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Professors work to eliminate breast cancer

October 4, 2011

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but health researchers on campus work to improve the lives of cancer patients by studying a wide range of topics year-round. Pharmacy associate professor...

Government to further assess state schools

October 4, 2011

The U.S. Department of Education has introduced new tentative regulations that would require state schools to report to the federal government not only how students performed on standardized tests, but...

Professor drives research of humanoid robots

September 27, 2011

Watching machines completely independent of human manipulation face off on the soccer field is one way for non-computer science majors to understand the real world capabilities of artificial intelligence...

UTPD offers women’s self defense classes

September 27, 2011

Out of the one in 12 college males who have committed a sexual assault, 84 percent did not think it was rape, said UT police officer Ashley Griffin during a women’s defense class Monday. According...

Hispanic enrollment thrives at UT

September 20, 2011

Total Hispanic enrollment at UT is at all time high, according to the University’s most recent enrollment data. Hispanic enrollment jumped 5 percent in 10 years, and 17.5 percent — or 8,975...

Sorority teaches precautionary skills

September 13, 2011

After a flat tire traumatised the sorority members of the Epsilon Beta Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta, they were surprised to find that only three of their fellow sisters had knowledge of the inner workings...

Robert Rodriguez worked hard with what he had, former professor notes

September 13, 2011

[Corrected Sept. 13: Changed who is required to attend the University Lecture Series] When director Robert Rodriguez was a student at UT, he didn’t have the grades to get into the University’s...

Grant research to study links between technology, careers

September 8, 2011

The National Science Foundation awarded $1.4 million in grants to three universities, including UT, to study the impacts of technology on occupations. UT has appointed a principal investigator, Diane...

Proclamation honors 20 years of Austin music prestige

August 26, 2011

The Austin City Council marked the 20th anniversary of its city’s self-declared reign as Live Music Capital of the World with a celebration honoring the original music commission, which helped create...