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Disability Research Center aims to improve student success, accessibility for students with disabilities

Isabella Zeff, Senior News Reporter November 27, 2023

Students with disabilities are less likely to attend college and to graduate, due to challenges that range from lack of accommodations to physical accessibility. The National Disability Center for Student...

Texas es clasificado como el segundo estado con mayor inseguridad alimentaria. Grupos de la Universidad de Texas trabajan para mejorar la seguridad alimentaria de los estudiantes

Texas es clasificado como el segundo estado con mayor inseguridad alimentaria. Grupos de la Universidad de Texas trabajan para mejorar la seguridad alimentaria de los estudiantes

Isabella Zeff and Isabela Ocampo November 16, 2023

Nota del editor: este artículo fue publicado por primera vez el 13 de noviembre de 2023 por Isabella Zeff y fue traducido al español por Isabela Ocampo. Nueva información del Departamento de Agricultura...

Graduate engineering student, Hunter Mack, on a skybridge outside the Engineering and Education Research Center on Nov. 15, 2023.

Graduate student interns as part of movement to increase diversity in space industry

Isabella Zeff, General Life&Arts Reporter November 16, 2023

Hunter Mack knew he wanted to work in aerospace after placing 40-pound satellite circuit boards in an oven as if he were baking a sheet pan. Mack and other researchers at aerospace company Northrop Grumman,...

Texas ranked second-worst state for food insecurity, UT groups work to improve student food security

Texas ranked second-worst state for food insecurity, UT groups work to improve student food security

Isabella Zeff, Senior News Reporter November 13, 2023

New data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture revealed that Texas has the second-highest rate of food insecurity in the nation, an issue felt statewide and at the University. The USDA data also showed...

Sofia Alejandro, owner of Roses for Sofia wears jewelry she created on Nov. 7, 2023.

Estudiante de UT vende joyería hecha a mano que conecta con la cultura y ofrece estilos inclusivos

Isabella Zeff and Mariana Flores-Sosa November 11, 2023

Nota del editor: este artículo se publicó por primera vez el 8 de noviembre por Isabella Zeff y fue traducido al español por Mariana Flores-Sosa.  Sofía Alejandro Barrios estaba sentada en un mercado...

Researchers develop water filtration device using pottery for Navajo Nation

Researchers develop water filtration device using pottery for Navajo Nation

Isabella Zeff, Senior News Reporter November 10, 2023

UT researchers developed a water filtration device using Navajo pottery to provide clean drinking water for members of the Navajo Nation. The researchers published this technique in a paper on Oct....

Students walk out of class in solidarity with Palestine, in protest of University response, weapons investment

Students walk out of class in solidarity with Palestine, in protest of University response, weapons investment

Isabella Zeff and Pili Saravia November 9, 2023

Students walked out of class at noon on Thursday in solidarity with Palestine, gathering at Gregory Gym Plaza and calling for an acknowledgment of Palestinian, Muslim and Arab students and for UT to...

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First trauma recovery center in Texas opens to provide resources, healing for survivors of violent crime

Isabella Zeff, Senior News Reporter November 9, 2023

The Harvest Trauma Recovery Center, the first center of its kind in Texas, opened in Austin on Nov. 1 to bring support and resources to survivors of violence and their families. The city of Austin and...

Sofia Alejandro, owner of Roses for Sofia wears jewelry she created on Nov. 7, 2023.

UT student sells handmade jewelry that connects with culture, provides inclusive styles

Isabella Zeff, General Life&Arts Reporter November 8, 2023

Sofia Alejandro Barrios sat at a market in her hometown of McAllen, Texas, selling her handmade bracelets beaded with gold hearts and earrings with purple crystals when a girl approached her table. “This...

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‘Pain Hustlers’ presents surface-level, boring look at opioid crisis

Isabella Zeff, General Life&Arts Reporter October 29, 2023

In “Pain Hustlers,” Hollywood’s latest in a slew of stories about the opioid epidemic, director David Yates (“Harry Potter,” “Fantastic Beasts”) and writer Wells Tower try to bring a new...

Junior Mechanical Engineering major Preston Davis plays the wine glasses with other members of SOUnD on Oct. 23, 2023 in rehearsal for their upcoming show. The piece they are playing was written by Davis and “the most difficult part was finding all the right shaped and sized glasses to cover all of the notes in a musical scale,” Davis said.

