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New technique measures semiconductors 100,000 times more sensitively

April 23, 2019

UT researchers have developed a new technique for measuring semiconductors that is 100,000 times more sensitive than before. The technique provides an improved understanding of infrared sensor technologies...

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Cockrell School Cares initiative promotes student well-being

April 16, 2019

Anyone can feel like they’re an impostor, no matter how popular or accomplished they are, educational psychology professor Kevin Cokely said last week at a Cockrell School Cares event.  Cokely...

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UT study looks for identification factors for child sex-trafficking victims

April 8, 2019

Victims of child sex trafficking are often difficult to identify, a UT study has revealed. The study, finalized in March, examined current sexual exploitation cases to develop new strategies to identify...

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Dell Medical School researcher discusses importance of sleep

April 2, 2019

It’s not uncommon for someone to wake up in the morning unable to move due to a condition called sleep paralysis, neurology professor William Schwartz said at a Dell Medical School talk last Tuesday...

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Andrew Yang hosts presidential campaign rally in Austin

March 11, 2019

Andrew Yang, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, said at his Friday rally in Austin that as an Asian-American who likes math, he is the opposite of President Donald Trump. Since announcing his...

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UT hosts Science Olympiad regional tournament for middle, high school students

February 25, 2019

Students from more than a dozen schools across Texas gathered at UT for the annual Science Olympiad Regional Tournament on Saturday.  Sixth to twelfth-grade students were assessed by 23 national...

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Moriba Jah, a University of Texas professor, selected as 2019 TED Fellow

February 20, 2019

Moriba Jah has been selected as a 2019 TED Fellow. He will be the first aerospace engineer to ever speak at the global TED conference.  Jah, an associate aerospace engineering professor, will join...

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UT community celebrates legacy of chemical engineer John J. McKetta Jr.

February 13, 2019

More than a hundred students and faculty gathered to celebrate the life and legacy of John J. McKetta Jr., the namesake of the University’s chemical engineering department, at a memorial held Saturday...

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Strauss Center hosts Stanford Law professor for talk on necessary reformations in politics

February 6, 2019

The resurgence of white nationalism and acts of political violence are shaping perspectives on international and domestic terrorism, Shirin Sinnar, Stanford Law associate professor, said at a talk on Tuesday.  The...