LBJ School Partners with Texas Tribune on Health Care Symposium

The Texas Tribune is partnering with The University of Texas at Austin’s LBJ School of Public Affairs for the next installment of Texas Tribune Festival’s “On The Road” series, titled “Health Care.” The daylong symposium will cover major issues in health care policy in Texas and will include discussions about the Affordable Care Act, women’s…   » Continue Reading

UT Austin “Assessment Dialogue” Poster Session and Q&A Wednesday, April 17

Assessment is a hot topic in higher education as faculty members and staffers look for effective methods and processes to drive improvement and increase student success. At The University of Texas at Austin, dynamic and creative methods are used across campus, and now is the time to share these assessment efforts with a wide, UT…   » Continue Reading

Donald D. Harrington Fellows to Present April 10 Symposium at Amarillo Country Club

The Donald D. Harrington Fellows Program of The University of Texas at Austin will sponsor its annual luncheon and research symposium at noon Wednesday, April 10, at the Amarillo Country Club.

Media Advisory: Students Take Back The Night During Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Voices Against Violence, part of the Counseling and Mental Health Center in the Division of Student Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin, will host a series of programs marking Sexual Assault Awareness Month throughout April. WHAT: Sexual Assault Awareness Month will include nine innovative programs focused on raising awareness and preventing sexual violence…   » Continue Reading

UT Austin Biochemistry Professor Touts Low-Cost Technology for Diagnosing Ourselves

Andrew Ellington will describe how new biotechnology will improve health care on a global scale during the final ‘Hot Science – Cool Talks’ lecture of spring 2013. Event: “Hot Science – Cool Talks” lecture featuring Andrew Ellington, professor of biochemistry When: 7 p.m., Thursday, April 4. A pre-lecture science and community fair will begin at 5:45…   » Continue Reading

Media Advisory: City of Austin and UT Austin to host 2013 Texas Relays Celebration Events

Event: Reception and Awards Ceremony When: Wednesday, March 27, 6-8 p.m. Where: Austin City Hall, 301 W. Second St., Austin, Texas 78701 Background: The City of Austin and the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement have been working together to extend an enthusiastic welcome to athletes visiting for the Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays, an annual…   » Continue Reading

Mental Health Needs of Texans Will Be Focus of March 27 Conference

Event: “Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Texans” conference sponsored by the St. David’s Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research. When: Wednesday, March 27, 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Online registration closes Friday, March 22, at noon. Where: Connally Banquet Hall, Etter-Harbin Alumni Center, 2110 San Jacinto Blvd. Background: “Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Texans”…   » Continue Reading

UT Austin President Bill Powers to Speak at SXSW Interactive 2013

Making his first appearance at the South by Southwest Interactive Festival, University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers will make the case on Saturday, March 9, for the research institution as a partner and driver of innovation in this transitioning economy.

University of Texas at Austin Names Four to Receive Presidential Citations

The University of Texas at Austin will recognize two political leaders, a respected attorney and a noted philanthropist with Presidential Citations this week.

Introducing: The Stampede Supercomputer

Introducing: The Stampede Supercomputer

Event: “What is Computed Here Changes the World: The Stampede Supercomputing System" with Dr. Jay Boisseau, director of the Texas Advanced Computing Center, The University of Texas at Austin. When: 5:45 p.m., Tuesday, March 5. This event is free and open to the public. Where: AT&T Conference Center Amphitheater (Room 204), 1900 University Ave. Website:…   » Continue Reading