Unconventional drumming organization shows music can be found anywhere

Isabella Zeff, General Life&Arts Reporter October 26, 2023

At the first performance of the Texas Society of Unconventional Drummers, students played “Old Town Road” by Lil Nas X on Boomwhackers, long colorful tubes of varying lengths and pitches. Adorned in...

Emily Shryock, director of the Disability Culture Center, during disability discussion on assistive technology and mobility aids on Oct. 18, 2023.

University celebrates Disability Access and Belonging Month

Isabella Zeff, Senior News Reporter October 19, 2023

University students, faculty and staff celebrate Disability Access and Belonging Month in October to advocate for accessibility and recognize the community of students with disabilities on campus. The...

UT community celebrates connections to indigenous languages as part of Indigenous Peoples’ Week

UT community celebrates connections to indigenous languages as part of Indigenous Peoples’ Week

Isabella Zeff, Senior News Reporter October 16, 2023

Students, staff and community members shared why and how they connect with indigenous languages at “Living Our Languages: Roundtable and Open Mic,” the first University event centered around the importance...

Fiction books for busy college students

Fiction books for busy college students

Isabella Zeff, General Life&Arts Reporter October 10, 2023

Research suggests that reading books can reduce feelings of stress, keep the brain sharper and improve the quality of sleep when done right before bed, but many college students find it hard to work reading...

Austin holds emergency preparedness pop-up events at local libraries

Austin holds emergency preparedness pop-up events at local libraries

Isabella Zeff, Senior News Reporter October 9, 2023

Austin’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management holds emergency preparedness pop-up events to educate Austinites on preparing for natural disasters from winter storms to wildfires. Held...

Los investigadores de UT encuentran que la confianza del vecindario durante la infancia contribuye a una mejor salud cognitiva más adelante en la vida

Los investigadores de UT encuentran que la confianza del vecindario durante la infancia contribuye a una mejor salud cognitiva más adelante en la vida

Isabella Zeff and Hannel Suarez October 5, 2023

Nota del editor: este artículo se publicó por primera vez el 2 de octubre por Isabella Zeff y fue traducido al español por Hannel Suarez. Un trabajo nuevo de investigadores de UT encontró que la...

UT researchers find neighborhood trust during childhood contributes to better cognitive health later in life

UT researchers find neighborhood trust during childhood contributes to better cognitive health later in life

Isabella Zeff, Senior News Reporter October 2, 2023

New work from UT researchers found that childhood neighborhood cohesion, the amount of trust and belonging a person feels in their community, impacts cognitive health later in life. Graduate research...

UT students find community, connection through Taylor Swift club

UT students find community, connection through Taylor Swift club

Isabella Zeff, General Life&Arts Reporter October 2, 2023

Abby DeYoung always liked Taylor Swift, but became a true fan when her high school friend began playing Swift’s music constantly in her car. Now, DeYoung serves as the president of the Texas Taylor Swift...

UT organization Crochet 4 a Cause turns crafts into social impact

UT organization Crochet 4 a Cause turns crafts into social impact

Isabella Zeff, General Life&Arts Reporter September 28, 2023

Thirty students sit in a room at the Texas Union, balancing purple yarn and crochet hooks on their laps as they create pieces for Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Crochet 4 a Cause founder by business...

Clinical Specialist Riley Flanagan organizes a medical bag inside an ambulance at 15 Waller St. on Sept 27, 2023.

Austin City Council approves new long-term contract containing raises for Emergency Medical Services medics

Isabella Zeff, Senior News Reporter September 28, 2023

Austin City Council approved a new long-term contract on Sept. 14 between the Austin Emergency Medical Services Association and the city, giving medics a raise amid high department vacancy rates. The...

Los residentes de Austin expresan su preocupación por los vehículos autónomos y la incapacidad de la ciudad para regularlos

Los residentes de Austin expresan su preocupación por los vehículos autónomos y la incapacidad de la ciudad para regularlos

Isabella Zeff and Hannel Suarez September 24, 2023

Nota del editor: este artículo se publicó por primera vez el 21 de septiembre por Isabella Zeff y fue traducido al español por Hannel Suarez. Durante las últimas décadas, Austin se ganó la reputación...

El Daily Texan destaca las actuaciones que llegarán al Bass Concert Hall este semestre, desde musicales hasta comediantes

El Daily Texan destaca las actuaciones que llegarán al Bass Concert Hall este semestre, desde musicales hasta comediantes

Isabella Zeff and Judith Matehuala September 22, 2023

Nota del editor: este artículo se publicó por primera vez el 19 de septiembre por Isabella Zeff y fue traducido al español por Judith Matehuala. Bass Concert Hall, ubicado frente al Darrell K...

