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New report ranks University of Texas among top 30 universities in the world
Longhorns have a new reason to put their horns up this summer. According to a new study, the University of Texas at Austin is among the best universities in the country and the world.
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Tue Jul 22, 2014
'Family That Walks on All Fours' Not Evolutionary Throwbacks
Credit: Shapiro LJ, Cole WG, Young JW, Raichlen DA, Robinson SR, et al. Human Quadrupeds, Primate Quadrupedalism, and Uner Tan Syndrome.
Daily News Flash with Robert Jensen on Latest in Gaza War, New HRW...
Daily News Flash with Robert Jensen on Latest in Gaza War, New HRW Study on FBI Entrapment, and Texas Deployment of National Guardsmen to Border Uprising's guest expert Robert Jensen, an author and a professor of Journalism at the University of Texas at Austin, analyzes today's news headlines: The Israeli war in Gaza has continued unabated, with ... (more)
Interns from Keller, Southlake learning this summer to help others
Keller resident Ethan Kerstein, a history and government major at the University of Texas at Austin, is working as a museum exhibit curatorial intern for the Dallas Holocaust Museum.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Workplace Prof Blog
Welcome Guest Blogger Rebecca Lee
Please welcome guest blogger Rebecca Lee, who teaches at Thomas Jefferson School of Law.
Austin American Statesman
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World War I, originally refered to as the Great War, officially began 100 years ago on July 28, 2014.
University of Texas's Use of Race In Student Admissions Survives Another Legal Hurdle
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit decided this week that the University of Texas's consideration of race as a factor among many factors for college and university admissions is legally permissible in Fisher v.
Strategies for Self-Compassion
Ralph Waldo Emerson, one of the New England Transcendentalists, was very influential for me as a teenager.
Synthetic Biologics' Academic Collaborator to Present Novel...
Synthetic Biologics, Inc. , a developer of novel anti-infective biologic and drug candidates targeting specific pathogens that cause serious infections and diseases, today announced that Jennifer Maynard, Ph.D., of The University of Texas at Austin's McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering will highlight Synthetic Biologics' SYN-005 monoclonal ... (more)
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Texas university feud mirrors UVa crisis of 2012
A protracted feud at the University of Texas at Austin seems to have a refrain similar to the 2012 leadership crisis at the University of Virginia.
Mastermind behind bin Laden raid touted for big things in Texas; Make your bed every day, he advises
McRaven, reportedly the front-runner to be the next chancellor of the University of Texas System, also has been touted as a vice presidential candidate alongside potential White House contender Hillary Clinton.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Dallas Morning News
Dallas' new bike czar is ready to roll
Ashley Haire, Dallas' new bike coordinator, takes control of the city's bike plans at a critical time.
Former Texas leader says Hook 'em Horns
"Higher education matters to me and it matters to the future of our state and nation," said Hutchison, a former UT cheerleader who served in the Senate from 1993 to 2013.
Fifth Circuit Issues Important Ruling on Affirmative Action in Higher Education
Earlier this week, in Fisher v. University of Texas , a divided panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit upheld the constitutionality of the undergraduate admissions program at the University of Texas at Austin.
PHOTO: Common clues that youre drinking too much and what to do about it.
Actors Shia LaBeouf and Robin Williams both recently announced that they're seeking treatment for alcoholism: LaBeouf as an outpatient following an outburst in a New York City theater and Williams in a rehab facility.
The NNI Debate of 2014
Just when it seemed like debate over the National Nanotechnology Initiative was a thing of the past , disagreements regarding re-authorization and budget cuts are prompting politicians and researchers to take a detailed look at what the program supports and what it is achieving.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Affirmative Action Survives Texas Court Challenge
Affirmative action survived a federal appellate court challenge in Texas on Tuesday.
Drunk-Resistant Worms Become a Reality
But in a recent study , scientists at the University of Texas at Austin said they have found a way to alter the genetic makeup of Caenorhabditis elegans worms to make them drunk-resistent, according to The Verge .
Black Kos, Week In Review
Throughout his life, Hyman Y. Chase was a man of great intellectual stature who liked to remind mere mortals, in a booming voice, that he had a PhD from Leland J. Stanford University.
Insurance Journal West
Insurance Council of Texas Honors Gentry with Raymond Mauk Award
Rick Gentry, former executive director for the Insurance Council of Texas , was presented the Raymond Mauk Leadership Award at the ICT's Mid-Year Property and Casualty Symposium in Austin.