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Noble 2500 opens after months of delays

Noble 2500 opens after months of delays

January 23, 2023

Residents at Noble 2500 moved in this weekend after five months of delays and temporary living situations.  The West Campus apartment complex was initially scheduled to open before the start of the...

Everything you need to know about Austin’s plan to expand I-35

Everything you need to know about Austin’s plan to expand I-35

January 23, 2023

Expansion of Interstate 35 is still on the city’s agenda despite construction set to begin early this year. Initially a research project in the 1980s, the Texas Department of Transportation has continually...

New abortion bill aims to end travel funding for out-of-state abortions

New abortion bill aims to end travel funding for out-of-state abortions

January 23, 2023

A new bill from the 2023 state legislative session is set to target Austin’s logistical support for abortions. Logistical support is defined as any funding that allows individuals to travel for an out-of-state...

On Jan. 22, 2023, Madly Kilburn protests the overturn of Roe v. Wade outside of the Texas State Capitol.

50 years later, UT students, protesters commemorate, fight against the loss of Roe v. Wade

January 23, 2023

Chants of “the people, united, will never be defeated!” echoed down Congress Avenue as almost 100 Austinites and UT students gathered at the Texas Capitol to protest state legislation restricting bodily...

UT alumnus sues Texas medical schools over admission policies

UT alumnus sues Texas medical schools over admission policies

January 23, 2023

The American First Legal Foundation’s Center for Legal Equality filed a class-action lawsuit on Jan. 10, claiming unfair admissions practices against six Texas medical schools and their top faculty,...

Dell Medical School appoints first chief to new cardiovascular and thoracic surgery division

Dell Medical School appoints first chief to new cardiovascular and thoracic surgery division

January 23, 2023

Dr. George Arnaoutakis began his position as the first chief of the Dell Medical School’s new cardiovascular and thoracic surgery division on Jan 9. Arnaoutakis is a cardiovascular and thoracic surgeon...

A protester holds a sign reading Long Live Palestine! as a Palestinian flag waves overhead during a protest against the IAC summit on Jan. 21, 2023.

UT students, community members protest Israeli-American Council Summit

January 23, 2023

Facing the entrance to the Fairmont Hotel, over 125 students and community members gathered on Saturday in downtown Austin to demand the shutdown of the Israeli-American Council  National Summit. The...

Blue Cross Blue Shield negotiations could leave students, faculty with less medical access

Blue Cross Blue Shield negotiations could leave students, faculty with less medical access

January 19, 2023

The new year typically brings renewed benefits for insurance holders, but Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas policy holders may see their in-network medical access decrease by the end of the month. BCBSTX...

Keeping Austin Green: UT researchers, local organizations battle environmental issues in East Austin

Keeping Austin Green: UT researchers, local organizations battle environmental issues in East Austin

January 19, 2023

The Environmental Science Institute at the Jackson School of Geosciences is initiating a five-year plan researching ways to build climate resilience in East Austin, following environmental concerns about...

Comet strikes on Jupiter’s moon Europa could receive ingredients for life, new study finds

Comet strikes on Jupiter’s moon Europa could receive ingredients for life, new study finds

January 19, 2023

Comet strikes on Jupiter’s moon Europa could result in taking the potential for life to a hidden subsurface ocean, UT researchers found in a study published Nov. 28.  According to NASA, Europa is...

New bill could give UT, Texas A&M systems more access to Permanent University Fund

New bill could give UT, Texas A&M systems more access to Permanent University Fund

January 19, 2023

Sen. Charles Perry introduced Bill SJR 26 on Jan. 6 to amend the Permanent University Fund. The bill proposes a constitutional amendment to entitle all component institutions of The Texas A&M...

DIY air purifier fights indoor air pollutants

DIY air purifier fights indoor air pollutants

January 19, 2023

Using a do-it-yourself air purifying device, a UT professor emeritus created an efficient yet cost-effective way to clean air in compact environments like dorms, apartments and lecture halls. The Corsi-Rosenthal...

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