Austin residents voice concerns over self-driving cars, city’s inability to regulate them

Austin residents voice concerns over self-driving cars, city’s inability to regulate them

Isabella Zeff, Senior News Reporter September 21, 2023

Over the last few decades, Austin earned a reputation as a technological hub with organizations from around the world converging on the city. However, Austin residents expressed concerns about one of the...

The Daily Texan highlights performances coming to Bass Concert Hall this semester, from musicals to comedians

The Daily Texan highlights performances coming to Bass Concert Hall this semester, from musicals to comedians

Isabella Zeff, General Life&Arts Reporter September 19, 2023

Bass Concert Hall, located across from Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium, brings performers and shows from all over the world to campus. The Daily Texan highlights some of the upcoming events at Bass...

Fans wait in line to enter Victory Lap bar on September 16, 2023.

West Campus bar Victory Lap working to comply with city requirements following noise complaints from 2400 Nueces residents

Isabella Zeff, Senior News Reporter September 18, 2023

After living at 2400 Nueces for two years, Anika Grendell grew used to gameday cheers or weekend music, but never expected the consistent noise this semester from the new bar Victory Lap across the street. “I...

The Texan Recap: Windowless Bedroom Ban, Iliza Shlesinger

Aislyn Gaddis, Sarah Brager, Isabella Zeff, and Jack Lewellyn September 18, 2023

Editor's Note: This podcast was originally published on Spotify on September 17, 2023.  In this episode of the weekly recap, audio editor Aislyn Gaddis talks with a Texan reporter about the new Austin...

Austin blood donation center We Are Blood expands eligibility guidelines to include more LGBTQ+ donors

Austin blood donation center We Are Blood expands eligibility guidelines to include more LGBTQ+ donors

Isabella Zeff, Senior News Reporter September 14, 2023

Brandon Wollerson donated blood for the first time in high school before he realized he was gay. After a few years of donating, Wollerson came out and became an ineligible donor — until We Are Blood...

Iliza Shlesinger talks finding the funny in relatable experiences, comedic voices, in new Hard Feelings standup tour

Iliza Shlesinger talks finding the funny in relatable experiences, comedic voices, in new ‘Hard Feelings’ standup tour

Isabella Zeff, General Life&Arts Reporter September 10, 2023

Award-winning comedian, actor, writer, producer and author Iliza Shlesinger sells out theaters around the world with her blend of hilarious observations about life and relationships, memorable characters...

FDA aprueba la primera vacuna contra el virus respiratorio sincitial utilizando la investigación de un profesor de UT

FDA aprueba la primera vacuna contra el virus respiratorio sincitial utilizando la investigación de un profesor de UT

Isabella Zeff and Andrea Arias-Zarate September 10, 2023

Nota del editor: Este artículo se publicó por primera vez el 7 de septiembre por Isabella Zeff y fue traducido al español por Andrea Arias-Zarate. La Administración de Alimentos y Medicamentos aprobó...

FDA approves first-ever vaccine for respiratory syncytial virus using research from UT professor

FDA approves first-ever vaccine for respiratory syncytial virus using research from UT professor

Isabella Zeff, Senior News Reporter September 7, 2023

The Food and Drug Administration approved the first-ever vaccine for respiratory syncytial virus, which uses breakthrough research by a UT professor. Molecular bioscience professor Jason McLellan worked...

UT and U.S. Army host STEM summer camp focused on hands-on experiences for middle schoolers

UT and U.S. Army host STEM summer camp focused on hands-on experiences for middle schoolers

Isabella Zeff, Senior News Reporter September 5, 2023

A group of middle schoolers attending the Gains in Engineering, Math and Science program gathered in the field outside the University’s J.J. Pickle Research Campus, circling a Texas Robotics autonomous...

Child maltreatment increases at hotter temperatures, new UT research finds

Child maltreatment increases at hotter temperatures, new UT research finds

Isabella Zeff, Senior News Reporter August 29, 2023

Content warning: This story contains mentions of child abuse Child maltreatment increases with higher temperatures influenced by research connecting heat exposure with aggressive behavior and weak decision-making,...

Austin City Council adopts $5.5 billion budget with focus on homelessness response and affordable housing

Austin City Council adopts $5.5 billion budget with focus on homelessness response and affordable housing

Isabella Zeff, Senior News Reporter August 28, 2023

The Austin City Council adopted a $5.5 billion budget, the largest in the city’s history, for the 2023-24 fiscal year on Aug. 16. The budget, approved in a 10-1 vote, includes the largest ever Austin...

