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UT Briscoe Center for American history receives archives from award-winning photographers

Jennifer Xia December 6, 2019

Photos of international political, social and cultural life from renowned documentary photographers will enrich the existing collection of historical photography at the University’s Briscoe Center...


Texas Advanced Computing Center receives grant to study chronic pain, opioid

Jennifer Xia December 6, 2019

The Texas Advanced Computing Center will receive part of a National Institutes of Health grant designed to explore chronic pain and opioid dependence. According to UT News, the center will receive $2.3...


UT receives $1.5 million award to establish new data science institute

Jennifer Xia November 22, 2019

The University received a $1.5 million National Science Foundation award to establish a new institute for data science. The Transdisciplinary Research in Principles of Data Science award will work toward...


College of Education seeks two faculty members to advance goals interdisciplinary scholarship goals

Jennifer Xia November 18, 2019

The College of Education is creating two tenure-track faculty positions to make progress toward interdisciplinary education practices. The new faculty positions in bilingual education and prevention...


Artificial intelligence system Fashion ++ helps people make fashion choices

Jennifer Xia November 7, 2019

A research team at UT has developed an artificial intelligence program to improve people’s clothing choices. Fashion++ is a program with the goal of making minimal edits for outfit improvement,...


Police officer who helped take down UT Tower shooter receives honorary plaque at Travis County judicial building

Jennifer Xia November 1, 2019

Ramiro “Ray” Martinez, a former Austin police officer, was honored for his heroism during the UT Tower shooting at a plaque unveiling rededicating a county building in his name. Elected...


Hindu Students Association hosts cultural festival Navratri to celebrate women’s contribution to society

Jennifer Xia October 21, 2019

More than 1,300 students dressed in traditional Indian attire and danced barefoot to live music on-campus Friday evening at the cultural festival Navratri. The Hindu Students Association hosted the...

Students demand free on-campus menstrual products at first National Period Day rally

Jennifer Xia October 21, 2019

A crowd of nearly 150 people dressed in red traveled from across Texas to attend the first National Period Day rally to protest the “tampon tax” and end period poverty. Students gathered...


Students decorate gingerbread houses during Events + Entertainment’s Nightmare on Treat Street

Jennifer Xia October 16, 2019

Halloween-themed music mixed with the echoes of thunder fill outside as students created gingerbread houses and decorated cookies on campus Tuesday evening. The Campus Events + Entertainment recreation...

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Center for Women’s and Gender Studies offers new five-year degree program

Jennifer Xia October 7, 2019

The Center for Women’s and Gender Studies is offering a new five-year bachelor’s and master’s program, allowing students to take graduate courses during their junior year. The...


Austin organization, students hold rally to support protesters in Hong Kong

Jennifer Xia September 30, 2019

Nearly 100 students, children and families dressed in black and carried yellow umbrellas during a rally at the Capitol Sunday to speak out against reports of human and civil rights abuses against...


Kinsolving Dining implements new pilot dish sorting system

Jennifer Xia September 25, 2019

Kinsolving Dining is testing a new dish sorting system this semester to speed up dishwashing and create a better work enviornment for the dining staff in all-you-can-eat dining halls. University Housing...

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