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University of Texas Doctoral Candidate Awarded Moore Fellowship to Study Forced Relocation

The Hogg Foundation for Mental Health has awarded the $20,000 Harry E. and Bernice M. Moore Fellowship to Esther Sullivan, a doctoral candidate in sociology from The University of Texas at Austin. The fellowship was established in 1995 in memory of Dr. Harry E. Moore, a University of Texas at Austin professor and sociologist who…   » Continue Reading

New Study Confirms Benefits of a Research University to Student Success

New Study Confirms Benefits of a Research University to Student Success

About 89 percent of all undergraduate students and 94 percent of seniors participate in some type of research while at The University of Texas at Austin, according to a new study released this month from the Office of Assessment for the university’s Division of Student Affairs. Based on a survey of 13,120 undergraduates, the report…   » Continue Reading

Natural Sciences, Engineering Students Named Goldwater Scholars

Three undergraduates at The University of Texas at Austin have been awarded Goldwater Scholarships, the premier undergraduate award of its type in mathematics, natural sciences and engineering.

Medical School Moves Closer to Reality at University of Texas at Austin

The University of Texas at Austin welcomes today's vote by the Board of Regents to invest in building a new medical school that will be part of our flagship university.

Baker Hughes Donates $1.7 Million For Drilling and Completions Labs at The University of Texas

Baker Hughes, a leading oilfield service company, is donating $1.7 million to help establish The University of Texas at Austin as the global epicenter of creating technology for drilling oil and gas wells.

‘Investor-Ready’ Startups Showcased at Global Venture Labs Investment Competition

The Global Venture Labs Investment Competition (Global VLIC), the longest-running investment competition for graduate student entrepreneurs, will be held May 2-5 at The University of Texas at Austin. The "Super Bowl of business plan competitions," this year’s Global VLIC features more than 40 teams that gained eligibility by winning a regional new venture competition in the U.S.…   » Continue Reading

Biomedical Engineer Elected to Spain’s Prestigious Royal Academy

Biomedical Engineer Elected to Spain’s Prestigious Royal Academy

Nicholas A. Peppas, chair of The University of Texas at Austin’s Biomedical Engineering Department, has been elected a Corresponding Member of the Real Academia Nacional de Farmacia (Royal Academy of Pharmacy) of Spain.

The University of Texas at Austin Kicks the Habit

It's official. The University of Texas at Austin is tobacco-free.

Health Priorities for Texas Families and Underserved Populations To Be Focus of March 28 Conference

Event: “Serving Texas Through Health Disparities Research” conference sponsored by the St. David’s Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research. When: Wednesday, March 28, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Online registration closes Tuesday, March 27, at noon. Where: Connally Banquet Hall, Etter-Harbin Alumni Center, 2110 San Jacinto Blvd. Background: “Serving Texas Through Health Disparities Research” is…   » Continue Reading

Newly Cataloged Collection of Science Materials Now Open for Research

Newly Cataloged Collection of Science Materials Now Open for Research

A collection of science materials from the family of Sir John F. W. Herschel (1792–1871) is now open for research after a $10,000 grant enabled staffers to rehouse the collection and to create an online inventory.