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University financial aid office makes updates to financial aid portal

University financial aid office makes updates to financial aid portal

Erika Pernis, General News Reporter April 22, 2024

The Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid announced updates to the financial aid system on April 9 to make financial aid management in upcoming semesters more user-friendly.  The updated financial...

Jackson School of Geosciences unveils climate system science major for fall 2024

Jackson School of Geosciences unveils climate system science major for fall 2024

Maryam Ahmed, Senior News Reporter April 18, 2024

The Jackson School of Geosciences announced on March 27 the introduction of a climate system science bachelor’s degree this fall. The program is the first of its kind in Texas and one of the only...

US legislators call on Texas universities to save funds for students affected by FAFSA glitch

US legislators call on Texas universities to save funds for students affected by FAFSA glitch

Pili Saravia, Senior News Reporter April 18, 2024

Ten members of the United States Congress signed an open letter to Texas universities on April 8 urging them to provide additional funds to students affected by a glitch in the Free Application for Federal...

Underpaid@UT announces decision to unionize

Underpaid@UT announces decision to unionize

Sowmya Sridhar, News General Reporter April 18, 2024

Underpaid@UT, a group of graduate students fighting for living wages, announced their decision to unionize on April 3. Evan Scope Crafts, an organizer with Underpaid@UT, said graduate students founded Underpaid@UT...

Students launch new climate action petition to divest from fossil fuels

Students launch new climate action petition to divest from fossil fuels

Eden Shamy, General News Reporter April 17, 2024

Students Fighting Climate Change launched a petition on April 1 urging the University to take action against the climate crisis by minimizing its carbon footprint and use of nonrenewable energy.  As...

A look at UT’s meme culture

A look at UT’s meme culture

Sophia Kurz, General Projects Reporter April 17, 2024

From calls for students to get off Grindr, to commentary on Co-op life, UT Austin meme accounts create content centered around student relatability, humor and fostering a community. Meme accounts...

Latinx Community Affairs to hold Latinx graduation ceremony after loss of University funding

Latinx Community Affairs to hold Latinx graduation ceremony after loss of University funding

Kylee Howard, Associate News Editor April 16, 2024

The Latinx Community Affairs student organization, formerly a University-sponsored organization, will hold their annual Latinx graduation ceremony after reaching its fundraising goal, the organization...

Junior chemical engineering major Gaby Bastidas collects a free taco provided by Parking and Transportation Services outside the Perry-Castañeda Library during the Bike to UT Day event on April 16, 2024. Tacos and coffee were offered to the first 200 registered cyclists who showed up.

Bike to UT Day celebrates student cyclists’ contributions to more sustainable University

Laurel Pinchback, General News Reporter April 16, 2024

The University Parking and Transportation Services Department held Bike to UT Day on Tuesday to promote cycling and celebrate cyclists' contribution to campus by reducing pollution and traffic congestion.  Students...

From left, Assistant Professors of Sociology Tony Cheng of Duke University, Samantha Simon of the University of Arizona, and Michael Sierra-Arévalo of the University of Texas at Austin spoke at a policing discussion panel held at UTs William C. Powers, Jr. Student Activity Center on April 15, 2024.

Sociology professors discuss violence of policing during panel

Chloe Robinson, General News Reporter April 16, 2024

Three professors discussed the relationship between sociology, violence and police organizations at an April 15 panel.  Michael Sierra-Arévalo, an assistant professor of sociology at UT and the author...

The University of Texas tower on April 7, 2024.

U.S. Air Force’s first female fighter pilot to give 2024 commencement address

Aaron Sullivan, Senior News Reporter April 15, 2024

Retired Maj. Gen. Jeannie M. Leavitt, a UT alumna and the U.S. Air Force’s first female fighter pilot will give the commencement address at the University-wide graduation ceremony on May 11, the...

President Jay Hartzell at the State of the University Address on Sept. 19, 2023.

Hartzell addresses DCCE closure, layoffs, Gov. Abbott’s executive order regarding anti-semitism, Islamophobic incidents at faculty council meeting

Naina Srivastava, Senior News Reporter April 15, 2024

President Jay Hartzell and UT leadership addressed concerns related to the closure of the Division of Campus and Community Engagement, free speech and academic freedom at a Monday faculty council meeting. Hartzell...

University adds more semiconductor opportunities to match area’s growing need for talent

University adds more semiconductor opportunities to match area’s growing need for talent

Pili Saravia, Senior News Reporter April 12, 2024

As the semiconductor industry grows in Austin, the University announced a new master’s degree program and collaborative Semiconductor Training Center to better prepare students for the field at the end...

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