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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

School of Architecture Promotes Sustainable Design in Core Curriculum with Meadows Foundation Grant

Faculty in the School of Architecture at The University of Texas at Austin will soon have the opportunity to incorporate principles of sustainable design into core curriculum due to a $240,000 grant from the Meadows Foundation.

Professor draws upon popular culture to illustrate today’s moral issues

Professor draws upon popular culture to illustrate today’s moral issues

VIDEO In a popular episode of "The Simpsons," Homer secures an illegal, free cable television hookup. Lisa is appalled by her father's crime and faces an ethical crisis. She announces her moral objection to stealing and refuses to watch the stolen cable TV programming. Dr. Daniel Bonevac, professor of philosophy, has published articles on ethics,…   » Continue Reading