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Texas Collection of Comedias Sueltas and Spanish Theater Available for Research and in Online Database

Texas Collection of Comedias Sueltas and Spanish Theater Available for Research and in Online Database

The Texas Collection of Comedias Sueltas and Spanish Theater is available for research at the Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin. Individual records for each suelta are also available in an online database, providing extensive information about the collection.

Texas Astronomer Discovers Most Distant Known Galaxy

Texas Astronomer Discovers Most Distant Known Galaxy

University of Texas at Austin astronomer Steven Finkelstein has led a team that has discovered and measured the distance to the most distant galaxy ever found. The result is published in the Oct. 24 issue of the journal Nature.

UT Austin Launches Texas Consortium to Improve Outcomes for Male Minority Students

The Texas Education Consortium for Male Students of Color, a new statewide network of school districts, community colleges and public universities, officially launched this summer. Based within the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement at The University of Texas at Austin, the consortium plans to leverage the collective expertise and align existing male-focused programs among…   » Continue Reading

Alternative Diploma Option Offers Chance for High-Achieving Texas Students to Graduate Early

High-achieving Texas high school students will have the opportunity to graduate up to a year ahead of schedule under a first of its kind program being piloted by The University of Texas at Austin and Texas A&M University. The Early Readiness High School Graduation Option, established by the Texas Legislature in 2009, allows participating school districts to grant diplomas to students who are certified as “college ready” by the state’s flagship research institutions, even if the students have not completed all of the credits typically required for high school graduation.

Hogg Foundation Awards $150,000 in Grants for Mental Health Research at Texas Universities

Ten tenure-track assistant professors conducting mental health research projects in Texas have received grants totaling nearly $150,000 from the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health.

Texas Legislature Honors University of Texas at Austin, Texas A&M University for Joint Efforts in Astronomy

The 81st Legislature of the State of Texas today (Feb. 24) will honor the state's two flagship universities with a joint resolution, recognizing their cutting-edge research and outreach efforts in astronomy in celebration of 2009 as the official International Year of Astronomy.

Legislature’s Joint Resolution to Recognize University of Texas at Austin, A&M Astronomy Work

Event: The 81st Legislature of the State of Texas will honor The University of Texas at Austin and Texas A&M University with a joint resolution, recognizing their cutting-edge research and outreach efforts in astronomy in celebration of 2009 as the official International Year of Astronomy (IYA). Representatives of both universities will be recognized on the floor…   » Continue Reading

Presidents of Texas’ Two Flagship Universities Powers and Murano, Philanthropist Mitchell Encourage Texans to Support Telescope Project

The presidents of Texas' two flagship universities, William Powers Jr. of The University of Texas at Austin and Elsa A. Murano of Texas A&M University, joined philanthropist George P. Mitchell in Houston Friday to generate state-wide support for the Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT), a project that will take Texas to the forefront of astronomy.