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Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

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The Espero Apartment Complex for the homeless is pictured on Friday.

UT students help open Austin’s first permanent supportive housing community

Emma Nguyen, General News Reporter February 22, 2024

Austin opened its first permanent supportive housing community aimed at creating affordable units for low-income households and those experiencing chronic homelessness, the city announced on Feb. 9. The...

Eric Hiatt, Sinjini Sinha and Travis Stone, graduate students from the Jackson School of Geosciences received a 2024 Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award from the National Association of Geoscience Teachers. In January, 14 TAs across the country were recognized.

Geoscience TAs recognized for innovative work in classroom

Emma Nguyen, General News Reporter February 6, 2024

Three teaching assistants from the Jackson School of Geosciences were recognized for their contributions to geoscience education in January. The Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award “recognizes outstanding...

UT ofrecerá copias de diplomas físicos y en línea

UT ofrecerá copias de diplomas físicos y en línea

Emma Nguyen and Nicolas Siman January 31, 2024

Nota del editor: este artículo se publicó por primera vez el 28 de enero de 2024 por Emma Nguyen y fue traducido al español por Nicolas Siman. La universidad ofrecerá diplomas electrónicos certificados...

Littlefield Patio Cafe, Cypress Bend Cafe to extend hours of operation

Littlefield Patio Cafe, Cypress Bend Cafe to extend hours of operation

Emma Nguyen, General News Reporter January 28, 2024

Littlefield Patio Cafe and Cypress Bend Cafe are extending their weekday and weekend hours of operation beginning Monday to give students another space on campus to study and dine at. Littlefield Patio...

UT to offer both online, physical copies of diplomas

UT to offer both online, physical copies of diplomas

Emma Nguyen, General News Reporter January 28, 2024

The University will offer certified electronic diplomas alongside physical copies beginning with the graduating class of fall 2023.  The electronic diplomas, called CeDiplomas, are a “secure, verifiable...

New digital twin of campus could help predict energy needs for climate change

New digital twin of campus could help predict energy needs for climate change

Emma Nguyen, General News Reporter November 27, 2023

A new model of UT campus analyzes past and present energy usage among campus facilities to help visualize future energy usage and responses to climate change scenarios. The model, called a digital twin,...

Students listen as COLAA and Liberal Arts Council host a panel to discuss SB17s affects on the future of Diversity and Inclusion at UT.

UT College of Liberal Arts organiza un panel sobre el Proyecto de Ley Senatorial 17

Emma Nguyen and Hannah Garza November 9, 2023

Nota del editor: Este artículo se publicó por primera vez el 7 de noviembre por Emma Nguyen y fue traducido al español por Hannah Garza.  El Liberal Arts Council organizó un panel el martes para...

New student-led initiative aims to promote safety amid national increase in Islamophobia

New student-led initiative aims to promote safety amid national increase in Islamophobia

Emma Nguyen, General News Reporter November 8, 2023

The Muslim Students’ Association partnered with the Muslim fraternity Alpha Lambda Mu to launch a new safety initiative on Oct. 20, providing students with a way to request an escort to walk them safely...

Students listen as COLAA and Liberal Arts Council host a panel to discuss SB17s affects on the future of Diversity and Inclusion at UT.

UT College of Liberal Arts hosts panel about Senate Bill 17

Emma Nguyen, General News Reporter November 7, 2023

The Liberal Arts Council hosted a panel on Tuesday to help answer student questions about the future of DEI in light of concerns posed by Senate Bill 17, which is taking effect next semester and requires...

Un nuevo candidato de medicamento farmacéutico reduce el crecimiento tumoral y ayuda a combatir el cáncer

Un nuevo candidato de medicamento farmacéutico reduce el crecimiento tumoral y ayuda a combatir el cáncer

Emma Nguyen and Mariana Flores-Sosa October 24, 2023

Nota del editor: este artículo se publicó por primera vez el 22 de octubre por Emma Nguyen y fue traducido al español por Mariana Flores-Sosa.  Un equipo de investigación dirigido por científicos...

New drug candidate shrinks tumor growth, helps fight cancer

New drug candidate shrinks tumor growth, helps fight cancer

Emma Nguyen, General News Reporter October 22, 2023

A research team led by UT scientists recently developed a new drug candidate designed to shrink tumors in cancer growth.  In a study, published in Cancer Cell on Sept. 28, researchers looked at a section...

East Austin’s Thunderbird Coffee announces closing

East Austin’s Thunderbird Coffee announces closing

Emma Nguyen, General News Reporter October 22, 2023

After 17 years of service, East Austin’s Thunderbird Coffee announced it will close later this year in an Oct. 6 Instagram post.   “It’s been a really hard decision to come to, but in essence,...

Gabby Douthitt, member of the LBJ Graduate Student Council, collects books for the Inside Books organization, a nonprofit that donates books and educational resources for people who are incarcerated, on Oct. 4, 2023.

LBJ School’s Graduate Public Affairs Council holds book drive for the incarcerated

Emma Nguyen, General News Reporter October 4, 2023

In collaboration with the Austin-based organization Inside Books Project, the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs Graduate Public Affairs Council is hosting a drive to collect books and educational...

El Consejo Municipal de Austin aprueba un marcador histórico para conmemorar la importancia histórica y cultural de bares LGBTQ+ en 4th Street

El Consejo Municipal de Austin aprueba un marcador histórico para conmemorar la importancia histórica y cultural de bares LGBTQ+ en 4th Street

Emma Nguyen and Jessica Niño September 29, 2023

Nota del editor: este artículo se publicó por primera vez el 25 de septiembre por Emma Nguyen y fue traducido al español por Jessica Niño. El consejo municipal de Austin aprobó la instalación...

Oilcan Harrys is one one of the several LGBTQ+ nightclubs on Austins historically queer fourth street at risk of closure after a proposal was made to turn a portion of the block into a high-rise.

Austin City Council approves historical marker to commemorate historical, cultural significance of LGBTQ+ bars on 4th Street

Emma Nguyen, General News Reporter September 25, 2023

Austin City Council approved the installation of a new historical marker commemorating the city’s unofficial LGBTQ+ district during the Sept. 14 City Council meeting.  The marker, which will be located...

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