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Dobie Center gets new management, study space

July 28, 2014

Change is coming to the Dobie Center and its former theater. Months after announcing the off-campus residence hall would undergo a $4 million renovation for the fall semester, the Carlton Group,...

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Barton Springs opens renovated pool

June 26, 2014

Barton Springs Pool, a historic Austin swimming hole, reopened with finished renovations.  The grounds improvement project focuses on improving water quality, protecting the endangered salamanders...

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Renovations at Bass Concert Hall to be completed for the fall

June 23, 2014

Bass Concert Hall is currently undergoing renovations and will reopen in the fall.  According to Gene Bartholomew, Texas Performing Arts assistant director of communications and Broadway operations,...

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After having their home cleaned, the turtles are back from their summer vacation

June 17, 2014

Turtles were returned to the turtle pond Monday after being moved to Brackenridge Field Lab while their home was cleaned. Integrative biology professor David Hillis, assistant curator Travis...

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Turtles removed from campus for pond cleaning

June 10, 2014

It’s summer vacation for more than just UT’s students — the inhabitants of the turtle pond will be taking a trip for the month of June while the pond is cleaned. David Hillis, an integrative...

UT study finds African-American population decreases as Austin grows

June 4, 2014

Although Austin is nationally ranked as the third fastest expanding major city, a University report found it is the only city with a decreasing African-American population while increasing in total growth. ...

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Developed by UT researchers, world’s smallest nanomotor could have significant impacts on medical treatment

June 3, 2014

UT researchers have built the world’s tiniest, speediest and longest-running artificial nanomotor — a motor as fast as a jet engine but 500 times smaller than a grain of salt. Donglei...