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Inaugural UT-Austin interdisciplinary student challenge winners find economic solutions for Texas town

November 25, 2020

Winners of UT’s IC2 Institute’s George Kozmetsky Memorial Student Challenge were awarded $7,000 for their project, which proposed economic solutions for the small city of Childress, Texas. The...


Underrepresented businesses hit harder during COVID-19, UT report shows

October 27, 2020

Business owners from underrepresented communities are struggling to recover during COVID-19, according to a report from a UT think-tank. The “State of The State of Texas Report,” published...


UT-Austin, MD Anderson announce inaugural projects in cancer research

October 26, 2020

On Oct. 19, UT announced five pilot projects in its collaboration with the MD Anderson Cancer Center, a UT System research and treatment center, to increase research on cancer treatment. The projects...

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UT-Austin joins National Science Foundation diversity program

October 16, 2020

The National Science Foundation selected UT-Austin last week to join the Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professoriate project, which is aimed at increasing historically marginalized communities...


COVID-19 changes homelessness relief efforts in Austin

September 23, 2020

People experiencing homelessness in Austin are facing a lack of public resources and closed kitchens during the COVID-19 pandemic, making access to services more difficult. Local organizations and the...