AUSTIN, Texas — The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a University of Texas at Austin School of Information faculty member $550,000 to explore ways to make crowdsourcing more viable and lower the risk for potential adopters.
National Science Foundation Awards $550,000 for Creation of State-of-the-Art Crowdsourcing Techniques
May 22, 2013
May 21, 2013
AUSTIN, Texas — The University of Texas and Texas A&M University systems will celebrate the opening of the Joint Library Facility on Friday, May 24, at Texas A&M’s Riverside Campus located west of Bryan, Texas. The dedication begins at 10:30 a.m. with remarks and ribbon cutting led by officials of both university systems, followed by an open house… » Continue Reading
May 20, 2013
AUSTIN, Texas — The economic status of African Americans in Texas has significantly declined during the first decade of the 21st century, according to a policy report released by the Institute for Urban Policy Research & Analysis (IUPRA) at The University of Texas at Austin.
May 16, 2013
AUSTIN, Texas — The ecologically dominant crazy ants are reducing diversity and abundance across a range of ant and arthropod species.
May 15, 2013
AUSTIN, Texas — The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, has awarded more than 65 research fellowships for 2013-14.
University of Texas at Austin Partners with Video Game Executives to Create Denius-Sams Gaming Academy
May 14, 2013
AUSTIN, Texas — The University of Texas at Austin has partnered with video game industry leaders Warren Spector and Paul Sams to create the Denius-Sams Gaming Academy, the first video game program in the United States led and taught by gaming industry executives.
May 13, 2013
AUSTIN, Texas — Katherine Noble, a graduating senior in the Department of English at The University of Texas at Austin, has won the $50,000 Keene Prize for Literature for her collection of poems, “Like Electrical Fire Across the Silence.”
May 13, 2013
AUSTIN, Texas — Faculty members, state legislators, business executives and current and retired government officials will be among those addressing graduates at University of Texas at Austin convocations May 17 and 18.
May 9, 2013
AUSTIN, Texas — Student entrepreneurs from The University of Texas at Austin and their professors are meeting with President Obama this afternoon to discuss their ideas and private sector successes. As part of his Middle Class Jobs and Opportunity tour, Obama is making a previously unannounced visit to the Capital Factory, a startup incubator run by high tech… » Continue Reading
May 9, 2013
AUSTIN, Texas — Chemistry professor and department chairman Brent Iverson has been appointed dean of the School of Undergraduate Studies (UGS) by Executive Vice President and Provost Steven Leslie.