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Media Advisory: Report Will Address State of Black-Owned Businesses in Texas

EVENT: State Sen. Royce West and University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers will join researchers from The University of Texas at Austin as they issue a report, prepared in collaboration with the Texas Association of African American Chambers of Commerce, on the state of black-owned businesses in Texas. The event is open to…   » Continue Reading

Shade Grown Coffee Shrinking as a Proportion of Global Coffee Production

Shade Grown Coffee Shrinking as a Proportion of Global Coffee Production

AUSTIN, Texas —The proportion of land used to cultivate shade grown coffee, relative to the total land area of coffee cultivation, has fallen by nearly 20 percent globally since 1996, according to a new study by scientists from The University of Texas at Austin and five other institutions.

University Reaches Out to Business Audience With New Online Publication, Texas Enterprise

Texas Enterprise is a new online publication from UT Austin featuring research insights and expert opinions touching on national and global business and public policy issues. The publication seeks to make the university's intellectual capital more accessible.

Terrifying terms explained by fearless faculty from the Macabre School of Business

Terrifying terms explained by fearless faculty from the Macabre School of Business

VIDEOS and PHOTO SLIDESHOW In a world crawling with things that go bump in the night, fresh terrors lurk behind every corner. There are the usual suspects — slithering snakes, terrifying tarantulas, that clown from your sixth birthday party. But in today's age, we're just as likely to be haunted by credit default swaps or…   » Continue Reading

The University of Texas at Austin Among Leaders in Study Abroad, International Students

The University of Texas at Austin is among the top three universities sending students abroad and the Top 10 universities educating international students, according to the new "Open Doors" report, published by the Institute of International Education (IIE).

RFMicron, an Austin Technology Incubator Company, Secures $250,000 Emerging Technology Grant

The State of Texas has chosen RFMicron, a portfolio member company of the Austin Technology Incubator (ATI), to receive a $250,000 grant from the Texas Emerging Technology Fund.

University of Texas at Austin Team Wins $250,000 Award from Austin Energy

An interdisciplinary team at The University of Texas at Austin won first place and a $250,000 award in Austin Energy's "National Research Ideas" competition, a contest soliciting proposals for cost-effective ways to integrate utility lines into urban areas while protecting mature trees and promoting future plantings.