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3 hrs ago |

UT-Austin President Powers resigns

Bill Powers, President of the University of Texas at Austin, welcomes guests to the discussion panel, LBJ and MLK:Fulfilling a Promise, Realizing a Dream, held at the the Civil Rights Summit at the Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum in Austin, Texas, on Wednesday, April 9, 2014.


Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Austin, TX, University of Louisville

7 hrs ago | KLTV Tyler

7 from 7: East Texan bumps into President Obama at dinner, receives special coin

Good afternoon! Here are some stories for you to peruse on this lovely Wednesday: 1. A Tyler resident received a token of appreciation from the president while on vacation in Colorado on Tuesday night.


Related Topix: Texas

9 hrs ago | Illinoisreview

Is Same-Sex Parenting Better for Kids? The New Australian Study Can't Tell Us

Yesterday we published an article about anAustralian study claiming that children of same-sex parents are healthier.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Parenting, Orange County, CA

13 hrs ago | Ag Professional

Researchers studying diversity of microbes that live in bee guts

It is 1,825 miles from New Haven, Conn., to Austin, Tex., which typically means 30 hours of driving and three nights in motels, not an easy trip for anyone.


Related Topix: Austin, TX, Yale University, Apiculture, Science, Biology

16 hrs ago | Gilmer Mirror

Cigarroa: Communication Problems Led to Powers Decision

University of Texas System Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa on Monday attributed his recent request that University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers resign or be fired to " acknowledged a longstanding tension between his office, Powers and the board of regents.


20 hrs ago |

Graduate Petitions for Superintendent's Resignation After Plagiarism Charge

A former Mansfield High School student has started an online petition demanding town Superintendent Brenda Hodges resign.


Tue Jul 08, 2014

KXII-TV Sherman

Man requests bond reduction for crash that killed a Paris man

A Greenville man accused of causing a crash that killed a Paris man last fall is requesting a bond reduction.


Related Topix: Greenville, TX, Austin, TX

KXII-TV Sherman

Antlers man pleads not guilty to indecent exposure

A registered sex offender, accused of exposing himself at a Hugo shopping center, pleaded not guilty at his arraignment Tuesday.


Related Topix: Antlers, OK, Hugo, OK, Choctaw County, OK

Dallas Morning News

Black entrepreneurs see big hurdles to success

Texas has provided a fertile atmosphere these past five years for business prosperity and economic growth.


Related Topix: Texas, African-American, Opinion

The Beaumont Enterprise

New Miss Texas crowned

Evans is a professional ballerina and pre med student at the University of Texas, Austin.


Related Topix: Texas, Richardson, TX, Miss America Pageant, Henrietta, TX

Jennifer Damiano, Barrett Wilbert Weed lead a Taylor Swift Love Story at 54 Below 7/22

There is no contemporary songwriter more prolific in articulating the highs and lows of young love than Taylor Swift .


Related Topix: Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Taylor Swift, Country, Hot Chicks

Gainesville Daily Register

GHS English teacher selected for literary workshop

A Gainesville teacher was selected to attend "Teaching the American Literary Tradition," a professional development institute sponsored by Humanities Texas, the College of Liberal Arts at The University of Texas at Austin and the Harry Ransom Center.


Related Topix: Texas, Gainesville, TX, Austin, TX, Houston, TX, Rice University

Victorville Daily Press

Jerry and Donna Siegel

Fifty-two years ago, the gods of good fortune arranged the chance meeting of two young university graduates: Donna from the University of Texas/Austin and Jerry, from California Institute of Technology/Pasadena.


Related Topix: California Institute of Technology, Reese Air Force Base, US Military, US Air Force, Williams Air Force Base

As Fight Over U. of Texas President Comes to a Head, Everyone Wonders, Why Now?

With a Board of Regents vote looming on Thursday, the most supporters of William C. Powers Jr. can hope for is to delay his departure, not avoid it.


Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors

Overclockers Club

Nonlinear Meta-Mirror Created

An important and useful property for many optical systems is linearity. Essentially it is why light passing through glass is the same when it exits as when it enters the material.


Mon Jul 07, 2014

Scientific Computing/Instrument.

New Executive Director Named for Texas Advanced Computing Center

Dan C. Stanzione Jr. has been named executive director of the Texas Advanced Computing Center at The University of Texas at Austin.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, High Performance Computing


Heat and humidity linked to obesity in Southern states

If you live in East Texas and find yourself struggling to exercise during summer months, well, you're not alone.


Related Topix: University of Texas at Tyler

KXII-TV Sherman

Person of interest in Ardmore shootings arrested on unrelated charge

A person of interest in the investigation of the two Ardmore homicides from last week was arrested yesterday under different charges in Carter County.


Related Topix: Ardmore, OK


A million times better

Lasers have a fixed place in many fields of application. Yet, there are still wavelengths for which either no systems exist, or at best only large and expensive ones.


Kay Bailey Hutchison Defends UT President, Calls Him - A Great Leader'

AUSTIN, Texas--As UT President Bill Powers seeks to hold on to his job in the face of a growing admissions scandal where powerful lawmakers and their donors were allegedly given preferential admissions, the new leader of the alumni association is standing by Powers.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors