UT scientists patent technology to cope with heat buildup in nuclear fusionA team of University of Texas physicists has patented a technology that could solve a major drawback of nuclear power - radioactive waste.
Texas Universities Hold Steady in U.S. News RankingsOnce again, the only Texas institutions in the top 50 on the list of the country's best national universities are Rice University and the University of Texas at Austin. The former is ranked 17th, as it was last year, and the latter is ranked 46th ...
Mild asthmatics may not need daily steroid use according to a new studyResearchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston found that people who use corticosteroids every day to control mild asthma do no better than those who use them only when they have symptoms.
Longhorn Network offers UT-centric simulcast of ESPN's Texas-Ole Miss GameThe game airs nationally on ESPN, but on LHN, the 24/7 University of Texas network, viewers will see the game from alternate angles, including the popular "all-22" angle and a view of the UT sideline. Next Level stats scroll throughout, telling the ...
Houston-area school districts adopt new take on sexual educationSpring Branch Independent School District and the Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District are the latest districts in the area to adopt an "abstinence-plus" program, created by the University of Texas Prevention Research Center in Houston ...
Fate of Affirmative Action Hangs on Fisher v. Univ. of TexasUniversity of Texas, a case that could upend affirmative action policies nationwide. The plaintiff, Abigail Fisher, is suing the state over her rejection for admission into the University of Texas, which considers race in allotting a percentage of ...
Longtime Dallas radio and TV newsman Alex Burton died Thursday at the age of ...He studied political science at the University of Texas at Arlington, where he was named a Distinguished Alumni in 1981. He was inducted into the Texas Radio Hall of Fame in 2002.
Oklahoma Starts Sooner Sports TV With News Corp.'s Fox TV UnitIt comes after the University of Texas signed a 20-year contract with Walt Disney Co.'s ESPN unit that guaranteed the school an average of $15 million a year for building the Longhorn Network around its sports teams.
Texas lands two universities in nation's top 50The U.S. News & World Report released its annual best colleges list today and Texas can claim two of the top 50 national universities - Rice University in Houston and the University of Texas at Austin. Unsurprisingly, elite private schools took the ...
Greeks fearful of what will follow US electionsEditor's note: Yanis Varoufakis is professor of economics at the University of Athens, visiting professor that the University of Texas, Austin and author of "The Global Minotaur: America, the true causes of the financial crisis and the future of the ...
It's a drag: University of Houston wants to ban smoking on campus, but is it ...The University of Houston isn't the first university to attempt to put a stop to smoking on its grounds: The University of Texas at Austin instituted a tobacco-free policy in February under financial pressure from CPRIT, and on Aug. 31 Rice University ...
Explore the Sport and Spectacle of Basketball Through History, Art ...AUSTIN, Texas - The sport of basketball has captivated the nation and the world for more than 120 years. This fall, a cross-campus collaboration at The University of Texas at Austin inspired by the 1891 "Original Rules of Basket Ball" document ...
UT's business school gets $1M challenge grantThe University of Texas McCombs School of Business has received a $1 million challenge grant from El Paso businessman Woody Hunt.
NYC soda ban: Board of Health bans big sugary drinksLona Sandon, a registered dietitian and assistant professor of clinical nutrition at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, said the notion of enacting policies that help guide people to opt for a reasonable serving size and ...
Researchers Offer New Model of Self-control, Say it is Not an Exhaustible ...However, according to a research conducted recently by researchers Michael Inzlicht of the University of Toronto and Brandon Schmeichel of Texas A&M University, the prevailing model of self-control may not be as precise as researchers once thought.
Mysterious cooler on drag found to be emptyUniversity of Texas Police Department officers were dispatched to a call made by an unidentified UT faculty member around 8:23 a.m.
UT, others remember thousands killed on 9/11AUSTIN (KXAN) - The Young Conservatives of Texas planted thousands of miniature American flags on the highly trafficked South Lawn of the University of Texas as a prominent reminder of the lives lost 11 years ago on this day. Photos: Central Texas ...
UT getting grant for nanotechnology centerAUSTIN, Texas - The University of Texas at Austin will get an $18.5 million federal grant for a new engineering research center that will focus on turning advances in nanoscience into innovations.
UT lands grant for big work on small gadgetsLed by UT Austin engineering professors Roger Bonnecaze and S.V. Sreenivasan, researchers plan to sculpt materials at nanoscale and work with corporate partners such as Texas Instruments and Lockheed Martin to translate prototypes into a ...
SAPD: Spurs legend's stolen rings turn up at SA pawn shopsSAN ANTONIO -- The nephew of former San Antonio Spurs player Johnny Moore is accused of stealing two NBA championship rings and a University of Texas ring to sell at local pawn shops. The three pieces of jewelry were valued at nearly $34,000.