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Latino students challenge media stereotypes

November 22, 2016

A student-led panel, hosted by Latino Community Affairs, discussed how the Latino community is misrepresented in mainstream media on Monday night. Ilse Colchado, co-director of communications for Latino...

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UT collaborators receive prestigious art honor

November 10, 2016

UT professor Teresa Hubbard and Swiss affiliate researcher Alexander Birchler have been selected to showcase their work at the 57th Venice Biennale, one of the highest honors for an artist. Hubbard...

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Former Peace Corps members share experiences at panel

November 8, 2016

Former Peace Corps members spoke Monday evening about experiencing different cultures and gaining new perspectives while serving abroad. Austin’s Students for Global Peace chapter hosted the Q&A...

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Undocumented Longhorns raise awareness of immigrant student rights

November 1, 2016

Students gathered to listen to music and play lotería on the lawn of the Texas State Capitol Building to raise awareness for Undocumented Longhorns Week, a series of events highlighting the struggles...

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Adapted sports for students with disabilities showcased at Rec Center

October 25, 2016

Students with disabilities brought out their competitive side Tuesday night at the Recreational Sports Center to learn how to play adapted sports ranging from visually impaired baseball to wheelchair...

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Professor conducts research on portrayal of female world leaders

October 18, 2016

With the probability of a woman sitting in the Oval Office at its highest in U.S. history, many people are wondering how the office of the president will change, if at all.   Victoria Rodriguez,...

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Hispanic heritage month closes with East Mall celebration

October 14, 2016

On Thursday night, laughter and Latin cuisine filled the East Mall during Somos Latinos, an event marking the end of Hispanic Heritage Month.  Latino Pan-Hellenic Council and Latino Community Affairs...

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Fulbright scholar, professor talks about Ukranian political conflict, elections

October 4, 2016

With an ongoing Ukrainian conflict and an upcoming election, students will soon have the opportunity to choose the next president, who could play a major role in the conflict’s resolution.  The...

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Campus Safety week addresses safety precautions on campus

October 3, 2016

Student Government’s Campus Safety Week kicks off Monday to raise awareness of UT’s safety services and precautions on campus and to provide students with access to campus resources for personal...

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College of Liberal Arts receives $20 million donation from alumni

September 28, 2016

The College of Liberal Arts is set to receive a $20 million donation from UT alumnus Bobby Patton Jr. and his wife Sherri, the largest donation to date since the Campaign for Texas fundraising event in...

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Undergraduate research showcased at fall symposium

September 26, 2016

The Fall Undergraduate Research Symposium is a chance for students to present a highlight reel of their research at UT to underscore the importance of academic involvement for undergraduates. The American...

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Texas Political Union debates Syrian refugee crisis

September 20, 2016

While the Syrian civil war is being fought abroad, its impacts are resonating throughout the nation, including on campus. The Texas Political Union held an open debate Monday night on the topic...

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Texas Constitution among 25 Texas “Treasures” on display at LBJ library

September 19, 2016

This past weekend, the LBJ Presidential Library displayed Texas’ most historically significant and valuable treasures at a special exhibit titled “25 Years/25 Treasures.” The...

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A&M psychologist visits UT, speaks on organizational learning in health care system

September 13, 2016

Justin Benzer, an A&M psychologist whose research is focused on implementing changes in the health care system, came to UT on Monday to talk to students and professors about how his research aligns...

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University Democrats host attorney

September 8, 2016

University Democrats hosted Jan Soifer, one of the attorneys who represented abortion clinics in this summer’s Supreme Court decision overturning Texas abortion restrictions, at their general meeting...

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SG aims to make changes to SURE Walk

September 7, 2016

Following the creation of SURE Walk last spring, Student Government is looking to make changes to the program that will expand its capabilities and raise the overall extent of operation in the coming semesters.  “We’ve...