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'We need to figure out why people keep falling in the river. You don't just keep jumping in and saving that one individual.
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A general view of the 2012 Seoul Nuclear Security Summit in March 2012 in Seoul, South Korea.
Friday | Uprisingradio.org
Uprising's guest expert Robert Jensen, Professor of Journalism at the University of Texas at Austin, analyzes today's news headlines: President Obama has ordered a review of his administration's deportation policies.
Mark Regnerus was arguably the star witness called by the state of Michigan as officials there defended the state's bans on adoption and marriage for same-sex couples over the past few weeks.
Weeks before he resigned, University of Texas System Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa received emails from embattled regent Wallace Hall possibly undermining his reputation and job performance, according to an email obtained by The Dallas Morning News .
The honor guard of Veterans of Foreign Wars Ysmael R. Villegas Memorial Post 184 marches during a ceremony at Riverside National Cemetery on Wednesday, March 12. Villegas, a Medal of Honor recipient from Casa Blanca, will be saluted at the cemetery Saturday, March 15. Riverside's Ysmael "Smiley" Villegas, who earned the Medal of Honor by charging ... (more)
Supercomputing speed is typically boosted by adding more processors, but two new systems funded by the National Science Foundation due to go live next January will take an unconventional approach to speed up calculations and data analysis.
As the countdown continues toward the 2014 TCM Classic Film Festival, Turner Classic Movies has unveiled the lineup for Club TCM, the central gathering point for festival passholders.
As University of Texas System regents hired consultants to help find a successor for Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa, UT-Austin's president said he would be comfortable with Health and Human Services Executive Commissioner Kyle Janek, the governor's reported favorite for the post.
FILE: August 14, 2012: A view of the U.S. power grid from inside of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas's command center in Taylor, Texas.
Research led by an anatomy professor at New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine indicates that echolocation - the sonar-like system based on high-frequency vocalizations and their echoes - was present in a 28-million-year old relative of modern-day toothed whales, dolphins, and porpoises.
Stephen Slawek, a University of Texas at Austin professor, will play the sitar part in Concerto for Sitar and Orchestra with the Oakland East Bay Symphony on March 28. Photo: Amitava Sarkar In 1985, celebrated sitar virtuoso Ravi Shankar flew Stephen Slawek to Kansas City, where Shankar was performing his Concerto for Sitar and Orchestra , a ... (more)
When I started my journalism career a decade ago at The Dallas Morning News , I sat - awestruck and more than a little bit terrified - in the cubicle across from one of Texas' great investigative reporters, Terri Langford.
Over our 40 years as a travel magazine, we've been "Wowed by Wildflowers," sowed "The Seeds of Spring," joined in the "Dance of the Wildflowers," and gawked at "The Great Texas Bloom Boom."
Lenzi Sheible is well versed on Texas' divisive abortion debate. The 19-year-old student at the University of Texas at Austin made the three-hour drive from Houston to Austin multiple times last summer to protest House Bill 2, the strict abortion regulations Republican lawmakers proposed and later passed.
Keystone Symposia is convening its first conference on "Big Data in Biology," at the Fairmont San Francisco hotel March 24-25.