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CMHC releases 2017-2018 fact sheet, sees increase in students served
December 6, 2018
During the 2017-18 academic year, the Counseling and Mental Health Center saw increases in the total number of students served and the number of students served for individual counseling.
Students buy and sell women’s items on Facebook page
December 2, 2018
After she bought 20 pairs of shoes in a single semester, Anel Gonzalez vowed to be more frugal when purchasing on the “UT Austin Women’s Clothing Exchange” Facebook page.
UT Institute honored for research done in human trafficking
November 14, 2018
The ProtectHER award was given by New Friends New Life, a Texas organization that provides resources to formerly exploited women and children.
Students thank donors with handwritten letters
November 7, 2018
Students wrote handwritten thank you cards for UT donors during the ninth annual UT Thanks Day. The two-day event started on Wednesday and continued Thursday morning outside the Perry-Castañeda Library.
UT professors, students celebrate Día de los Muertos
October 31, 2018
The Latinx Students and Scholars Network hosted a Día de los Muertos celebration Wednesday to bring students and faculty together for the traditional Mexican holiday.
UT Professor celebrates new book discussing Beyoncé and black feminism
October 30, 2018
A UT professor who pioneered the course on Beyoncé and black feminism now has a book analyzing the singer-songwriter’s art.
UT professor participates in team that discovers 1,500-year-old Maya altar
October 25, 2018
Working with a team from Tulane University that excavated a Maya altar, David Stuart is helping to translate the artifact’s hieroglyphics and interpret its historical significance.
Caritas of Austin refugee resettlement program comes to an end
October 23, 2018
Caritas of Austin announced the end of their Refugee Resettlement program on Sept. 27 due to a decrease in refugee arrivals, according to a press release.
Disease that killed Bevo XIV holds clues to understanding human disease
October 21, 2018
Through the research of bovine leukemia virus, the disease that killed Bevo XIV in 2015, UT researchers have made discoveries to help understand hepatitis C in humans.
Refugee resettlement program comes to an end
October 21, 2018
Caritas of Austin announced the end of their Refugee Resettlement program on Sept. 27 due to a decrease in refugee arrivals, according to a press release. The nonprofit that works to alleviate homelessness stopped accepting refugees Sept. 30, however current refugee clients will continue to receive service until Dec. 31.
UT lifelong learning program offers ‘Free Class Pass’ for seniors
October 18, 2018
To improve diversity, the UT Osher Lifelong Learning Institute is offering a “Free Class Pass” to adults over 50 years old interested in taking seminar and lecture-style classes this fall.
Historic Kenney House to be incorporated with a new 17-story student housing building
October 11, 2018
A new 17-story high-rise will begin construction in West Campus next summer and will surround the historic Kenney House that currently sits on the property.
UT assistant professor breaks down cultural barriers through ‘intimate cosmetic’ brand
October 5, 2018
SAIB currently offers condoms, personal lubricants and hygienic wipes in minimalistic packaging. The products are only available in South Korea.
UT’s Black Diaspora Archive announces inaugural exhibition
October 4, 2018
Last month, the Black Diaspora Archive announced its inaugural exhibition featuring the works of psychologist, academic and social activist Edmund W. Gordon, the namesake to UT’s Gordon-White building.
UT-Austin digitizes indigenous language materials in online archive after Brazil museum fire
September 24, 2018
The Archive of the Indigenous Languages of Latin America recently announced the opening of the Terrence Kaufman Collections of curated and digitized indigenous language materials, which otherwise would be at risk of being lost.
UT students attend Celebración de Independencias
September 20, 2018
Celebración de Independencias is an annual event that celebrates independences of nine countries including Belize, Brazil and Mexico, which all have their independence days this month.