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UT Nutrition Department now offers online masters in nutritional science

August 30, 2017

The UT-Austin Nutrition Department will start accepting applicants for its online Master of Science in Nutritional Sciences this fall. During the two-year program, the first cohort of students will...

UT Summer Research Scholars present novel research

August 7, 2017

From glowing tracker molecules to 120 students of the Summer Research Scholars Program presented their original research in science, math, and engineering on August 2 in Welch Hall. The Summer Research...

UT Nutrition Department now offers online masters in nutritional science

July 26, 2017

The UT Austin Nutrition Department will start accepting applicants for its online Master of Nutritional Sciences this fall. During the two-year program, the first cohort of students will complete 10...

UTeach program builds confidence for UT students, grade-schoolers

July 21, 2017

Every year, hundreds of UT College of Natural Sciences students participate in the UTeach program, where they serve not only as math and science teachers, but also as mentors and friends for children from...

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UT top 10 lecturer shakes up chemistry

July 6, 2017

Chemistry lecturer Kate Biberdorf is known for her ‘Thundercloud Demonstration,’ which she sets off during class. “I pour hot water into a bucket of liquid nitrogen, resulting in a...

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Cyclists bike across United States for cancer research

June 5, 2017

On June 2, 70 UT students departed on a journey of nearly 4,100 miles from Austin, Texas, to Anchorage, Alaska. The riders, members of UT student organization Texas 4000, will take three different routes:...

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FRI receives prestigious awards

April 27, 2017

UT’s Freshman Research Initiative, or FRI, of the College of Natural Sciences received the Gold Award for STEM education and the Silver Award winner for “Presence Learning” in a worldwide...

Astrophysics professor Karl Gebhardt is finding new ways to study the mysteries of the universe

March 23, 2017

Astrophysics professor Karl Gebhardt is finding new ways to study the mysteries of the universe.  Gebhardt has been using gravitational waves, or ripples of space-time, as a way to study the properties...

What to watch for at SXSW’s Gaming Expo

March 8, 2017

SXSW’s Gaming Expo has something for every kind of geek and gamer. The Gaming Expo, which runs from March 16 to 18, will feature over a hundred exhibitors focused on all kinds of gaming, including...

UT engineers discover new medicine delivery method using silk

February 28, 2017

UT mechanical engineers are using a new material to deliver drugs and medicine into our bodies: silk.  Mechanical engineering assistant professor Tiger Tao and graduate student Shaoqing Zhang have...

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UT scientists study new approach to treating antibiotic resistance

February 17, 2017

UT physicists are delving into the world of biology to discover what makes antibiotic resistance tick. Physics associate professor Vernita Gordon is working with a team of graduate students to study...

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New pill may help treat hemophilia

January 23, 2017

Hemophilia, a disease that once required extensive medications to treat, may soon be treatable with a simple pill.  Last November, Nicholas Peppas, UT biomedical engineering professor and the director...