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Bass Concert Hall undergoes $3 million renovations

Bass Concert Hall undergoes $3 million renovations

April 18, 2021
By May, Texas Performing Arts will complete $3 million worth of renovations on Bass Concert Hall, Austin’s largest performing arts venue.
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UT, city council expand PCT locations around Austin

February 12, 2021

Editor's Note: This story first appeared in The Daily Texan's February 9 print edition. The University’s Proactive Community Testing program is expanding to include mobile sites located...

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UT-Austin COVID-19 vaccination operations moved to Gregory Gym

February 11, 2021

The University moved COVID-19 vaccine operations to Gregory Gymnasium on Monday to accommodate a large-scale distribution after being designated as a vaccine hub by the Texas government. Jonathan Robb,...

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Capital Metro tests modular bus installation to improve safety, efficiency of service

January 26, 2021

Capital Metro, in partnership with Austin Transportation, has installed a pilot bus stop that extends the curb to the bus with a ramp to protect pedestrians on Guadalupe Street in the hopes of improving...

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LBJ School report says COVID-19 deaths in Texas jails, prisons are 35% higher than in rest of US prison population

November 18, 2020

A report from researchers in the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs shows that incarcerated people in Texas jails and prisons are dying at a rate 35% higher than the rest of the United States prison...

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Austin Water implements racial equity recommendations from UT-Austin student team

November 11, 2020

Austin Water is implementing recommendations from a proposal by a UT-Austin community and regional planning student team dedicated to improving the racial equity of the city’s water utilities. Miriam...

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Students petition UT-Austin on Change.org to give pass/fail option for all courses

November 10, 2020

Students are petitioning the University to give them the option to choose pass/fail for all their classes this fall, but the University has no plans to change the policy, a UT spokesperson said.  The...

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UT-Austin School of Nursing receives $1.5 million donation, creates first distinguished professorship

October 29, 2020

The UT School of Nursing will create its first distinguished professorship from a $1.5 million donation from the Decherd family, according to an Oct. 15 UT press release.  The donation will fund...

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UT-Austin scientists find LED light alternative to 3D printing

October 6, 2020

UT scientists have developed a low-cost alternative to traditional 3D printing using LED lights, which could be used in printing living cells.  Chemistry assistant professor Zachariah Page and...

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UT-Austin researchers use poop to predict COVID-19 spikes

September 30, 2020

UT researchers are testing wastewater to predict COVID-19 spikes in the community. UT's Canary Team is a research team commissioned by Austin Water to test wastewater from water treatment plants...