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Professor hopes to find teaching methods to retain women in technology-based fields

September 22, 2011

Although computer and information technology careers have not always been considered popular for women, School of Information associate professor Lecia Barker is working to change that preconception. Barker...

Students gather at Ransom Center for poetry, ice cream

September 15, 2011

A presentation of summer- and heat-themed poems attracted students and faculty to the Harry Ransom Center’s first Poetry on the Plaza event of the semester — “Emperors of Ice Cream.” The...

Austin Energy proposes to raise rates, increases will not affect campus

September 1, 2011

A raise in Austin Energy’s rates first suggested in a written proposal released Monday by the utility company will not affect UT’s electricity costs, but students living off campus may see...

Merriam-Webster introduces slang words to dictionary

August 29, 2011

[Updated on Monday, August 29, 2011 at 11:35 p.m.: distinguishing between online and published dicitionaries] Merriam-Webster added a “buttload” of new words to its popular dictionary in its...