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Businesses along the Drag prepare for Open Carry
December 2, 2015
As open carry will be implemented in January, businesses near campus are still figuring out the impact it could have.
Helicopter crash kills 4 at Fort Hood
November 25, 2015
A UH-60A Black Hawk helicopter carrying four crew members crashed Monday night in the northern part of Fort Hood during a routine drill. Emergency crews announced after a search that four crew members were found dead.
University works to assist low-income students with Texas Advance scholarship
November 18, 2015
UT is expanding an effort to diversify its campus by providing $20 million in scholarships over a four-year period to low-income students who might not otherwise consider Texas.
Gun-Free UT holds third rally on Main Mall
November 11, 2015
Gun-Free UT, a group against Senate Bill 11 allowing concealed guns on college campuses, held its third rally Tuesday.
Following several resignations, top administrative positions still vacant
November 11, 2015
The searches for three college deans and two administrative positions are still underway following several resignations during the past school year.
UT research group collaborates with team in Singapore
October 28, 2015
The Construction Industry Institute, a research-based group within the Cockrell School of Engineering, signed a three-year and $3 million contract working with the Singapore Economic Development Board for better chemical processing facilities.
52 psychology professors sign petition against campus carry
October 14, 2015
As UT continues to discuss implementation of campus carry, 52 members of the psychology department have signed a statement voicing opposition to the law.
Sons of Confederate Veterans continues petition for Jefferson Davis statue's return
October 14, 2015
Although the Jefferson Davis statue was removed from the Main Mall Aug. 30, the Sons of Confederate Veterans are still fighting for the statue to be returned to campus.
Fenves names Daniel Jaffe new vice president of research
October 7, 2015
University President Gregory Fenves announced Tuesday that Daniel Jaffe will be the new Vice President of Research for the University.
NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund collects data for brief in Fisher v. UT
October 7, 2015
As the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to hear the Fisher v. UT case for a second time, the NAACP is conducting a questionnaire with UT’s Black Student Alliance to gather information for a brief which it will file in the case.
UT System opts out of national assessment to cut costs
September 30, 2015
The UT System will no longer participate in a student assessment they have distributed since 2004.
UT System to launch sexual assault survey in October
September 24, 2015
While UT-Austin waited for the Association of American Universities results, which was released Monday, the UT System had already initiated an independent sexual assault study across all its campuses.
UT reports increase in prevalence of sexual assaults in Texas
September 16, 2015
Sexual assaults are more prevalent in Texas presently than in 2003, according to a study by the Institute on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault.
Report finds issues with fracking on UT System land
September 9, 2015
Luke Metzger, director of the advocacy group Environment Texas, said the group started looking into the matter after the Austin American-Statesman did a story last November featuring System owned lands.
Working group begins to evaluate, prepare for campus carry
September 3, 2015
Steven Goode, UT law professor and chair of the working group, said the committee met Monday for the first time and heard from Fenves what he expects from the working group
UT System and Mexico technology council to expand STEM research programs
September 1, 2015
After nearly a year of negotiations, the UT System and Mexico’s National Council of Science and Technology (CONACYT) reached an agreement to expand research programs at the UT-San Antonio campus.
System opens UT-Rio Grande Valley campus
August 31, 2015
Through merging UT-Pan American and UT-Brownsville, the UT System officially opened the UT-Rio Grande Valley campus Monday.
University removes Davis statue from Main Mall
August 30, 2015
After months of debate, UT removed the Jefferson Davis and Woodrow Wilson statues from the Main Mall on Sunday morning.
UT to remove statues of Jefferson, Wilson on Sunday
August 29, 2015
The University will remove the Jefferson Davis and Woodrow Wilson statues from the Main Mall on Aug. 30.
Judge denies Sons of Confederate Veterans' temporary restraining order; UT to relocate statues
August 28, 2015
Representatives from UT and the Sons of Confederate Veterans gathered for a hearing at the Travis County Court on Thursday, where a temporary injunction regarding the removal of the Jefferson Davis and Woodrow Wilson statues was denied.
System spent thousands annually on student regent travel, lodging
August 27, 2015
Student regents on the Board of Regents have cost the UT System more than $80,000 since 2009, according to public records obtained from the System.
Regents address 'rare admission decisions' in new UT admissions policy
August 21, 2015
The UT System Board of Regents passed a new UT admissions policy with a 7-1 vote at a Thursday meeting.
Eleven UT-Austin educators receive Regents' Outstanding Teaching Awards
August 20, 2015
The UT System Board of Regents recognized 79 faculty members across all UT institutions Wednesday night, 11 of whom were from UT-Austin.
Police are investigating two separate shooting incidents in Austin
July 5, 2015
The Austin Police Department is investigating two separate shootings, one at the Omni Austin Hotel Downtown and the other in North Austin, which occurred early Sunday morning, according to the Austin American-Statesman.
Supreme Court has not acted on second request to review Fisher v. UT
June 15, 2015
The Supreme Court has not taken action Monday on a second request to review the case against University's undergraduate admissions.
Author Charles Walker gives insight into his new book
September 22, 2014
Author and professor Charles Walker discussed his new book, “The Tupac Amaru Rebellion” at an event Monday in Garrison Hall.
BP donates $120,000 to Jackson School program
September 10, 2014
BP donated $120,000 to the Jackson School of Geosciences’ GeoFORCE program Tuesday, bringing the total amount the oil and gas company has donated to the program to $1 million since 2007.
Local burger chain adds jetpack stunt to football games
September 7, 2014
A local fast food restaurant chain added a new festivity to UT football games this season — a jetpack landing.
New students participate in “Texas Kickoff Rally”
August 27, 2014
After the first day of school Wednesday, the class of 2018 and other students gathered at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium to ring in the new football season at the “Texas Kickoff Rally.”