Media Advisory

UT Austin President Powers to Address San Angelo Texas Exes

University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers will speak at a meeting of the San Angelo chapter of the Texas Exes, the university's alumni association.

Media Advisory: 2013 Latino Male Symposium June 7

Event: The University of Texas at Austin Latino Male Symposium When: Friday, June 7, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Where: Student Activity Center (SAC) Ballroom, 2201 Speedway Background: Latino male students have among the lowest high school graduation and postsecondary enrollment rates in the nation. Just three years ago, the national graduation rate for Latino males…   » Continue Reading

English Senior Wins $50,000 Keene Prize for Literature

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.”

With UT Remembers, University Honors Those It Lost

The University of Texas at Austin will honor 205 members of the university community — students, faculty members, staffers and retirees — who died during the past year.

‘Investor-Ready’ Startups to Compete at Global Venture Labs Investment Competition

The Global Venture Labs Investment Competition (Global VLIC), the longest-running investment competition for graduate student entrepreneurs, will hold its 30th annual competition May 2-4 at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center at The University of Texas at Austin.  

Asian American Community Activists and Partnerships to be Honored on May 6

Event: 4th Annual Asian American Community Leadership Awards When: Monday, May 6, 6-8 p.m. Where: Etter-Harbin Alumni Center, The University of Texas at Austin Background: The Division of Diversity and Community Engagement is sponsoring the 4th Annual Asian American Community Leadership Awards in partnership with the Texas Exes Asian Alumni Network and the Center for Asian American Studies.…   » Continue Reading

Liberal Arts Honors Student Awarded Truman Scholarship to Support Graduate Study in Public Policy

Liberal Arts Honors Student Awarded Truman Scholarship to Support Graduate Study in Public Policy

Jordan Metoyer, a Liberal Arts Honors junior majoring in urban studies and economics at The University of Texas at Austin, has been awarded a prestigious Harry S. Truman Scholarship. Metoyer was one of 62 scholars from among 629 candidates nominated by 293 colleges and universities. Recipients must have outstanding leadership potential and communication skills, be…   » Continue Reading

Outstanding Migrant Students To Be Recognized at The University of Texas at Austin

Forty exemplary high school migrant students will be recognized at the Migrant Student Recognition Ceremony at The University of Texas at Austin, and two will be named Exemplary Migrant Students of the Year. What: Migrant Student Recognition Ceremony When: Noon on Monday, April 15 Where: Texas Union Ballroom, The University of Texas at Austin Background…   » Continue Reading

Media Advisory: UT Austin President Bill Powers to Speak at Texas AP Convention

University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers will speak about UT Austin’s role in the national higher education dialogue at the Texas Associated Press Managing Editors Convention on Saturday, April 6. Powers will discuss new initiatives on campus and how the university — already among the top-ranked globally — is working to improve graduation…   » Continue Reading

Media Advisory: University of Texas at Austin Students Prepare for 2013 Fashion Show

Textiles and apparel students at The University of Texas at Austin are completing the garments they have designed for the 2013 fashion show to be held Thursday, April 18, at 7:15 p.m. in the Frank Erwin Center.