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.
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
The University of Texas System Board of Regents on Thursday will consider a $334 million plan to construct a medical school at The University of Texas at Austin.
Austin Police Department Assistant Chief David Carter accepted the position as chief of The University of Texas at Austin Police Department today. Carter’s appointment begins July 1, 2013 and follows an extensive nationwide search by the university.
The LBJ School of Public Affairs will admit the first class of students for its new Executive Master in Public Leadership (EMPL) program beginning in May 2014. This is the school’s first full degree program in executive education and the only program of its kind in Texas.
The Department of Radio-Television-Film at The University of Texas at Austin will host the third annual Wofford Denius Longhorn Showcase, which will feature 12 of this year's best student films. Among the films are three regional Student Academy Award winners, which will proceed to the national finals in May.
Texas Advanced Computing Center Hires Former Hubble Scientist as New Director of Data Intensive Computing
The Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) at The University of Texas at Austin today announced that Niall Gaffney has joined the center in the newly created position of director of data intensive computing. Gaffney most recently served as the principal computer scientist at the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) for the Hubble Space Telescope data… » Continue Reading
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.
AUSTIN, Texas – Six University of Texas at Austin professors have been named members of The University of Texas System Academy of Distinguished Teachers. Along with six educators from other UT System institutions, they are members of the academy's first class. The University of Texas System Academy of Distinguished Teachers was created to recognize outstanding… » Continue Reading
A new book by the University of Texas Press, “Front Row Seat: A Photographic Portrait of the Presidency of George W. Bush,” presents an extraordinary collection of images, many never before published, by former Chief White House Photographer Eric Draper. Part of the Focus on American History Series with The University of Texas at Austin’s… » Continue Reading