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

Liberal Arts deficit jeopardizes ethnic studies

Audrey White November 17, 2010

Ethnic studies centers and the Center for Women’s and Gender Studies may fall under the swinging axe of University budget cuts, and members of a new student organization called The Students Speak said...

Haitian amputees tour United States, compete at Capitol

Yvonne Marquez November 16, 2010

Emmanuel Ladouceur was on the bottom floor of a three-story building with his family when a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti last January. A goalkeeper for a local soccer team, Ladouceur lost his...

UT explores hydrogen fuel, sparks government interest

Lauren Giudice November 16, 2010

UT’s Center for Electromechanics, along with Atlanta-based Center for Transportation and the Environment, delivered two hydrogen-powered utility vehicles to the U.S. military’s largest combat support...

APD reports increase in homicides during 2010

Aziza Musa November 16, 2010

The Austin Police Department is facing its fifth spike in the number of murders committed during the past 15 years — despite an overall drop in the violent crime rate. Murder rates usually average...

Austin expenditures open to public through online database program

Anna Fata November 16, 2010

Austin residents can now view how the city is putting their tax dollars to use. The city launched eCheckbook, an online database of city expenditures, on its website Friday. Residents can browse the...

McCombs falters in rankings, soars in student satisfaction

Nick Mehendale November 16, 2010

The McCombs School of Business is the 25th best business school in the U.S., according to a recent ranking by a Bloomberg Businessweek report. The business school fell four places from 2008, according...

Study shows rise in internationals, first drop in US students abroad

Lauren Giudice November 16, 2010

International student enrollment in colleges nationwide steadily increased this year, while the total number of U.S. students who studied abroad decreased slightly, according to a recent study by an...

Video brings war-torn African life to US

Anna Fata November 16, 2010

The world-renowned social justice group Invisible Children included UT on its tour to spread awareness about the effects living in war-torn East Africa has on the region’s children, hosting a...

State demands additional budget cuts

Nolan Hicks November 16, 2010

Texas needs to cut its spending an additional 2 to 3 percent for the current budget cycle as state revenues lag almost $4 billion below projections, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst and Texas House Speaker Joe...

Cultural exchange promoted through International Education Week

Vidushi Shrimali November 16, 2010

More than 2,000 students left Austin to study abroad last school year, and this fall about twice as many international students from 115 countries came to the city to study at UT. The University’s...

Council seeks alternate appraisal of professors

Nick Mehendale November 16, 2010

UT’s Faculty Council created a new committee at its Monday meeting to determine the best way to conduct annual evaluations, hoping to ensure the faculty has a say in how professors and staff are...

Law school alumnus honored

Allie Kolechta November 15, 2010

The School of Law dean and a UT law alumnus unveiled Friday a sculpture of James DeAnda, a lawyer, social activist and federal judge. DeAnda, a UT alumnus, fought for the integration of Mexican-Americans...

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