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UT System board members donated $5.8 million to Abbott campaign since 2013

UT System board members donated $5.8 million to Abbott campaign since 2013

November 8, 2022

Members of the UT System Board of Regents donated $5.8 million to Gov. Greg Abbott’s gubernatorial campaigns, according to an analysis by The Texas Tribune.  Abbott appointed all 90 members currently...

UTeach program expands to UT Permian Basin

UTeach program expands to UT Permian Basin

October 13, 2022

Editor's note: A previous version of this story attributed a quote to Chris Turner, but has been correctly reattributed to John Turner. In 1997 the University established UTeach, a certification program...

UT to roll out Duo Security updates to simplify user experience

UT to roll out Duo Security updates to simplify user experience

October 7, 2022

Duo Security, the two-factor authentication service used by UT to verify a student’s identity when logging into their student accounts, plans to introduce the “Universal Prompt” on Oct. 19 to simplify...

‘What about my roommate?’: UHD adopts ‘isolation-in-place’ strategy in dorms, residents worry about infecting roommates

‘What about my roommate?’: UHD adopts ‘isolation-in-place’ strategy in dorms, residents worry about infecting roommates

September 12, 2022

When Jester West resident Joel Gomez tested positive for COVID-19 last week, he had a difficult decision to make — isolate back at home and risk getting his grandma sick, or isolate in his dorm and risk...

$1 million investment allows for ethical AI research at UT

$1 million investment allows for ethical AI research at UT

August 7, 2022

A recent $1 million investment to UT from a nonprofit has sparked a new partnership that ensures more developments can be made in ethical applications of artificial intelligence.  The MITRE Corporation...

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UT System approves $16.5M in funding for student mental health, safety services

June 30, 2022

On Tuesday, the University of Texas System Board of Regents approved the allocation of $16.5 million toward student mental health, student safety and alcohol education for all 13 UT System institutions...

UT System, U.S. Army partner to improve trauma care

UT System, U.S. Army partner to improve trauma care

April 26, 2022

The UT System and the U.S. Army plan to advance trauma care science and technology to help both injured soldiers on the battlefield and hospital patients through a new collaboration between the two institutions. The...

Austinites can vote next week to decriminalize marijuana, end no-knock warrants

Austinites can vote next week to decriminalize marijuana, end no-knock warrants

April 25, 2022

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the April 22, 2022 flipbook. Austinites can cast their votes starting April 25 on a proposition that could end no-knock warrants and citations or arrests...

Tesla Gigafactory creates job opportunities, environmental concerns for surrounding community

Tesla Gigafactory creates job opportunities, environmental concerns for surrounding community

April 25, 2022

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the April 22, 2022 flipbook. Tesla’s new Gigafactory in eastern Travis County could provide UT students and community members with nearly 10,000 jobs,...

Black Law and pre-law students reflect on Ketanji Brown Jackson confirmation as first Black female supreme court justice

Black Law and pre-law students reflect on Ketanji Brown Jackson confirmation as first Black female supreme court justice

April 21, 2022

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the April 19, 2022 flipbook. Sitting in the breakroom at his internship for the U.S. House of Representatives, Jeremiah Baldwin said he felt emotional as...

UT, Austin Public Health offer second COVID-19 booster shots for eligible individuals

UT, Austin Public Health offer second COVID-19 booster shots for eligible individuals

April 18, 2022

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the April 15, 2022 flipbook. Immunocompromised individuals and people 50 and over can now get their second COVID-19 booster shot through University Health...

City auditor, UT working to finalize agreement to review Austin Water after February boil water notice

City auditor, UT working to finalize agreement to review Austin Water after February boil water notice

April 18, 2022

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the April 15, 2022 flipbook. UT is finalizing an agreement with the city of Austin to review water operations after February marked the city’s third boil...

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