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LBJ Washington Center appoints inaugural director
December 4, 2014
The LBJ School of Public Affairs announced this week Thomas O’Donnell as the inaugural director for the new LBJ Washington Center.
Researchers find gene network that predicts alcohol abuse
December 3, 2014
UT researchers have discovered a network of genes that could work together to help predict alcohol dependence.
UT to host symposium for African writers
November 26, 2014
Starting Tuesday, the Department of African and African Diaspora Studies will bring five writers of contemporary African literature to the Union as part of its Symposium for African Writers.
Dell Medical School hires first department chairs
November 21, 2014
The University hired its first two department chairs for the upcoming Dell Medical School earlier this week.
Nature journal ranks UT the 15th most productive scientific research institution
November 18, 2014
The University has been ranked among the world’s most productive scientific research institutions by the journal Nature.
UT researchers develop device that could improve wireless communication
November 12, 2014
UT researchers at the Cockrell School of Engineering recently developed a smaller and more efficient radio wave circulator.
University hosts Thanks Day to celebrate donors
November 7, 2014
Students thanked the University’s donors as part of the University Development Office’s fifth annual Thanks Day on Thursday.
UT study reports increase in vegetable consumption can prevent diseases in overweight children
October 29, 2014
A recent UT study found an increase in vegetable consumption in children is enough to prevent diseases and improve health.
Senate of College Councils holds Integrity UT Week
October 24, 2014
Integrity UT Week, which runs through Friday, aims to raise awareness of the University’s honor code.
University receives $3 million grant for storm surge prediction technology
October 22, 2014
The National Science Foundation donated $3 million to the University’s Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences.
Former national security adviser calls post-9/11 intelligence reform successful
October 17, 2014
Stephen Hadley, former national security adviser, said at an intelligence conference held in the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center on Friday that intelligence and counterterrorism reforms since the 9/11 attacks have been successful.
Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalists share experiences at panel
October 17, 2014
Pulitzer Prize winning photojournalists Lucian Perkins, Judy Walgren, as well as famed photojournalists Eli Reed, Dennis Darling and Meredith Kohut talked about their experiences in photojournalism at a panel discussion in the Belo Center for New Media on Thursday.
Guest lecturer talks about expanding savings accounts aimed at poor families, children
October 15, 2014
Michael Sherraden, founding director of the Center for Social Development at Washington University in St. Louis, spoke about expanding a policy concerning savings accounts for children.
Moody College researchers find clothing stores’ ‘look-alike’ policy alienates customers
October 13, 2014
Clothing stores that hire similar-looking employees may alienate customers, according to a study conducted by professors from the Moody College of Communication.
Photographer discusses project on Mexican homeownership
October 8, 2014
Mexican photographer Alejandro Cartagena spoke Tuesday at the Harry Ransom Center about his photographic documentary.
Guest lecturer discusses how to catch liars
October 3, 2014
Looking at lies as betrayals of trust with negative outcomes, Leanne ten Brinke talked about the ability to perceive lies at the Seay Building on Thursday.
UT study finds fracking uses same amount of water as conventional oil production
October 2, 2014
A study led by a UT researcher found that the amount of water used for unconventional gas and oil production, such as hydraulic fracturing, is about the same as is used for conventional production.
UT professor’s book looks at benefits of bilingualism
September 26, 2014
There can be economic benefits to learning a second language, according to a UT professor.
Guest lecturer expresses need for greater cooperation between global powers
September 10, 2014
Claiming the U.S. faces an era of global disorder, Michael Auslin, director of Japan Studies at the American Enterprise Institute think tank, discussed political and social problems in Asia at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs on Tuesday.