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Student entrepreneurs pitch business ideas to Mark Cuban and Cotter Cunningham

December 6, 2013

Student entrepreneurs presented their startup business ideas to a group of business owners and investors including Mark Cuban, owner of the Dallas Mavericks and star on Shark Tank, and Cotter Cunningham,...

Project Connect sets transportation plan in motion

November 27, 2013

Project Connect has preliminary plans to establish its first installments in two Austin areas — East Riverside and Highland — and program officials heard public opinion Tuesday night for the...

SG and Senate of College Councils approve joint “vote of no confidence” against Regent Hall

November 20, 2013

Student Government members registered formal disapproval of the recent actions of UT Regent Wallace Hall, approving a “vote of no confidence” against Hall at their meeting Tuesday. The joint...

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City prepares for weekend traffic from Formula 1 race and football game

November 15, 2013

This Saturday is the second Formula 1 United States Grand Prix race in Austin. But unlike the first, this Saturday is also UT game day and the city is bracing itself for the traffic these two events will...

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Founder of Sweet Leaf Tea shares experiences with entrepreneurs at UT

November 13, 2013

Clayton Christopher, creator of Sweet Leaf Tea and Deep Eddy Vodka, spoke to a room of entrepreneurial students and faculty Tuesday. Christopher shared his experiences about the early days of Sweet Leaf...

Former death row inmate establishes scholarship in honor of UT law alumna

October 31, 2013

In honor of an attorney who helped exonerate him, former death row inmate Anthony Graves established a scholarship earlier this month in the UT School of Law named for Nicole Casarez. Casarez is a UT...

McDonald Observatory celebrates 75th anniversary with a year of events

October 21, 2013

Seventy-five years ago, UT’s McDonald Observatory opened with the mission of studying and promoting astronomy. This year, as part of its anniversary celebrations, the observatory will focus on its...

Texas Memorial Museum paleontology experts celebrate National Fossil Day

October 17, 2013

The National Fossil Day website was closed Wednesday because of the shutdown, but the Texas Memorial Museum still celebrated the day with a workshop about fossils and fossil identification. Pamela Owen,...

William Allensworth feels positive about Supreme Court case

October 11, 2013

UT law professor William Allensworth presented a case before the U.S. Supreme Court during oral arguments on Wednesday. The case is about legal contract clauses that determine where legal action will...

LBJ report outlines possible ways to end government shutdown

October 11, 2013

As the federal government shutdown continues into its second week, the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs released a report presenting possible solutions for preventing future governmental gridlock. The...

UT law professor argues before U.S. Supreme Court

October 10, 2013

William Allensworth, attorney and adjunct law professor at UT, argued Wednesday before the U.S. Supreme Court in a case involving contract law and legal forum selection. Allensworth argued on the side...

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UT Queer Student Alliance hosts domestic violence awareness presentation

October 3, 2013

UT’s Queer Students Alliance began National Domestic Violence Awareness Month with a seminar focusing on defining healthy relationships Wednesday. “No two relationships look the same, so...

E-Bus stop locations change, cause students confusion

October 2, 2013

Many students may head to Sixth Street on the weekend, but not everyone can get there on his or her own. Students often rely on several E-Bus routes to get downtown, but recent changes to the stops might...

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LBJ school hosts legislative session featuring house representatives

September 26, 2013

The LBJ School of Public Affairs hosted a wrap-up panel discussion Wednesday about the Texas Legislature’s 83rd regular session and three special sessions. Sherri Greenberg, director of the school’s...

UT law adjunct professor to argue case before U.S. Supreme Court

September 23, 2013

William Allensworth, attorney and adjunct professor at UT, will become one of the few attorneys in America to present a case before the United States Supreme Court next month.  Allensworth will...