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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...

UT professors appointed to Air Force Scientific Advisory Board

January 18, 2023

The University announced professors of aerospace engineering Moriba Jah and Karen Willcox as appointees by the Secretary of Defense to join the Air Force Scientific Advisory Board on Jan. 5. The board...

UT research team discovers barred galaxy in young universe

UT research team discovers barred galaxy in young universe

January 18, 2023

Researchers at UT have discovered barred galaxies similar to the Milky Way for the first time at earlier epochs of the universe at only a quarter of its current age.  A bar is an elongated structure...

UT-Austin blocks TikTok access from University Wi-Fi networks

UT-Austin blocks TikTok access from University Wi-Fi networks

January 17, 2023

UT-Austin blocked TikTok access on any device connected to its Wi-Fi networks, according to an email sent to the University community Tuesday morning. The decision follows Governor Greg Abbott’s directive...

COLA to offer new undergraduate data sciences major

COLA to offer new undergraduate data sciences major

January 17, 2023

The College of Liberal Arts is developing a new undergraduate major focusing on data science to be housed under the department of psychology. The department began developing the new major, which will...

New CRISPR protein discovered by UT-Austin researchers

New CRISPR protein discovered by UT-Austin researchers

January 17, 2023

Two molecular bioscience researchers at UT helped discover a new type of CRISPR protein.  CRISPR is a protein that has the ability to destroy viruses by detecting and killing the DNA within the bacteria,...

UT alum sentenced following 2020 West Campus drug ring scandal

UT alum sentenced following 2020 West Campus drug ring scandal

January 16, 2023

UT alumnus Samuel Parry was sentenced to one year and one day in federal prison on Friday for his involvement in a 2020 West Campus drug trafficking scandal. He was the first of the 13 people involved...

UT-Austin Dean Jay Bernhardt speaks at a Moody College of Communication event during the fall 2022 semester. Bernhardt has been a UT dean since 2016.

Moody Dean Jay Bernhardt to say goodbye to Forty Acres

January 16, 2023

On Jan. 12, Dean Jay Bernhardt announced in an email that he would be leaving UT and the Moody College of Communication at the end of the spring 2023 semester to become the 13th president of Emerson College...

UT-Austin researchers discover oldest known Mayan calendar

UT-Austin researchers discover oldest known Mayan calendar

January 16, 2023

A global research team partly consisting of UT-Austin scholars discovered direct evidence of the oldest known Maya calendar dating back to 300 B.C, much older than previously discovered fragments dating...

UT researchers create AI system to improve nutrition

UT researchers create AI system to improve nutrition

January 15, 2023

UT researchers developed an artificial intelligence system called Nutri to help healthcare providers discuss nutritional goals with their patients.  Marissa Burgermaster, who developed the idea for...

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New UT Tyler School of Medicine aims to improve health care options in East Texas

January 12, 2023

The UT Tyler School of Medicine plans to welcome its first class this fall to address the shortage of health care professionals in East Texas. Due to its rural location, East Texas suffers from a severe...

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