Auto thefts in Austin increase compared to last year, driven partly by lack of anti-theft devices in Hyundai, Kia models

Auto thefts in Austin increase compared to last year, driven partly by lack of anti-theft devices in Hyundai, Kia models

Isabella Zeff, Senior News Reporter August 23, 2023

Adam Smith left his friend’s Austin apartment in the early hours of July 20 ready to drive home, but instead of seeing his Hyundai Elantra, he found an empty parking space. “I went back out (to...

Campaign and voting signs crowd a grassy patch near the Peter T. Flawn Academic Center, one of two on-campus polling places at UT.

Proyecto de ley de la Cámara de Representantes de Texas propone agregar identificaciones de estudiantes como forma aceptada de identificación de votantes

Isabella Zeff and Mariana Flores-Sosa April 18, 2023

Nota del editor: este artículo se publicó por primera vez el 12 de abril por Isabella Zeff y fue traducido al español por Mariana Flores-Sosa. Un proyecto de ley de la Cámara de Representantes...

Films to look forward to this summer

Films to look forward to this summer

Isabella Zeff, General Life&Arts Reporter April 17, 2023

When seeking a break from the Texas summer heat, escape to the movie theater with The Daily Texan’s picks of new releases this summer, from indie dramas to blockbuster action films. “You Hurt My...

Campaign and voting signs crowd a grassy patch near the Peter T. Flawn Academic Center, one of two on-campus polling places at UT.

Texas House bill proposes adding student IDs as accepted form of voter identification

Isabella Zeff, General News Reporter April 12, 2023

A proposed Texas House Bill would make student identification cards an accepted form of voter ID, which advocates say would make voting more accessible to students. House Bill 75, currently facing...

El proyecto de ley 900 de la Cámara de Representantes de Texas requeriría que los vendedores de libros revisen la posibilidad de contenido sexual antes de venderlos a las escuelas públicas

El proyecto de ley 900 de la Cámara de Representantes de Texas requeriría que los vendedores de libros revisen la posibilidad de contenido sexual antes de venderlos a las escuelas públicas

Isabella Zeff and Andrea Arias-Zarate April 11, 2023

Nota del editor: este artículo se publicó por primera vez el 6 de abril por Isabella Zeff y fue traducido al español por Andrea Arias-Zarate. Un proyecto de ley de la Cámara de Representantes...

La escasez de enfermería crea desafíos para la escuela de enfermería de UT, motiva a los estudiantes de enfermería

La escasez de enfermería crea desafíos para la escuela de enfermería de UT, motiva a los estudiantes de enfermería

Isabella Zeff and Alyssa Ramos April 7, 2023

Nota del editor: este artículo se publicó por primera vez el 2 de abril por Isabella Zeff y fue traducido al español por Alyssa Ramos. Christian Santos siempre tuvo una pasión por ayudar a los...

‘Rye Lane’ puts fresh, joyful spin on rom-com formula

‘Rye Lane’ puts fresh, joyful spin on rom-com formula

Isabella Zeff, General Life&Arts Reporter April 6, 2023

What’s the opposite of a meet-cute? An awkward conversation between bathroom stalls while one person sobs and the other pees? That’s how Dom and Yas meet in “Rye Lane,” Raine Allen-Miller’s debut...

Texas House Bill 900 would require book vendors to review books for sexual content before selling to public schools

Texas House Bill 900 would require book vendors to review books for sexual content before selling to public schools

Isabella Zeff, General News Reporter April 6, 2023

A Texas House of Representatives bill proposes banning books with sexual content from public school libraries. HB 900, advanced by the Public Education Committee on March 29, would require all school...

Haley Jústiz balances school with entrepreneurship to change the world through business

Haley Jústiz balances school with entrepreneurship to change the world through business

Isabella Zeff, General Life&Arts Reporter April 5, 2023

Haley Jústiz considers her first entrepreneurial venture to be a “Hunger Games” fan page she launched on Instagram as a middle schooler, which amassed over 300,000 followers. Now a Plan II and...

Nursing shortage creates challenges for UT nursing school, motivates student nurses

Nursing shortage creates challenges for UT nursing school, motivates student nurses

Isabella Zeff, General News Reporter April 2, 2023

Christian Santos always had a passion for both helping others and health sciences, creating a love that inspired him to major in nursing when he came to UT. “You’re taking care of (patients’)...

