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Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

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UT-Austin students win national urban design competition

UT-Austin students win national urban design competition

Sonali Menon, News Reporter April 20, 2022

A team of UT graduate students from the McCombs School of Business and the School of Architecture won the 20th Annual Urban Land Institute/Gerald D. Hines Student Competition on April 7, earning UT its...

UT Austin, UC Berkeley researchers discovers bias in AI algorithms

UT Austin, UC Berkeley researchers discovers bias in AI algorithms

Sonali Menon, News Reporter April 7, 2022

A UT researcher identified errors in the training of artificial intelligence algorithms that could have detrimental impacts on medical imaging as part of a collaborative study with researchers at the University...

UT student develops game celebrating Asian culture, empowering women

UT student develops game celebrating Asian culture, empowering women

Sonali Menon, News Reporter March 27, 2022

Kathy Liang noticed an issue with many mainstream video games during the summer of 2020: They tokenized Chinese culture and made women side characters. This inspired Liang to create her own free-to-play...

Dell Med launches new music project offering free concerts at hospital

Dell Med launches new music project offering free concerts at hospital

Sonali Menon, News Reporter March 9, 2022

Dell Medical School launched a new music program Feb. 28 that will feature concerts in the hospital for patients and employees. All members of the Dell Medical community are able to join the Red River...

Dell Medical researchers find drug that may dramatically reduce stroke complications

Dell Medical researchers find drug that may dramatically reduce stroke complications

Sonali Menon, News Reporter February 15, 2022
Researchers found that tenecteplase, a newer generation clot-busting drug, works faster than alteplase, which is the standard medication used for treating strokes. 
UT Child Development Center breaks ground on new facility to replace San Jacinto location

UT Child Development Center breaks ground on new facility to replace San Jacinto location

Sonali Menon, News reporter December 18, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the December 2 broadsheet. UT’s Child Development Center began construction on a new location Nov. 23 that will be able to accommodate more children. “The...

Student advisory committee created for College of Natural Sciences

Student advisory committee created for College of Natural Sciences

Sonali Menon, News reporter December 17, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the October 29 flipbook. UT Student Government approved a bill Oct. 12 to create a new student advisory committee within the College of Natural Sciences...

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Austin releases freeze report, UT community makes winter improvements

Sonali Menon, News Reporter December 15, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the November 19 flipbook.  In response to University food shortages during February’s historic Winter Storm Uri, UT plans to release guidelines...

Student creates top-rated fitness app

Student creates top-rated fitness app

Sonali Menon, News Reporter September 30, 2021

When computer science junior Jibran Khalil became unmotivated to complete his fitness journey, he decided to develop a fitness app, which went on to reach No. 1 in the health and fitness category of the...

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