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UT-Austin to launch Spotify playlist highlighting student musicians

November 20, 2020

UT plans to debut a Spotify playlist featuring student artists in early December to showcase students’ work to the community. The playlist will contain songs from all genres and is intended to...

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UT-Austin engineers develop self-watering soil

November 20, 2020

UT engineers have developed a gel that allows farmers to grow crops in areas that were once deemed agriculturally unsuitable. The gel is a novel super moisture-absorbent gel, which extracts water from...

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Harry Ransom Center launches Theatre 2020 Collection documenting pandemic’s effects on theater industry

October 22, 2020

UT’s Harry Ransom Center announced the launch of the Theatre 2020 Collection with theater professionals around the world Oct. 9 to document 2020’s effects on the theater industry. The collection...

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6 UT-Austin programs named in report about excessive student debt compared to earnings

October 21, 2020

Six programs at UT-Austin failed debt-to-earnings tests, according to a student debt report by the Texas Public Policy Foundation. According to the report, the foundation used modified versions of tests...