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Kay Bailey Hutchison Center for Energy, Law and Business to be Established at UT Austin

The Kay Bailey Hutchison Center for Energy, Law and Business will be established jointly by the School of Law and the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin.

Mulva Family Donates $60 Million to Business and Engineering Schools

Mulva Family Donates $60 Million to Business and Engineering Schools

AUSTIN, Texas — The Mulva Family Foundation has made a $60 million multiyear pledge to The University of Texas at Austin to support the McCombs School of Business and the Cockrell School of Engineering, once again demonstrating a deep commitment to the university’s future and to a continued vision of excellence in teaching and research.

UT Mourns the Loss of Jack S. Blanton

UT Mourns the Loss of Jack S. Blanton

Jack Sawtelle Blanton, a leader in the energy industry, philanthropy and higher education, died in Houston on Dec. 28 at the age of 86. The Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art on the campus of The University of Texas at Austin was named in his honor in 1997.

National Instruments Co-Founder Contributes $10 Million to Cockrell School of Engineering for the Engineering Education and Research Center

James Truchard, co-founder, president and CEO of National Instruments Corp., has contributed $10 million to the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin to help develop the Engineering Education and Research Center (EERC) which will house a new student-focused teaching lab.

KUT Public Radio Adds Second Station to Showcase Austin Music Experience

In a move to expand its public service, audience and community engagement, KUT 90.5 FM has entered into an agreement to purchase radio station KXBT 98.9 FM. The new station, KUTX 98.9 FM, will operate as a noncommercial public radio station broadcasting full-time music programming for audiences seeking the Austin music experience. KUT 90.5 FM will become a full-time news and information station. This purchase was approved by the University of Texas System Board of Regents today.

UT System Board of Regents Honors Faculty Members for Outstanding Teaching

Twenty-seven faculty members from The University of Texas at Austin will receive the 2012 Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award, the UT System Board of Regents’ highest teaching honor, which recognizes extraordinary educators from system institutions.

Medical School Moves Closer to Reality at University of Texas at Austin

The University of Texas at Austin welcomes today's vote by the Board of Regents to invest in building a new medical school that will be part of our flagship university.

The University of Texas at Austin Releases Blueprint to Raising Graduation Rates Within Five Years

The key to raising four-year graduation rates at The University of Texas at Austin is enhancing freshman orientation and the first-year experience to better emphasize academics and improving advising and student tracking, according to a newly released task force report. The Task Force on Undergraduate Graduation Rates was formed last year to develop strategies to…   » Continue Reading

University of Texas System Regents Approve Funding of Engineering Building at University of Texas at Austin

The University of Texas System Board of Regents today approved $105 million in funding for a new building, the Engineering Education and Research Center, on The University of Texas at Austin campus.

Outstanding Teaching in University of Texas System Institutions Recognized by the Board of Regents

The Board of Regents of The University of Texas System has recognized 72 faculty members from institutions within the system for outstanding teaching, including 34 faculty members from The University of Texas at Austin.