Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

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Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

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Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

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Dell Medical, LBJ Schools team up to offer dual degree in medicine, public affairs

Athena Hawkins December 4, 2020

Dell Medical School students will have the option to earn a dual degree in medicine and public affairs starting next fall, according to a Nov. 16 press release. Dell Medical School and the Lyndon B....


Austin City Council earmarks $7.5 million for research partnership with UT-Austin

Athena Hawkins October 27, 2020

The city of Austin approved a five-year interlocal agreement with UT in an effort to streamline their research partnership and make the approval process for joint projects more efficient. The agreement...


Department of Homeland Security proposes fixed end dates, changes international student, scholar visa process

Athena Hawkins and Andrew Zhang October 19, 2020

The Department of Homeland Security proposed a rule establishing fixed end dates on student visas, which would likely limit international student programs and post-graduation opportunities, according to...


UT-Austin students create tool exhibiting police PAC contributions to local representatives

Athena Hawkins October 1, 2020

Two UT students launched a website last week that allows its users to learn about campaign contributions representatives receive from police political action committees in Texas local elections. The...


Horns Up Night goes virtual for UT-Austin freshmen

Athena Hawkins September 25, 2020

Ninety-five people tuned in live on Thursday to watch the annual Horns Up Night, a traditionally in-person event that went virtual this year. Horns Up Night is a part of Longhorn Welcome, an annual...


UT-Austin student petition calls for mandatory COVID-19 testing

Athena Hawkins September 21, 2020

A petition calling for UT to implement weekly, mandatory COVID-19 testing for all students has received 323 signatures as of Sunday, a week after its creation.  Journalism freshman Miguel Anderson...

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