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With one day before the start of UT's 2014 football season, sales of "The Big Ticket," the University's new, higher-priced ticketing plan, are down in comparison to the previous plan's sales last year.
With a gift from UT alumni Judy and Charles Tate of Houston, The Blanton Museum of Art exceeded its "Campaign for Texas" fundraising goal, an eight-year, $3-billion University-wide fundraising effort, on Thursday.
Five U.S. graduate students and recent graduates have been selected to participate in the 2014-15 Fulbright-mtvU Fellowship to explore the power of music to foster cross-cultural communication, overcome cultural barriers between nations, and identify the ideas that unite our diverse societies.
The Department of Veterans Affairs on Thursday updated its online GI Bill Comparison Tool with the goal of improving how former troops estimate their education benefits and explore programs across the country.
Docker offers a new, lightweight approach to application portability. Applications are shipped using a common container format and managed with a high-level API.
The case of Northeastern . To get a sense of how nuts this is, note that at #49 in the USNews.com list, Northeastern ranks ahead of the University of Texas at Austin and the University of Washington in Seattle, both among the top 20 research universities in the United States by normal measures of academic excellence .
Five people were arrested on Guadalupe Street on Wednesday for obstructing traffic while protesting looming closures of abortion clinics in Texas.
Last Sunday's gathering at the Congregational Church of Austin on 23rd Street, just west of the UT-Austin campus, had all the markings of a worship service pews filled to capacity and additional folding chairs to accommodate the crowd.
As a senior in high school, even in Karachi, Pakistan, I, like many others, spent hours researching, selecting and applying to various colleges.
During a live broadcast in the midst of an earthquake in 2011, an announcer for MLB Television made an interesting quip: "Did you know that most of Manhattan is built on landfillnot on granite, and if there were, like, an 8.0 earthquake, then parts of Manhattan would just, just, disintegrate."
While science was moving slowly, the Park Foundation moved quickly. By simultaneously funding an interlocking triangle of sympathetic scientists, anti-fracking nonprofits and media outlets, Park helped move along the idea that natural gas is environmentally unfriendly from the activist fringe to the mainstream.
The University of Texas System regents are taking a proactive stance in combating potential on-campus crises systemwide.
The new 15-mile route, which features 46 stations including 12 shared downtown with the 801 line, provides service to several college campuses including the University of Texas at Austin, the city's museum district, two of the city's most popular shopping destinations, downtown Austin and the State Capitol.
With President William Powers Jr. set to leave his position in June 2015, Paul Foster, UT System Board of Regents chairman, is in the process of forming a search committee to find candidates to replace him.
Edwards most recently comes from Shanghai, China, where she was an editor at SinoMedia and, before that, a contributor to China Economic Review.
The University of Texas has partnered with Rice University and Texas A&M University to take advantage of a $3.75 million grant from the National Science Foundation.
Updated: Fri Aug 29, 2014 02:45 am
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