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Alcohol Advertising Has Little Effect on Overall Consumption, Study Finds

Alcohol Advertising Has Little Effect on Overall Consumption, Study Finds

Despite alcohol advertising facing increasing regulatory pressure in the U.S. and abroad, new research from The University of Texas at Austin shows that advertising has little if any effect on overall alcohol consumption.

$3 Million Gift Creates Stuttering Institute at UT Austin, Provides Free Treatments

$3 Million Gift Creates Stuttering Institute at UT Austin, Provides Free Treatments

The University of Texas at Austin has announced a $3 million gift to establish the Michael and Tami Lang Stuttering Institute, the only specialized research center in the nation to provide treatment services free of charge to children and adults who stutter.

UT Austin Raises Record $856 Million in Final Year of $3 Billion Campaign to Support Students and Excellence

UT Austin Raises Record $856 Million in Final Year of $3 Billion Campaign to Support Students and Excellence

AUSTIN, Texas — The University of Texas at Austin has successfully completed its historic Campaign for Texas by raising $856 million in 2013-14, an amount believed to be the largest ever raised by any Texas institution in a single year.

$10 Million Campaign Establishes Stan Richards School of Advertising and Public Relations at UT Austin

$10 Million Campaign Establishes Stan Richards School of Advertising and Public Relations at UT Austin

The University of Texas at Austin has announced the completion of a $10 million fundraising campaign to establish the Stan Richards School of Advertising and Public Relations, named in honor of Stan Richards, founder of Dallas-based advertising agency The Richards Group, the largest independent agency in America.

Moody College of Communication Dean Roderick P. Hart to Step Down in August 2015

After 11 years as dean of The University of Texas at Austin Moody College of Communication, Dean Roderick P. Hart has announced he will step down effective Aug. 31, 2015.

Ibuprofen Relieves Women’s Hurt Feelings, Not Men’s

For years, researchers have known that physical pain relievers such as ibuprofen can also help ease emotional pain, but new research suggests that ibuprofen has contrasting effects on men and women: Men who take the drug report harsher feelings of rejection, and women report feeling better.

UT Austin Offers Experts on Civil Rights for the Civil Rights Summit at the LBJ Presidential Library

UT Austin Offers Experts on Civil Rights for the Civil Rights Summit at the LBJ Presidential Library

Experts from across multiple disciplines at The University of Texas at Austin are available to speak with the media on topics related to the the Civil Rights Summit at the LBJ Presidential Library April 8-10. (The list below is also available as a pdf.) Media seeking information on covering the summit should visit the press…   » Continue Reading

UT Austin Experts Offer Insight on Fort Hood Shooting

AUSTIN, Texas — One hundred miles from Fort Hood, The University of Texas at Austin has experts available who can offer insights to help understand Wednesday's tragic shooting. This list will likely expand. Please check back for additions.

MEDIA ADVISORY: UT Austin to Host 15th International Symposium on Online Journalism

Media executives, journalists and scholars from the U.S. and around the world will attend the 15th International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ), an annual global conference hosted by the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas at The University of Texas at Austin's Moody College of Communication.

Former CDC Marketing Director to Lead New Center for Health Communication

Former CDC Marketing Director to Lead New Center for Health Communication

Jay M. Bernhardt, former director of the National Center for Health Marketing at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has been named founding director of The University of Texas at Austin Moody College of Communication's new Center for Health Communication.