Kristine Hernandez takes control of her creative vision through selling embroidery at University Co-op

Kristine Hernandez takes control of her creative vision through selling embroidery at University Co-op

Isabella Zeff, General Life&Arts Reporter March 30, 2023

Kristine Hernandez created an embroidery design at 3 a.m. from her Kinsolving bedroom — a frog with a cowboy hat that reads “Howdy from Austin.” She said she never anticipated sweatshirts embroidered...

Texas teachers need higher salaries, more support to fix teacher shortages according to state task force

Texas teachers need higher salaries, more support to fix teacher shortages according to state task force

Isabella Zeff, General News Reporter March 26, 2023

Camille Reyes, a youth and communities freshman, said the challenges facing teachers today — among them low pay and overworking —  would have kept them from the profession if they hadn’t fallen...

5 films directed by women to watch in celebration of Women’s History Month

5 films directed by women to watch in celebration of Women’s History Month

Isabella Zeff, General Life&Arts Reporter March 20, 2023

Despite progress in recent years, women remain underrepresented behind the film camera, with women directing only 5.6% of the over 1,600 top-grossing films since 2007. To celebrate Women’s History Month,...

Representantes del Gobierno Estudiantil asisten a la Big 12 on the Hill Conferencia para abogar por la salud mental y asequibilidad universitaria

Representantes del Gobierno Estudiantil asisten a la Big 12 on the Hill Conferencia para abogar por la salud mental y asequibilidad universitaria

Isabella Zeff and Andrea Arias-Zarate March 10, 2023

Nota del editor: este artículo se publicó por primera vez el 5 de marzo por Isabella Zeff y fue traducido al español por Andrea Arias-Zarate. El Gobierno Estudiantil de UT asistió a la Big 12 en...

UT students reflect on competing on Jeopardy for second time in high school reunion tournament

UT students reflect on competing on Jeopardy for second time in high school reunion tournament

Isabella Zeff, General Life&Arts Reporter March 6, 2023

When Anish Maddipoti competed in the first episode of the 2018 Jeopardy Teen Tournament, he said he hoped to leave the competition with a large cash prize. However, while he enjoyed his time at the podium,...

El programa de artes y estudios de medios latinos presenta una serie de películas de cineastas Mexicanas para compartir cultura y crear pertenencia

El programa de artes y estudios de medios latinos presenta una serie de películas de cineastas Mexicanas para compartir cultura y crear pertenencia

Isabella Zeff and Alyssa Ramos March 6, 2023

Nota del editor: este artículo se publicó por primera vez el 28 de febrero por Isabella Zeff, y fue traducido al español por Alyssa Ramos.  Con sus manos en el aire, mientras dormía, Lucía...

Student Government representatives attend Big 12 on the Hill Conference to advocate for mental health, college affordability

Student Government representatives attend Big 12 on the Hill Conference to advocate for mental health, college affordability

Isabella Zeff, General News Reporter March 5, 2023

UT Student Government attended the Big 12 on the Hill Conference in Washington D.C. from Feb. 26 to March 1 to advocate directly to lawmakers for improvements to mental health resources on campuses and...

Latino Media Arts and Studies presents film series by Mexican woman filmmakers to share culture, create belonging

Latino Media Arts and Studies presents film series by Mexican woman filmmakers to share culture, create belonging

Isabella Zeff, General Life&Arts Reporter February 28, 2023

With her hands in the air, Lucía plucks an invisible harp’s strings in her sleep, dreaming of playing the instrument in the film, “Corazón de Mezquite.” However, within her Indigenous Yoreme...

UT-Austin researchers map over 200,000 new astronomical objects in project to understand universe’s expansion

UT-Austin researchers map over 200,000 new astronomical objects in project to understand universe’s expansion

Isabella Zeff, General News Reporter February 21, 2023

UT researchers released a catalog with over 200,000 newly located astronomical objects as part of a project aiming to understand the expansion of the universe. The Hobby-Eberly Telescope Dark Energy...

Corporate communications junior Audrey Atienza poses outside of the DMC on February 15, 2023. Atienza is a popular YouTuber with over 130,000 subscribers.

UT student YouTuber Audrey Atienza talks documenting college life, staying authentic to herself

Isabella Zeff, General Life & Arts Reporter February 19, 2023

Audrey Atienza started her YouTube channel in 2018 with no intention of going viral. “I wanted something that was completely by me,” said corporate communications junior Atienza. “I decided to...

