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

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....

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

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...

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

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...

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

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...

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Horns Up Night goes virtual for UT-Austin freshmen

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...

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

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...