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Free online language courses available to students
December 9, 2018
The lessons are designed collaboratively by members of UT’s Linguistics Research Center and were first uploaded for student use in the early 2000s.
Grilled cheese delivery service launches app
November 25, 2018
In September, three UT students founded GORT’S Grilled Cheese, a sandwich delivery service available to UT students. Now the student-run business has launched an app this month to make ordering more efficient.
Students stuck on waitlists during registration
November 19, 2018
To ease tensions during registration, UT offers swap classes, which guarantee students will not lose any of the classes they originally registered for while waiting for a spot in another class to open.
First Gen Initiative fundraiser works to increase opportunities for first-gen students
November 14, 2018
Last month, a committee of first-generation students partnered with the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement to plan a month-long fundraiser to provide resources and accommodations for first-generation students.
Classroom clocks one hour ahead after daylight savings
November 11, 2018
On Nov. 4 at 2 a.m., clocks were turned backward one hour to standard time from daylight savings. But the following Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, analog clocks inside classrooms at UT remained one hour behind.
Expensive transcripts pose problems to students looking for opportunities
November 7, 2018
Texas A&M University, UT-Dallas and Texas State University are some of the public Texas universities that offer free unofficial transcripts to students. However, UT-Austin is not on this list.
Canvas allows professors to view student activity
November 4, 2018
Rumors circulated earlier this semester among students about a new function on Canvas that professors can use to monitor students’ mouse movements and the new tabs they opened.
Jean Holloway Award reveals lack of female representation
October 21, 2018
Of the past 49 recipients of the Jean Holloway Award for Excellence in Teaching, only eight have been female.
University Unions opens new outdoor patio at SAC
October 17, 2018
The newly expanded Student Activity Center patio opened this semester for students after five years of planning.
Students face difficulty finding time for flu shots
October 9, 2018
University Health Services hosts flu clinics on campus each year, but some students face difficulty finding time in their schedules to get their flu shots.
This UT-Austin grad student is studying the gender gap in SAT math scores
October 2, 2018
The American Enterprise Institute said girls are worse at math than boys, but physics graduate student Franki Aymond said she has found evidence on the contrary hidden in the scores.
UT students create online, self-publishing community for writers
September 27, 2018
Junior Nicole Sun, who helped found online peer-review community Prolitfic, said she believes all writers at UT should be given the opportunity to share their voice regardless of their majors.
Colleges Against Cancer organization rebuilds, supports cancer survivors
September 20, 2018
Previously known as Relay for Life, Colleges Against Cancer is a rebranded organization at UT, and its main goal is to fundraise for the American Cancer Society, a national health organization committed to eliminating cancer.