A San Antonio middle school with some of the highest discipline rates in its district has experienced an 84 percent drop in off-campus suspensions during the past year since administrators began using “restorative discipline” as an alternative to “zero tolerance” to deal with conflicts among students.
AUSTIN, Texas — A massive explosion at a fertilization plant rocked the small town of West, Texas, late Wednesday night, sending more than 150 people to area hospitals and leaving a yet-unknown number of fatalities. The University of Texas at Austin has a wide variety of experts available with backgrounds ranging from disaster preparedness and… » Continue Reading
Mental Health Effects of Mexican Parents’ Deportation on Their U.S.-born Children to be Studied by UT Austin Dean
Researchers from The University of Texas at Austin, the UC Davis Health System and the National Institute of Psychiatry in Mexico are studying the impact of the deportation of undocumented Mexican migrants on their U.S.-born children.
The University of Texas at Austin has the top ranked accounting and Latin American history programs in the nation and more than 50 other science, humanities and professional programs ranked in the top 25 nationally, according to U.S. News & World Report's latest edition of “Best Graduate Schools,” released this morning.
A $480,000 federal grant will fund master’s degree students in the School of Social Work at The University of Texas at Austin for a program that will prepare them to work as behavioral health specialists in health care facilities that treat underserved populations.
Ambassador Luis CdeBaca, Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, U.S. Department of State, is the keynote speaker at the Central Texas Coalition Against Human Trafficking Annual Conference at UT's School of Social Work this week.
The St. David's Foundation has awarded grants of more than $2 million to the School of Social Work at The University of Texas at Austin to increase the number of social workers serving critical roles in Central Texas. With a $2 million grant — the largest in the school’s history — the foundation has endowed… » Continue Reading
The Institute for Restorative Justice & Restorative Dialogue at The University of Texas at Austin was called to Fort Hood on April 10 to provide testimony as part of a recent hearing in the case of United States vs. Maj. Nadal Hasan. The institute’s Defense-initiated Victim Outreach (DIVO) program was being considered for use in… » Continue Reading
Four colleges and schools at The University of Texas at Austin were ranked in the Top 10 in their areas by U.S. News & World Report, according to the 2013 graduate rankings released March 13.
The University of Texas at Austin Presidential Citations for 2012 will recognize two leaders of university units and two pacesetting alumni.