The public defunding of Planned Parenthood in Texas may have led to a decrease in highly effective forms of contraceptive services and an increase in Medicaid-paid childbirths among women who previously used injectable contraception, according to a peer-reviewed study by University of Texas at Austin researchers.
Every year thousands of students take introductory courses in U.S. History at UT Austin. This spring History proffesor Jeremi Suri is experimenting with an online version of the U.S. History since 1865 survey course. He and his teaching assistants, Cali Slair, Carl Forsberg, Shery Chanis, and Emily Whalen will blog about the experience of digital teaching for readers of Not Even Past.
Photos and artifacts from one of the most violent decades in Texas history — a period often glossed over or forgotten — will be on display in a new exhibition at the Bullock Texas State History Museum that is the culmination of a University of Texas at Austin research initiative.
President Gregory L. Fenves has appointed Psychology Professor James Pennebaker as the Executive Director of Project 2021 and Special Advisor to the Provost for Educational Innovation at The University of Texas at Austin
The way second- and third-generation immigrants learn a language may spell trouble early on in school and further isolate them from society, according to a Germanic studies researcher at The University of Texas at Austin.
Each year, the President’s Associates Teaching Excellence Awards recognize great teaching of undergraduates in the core curriculum at The University of Texas at Austin
Genetic influence on intelligence varies according to people’s social class in the United States, but not in Western Europe or Australia, according to a psychology study at The University of Texas at Austin.
Tyler DiGiovanni, an economics senior with a Spanish minor, isn’t your typical undergraduate student.
A new study reveals just how strong the influence of mass-market books promoting a certain style of writing have had on authors since they were first published in the late 1950s.
Recent legislation to address education and justice issues that disproportionately affect Texans of color could have been better crafted to serve all Texans, according to two policy reports released by the Institute for Urban Policy Research & Analysis (IUPRA) at The University of Texas at Austin.
The first museum dedicated to William Shakespeare reopened today, more than two centuries after shutting its doors. The Shakespeare Gallery has been digitally reconstructed by The University of Texas at Austin — just as it looked in 1796, when novelist Jane Austen took lodging around the corner while visiting London’s sites.
The threat of ostracism influences children to imitate group behaviors as a means of re-affiliating, according to psychologists at The University of Texas at Austin.
Modern constitution makers look to information technologies such as Google Docs to help them through what sometimes seems to be an Herculean task.
A fourth-century papyrus fragment of the Gospel of John, one of about 130 Greek New Testament papyri known to survive today, made its serendipitous debut in an online auction earlier this year — with a starting bid of less than $100.
Amidst the current controversy concerning the disruption of an academic lecture sponsored by the Institute for Israel Studies, I want to reiterate my deep admiration for the work of Professor Ami Pedahzur and the Institute for Israel Studies in conducting courses and public programming that represent the highest standard of academic discourse and dispassionate reasoning and research on a controversial subject of enormous importance.
Equal numbers of Republican primary voters in Texas chose U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz and billionaire real estate mogul Donald Trump as their first choice to be the Republican presidential nominee in the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune statewide poll.
It’s not uncommon for the College of Liberal Arts to break the Registrar’s website. Not on purpose — the interdisciplinary nature of the courses offered in liberal arts do not always mesh well with a system that was designed around rigid department codes.
The year was 1940: Europe was in its second year of war, and Japan was continuing its nearly 10-year expansion into Pacific Rim countries, especially China. The United States was able to stay away from the fray, but the summer would bring disturbing developments that would put the U.S. on high alert.