This summer, liberal arts students took to professional settings with internships that helped sharpen their skills and develop their roles as employees.
The Learning Commons in the Perry-Castañeda Library opened this fall semester, creating a cross-campus collaborative space to support developments in student learning styles and needs at The University of Texas at Austin.
Various Western nations’ work-family policies leave many working mothers feeling unsupported as both caretakers and workers, according to a comparative study of working mothers in multiple countries by The University of Texas at Austin.
Men’s and women’s ideas of the perfect mate differ significantly due to evolutionary pressures, according to a cross-cultural study on multiple mate preferences by psychologists at The University of Texas at Austin.
A National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) grant will make many of the first books printed in the Americas available for the first time in digital full-text format, thanks to innovations in optical character recognition (OCR) technology.
Hormones play a two-part role in encouraging and reinforcing cheating and other unethical behavior, according to research from Harvard University and The University of Texas at Austin.
Psychologists at The University of Texas at Austin found that children flexibly choose when to imitate and when to innovate the behavior of others, demonstrating that children are precocious social learners.
President Barack Obama intends to nominate University of Texas at Austin economics Professor Sandra E. Black to join the three-member White House Council of Economic Advisers (CEA).
“Very light” smoking, defined as five or fewer cigarettes per day, is common among young adult women in the United States, according to researchers at The University of Texas at Austin.
Psychology professor Cristine Legare will receive the American Psychological Association's 2016 Boyd McCandless Award for her significant and continued contributions to the field of developmental psychology.
The murders at the Emmanuel AME Church in South Carolina and the series of arson attacks on black churches across the South have reignited questions about why black churches are targets for those seeking to demonstrate their anger.
Two faculty members from The University of Texas at Austin College of Liberal Arts were chosen to receive 2015 Regents' Outstanding Teaching Awards by the Board of Regents of The University of Texas System.
The University of Texas at Austin and the government of Mexico have renewed and expanded an agreement that will deepen academic relations between the two. UT Austin President Gregory L. Fenves and UT System Chancellor William H. McRaven welcomed top Mexican officials to campus Thursday to sign the agreement.
Five faculty members from the College of Liberal Arts won 2014-15 Sustainability Course Development and PLUS Awards that will support new sustainability courses or course conversions to a Peer-Led Undergraduate Studying (PLUS) model.
Austin conjures two parallel images in America’s popular imagination: Glowing descriptions of a “cool,” fast-growing city for the “young and creative” known for internationally famous musical events and Formula One racing compete with portrayals of increasing socioeconomic inequality and residential class, racial and ethnic segregation.
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton remain front-runners among Republican and Democratic primary voters in Texas, according to the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll.
Sexual dysfunction in women can be linked to low resting heart rate variability, a finding that could help clinicians treat the condition, according to a study by psychologists from The University of Texas at Austin.
Medicare, which is already the costliest public health insurance program in the world, is costing taxpayers an excess of $2 billion annually because of a practice called “upcoding” in private Medicare Advantage plans, according to research by an economist at The University of Texas at Austin.
As Texas and the rest of the nation celebrate the 150th anniversary of Juneteenth — when enslaved Africans in Texas were notified that the Civil War had ended and they were free — we should take this opportunity to reflect on current race relations in Texas and the nation.
The sensational bribing scandal and the fall from power of former FIFA president Joseph (Sepp) Blatter has amazed the world. Following the implosion of FIFA’s ruling circle have come the demands for reform. But who has the lawful authority and the political traction to reshape a globe-girdling sports federation whose executives enjoy an autonomy comparable with that of the pope in the Vatican?
Contrary to logic, intuition and common sense, the hard fact is that punishment does not reduce criminal offending.