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Marshall Scholarship Awarded to UT Austin Student

Marshall Scholarship Awarded to UT Austin Student

AUSTIN, Texas — Mark Jbeily, a Plan II Honors and Naval ROTC senior at The University of Texas at Austin, has been named a 2015 British Marshall Scholar.

DNA Reveals Local Adoption of New Technologies, Not Migration, Caused Cultural Changes in Ancient Illinois

AUSTIN, Texas — DNA samples from North Americans who lived more 1,000 years ago in Illinois reveal that rapid cultural changes came from acceptance of new practices rather than from a population influx into the region, according to a new study from The University of Texas at Austin and Indiana University.

Engineering Student Becomes Second UT Austin Rhodes Scholar for 2015

Engineering Student Becomes Second UT Austin Rhodes Scholar for 2015

AUSTIN, Texas — University of Texas at Austin student Sai Gourisankar, a Plan II and chemical engineering senior, has been awarded a 2015 Rhodes Scholarship, one of the most distinguished graduate scholarships in the world. He becomes the 30th UT Austin student to receive the award and the second this year.

For Women, Job Authority Adds to Depression Symptoms

For Women, Job Authority Adds to Depression Symptoms

AUSTIN, Texas — Job authority increases symptoms of depression among women, but decreases them among men, according to a new study from University of Texas at Austin sociologist Tetyana Pudrovska.

Immigration, Border Security Remain Top Issues in UT/Texas Tribune Poll

Immigration, Border Security Remain Top Issues in UT/Texas Tribune Poll

AUSTIN, Texas — With mid-term elections less than a week away, immigration and border security remain foremost on Texans' minds when they think about the problems facing the state, according to the latest University of Texas / Texas Tribune Poll.

Sexualized Body Image Has Negative Effect on Young Adolescent Girls

Sexualized Body Image Has Negative Effect on Young Adolescent Girls

AUSTIN, Texas — Middle-school girls who value sex appeal differ from their peers in troubling ways, according to new research from The University of Texas at Austin.

UT/Texas Tribune Poll: Double-Digit Leads Favor Republicans in Statewide Races

UT/Texas Tribune Poll: Double-Digit Leads Favor Republicans in Statewide Races

AUSTIN, Texas — Gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott and other Texas Republicans continue to hold double-digit leads in major statewide races in the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll.

UT Austin Joins $17 Million National Initiative to Combat Traumatic Brain Injury

The Department of Defense has awarded $17 million to 11 U.S. public and private institutions — including The University of Texas at Austin — to support advances in traumatic brain injury research.

Depression Lowers When Teens Learn They Can Change, Study Shows

A low-cost, one-time intervention that educates teens about the changeable nature of personality traits may prevent depressive symptoms often seen during the transition to high school, according to new research from The University of Texas at Austin.

New Groundbreaking Department to Focus on Latino, Mexican American Experience

New Groundbreaking Department to Focus on Latino, Mexican American Experience

AUSTIN, Texas — The first-ever academic department in the U.S. to take a comprehensive look at the lives, cultures and histories of Mexican American and Latino populations has been established at The University of Texas at Austin.