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53 min ago | KXAN-TV Austin

Most sexual assaults on campus go unreported

There are 40,000 undergraduate students enrolled at the University of Texas at Austin.


Related Topix: Austin, TX

5 hrs ago |

Molybdenite defects go mesoscale

Thanks to a new, non-destructive microscopy technique, researchers at the University of Texas at Austin in the US and Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology in Korea are the first to have electrically imaged dendritic ad-layers and grain boundaries in molybdenum disulphide an up-and-coming technologically important material.


9 hrs ago | Austin American-Statesman

TONIGHT: Will Chancellor at BookPeople.

Debut novelist and Texan Will Chancellor reads from and discusses his novel "A Brave Man Seven Storeys Tall" 7 p.m. tonight at BookPeople.


Related Topix: Austin, TX

11 hrs ago | KRON 4

Two UT Austin Football Players Charged with Felony Sexual Assault

A University of Texas police spokeswoman says two Longhorns football players have been charged with felony sexual assault and their arrests are pending.


18 hrs ago | She Knows

Finally! An emoji app that realizes one face doesn't fit all

In the digital world, where brevity is valued above all, emoji have become a useful way for us to translate the emotions behind our messages with a simple character.


Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Austin Chronicle

SBOE: No Scholars Need Apply

The State Board of Education , nationally lampooned for continually dragging the Lone Star State into the culture wars, is at it again.


Related Topix: Texas, Education Etc., Austin, TX, Huston-Tillotson University

Dallas Morning News

Editorial: Awesome options for UT chancellor

The University of Texas Board of Regents finds itself in an unusually strong position as it weighs the field of candidates to succeed outgoing Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa.


Related Topix: Dallas, TX, Stanford University, Opinion

Science Daily

Is your data safe? Why you should care more about spam

Researchers are working to protect consumer data by using companies spam volume to evaluate its security vulnerability through the project.


Related Topix: Computer Security

KXAN-TV Austin

The Main Building on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin.

University of Texas Police say there was no threat to safety Wednesday after briefly searching for a woman seen carrying a knife at Main Building.


Related Topix: Austin, TX


Shorts Break: Meet 'Keith and Heath'

Shorts Break spotlights Austin and Texas short films that you can watch right here and now ... take a break and take a look! For the inaugural edition of Shorts Break, I decided to go with puppets.


Related Topix: Austin, AR


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.


Related Topix: Texas, Austin, TX, Rice University

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Live Science

'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.


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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)


Related Topix: US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Texas Government, Texas, Israel, Middle East

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.


Related Topix: Southlake, TX, Keller, TX, Dallas, TX

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.


Related Topix: Texas, Georgetown University

Austin American Statesman

Austin Scoop thumbnail

World War I, originally refered to as the Great War, officially began 100 years ago on July 28, 2014.


Related Topix: Austin, TX

JD Supra

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.


Related Topix: Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, US News


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)


Related Topix: Waterville Valley, NH

Sun Jul 20, 2014

University Business

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.


Related Topix: University of Virginia