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UT students plan to dress up their pets for Halloween this year

UT students plan to dress up their pets for Halloween this year

December 17, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the October 22 flipbook. Last Halloween, Noah Krivi and his family dressed up their 12-year-old dog, Buddy, in a children’s bumble bee costume: wings,...

‘The Blessings of the Mystery’ exhibition highlights Indigenous voices, environmental activism in West Texas

‘The Blessings of the Mystery’ exhibition highlights Indigenous voices, environmental activism in West Texas

December 14, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the October 15 flipbook. A variety of objects — toolboxes, rulers and construction vests — are suspended from the ceiling of the Visual Arts Center’s...

The Daily Texan’s holiday charcuterie board guide

The Daily Texan’s holiday charcuterie board guide

December 1, 2021

The holiday season unifies people through cheer, graciousness and tons of food. Charcuterie boards —  platters of assorted meats, cheeses, fruits, nuts, olives, crackers, bread and more — serve as...

Taking life in stride: Student marathon runners balance training with school, social life

Taking life in stride: Student marathon runners balance training with school, social life

November 10, 2021

Aaron Gonzales set a goal for himself his sophomore year of college: run an ultramarathon, a marathon over the standard 26.2 miles.  “I was drawn to this type of running (because) it was a way to...

This year’s best fall perfumes, body mists

This year’s best fall perfumes, body mists

October 24, 2021
The Daily Texan compiled a list of some of the best affordable fall fragrances.
UT student artists help make campus brighter place with classroom drawings

UT student artists help make campus brighter place with classroom drawings

September 29, 2021

On the first Monday of his calculus class, Yun Jang started an iconic tradition: making chalkboard drawings of Marvel superheroes before each lecture in Patton Hall. Jang, a mechanical engineering sophomore,...

Dell Medical School’s collaborative program aims to improve access to substance, opioid use disorder treatment in Texas hospitals

Dell Medical School’s collaborative program aims to improve access to substance, opioid use disorder treatment in Texas hospitals

May 5, 2021
A UT program at Dell Medical School is working to bring accessible treatment to people with substance and opioid use disorder during acute hospitalization, or short-term inpatient medical care.
UT astronomy department to use NASA telescope for new projects

UT astronomy department to use NASA telescope for new projects

April 29, 2021

UT astronomy professors, postdoctoral fellows and graduate students will work on projects using NASA’s forthcoming James Webb Space Telescope, which will be the most powerful telescope in space, during...

Commentary co-authored by UT faculty highlights inaccessible substance use disorder treatment during Winter Storm Uri

Commentary co-authored by UT faculty highlights inaccessible substance use disorder treatment during Winter Storm Uri

April 9, 2021

Winter Storm Uri prevented individuals with substance use disorders, specifically opioid use disorders, from receiving proper treatment, according to a piece published in the National Academy of Medicine...

UT-Austin, OU compete in canned food drive competition

UT-Austin, OU compete in canned food drive competition

March 31, 2021
UT is competing against The University of Oklahoma in a canned food drive to combat food insecurity on campus as part of UT’s first annual spirit week.
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Moody doctoral student working to develop COVID-19 Vaccine Curiosity Tool

March 9, 2021

Editor's Note: This story first appeared in The Daily Texan's March 5 print edition. UT doctoral candidate Chelsea Brass is developing a Vaccine Curiosity Tool to help resolve uncertainty about...

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CMHC offers online scheduling for brief assessments

March 5, 2021

The Counseling and Mental Health Center began offering online scheduling for brief assessment appointments for the first time Feb. 10.  A brief assessment appointment is a 15-20 minute phone call...