UT alumnus funds Dell Med research on healthy aging for adults with MS, honors late wife

UT alumnus funds Dell Med research on healthy aging for adults with MS, honors late wife

Isabella Zeff, General News Reporter February 14, 2023

Greg and Kathy Moore met in a government class as UT students. When she was 33, Kathy received a multiple sclerosis diagnosis. She lived a full life with the disease for 20 years, until she reached the...

CNS hosts anti-racism workshop for STEM majors to foster positive environment

CNS hosts anti-racism workshop for STEM majors to foster positive environment

Isabella Zeff, News Reporter February 13, 2023

The College of Natural Sciences held its first anti-racism workshop for STEM majors on Thursday to promote a more inclusive environment within the field, led by Diane Rhodes, a social work senior lecturer. The...

Father-daughter Longhorn Band duo uphold family legacy

Father-daughter Longhorn Band duo uphold family legacy

Isabella Zeff, General Life&Arts Reporter February 9, 2023

For Lauren Dove, Longhorn Band runs in the family.  Her grandparents, aunts and uncles all participated in the band. This year, Lauren, an urban studies senior, upheld the tradition, but she didn’t...

UHD ofrece clases de Inglés a empleados para apoyar a la comunidad y avanzar en sus carreras

UHD ofrece clases de Inglés a empleados para apoyar a la comunidad y avanzar en sus carreras

Isabella Zeff and Andrea Arias-Zarate February 6, 2023

Nota del editor: este artículo se publicó por primera vez el 26 de enero por Isabella Zeff y fue traducido al español por Andrea Arias-Zarate.  No son solo los estudiantes que toman clases en...

UHD offers English classes to employees to support community, advance careers

UHD offers English classes to employees to support community, advance careers

Isabella Zeff, General News Reporter January 26, 2023

It’s not just students who take classes at UT. University Housing and Dining now offers ESL, or “English as a Second Language,” classes to all of their employees to help further their communication...

Organizers, campaigns work to bring students to the polls for runoffs to decide Austin mayor, city council seats

Organizers, campaigns work to bring students to the polls for runoffs to decide Austin mayor, city council seats

Isabella Zeff, General News Reporter December 1, 2022

After substantial student turnout in the Nov. 9 midterms election, Austin voters and UT students will head back to the polls to decide the next mayor and three city council seats. Although the runoff...

IC2 Institute funds two faculty-led research projects to create real-world impact

IC2 Institute funds two faculty-led research projects to create real-world impact

Isabella Zeff, General news reporter November 11, 2022

Faculty-led research projects recently received funding from UT’s IC2 Institute, a research unit that explores the intersection between technology, innovation and entrepreneurship. One project receiving...

Student government passes legislation for Nontraditional Student Center

Student government passes legislation for Nontraditional Student Center

Isabella Zeff, News Reporter October 18, 2022

UT student government passed legislation on Oct. 4 to establish the Nontraditional Student Center on campus, providing a promise of community and connection on campus for nontraditional students. Nontraditional...

UT researchers develop new electrode to improve the range and charging time of  electric vehicles

UT researchers develop new electrode to improve the range and charging time of electric vehicles

Isabella Zeff, General News Reporter October 13, 2022

UT researchers created a new type of electrode that could improve batteries in electric vehicles by helping them charge faster and last longer. Kasun Raigama, a mechanical engineering senior on the...

UT research finds women in executive suite improve customer orientation, financial performance

UT research finds women in executive suite improve customer orientation, financial performance

Isabella Zeff, News Reporter October 4, 2022

A new UT study found that though the presence of women on executive management teams tends to improve a company’s customer orientation, leading to long-term financial gains, women continue to be underrepresented...

UT research project seeks to reduce suicide among LGBTQ+ young adults

UT research project seeks to reduce suicide among LGBTQ+ young adults

Isabella Zeff, News Reporter September 29, 2022

CW: mentions of suicide A new study from UT researchers aims to reduce suicide among LGBTQ+ young adults, after a 2018 survey found that 40% of LGBTQ+ young adults in Central Texas had considered suicide...

UT research finds women receive more workers’ compensation when evaluated by female doctors

UT research finds women receive more workers’ compensation when evaluated by female doctors

Isabella Zeff, General News Reporter September 22, 2022

Women receive more workers’ compensation when evaluated by a female doctor, according to a new study from a UT professor that adds to a growing body of research documenting disparities in health care...

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