The Daily Texan

All content by Brendalys Lebron
STOCKTOWER_393552_10151387259366258_271700243_n

School of Social Work undertakes oral history project

May 2, 2016

Students in the School of Social Work are collaborating with older Jewish adults in an oral history project to collect stories and learn from various members of the Austin Jewish community. The project,...

STOCKTOWER_393552_10151387259366258_271700243_n

School of Nursing collaboration aims to address healthcare inequality

April 26, 2016

The School of Nursing has formed new partnerships this month with various Austin-area nonprofit community health organizations to address health care inequality in the city’s low-income populations....

STOCKTOWER_393552_10151387259366258_271700243_n

UT Libraries project organizes historical data

April 20, 2016

Historical dates and periods can now be more easily analyzed thanks to a web project developed by UT researchers in collaboration with the University of Texas Libraries.  According to its website,...

STOCKTOWER_393552_10151387259366258_271700243_n

New LBJ exhibit showcases Vietnam War

April 14, 2016

At a new exhibit in the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library, students can place themselves in the former president’s shoes as he decides the fate of our country. The model of LBJ’s desk...

aTOWERMUGSTOCKcorrectcrop

Population Research Center examines lack of data for LGBT students

March 30, 2016

A recently published research paper by the UT Population Research Center argued the need for more data about LGBT youth in classroom settings.   Titled “Documenting Disparities for LGBT Students,”...

2016-03-07_Explore_UT_Justin

Explore UT opens campus to public

March 7, 2016

UT welcomed over 50,000 visitors to campus on Saturday for its annual event, Explore UT.  Explore UT, which is in its 17th year, offers potential students, teachers and parents of students a chance...

STOCKTOWER_393552_10151387259366258_271700243_n

New ACL venue to open downtown

February 24, 2016

3TEN ACL Live, a 350-person venue, is set to open in downtown Austin next month.  The venue will be set in the same building as the regular Austin City Limits Live production facility, but contains...

Come and Take It March Rachel Zein1

Student activism thrives at UT

February 18, 2016

Today’s college freshmen are more likely to engage in on-campus political activism than their counterparts in any other period, according to a new survey of freshman behavior conducted by the Higher...

2016-02-05_Religious_Speech_Zoe

Panelists discuss freedom of speech

February 5, 2016

Freedom of religious expression is protected under the First Amendment, but is often used as an argument to defend discriminatory practices, according to a panel of three experts in law and philosophy. The...

UGS_Court_School_of_nursing

New UGS course uses art to explore health care issues

January 27, 2016

In a UGS course, students viewed paintings about death and sexuality as a way to explore deeper issues in health care and nursing.   The class, Growth and Development of Adolescents Living with...