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UT Austin Delays Opening Due to Winter Weather

Due to potential winter weather, The University of Texas at Austin will officially close at 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 4, 2015, and delay opening until 1 p.m. Thursday, March 5, 2015. Classes will begin at 2 p.m. Thursday. Shuttle buses will begin operating at 12:45 p.m. Those classes that are scheduled to already be under way…   » Continue Reading

Campus Climate Trend Report Available Online

As part of its ongoing efforts to foster an inclusive campus climate, The University of Texas at Austin has released its second Campus Climate Trend Report with data collected on bias incidents reported during the 2013-14 academic year.

Blanton Museum of Art Acquires, Will Build Ellsworth Kelly’s Austin, A Site for Art and Contemplation

Blanton Museum of Art Acquires, Will Build Ellsworth Kelly’s Austin, A Site for Art and Contemplation

The Blanton Museum of Art announced today that it will acquire and construct Ellsworth Kelly’s Austin, a 73-by-60-foot stone building to be sited on the grounds of the Blanton at The University of Texas at Austin

Annual MLK Day March and Rally Will Begin at UT Austin Campus

The 21st annual community march and rally honoring the life of Martin Luther King Jr. will begin at The University of Texas at Austin and proceed to the Huston-Tillotson University campus where events and entertainment will continue until 3 p.m.

UT Austin One of Six Top Research Universities to Earn 2015 Carnegie Foundation Community Engagement Classification

UT Austin One of Six Top Research Universities to Earn 2015 Carnegie Foundation Community Engagement Classification

The University of Texas at Austin has received a 2015 Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

New Director’s Excellence Fund Will Support Blanton Reinstallation Initiative

New Director’s Excellence Fund Will Support Blanton Reinstallation Initiative

The Blanton Museum of Art at The University of Texas at Austin is establishing the Judy and Charles Tate Director’s Excellence Fund to help underwrite reinstallation of the museum’s permanent collection.

Book on Jefferson, Islam Among Hamilton Award Winners at UT Austin

Book on Jefferson, Islam Among Hamilton Award Winners at UT Austin

AUSTIN, Texas — University of Texas at Austin History Professor Denise A. Spellberg has been named the $10,000 grand prize winner of the 2014 University Co-op Robert W. Hamilton Book Awards for her work “Thomas Jefferson’s Qur’an: Islam and the Founders.”

Evolving Plumbing System Beneath Greenland Slows Ice Sheet as Summer Progresses

Evolving Plumbing System Beneath Greenland Slows Ice Sheet as Summer Progresses

AUSTIN, Texas — A team led by scientists at the University of Texas at Austin’s Institute for Geophysics has for the first time directly observed multiple parts of Greenland’s subglacial plumbing system and how that system evolves each summer to slow down the ice sheet’s movement toward the sea.

Blanton Museum Receives Major Gift of Modern and Contemporary Latin American Art

Blanton Museum Receives Major Gift of Modern and Contemporary Latin American Art

AUSTIN, Texas — The Blanton Museum of Art at The University of Texas at Austin has been gifted approximately 120 modern and contemporary Latin American artworks from UT alumni Judy and Charles Tate of Houston. In addition, the Tates have made a major contribution toward the endowment that supports the museum’s Latin American curatorship.

Two Years, 1,242 Drawings: Immersive Blanton Exhibition Spotlights Draftsmanship of James Drake

The Blanton Museum of Art at The University of Texas at Austin presents an immersive exhibition of works by virtuosic draftsman James Drake. Anatomy of Drawing and Space (Brain Trash) represents the culmination of two consecutive years of active creation by the artist, a native Texan now based in Santa Fe, New Mexico.