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Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

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Bass Concert Hall undergoes $3 million renovations

Bass Concert Hall undergoes $3 million renovations

Lauren Womack 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.

UT, city council expand PCT locations around Austin

Lauren Womack and Lauren Abel 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...


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

Lauren Womack 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,...


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

Lauren Womack 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...


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

Lauren Womack 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...


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

Lauren Womack 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...


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

Lauren Womack 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...


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

Lauren Womack 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...

low-cost LED alternative_Courtesy of Lynn Stevens

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

Lauren Womack 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...


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

Lauren Womack 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...

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