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Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

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Dell Medical School receives gift to promote clinical social work

Dell Medical School receives gift to promote clinical social work

January 26, 2023

Dell Medical School’s Department of Health Social Work received a $1.2 million gift from philanthropists to expand the department’s efforts, including $500,000 to create an endowed scholarship fund...

UT Energy Institute partners with global oil companies to research sustainable energy

UT Energy Institute partners with global oil companies to research sustainable energy

January 26, 2023

The UT Energy Institute is partnering with global oil companies to fund research plans that focus on sustainable energy, a collaboration that works toward mitigating the carbon footprint of the corporations. Oil...

UHD offers English classes to employees to support community, advance careers

UHD offers English classes to employees to support community, advance careers

January 26, 2023

It’s not just students who take classes at UT. University Housing and Dining now offers ESL, or “English as a Second Language,” classes to all of their employees to help further their communication...

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...

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-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...

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 enforces TikTok ban on government devices following state orders

UT enforces TikTok ban on government devices following state orders

January 12, 2023

On Dec. 16, UT’s University Compliance department sent an email to students and faculty instructing all University employees to immediately remove TikTok from all state-issued devices.  On Dec. 15,...

New system improves course evaluations for professors

New system improves course evaluations for professors

January 12, 2023

A new student course evaluation system with an improved interface and accessibility features launched at the end of the fall 2022 semester following a 2020 resolution advocating for improvements. “(Students)...

New Chrome extension aims to ease UT registration process, replace old extension

New Chrome extension aims to ease UT registration process, replace old extension

December 19, 2022

UT students have created a new Google Chrome extension to make registering for classes easier.  UT Registration Planner is currently free to download on the Chrome Web Store and allows students to...

UT researchers receive grant to study nanoscale 3D printing

UT researchers receive grant to study nanoscale 3D printing

December 19, 2022

Researchers from UT, the University of Utah and the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign received a $3 million grant from the National Science Foundation to create a way to more quickly and efficiently...

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