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Adm. McRaven Urges Graduates to Find Courage to Change the World

$(function(){$("#flickr_gallery_72157645015476941").galleryView({panel_width: 500, panel_height:333, enable_overlays: true, panel_scale: 'fit'});$(document).bind("keydown", function(e){if((e.keyCode || e.which) == 37){$(".gv_navPrev").click();}else if ((e.keyCode || e.which) == 39){$(".gv_navNext").click();}else if ((e.keyCode || e.which) == 73){$(".gv_showOverlay").click();}else if ((e.keyCode || e.which) == 80){if($(".gv_navPlay").is(":visible")){$(".gv_navPlay").click();}else{$(".gv_navPause").click();}}});}); keyboard shortcuts The following are the remarks by Naval Adm. William H. McRaven, ninth commander of U.S. Special Operations Command, at the University-wide Commencement at The University…   » Continue Reading

McCombs School of Business Advances Plans for New Robert B. Rowling Hall

McCombs School of Business Advances Plans for New Robert B. Rowling Hall

The University of Texas Board of Regents today approved the plans for Robert B. Rowling Hall, which will house the McCombs School of Business Texas MBA and Texas MSTC programs. It will double the space available for Texas Executive Education programs and, in conjunction with the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center, increase the convention…   » Continue Reading

MEDIA ADVISORY: Computational Medicine Day explores supercomputing in medicine

EVENT: The university’s first Computational Medicine Day. WHEN: May 13, 2014. WHERE: The O’Donnell Building for Applied Computational Engineering and Sciences, Avaya Auditorium, 201 E. 24th St., Austin, Texas 78712. BACKGROUND: The Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences (ICES) Committee on Computational Medicine (Professor Michael Sacks, chair) will host the invitational Computational Medicine Day in…   » Continue Reading

College of Liberal Arts Awards Keene Prize for Literature to Michener Center Graduate Student

Mark Hitz, a graduate student in the James A. Michener Center for Writers at The University of Texas at Austin, has won the $50,000 Keene Prize for Literature for his stories “Shadehill" and "The Laws of Motion."

MEDIA ADVISORY: Digital Editor of The Economist to Speak at UT Austin on March 5

Tom Standage, digital editor at The Economist, will examine the flow of human history through the ages of beer, wine, spirits, coffee, tea and Coca-Cola at an event March 5 hosted by The University of Texas at Austin’s IC² Institute.

Dell Medical School Seeks “Intellectual Leader” as Inaugural Dean

The University of Texas at Austin is looking for “the chief architect, executive and intellectual leader” of the new Dell Medical School, according to a newly posted job description for its inaugural dean.

Dell Medical School Construction Plans Unveiled

Dell Medical School Construction Plans Unveiled

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.

Veteran APD Leader to Head UT Austin Police Department

Veteran APD Leader to Head UT Austin Police Department

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.

Gates Computer Science Complex and Dell Hall Begin New Era of Computing Education and Research

Gates Computer Science Complex and Dell Hall Begin New Era of Computing Education and Research

The Bill & Melinda Gates Computer Science Complex and Dell Computer Science Hall officially open this week at The University of Texas at Austin.

New Director Starts Work To Build University-wide Recruiting Center

A student-driven initiative has come one big step closer to fruition with the hire of a new leader. Her first task? To begin plans for a premier facility where employers will interview and recruit The University of Texas at Austin’s best and brightest.