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NPR’s “Morning Edition” Reporter Steve Inskeep to Speak about Diversity in Pakistan

Event: The South Asia Institute's "Color, Caste, or Creed — Embracing Diversity in Pakistan” a talk by Steve Inskeep, host of NPR Morning Edition, the most widely heard radio news program in the United States. When: Friday, April 27, 5-8 p.m. Where: Jackson School of Geological Sciences (JGB 2.324). A map is available online. Background:…   » Continue Reading

University of Texas Chemist Receives Major Grant to Improve Detection of Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis

University of Texas Chemist Receives Major Grant to Improve Detection of Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis

Developing a simple, paper-based test for drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB) is the goal of a University of Texas at Austin chemist, whose project just received a $1.6 million point-of-care diagnostics grant through Grand Challenges in Global Health, an initiative created by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Five Principles Critical to Successful Nation-Building, Finds History and Global Affairs Scholar

Five Principles Critical to Successful Nation-Building, Finds History and Global Affairs Scholar

The United States must follow five fundamental principles in order to successfully build strong, self-sufficient nations in post-conflict situations, according to new research from The University of Texas at Austin.

Non-Military Medically Evacuated Personnel from Iraq, Afghanistan More Likely to Return to Duty, University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy Researcher Says

Compared to military members, non-military personnel serving in Iraq and Afghanistan were more likely to be evacuated with non-war injuries, but more likely to return to duty, according to a new study co-authored by a University of Texas at Austin researcher.

Working with Fort Hood soldiers, researchers seek factors that predispose service members to posttraumatic stress disorder

Working with Fort Hood soldiers, researchers seek factors that predispose service members to posttraumatic stress disorder

Brian Baldwin, a retired army officer and project manager for the Texas Combat PTSD Risk Project, knows first-hand the consequences of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Dr. Michael Telch is the principal investigator of the Texas Combat PTSD Risk Project, a study that seeks to determine factors that predispose service members to PTSD. The study examines…   » Continue Reading