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Student-founded ride-hailing app aims to reinvent city-to-city travel

Minnah Zaheer April 25, 2018

From dockless scooters to Lyft, campus is full of alternatives for short distance travel. But two UT freshmen want to change the way students travel long distances with a new app they’ve developed.  Business...


Author Jeff VanderMeer reads from his works ‘The Strange Bird’ and ‘Borne’

Minnah Zaheer April 17, 2018

Science fiction author Jeff VanderMeer immersed the audience in a world of bioengineered creatures to understand the links between science and nature in an alternate, fictional reality at a reading on...


UT group makes “flow kits” for women in need of feminine products

Minnah Zaheer April 6, 2018

A “Flo Party” held on Thursday in the Austin area aimed to help women in need in a particular way: building “flow kits” filled with feminine hygiene products.  Flo Code,...


Longhorn Lights Out sends students to save energy in buildings across campus

Minnah Zaheer April 2, 2018

UT students might be conscious of their own energy consumption, but one group aims to give students a first-person perspective on how much energy UT buildings use. On Friday, Longhorn Lights Out hosted...


Researchers practice presenting research in a unique format: speed dating

Minnah Zaheer March 1, 2018

UT researchers went on speed dates on Wednesday, but instead of pitching themselves, they pitched their research. The UT Science Communication Interest Group hosted the event at the Perry-Castaneda...


Nonprofit Socks for the Sole wants to donate a common item to area homeless: socks

Minnah Zaheer February 8, 2018

Many student–run charity organizations exist at UT, but only one donates a specific kind of clothing to the homeless: socks. Created by UT students, Socks for the Sole, a 501(c)3 nonprofit,...

Men share experiences of working in female-dominated workplaces

Minnah Zaheer February 1, 2018

The UT Social Work Council held a discussion about the effects of being a male in female-dominated workplaces on Wednesday. Four male panelists from the fields of pharmacy, nursing, mental health and...

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