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UT develops automatic tornado warning alert system
May 2, 2018
With frequent alerts about crime and serious weather, the University has never sent automatic messages about tornado warnings — until now.
New UT-Austin minor offers students a chance to pursue Medieval Studies
April 19, 2018
Students looking at next year’s course catalog for the College of Liberal Arts may be surprised to find a new undergraduate minor on the list — Medieval Studies.
Students celebrate the legacy of Selena Quintanilla at Flor Festival
April 19, 2018
A festival honoring the late Selena Quintanilla has made its way to UT.
Gift a Page event raises funds for children’s literacy, girls’ education
April 11, 2018
At the second ‘Gift a Page’ event on West Mall on Wednesday, the UT chapter of Room to Read sold decorated pages of children’s books to raise funds for children’s literacy and girls’ education in Asia and Africa.
New organization Pen Pal Swap targets college readiness in low income students
April 5, 2018
Two UT students have started a pen pal program to help economically disadvantaged public school students, which, according to the Texas Education Agency, makes up more than half of all public school students in the state.
Screening of “Wasted! A Story of Food Waste” proposes solutions to food waste
March 21, 2018
Every year, 1.3 billion tons of food are thrown away, according to a 2011 report by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization.
New student organization works to end sexual assault on campus
February 27, 2018
Taking up action against sexual assault, the UT chapter of It’s On Us began its first steps toward ending sexual violence on campus by holding its first meeting Tuesday.
Entrepreneurship Week inspires students to pursue their passions in all fields
February 26, 2018
For the past seven years, Entrepreneurship Week has featured a variety of opportunities for prospective venture capitalists, entrepreneurs and engineers to showcase their work and listen to relevant speakers in the field.
Texas ranks near last in voter turnout, political participation
February 19, 2018
Texas continues to have one of the lowest rates of voter turnout and political participation in the country, according to a new report released by UT.
Longhorns share their love stories on social media
February 13, 2018
While getting dinner at J2 almost 11 years ago, Cecilia Lopez Cardenas met her husband in line.
Weekly Longhorn Yoga class offers stress relief year-round
February 5, 2018
Every Monday evening, students and faculty gather at the Texas Union Building and conclude their long day of classes with a session of free yoga.
Panel discusses difficulties of leading nonprofits
January 24, 2018
Current and former nonprofit executives debated the economic and structural challenges facing nonprofit organizations in Austin during a panel hosted on Wednesday by UT’s human dimensions of organizations program.
Award-winning producer speaks on experiences in Hollywood
January 22, 2018
Debra Martin Chase, award-winning producer of films such as “The Princess Diaries” and “The Cheetah Girls,” said she was motivated to create diverse roles for women because she didn’t see many people who looked like her on the screen.