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(From left to right) Alice Woods, Zohaib Qadri and Gregory Anderson speak about changes and concerns for the development of Austin on April 4, 2024.

‘We want you to stay’: Future of Austin Development Panel discusses changes to the city

Laura Rivera, General News Reporter April 8, 2024

City leaders discussed recent housing and transportation changes in Austin during the Future of Austin Development Panel last Thursday.  The panel, hosted by the UT Governmental Relations Agency, featured...

Un investigador de UT descubre que los modelos de lenguaje tienen dificultad con la competencia lingüística funcional

Un investigador de UT descubre que los modelos de lenguaje tienen dificultad con la competencia lingüística funcional

Nota del editor: este artículo se publicó por primera vez el 3 de abril del 2024 por Laura Rivera y fue traducido al español por Citlali Martinez Hernandez. Los modelos de lenguaje, una forma...

UT researcher finds large language models struggle with functional linguistic competence

UT researcher finds large language models struggle with functional linguistic competence

Laura Rivera, General News Reporter April 3, 2024

Large language models, a form of artificial intelligence, struggle to perform functional linguistic competence, according to a March 19 study co-authored by an assistant professor of linguistics at...

Mellon Foundation awards associate professor grant for digital humanities work

Mellon Foundation awards associate professor grant for digital humanities work

Laura Rivera, General News Reporter March 26, 2024

An associate English professor received a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Public Knowledge program for her pilot project focused on collecting and organizing historical information earlier this...

E-bike injuries increase while helmet use declines, study finds

E-bike injuries increase while helmet use declines, study finds

Laura Rivera, General News Reporter March 5, 2024

E-bike injuries increased while helmet use declined over the span of five years, according to a study published on Feb. 21 in Jama Surgery.  Researchers analyzed over 1,000 cases of e-bike injuries...

Ingenieros aeroespaciales de UT ayudan a diseñar un módulo de aterrizaje lunar

Ingenieros aeroespaciales de UT ayudan a diseñar un módulo de aterrizaje lunar

Laura Rivera and Mariana Flores-Sosa February 23, 2024

Nota del editor: este artículo se publicó por primera vez el 21 de febrero  por Laura Rivera  y fue traducido al español por Mariana Flores-Sosa. Un profesor de ingeniería aeroespacial de UT...

UT aerospace engineers help design moon lander

UT aerospace engineers help design moon lander

Laura Rivera, General News Reporter February 22, 2024

A UT aerospace engineering professor and his research team designed a guidance algorithm that will help a moon lander reach its destination on Feb. 22.  The IM-1 Nova-C Lander, built by aerospace...

Food Security Agency to start grocery shuttle system for students

Food Security Agency to start grocery shuttle system for students

Laura Rivera, General News Reporter February 14, 2024

A student government agency will begin a pilot shuttle system in the spring that takes students from campus to the grocery store during the weekend.  The Food Security Agency ensures students have...

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