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

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UT System and Texas A&M System investment fund looking for CEO

Van Nguyen October 20, 2016

The corporation that manages investments benefiting the University of Texas System and Texas A&M System is looking for a new CEO after Bruce Zimmerman, the previous CEO, resigned last week.  Zimmerman...


Students await future of Dell Medical

Carlynn Hickenbotham October 20, 2016

Nursing sophomore Celeste Hinojosa sat next to her fellow students as her professor told the class that in less than fives years, the Dell Medical School would be connected to the school of nursing.  At...


McCombs and Dell continue collaboration to tackle healthcare delivery

Burhanuddin Calcuttawala October 18, 2016

Dell Medical School and the McCombs School of Business are partnering to tackle issues within the healthcare system by applying business principles to the industry. This collaboration involves new initiatives...

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$1.5 million plan approved to enrich UT System branding

Will Clark October 13, 2016

The Board of Regents approved a $1.46 million budget Tuesday for a branding initiative in which the UT System will partner with creative agencies to better unite the UT System brand. Teri Thompson,...


UT land added to 11 Most Endangered Historic Places list

Van Nguyen October 12, 2016

Located on UT System-owned land in west Austin, one of Texas’ first desegregated golf courses was added to the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places...

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No Board of Regents members have donated to Trump so far

Cassi Pollock October 11, 2016

None of the nine UT System Regents have donated to current GOP nominee Donald Trump so far, despite their longtime associations with high-dollar donations to Republican candidates, adding to the unconventionality...


UT ranks No. 4 in Reuters’ innovative universities list

Reagan Ritterbush October 4, 2016

The University of Texas system jumped from No. 7 to No. 4 on the Reuters list of the world’s most innovative universities. According to Reuters’s analysis released last week, UT rose...


UTHealth urology professor elected president of Sexual Medicine Society

Brittany Wagner October 3, 2016

Run Wang, who works at MD Anderson Cancer Center, will be the first UT professor to serve as president of the Sexual Medicine Society of North America, an organization informing researchers on sexual health...


Lawsuit against McRaven appealed for the second time

Van Nguyen September 30, 2016

UT System Regent Wallace Hall recently filed an appeal with the Texas Supreme Court for access to confidential student records, his second in the case he brought against Chancellor William McRaven in...


New UT System online learning platform in development

Van Nguyen September 29, 2016

The UT System is developing TEx, a new online learning platform, which will benefit students in the System and bring a UT education to potential students around the world. The Board of Regents established...


Texas Tribune Festival: Funding for higher education a concern for Texans

Van Nguyen September 24, 2016

Funding for higher education is a hot topic going into the next legislative session. There have been talks in 2016 of cutting tuition set-asides and possibly cutting parts of the Hazelwood Act. The Texas...


Texas Tribune Festival: Increasing diversity in higher education is a priority going forward

Van Nguyen September 24, 2016

Increasing student diversity on college continues to be a growing concern for Texans. Last year, the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board presented 60X30TX, a plan that would increase the number...