldn’t be late for class. She struggled to find accessible routes and ramps to...

Ticket, security problems at DKR stadium this football season

Ticket, security problems at DKR stadium this football season

October 31, 2022

Cheering on the Longhorns at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium is a tradition that UT students often look forward to from the moment they receive their “Gone to Texas” poster.  But for many...

UT-Austin professor Toyin Falola receives Nigerian national honor for contribution to Nigerian and African history

UT-Austin professor Toyin Falola receives Nigerian national honor for contribution to Nigerian and African history

October 31, 2022

The Federal Republic of Nigeria named history professor Toyin Falola Member of the Order of the Niger this Oct. The title is one of the highest national honors given by the country. Falola, a Nigerian...

A protestor holds up a sign on Speedway in front of the Perry-Castañeda Library on Oct. 27, 2022.

Students for a Democratic Society call for women’s and LGBTQ+ rights

October 30, 2022

Around 10 students with the organization Austin Students for a Democratic Society protested outside of the Perry-Castañeda Library on Oct. 27 for increased support of reproductive justice and trans students’...

Student Government presents six ways UT can be more inclusive for LGBTQ+ students

Student Government presents six ways UT can be more inclusive for LGBTQ+ students

October 27, 2022

Student leaders presented six immediate recommendations for UT to improve inclusivity for LGBTQ+ staff and students on Wednesday, eight months after releasing a report addressing the LGBTQ+ state of affairs. The...

‘You need to keep voting’: Austin community discusses reproductive justice’s impact on student political involvement

‘You need to keep voting’: Austin community discusses reproductive justice’s impact on student political involvement

October 27, 2022

Following the overturning of Roe v. Wade and the abortion ban in Texas being enacted, 13% of likely voters considered abortion to be the most important voting issue to them ahead of this year’s midterm...

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