University of Texas at Austin

Six-Figure Settlement in Texas Bias Suit

The University of Texas at Austin has agreed to a $600,000 settlement with a black former women’s track coach who sued over racial and gender …

Gender Discrimination

Preparing for chemical attacks with improved computer models: Tools to predict dispersal of chemical plumes, pollutants

Tools to predict dispersal of chemical plumes, pollutants<p>Researchers have used computer models on the Stampede2 supercomputer to replicate the …

Supercomputers

Renee Zellweger Dines Out at Catch After Her Exciting Casting News

<b>Renee Zellweger</b> dines out at Catch restaurant on Saturday night (August 18) in Los Angeles.<p>The actress was swarmed by fans as she was seen leaving …

Celebrity News

Federal appeals court upholds dismissal of suit against Texas campus carry law

A three-judge panel of the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a prior dismissal of a lawsuit filed by three professors at the University of …

Judiciary

Thieves steal $98,000-worth of Ramen Noodles

FAYETTE COUNTY, Ga. (WCMH) -- Police in Georgia are looking for some crooks who made off with nearly $100,000 worth of Ramen Noodles.<p>Deputies in …

Georgia (U.S. State)

McCallister Named Sul Ross State Cross Country Coach

ALPINE, Texas - <b>Sydney McCallister</b> was hired by Sul Ross State as the had men's and women's cross country and assistant softball coach.<p>McCallister was …

Exercise Science

Track All Things Orbiting Earth Daily

The brainchild of James Yoder, a future Electrical and Computer Engineering student at the University of Texas at Austin, the website stuffin.space offers a realtime 3D map of Earth as seen from outer space—and it includes tracking visualizations for everything in orbit, refreshing daily. Yoder …

JavaScript

Andrea Roberts

Seventh generation Texan, Andrea Roberts is an Assistant Professor of Urban Planning, Faculty Fellow of the Center for Heritage Conservation as well …

Humanities

A Look at the Life of Babe Schwartz as a Lobbyist

When Babe Schwartz died on August 10, it brought back memories of the liberal lion of the Texas Senate. After his legislative years, he was the …

Texas

‘The Human Fountains’: Meet the Men on AGT

Tonight, the Human Fountains will perform live on AGT in the quarterfinals.The group describes themselves as “a comedy group that creates fountain …

Business Development

based ethics program increases moral awareness, study finds: Open-access video curriculum improves comprehension of human behavior and motivations

Open-access video curriculum improves comprehension of human behavior and motivations<p>Ethics Unwrapped, a video-based behavioral ethics curriculum …

Research

based ethics program increases moral awareness, study finds

Ethics Unwrapped, a video-based behavioral ethics curriculum created at The University of Texas at Austin and adopted by educational institutions …

Business School

Diversity Is Part of Universities Making Amends for Racist Pasts

By Juan Miró, <i>University of Texas at Austin</i> and Edmund T Gordon, <i>University of Texas at Austin</i>The Trump administration recently announced plans to …

Higher Education

Uber partners with UT Austin and US Army Research Labs on flying cabs

The university's researchers will examine rotor technology.<p>Uber has added the University of Texas at Austin to its list of partners as it tries to turn its flying taxis into a reality. The company is also working with the US Army Research Laboratory on a project to develop rotor technology for the …

Technology

Supercomputer simulations show new target in HIV-1 replication

A new study has found naturally-occurring compound inositol hexakisphosphate (IP6) promotes both assembly and maturation of HIV-1. NSF-XSEDE …

Replication

KNBC Reporter Receives NABJ Lifetime Achievement Award

Veteran KNBC reporter <b>Beverly White</b> received the Chuck Stone Lifetime Achievement Award at the National Association of Black Journalists conference …

Los Angeles

How to make the gene-editing tool CRISPR work even better

Scientists have found conclusive evidence that Cas9, the most popular enzyme currently used in CRISPR gene editing, is less effective and precise …

Genetics

Wednesday marks 52nd anniversary of UT tower shooting

AUSTIN, Texas — It's been 52 years since the University of Texas at Austin tower shooting.<p>On Aug. 1, 1966, a sniper went up to the top floor of the …

Austin

Supercomputing the 'how' of chemical reactions: Uncovering the mechanisms behind chemical reactions

Uncovering the mechanisms behind chemical reactions<p>Chemists used supercomputers to explore the molecular structure of a class of organometallic …

Chemistry

The Words That Can Signal You’re Depressed

People who are depressed “don’t see subtleties, and we can see this in the words they use,” says James W. Pennebaker, professor of psychology at the …

Depression

Supercomputing the 'how' of chemical reactions

Sometimes, when experimental scientists get their hands on a supercomputer, it can change the course of their careers and open up new questions for …

Chemistry

Surprise school surpasses Rice as best university in Texas

Rice University is often named among the best universities in the nation, but a new ranking puts a San Antonio school at the top the class among all …

College & University

Norman Dawn’s hundred year-old special effects look even more magical today

When an artform is just starting out, there tends to be a period of free-wheeling experimentation where people write their own rules in real-time. In …

Special Effects

Horned Frogs edged out by Mustangs in new ranking of Texas colleges

New rankings of the best universities in Texas will give the Horned Frogs extra reason to beat the Mustangs and take home the Iron Skillet this …

Texas

Trinity University beats Rice for best university in Texas

Rice University is often named among the best universities in the nation, but a new ranking puts a San Antonio school at the top the class among all …

College & University

UT's Demacro Boyd suspended from team

AUSTIN, Texas -- University of Texas at Austin linebacker Demarco Boyd has been suspended from the team following an incident that took place on July …

Austin

New Survey Names Trinity University as Texas' Best School

click to enlarge<p>San Antonio's Trinity University has grabbed the top ranking on a new list of Texas' best colleges.<p>College Consensus, which weighs …

College & University

This man completely trolled a Facebook scammer—and it’s hilarious

When Tom Sheerin got a Facebook message from someone claiming to be an employee of the platform and saying that he had won a brand new Jeep and $1.2 …

Weird

UT Austin hooks top 5 spot in new ranking of best colleges in Texas

When it comes to rankings, the University of Texas at Austin is used to be at the head of its class. But a new report from College Consensus has the …

College & University

Texas becoming a hotspot for startups

Entrepreneurs are ditching Silicon Valley and heading south to Texas instead to launch their startups, according to a congressman from the Lone Star State.<p>Rep. Roger Williams, R-Texas, told FOX Business’ Maria Bartiromo on Friday that the Texas is seeing an influx of new companies recently.<p>Among …

Income Tax