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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Donald Trump to nominate University of Texas cancer center executive for FDA commissioner

Emily Hernandez November 6, 2019

President Donald Trump announced Friday his intent to nominate an executive at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center as the 24th commissioner for the Food and Drug Administration, according...

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Austin Police Department, UT System Police see rise in female recruits

Austin Martinez November 1, 2019

The Austin Police Department and UT System Police are seeing more women apply and being sworn in as police officers.  Myeshia Francis-Parker, APD senior police officer and recruiter, said 10% of...


UT System searches for UT Medical Branch president candidates

Areeba Amer October 25, 2019

The UT System established a search advisory committee to find potential candidates for the next UT Medical Branch president, according to a Wednesday press release.  David Callender, former president...


UT System does not collect data on efficacy of tobacco-free policy

Areeba Amer October 11, 2019

While UT System institutions have had a 100% tobacco-free policy since 2017, the system does not currently collect data about tobacco use on campuses to see if the policy led to a decrease systemwide,...

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Q&A: New UT System executive vice chancellor discusses future plans for system health institutions

Areeba Amer October 8, 2019

Former Texas state representative John Zerwas assumed his new position as executive vice chancellor for health affairs for the UT System Oct. 1.  As part of his new position, he oversees and provides...

UT and Texas A&M System chancellors discuss free tuition, population growth

Areeba Amer September 27, 2019

As the Texas population continues to grow, the UT System is working with other institutions to ensure all Texans have access to higher education, UT System chancellor James Milliken said. Milliken and...


UT Austin works with UT System to ensure potential tuition increases are necessary

Areeba Amer September 27, 2019

The UT System will now be working with its eight academic institutions, including UT-Austin, to develop potential tuition and fee increases and ensure any increases are absolutely necessary for the...


UT System family leave policy causes employees to adapt

Areeba Amer September 12, 2019

When Dr. Gurur Biliciler-Denktas was planning to have her second child while working in the UT System, she didn’t opt to use the 12 weeks of unpaid family leave provided by the system. Instead, she...


Student Advisory Council meets to craft recommendations for UT System Board of Regents

Laura Morales September 9, 2019

The Student Advisory Council to the UT System met this weekend to discuss supportive resources for sexual assault victims, international students and “at-risk” students across their campuses. The...


UT System Board of Regents approves $21.1 billion systemwide budget

Areeba Amer August 30, 2019

The UT System budget has increased nearly 7.4% since the last fiscal year due to an increase in projected budgeted revenue, according to the recently approved budget report.  The UT System Board...


Anna Hiss Gymnasium renovations receive $24.5 million in funding

Laura Morales August 26, 2019

The University received $24.5 million from the UT System Board of Regents on Aug. 15 to convert the Anna Hiss Gymnasium into a robotics research space by spring 2021. As part of The UT Board of Regents’...


UT to provide free tuition to families earning up to $65,000

Nicole Stuessy July 9, 2019

Starting in the fall of 2020, in-state undergraduate students who come from families with yearly incomes of up to $65,000 will see their tuition and fees paid for in full by a new University endowment.  On...

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