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University of Texas System Regents Approve Funding of Engineering Building at University of Texas at Austin

The University of Texas System Board of Regents today approved $105 million in funding for a new building, the Engineering Education and Research Center, on The University of Texas at Austin campus.

“Gone To Texas” Welcomes Fall Semester Students to The University of Texas at Austin

“Gone To Texas,” a traditional celebration welcoming new students to The University of Texas at Austin, will be held at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 23 on the university’s Main Mall. The annual program, held every year on the evening before classes begin, underscores what it means to be a Longhorn and highlights the academic mission…   » Continue Reading

The University of Texas at Austin Among Top Contributors of Graduates to Teach For America

The University of Texas at Austin is third in the nation among large schools in contributing graduating seniors to the Teach For America teaching corps.

Two Natural Sciences Students Named Goldwater Scholars

Two Natural Sciences Students Named Goldwater Scholars

Steve Lu and Eileen Martin, undergraduates in the College of Natural Sciences, have been awarded Goldwater Scholarships, the premier undergraduate award of its type in mathematics, natural sciences and engineering.

Texas Team Wins 2011 Imperial Barrel Award Competition

A team of geoscience students from The University of Texas at Austin beat finalists from 11 global regions to win the Imperial Barrel Award, the world's largest and most prestigious competition in petroleum geosciences hosted annually by the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG).

University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing Faculty Member Honored by Texas Nursing Student Association

Dr. Patricia Carter, associate professor of nursing at The University of Texas at Austin, has received the "Faculty of the Year" award from the Texas Nursing Student Association (TNSA).

University Celebrates International Education Week

Event: The University of Texas at Austin is celebrating International Education Week with film nights, foreign language sessions, cultural workshops, travel seminars, music and dance performances, art exhibits, study abroad events and international trivia competitions. When: Nov. 15-19 Where: Locations throughout campus Background:Thirty-five cross-campus organizers have created more than 55 events for the university, which…   » Continue Reading

Texas-size welcome for new students marks start of academic year

Texas-size welcome for new students marks start of academic year

New students entering the fall semester at The University of Texas at Austin will be welcomed in grand style during the traditional Gone to Texas celebration at 8:30 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 24 on the university's Main Mall. Gone to Texas takes place Tuesday, Aug. 24 at 8:30 p.m. on the university's Main Mall. Experience Gone…   » Continue Reading

Natural Sciences, Engineering Students Named Goldwater Scholars

Miranda Denise Colletta and Cynthia Chen, 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.

Capital Punishment Clinic Wins Client New Penalty Trial

In the latest in a series of decisions striking down Texas death sentences imposed before 1991, the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals issued an opinion on April 28, vacating the death sentence of Roy G. Smith.