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CMHC releases 2017-2018 fact sheet, sees increase in students served

December 6, 2018

During the 2017-18 academic year, the Counseling and Mental Health Center saw increases in the total number of students served and the number of students served for individual counseling. According...

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Students buy and sell women’s items on Facebook page

December 3, 2018

After she bought 20 pairs of shoes in a single semester, Anel Gonzalez vowed to be more frugal when purchasing on the “UT Austin Women’s Clothing Exchange” Facebook page. Gonzalez,...

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UT Institute honored for research done in human trafficking

November 14, 2018

UT’s Institute on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault won a 2018 ProtectHER award last Friday for its research on human trafficking.  The ProtectHER award was given by New Friends New Life,...

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Students thank donors with handwritten letters

November 8, 2018

Students wrote handwritten thank you cards for UT donors during the ninth annual UT Thanks Day. The two-day event started on Wednesday and continued Thursday morning outside the Perry-Castañeda...

UT professors, students celebrate Día de los Muertos

November 1, 2018

The Latinx Students and Scholars Network hosted a Día de los Muertos celebration Wednesday to bring students and faculty together for the traditional Mexican holiday. Launched last year,...

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UT Professor celebrates new book discussing Beyoncé and black feminism

October 30, 2018

A UT professor who pioneered the course on Beyoncé and black feminism now has a book analyzing the singer-songwriter’s art. Omise’eke Tinsley, African and Africa Diaspora studies...

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UT professor participates in team that discovers 1,500-year-old Maya altar

October 26, 2018

David Stuart, A UT art history professor, is collaborating with an archaeological team to interpret a 1,500-year-old artifact found in La Corona, a Maya excavation site in Guatemala. Working with a...

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Caritas of Austin refugee resettlement program comes to an end

October 23, 2018

Caritas of Austin announced the end of their Refugee Resettlement program on Sept. 27 due to a decrease in refugee arrivals, according to a press release. The nonprofit that works to alleviate homelessness...

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Disease that killed Bevo XIV holds clues to understanding human disease

October 22, 2018

Through the research of bovine leukemia virus, the disease that killed Bevo XIV in 2015, UT researchers have made discoveries to help understand hepatitis C in humans. Molecular Biosciences professor...

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Refugee resettlement program comes to an end

October 22, 2018

Caritas of Austin announced the end of their Refugee Resettlement program on Sept. 27 due to a decrease in refugee arrivals, according to a press release. The nonprofit that works to alleviate homelessness...

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UT lifelong learning program offers ‘Free Class Pass’ for seniors

October 19, 2018

To improve diversity, the UT Osher Lifelong Learning Institute is offering a “Free Class Pass” to adults over 50 years old interested in taking seminar and lecture-style classes this fall. The...

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Historic Kenney House to be incorporated with a new 17-story student housing building

October 11, 2018

A new 17-story high-rise will begin construction in West Campus next summer and will surround the historic Kenney House that currently sits on the property. The Kenney House, which currently houses...

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UT assistant professor breaks down cultural barriers through ‘intimate cosmetic’ brand

October 5, 2018

Jiwon Park, assistant professor of design, was recently awarded the internationally acclaimed Red Dot Award for her project, SAIB & Co., an “intimate cosmetic” brand that aims to tackle...

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UT’s Black Diaspora Archive announces inaugural exhibition

October 4, 2018

Last month, the Black Diaspora Archive announced its inaugural exhibition featuring the works of psychologist, academic and social activist Edmund W. Gordon, the namesake to UT’s Gordon-White building. The...

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UT-Austin digitizes indigenous language materials in online archive after Brazil museum fire

September 25, 2018

The Archive of the Indigenous Languages of Latin America recently announced the opening of the Terrence Kaufman Collections of curated and digitized indigenous language materials, which otherwise would...

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UT students attend Celebración de Independencias

September 21, 2018

UT students celebrated the independences of various Latin American countries Thursday through cultural activities, local performances and traditional foods at Celebración de Independencias, an event...