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$500,000 Mellon Grant Aims to Boost Minority Faculty Representation

Fri, Jan 30, 2015

More students from underrepresented minority groups will be encouraged to pursue academic careers thanks to a $500,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to The University of Texas at Austin.


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Majority of Young Women and Men Prefer Egalitarian Relationships, Study Shows

Thu, Jan 29, 2015

The majority of young women and men today would prefer an egalitarian relationship in which work and family responsibilities are shared equally between partners if that possibility were available to them, according to a new study from The University of Texas at Austin and the University of California-Santa Barbara.



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Short Words Predict Academic Success

Thu, Jan 8, 2015

The smallest, most forgettable words in admissions essays can tell us in advance how students will perform in college, a new study by researchers at The University of Texas at Austin reveals.


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Digital Storytelling Seminar Gives Students a Shot at Filmmaking, Applications Now Open

Tue, Jan 6, 2015

Created in the spring of 2014, the Digital Storytelling Seminar provides the opportunity for 30 Liberal Arts undergraduates to relive and retell some of their most epic, real, tragic and ecstatic college moments.