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Students learn life-saving techniques at Stop the Bleed seminar

October 25, 2017

During a Tuesday training seminar hosted by Dell Medical School, students learned various techniques on how to control bleeding in life-threatening emergencies. Stop the Bleed is a national awareness...

Operation Naloxone given grant to service opioid addiction

October 6, 2017

Operation Naloxone, an initiative addressing the opioid crisis through overdose prevention training and supplying resources, has received a $1 million dollar grant from the Texas Human and Health Services...


Professor, students weigh in on DACA’s uncertain future

September 29, 2017

Law professor Elissa Steglich said America’s current effort towards solid immigration reform puts unnecessary strain on undocumented immigrants, and a more permanent solution is needed. “(DACA)...

Former CIA director John Brennan appointed as distinguished non-resident scholar

September 22, 2017

John Brennan, former director of the CIA, will be joining UT as a distinguished non-resident scholar, as announced by the Clements Center for National Security on Tuesday. In his new role, Brennan will...

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New measure requires UT ID for building access for specified restricted hours

August 7, 2017

In an effort to enhance on-campus safety and security, the University will restrict access to most University buildings to those with a UT ID card after regular hours of operations, starting this academic...


UT Austin hosts Formula Sun grand prix

July 11, 2017

With a 6-year-old solar car, the University of Texas Solar Vehicles team spent the last 7 months preparing for Formula Sun, an annual event where teams design, build and race solar-powered electric vehicles. Last...


Fenves announces reallocation of $20 million

July 10, 2017

Last Wednesday, President Gregory Fenves announced a budget cut of $20 million, part of which will be used to fund merit-based salary increases for faculty and staff starting next academic year.  Additional...


UT law professor John Robertson dies

July 10, 2017

John Robertson, 74, a long-time UT law professor and bioethicist, passed away Wednesday, according to a press release from Texas Law. Receiving an undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College, Robertson...

BeVocal hires first full-time coordinator

June 29, 2017

BeVocal, the bystander intervention initiative of the Counseling and Mental Health Center, has named Marian Trattner as the program’s first bystander intervention coordinator. Previously, Trattner...


UT engineering students win international design competition

June 23, 2017

With an effort to change the world through cleaner energy resources, three engineering students won the Shell Ideas360 international design competition with their product Smart Panels, which offers a simple...

Free version of “The Collections” Released to the Public

June 22, 2017

Earlier this month, UT released a digital version of The Collections, an encyclopedia of the University’s entire collection of documents and cultural artifacts it has acquired since the school first...


Fenves announces interim vice president for diversity and community engagement

June 10, 2017

President Fenves announced Tuesday that Leonard Moore will fill the role of interim vice president of diversity and community engagement starting July 17. Moore is taking the place of Gregory J. Vincent,...