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Notre Dame professor lectures on large-scale criminal violence in Mexico

November 10, 2015

The Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies Speaker Series presented a talk on the outbreak and escalation of large-scale criminal violence in Mexico that has occurred during the country’s...


Internationally known artist Marie Lorenz lectures at UT

November 3, 2015

Marie Lorenz hosted a lecture on Monday for students interested in art and her projects. Lorenz told students about her ongoing project in New York City that takes place on the Manhattan harbor. “I...


Inequality and human rights colloquium addresses the right to redevelopment

October 27, 2015

The Raroport Center for Human Rights and Justice invited Balakrishnan Rajagopal, associate professor of law and development, to host their third Inequality and Human Rights colloquium, a “Right to...


Department of Spanish and Portuguese releases student-supported statement asserting disapproval of campus carry

October 20, 2015

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese released a statement, backed by the signatures of 70 UT students, voicing their opinion on campus carry. Jossianna Arroyo, interim chair of the department, wrote...


Harvard Law professor speaks about human rights, inequality

October 13, 2015

UT students and professors gathered Monday afternoon for the Inequality and Human Rights seminar to discuss the existence of human rights in the age of inequality. Samuel Moyn, guest speaker and Harvard...


The People’s Task Force gathers Austin community members for a walk in support of Larry Jackson

October 12, 2015

Members of the Austin community gathered at the Givens Recreation Center on Sunday evening to protest against the court proceedings involving the case of Larry Jackson. Jackson was the victim allegedly...


Cockrell researchers design disposable patches to monitor vital signs

October 5, 2015

Researchers from the Cockrell School of Engineering have developed a new method to produce disposable health patches that monitor the wearer’s vital signs. The new method will reduce creation process...


Inequality and Human Rights Seminar invites scholars to discuss Greek financial crisis

September 29, 2015

James Galbraith, Philomila Tsoukala and Alvaro Santos visited law school to discuss the inequality, human rights and governmental issues in Greece at the Colloquium on Inequality & Human Rights on...


Panel on drugs in entertainment, sport industries hosted at School of Law

September 21, 2015

Panelists discussed the controversial legal issues of recreational and performance drug use within the entertainment and sport industries during a panel hosted Friday at the UT School of Law. Guest...


Launch of new student portal MyUT postponed

September 15, 2015

The launch of MyUT, a new student portal designed to host common student needs — such as registration and class schedules — will be delayed until the spring semester. Joe Williams, interim...


Muslim student organization hosts fifth annual blood drive honoring 9/11 victims

September 11, 2015

The Texas Ahmadiyya Muslim Students Organization collected 42 pints of blood on the first day of its blood drive in an effort to positively reshape perceptions of Muslims in the wake of 9/11. The blood...


Center for Students in Recovery hosts Texas Recovery Month

September 9, 2015

National Recovery Month is recognized annually, but for the first time, The Center for Students in Recovery will host Texas Recovery Month for people recovering from addiction. On September 12th, the...