Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Fulbright scholarship awarded to professor

Allie Kolechta November 10, 2010

Z. Jeff Chen, a professor in the Section of Molecular Cell and Developmental Biology, will head to the University of Cambridge in England on a scholarship to research and teach as a 2010 Fulbright Scholar. Each...

‘Transmedia’ explored by experts

Yvonne Marquez November 10, 2010

Two new media experts presented a world of transmedia storytelling — a multiplatform way of storytelling with each individual media telling a different part of the story but creating a cohesive...

Panel speaks on building ‘green’ for sustainability

Allie Kolechta November 10, 2010

Implementing sustainable features with the future of a company in mind is the best way to maximize their economic benefits, said Gregory P. Fuller, chief operating officer at real estate firm Granite...

Woman shot in North Austin by boyfriend dies in hospital

Aziza Musa November 10, 2010

A woman died Monday after a man shot her outside an East Austin establishment over the weekend. Eula Nutall, 37, and her boyfriend Johnny Barr, 37, had a confrontation at the Airport Bar and Grill,...

Former officer Quintana jailed for assault, trespassing charges

Aziza Musa November 10, 2010

Leander police charged and arrested former Austin Police Officer Leonardo Quintana on Tuesday for misdemeanors, said Wayne Vincent, Austin Police Association president. The Austin American-Statesman...

UT System investment company awards bonuses to employees

Collin Eaton November 10, 2010

University of Texas Investment Management Company’s board of directors gave $5.1 million in bonuses to 30 employees Tuesday, citing high investment returns that raised the Permanent University...

Injured woman aided by coworkers

Aziza Musa November 10, 2010

Before last Tuesday, Austin resident Jasmin Rodriguez could carry out mundane tasks, such as walking and sitting, without any aid. Now, she cannot stand for an extended period of time without becoming...

Ambassador lectures on US-Mexico relationship

Nick Mehendale November 9, 2010

United States Ambassador to Mexico Carlos Pascual addressed immigration reform and drug cartel-related violence in Mexico, as well as their impacts on Texas, during a visit to campus on Monday. The...

Anti-corporal punishment group demands alternative discipline

Anna Fata November 9, 2010

Being paddled in school may seem like an antiquated form of discipline, but corporal punishment is still legal in 20 states. In the 2005-06 school year, about 50,000 Texas school children...

Influential alumni to be added to business school Hall of Fame

Allie Kolechta November 9, 2010

The Red McCombs School of Business will induct three alumni into its Hall of Fame on Friday. The three inductees, John W. Carpenter III, Gary Kusin and Corbin J. Robertson Jr., were chosen...

Harry Ransom Center acquires playwright’s collection of work

Audrey White November 9, 2010

The Harry Ransom Center announced Monday that it acquired the papers of playwright Spalding Gray, a Rhode Island native known for his knack for expressing universal themes through deeply personal...

Musicians, celebrities attend final taping of Austin City Limits on campus

Allistair Pinsof November 9, 2010

It’s the end of an era for Austin City Limits. Music fans and country singer Lyle Lovett met for the final taping Monday at Studio 6A on campus, the home of the longest-running music show...