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UT alumnus working on LGBTQ documentary

July 31, 2013

Although the U.S. has made strides toward equality during the last few decades, UT alumnus Ryan Yezak feels many people in the LGBTQ community are treated like second class citizens. Yezak is currently...

New rules could mean more B-On-Time loans for students

July 22, 2013

Under a new formula for the state’s B-On-Time Loan program, UT-Austin is estimated to receive $5.4 million from the state next year to help needy students — an almost $2 million increase from...

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All sides gear up for abortion debate in Texas

July 1, 2013

Abortion bills are headed to the Texas Legislature again this week, and students who added their voices to the raucous crowd that derailed the legislation at the Capitol the first time around are warming...

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UT student on 10-1 citizens redistricting commission

July 1, 2013

The city of Austin will be broken up into 10 voting districts come next election, and a UT student is helping to draw the lines. Psychology sophomore Ryan Rafols beat out dozens of students aiming...

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Search for Dell Medical School dean is on

June 24, 2013

UT administrators are scouring far and wide to find an inaugural dean for the Dell Medical School — a position that will fundamentally shape the school and determine its role in the Austin community.  A...

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Search for Dell Medical School dean is on

June 24, 2013

UT administrators are scouring far and wide to find an inaugural dean for the Dell Medical School — a position that will fundamentally shape the school and determine its role in the Austin community.  A...

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UT researchers may get cancer grants soon

June 17, 2013

UT faculty who have struggled to continue their cancer research projects because of an ongoing moratorium on the state’s cancer research institute may get their promised money in the next few weeks....

Interest rates on subsidized loans to double without intervention from federal government

June 10, 2013

UT students could see the interest rates on their federally subsidized loans double next month if the federal government doesn’t come to an agreement on how to contain rising student debt.  Interest...

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UT Orchestra features noted, ‘high caliber’ works at show

April 25, 2012

With the works of famed composers filling the air, listeners on campus were taken on a musical journey that led them through Rome and London. The University Orchestra held its final concert of...

University holds commencement ceremony

December 5, 2011

Thousands of Longhorns donned their caps and gowns this weekend to celebrate graduation, marking the end of their time at the University. About 3,100 students graduated this semester, including 2,124...