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When I teach American literature, there's always some trepidation around Mark Twain's "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn."
With all the in-fighting that has surrounded the top leadership in the University of Texas System the past few years, it seems appropriate that regents has selected a military man to be the next chancellor of the 15-campus institution.
KVUE - On Wednesday, city and transportation leaders showed off the 9.5-mile route for the proposed Urban Rail Bond Package on the Austin City Council's November ballot.
Good silver screen news for students in burnt orange: In its fourth annual ranking of the nation's top 25 film schools, the Hollywood Reporter has named the University of Texas at Austin's Department of Radio-Television-Film the tenth best place to start your cinematic career.
The Supreme Court ordered the 5th Circuit federal appeals court to reconsider Abigail Fisher's claim that she was the victim of illegal racial discrimination by UT.
Rice University is the best college in Texas and 32nd in the nation, according to the latest college rankings by Forbes .
For a second time, the Fifth Circuit dismissed Abigail Fisher's claim against the University of Texas at Austin , holding that the University's admissions policy, including the use of race as a factor, passes the strict scrutiny standard and is permissible under the Equal Protection Clause.
"I believe in what I would call a chitin economy. I personally believe, if properly developed, the material you can develop from chitin and the markets you could sell them in would make the shrimp shell worth more than the meat," said Rogers, an owner and founder of 525 Solutions, a startup company housed in UA's Alabama Innovation and Mentoring of ... (more)
On Tuesday evening, the University of Texas System Board of Regents unanimously named Admiral William H. McRaven the sole finalist to be the next chancellor of the system.
Randa Safady, center, University of Texas assistant vice chancellor, shakes hands with David Morales, right, deputy general counsel for the University of Texas System board of regents, as the regents' general counsel, Francie Frederick, left, watches after regents voted in favor of Navy Adm.
Earlier this year, the earth hit a frightening milestone: carbon dioxide in the atmosphere reached its highest level since humans have inhabited the earth .
The microbes living in the guts of males and females react differently to diet, even when the diets are identical, according to a new study.
Diet affects men's and women's gut microbes differently, says new research. The microbes living in the guts of males and females react differently to diet, even when the diets are identical, according to a study, " Individual diet has sex-dependent effects on vertebrate gut microbiotature ," appearing online July 29, 2014 in the journal Nature ... (more)
Daily News Flash with Robert Jensen on Syria Carnage, Ukraine Fighting, and White House Report on Costs of Climate Change - Plus Update on Gaza 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: Sixteen hundred people have been killed in Syria in the ... (more)
Contributed photo Kaine Korzekwa graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with both a Bachelor of Arts in Biology and a Bachelor of Journalism on Saturday, May 17. During his time at UT, Korzekwa served as a communications intern at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, was a science writing/communications intern for the College of ... (more)
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