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Book presentation focusing on hardships of the trans-Atlantic slave trade
March 23, 2016
The sounds of appraising moans and claps filled a dimly lit room of the Gordon-White Building as Drea Brown read aloud from her poetry book, “dear girl: a reckoning."
Musical revue features Taylor Swift songs to help college students shake it off when coping with issues at school
March 9, 2016
Taylor Swift’s music, which ranges from songs about growing up to heartbreaks and life in general, will be featured in the musical production “Red Hot Collegiate Summer: A Musical Revue!”
Study shows accepting low skill-level jobs negatively affects future employment
March 8, 2016
Individuals who accept a job below their skill level could potentially be penalized when applying for future employment, according to a recent study conducted by a professor in the College of Liberal Arts.
Vigil held for three black, Muslim Indiana men
March 3, 2016
Candles illuminated the steps of the UT tower as approximately 50 people gathered to mourn the loss of three black and Muslim men, Adam Mekki, Mohamedtaha Omar and Muhannad Tairab, who were shot, execution-style, on Feb. 24 in Indiana.
Campus and city organizations offer resources for eating disorders
March 1, 2016
For National Eating Disorder Awareness Week, several campus and city organizations highlighted their resources to help students cope with eating disorders.
Researchers discover new species in West Texas
February 25, 2016
Researchers have discovered a new species of an extinct worm lizard in West Texas, which they named “Lone Star” lizard.
Local nonprofits merge to provide affordable pet care
February 23, 2016
Low-income pet owners in Austin will now be able to receive affordable care and a variety of services for their animals from a centralized nonprofit.
Researcher explores taco history in ‘Tacopedia’ book
February 18, 2016
Alejandro Escalante, decided to research the taco’s origins and find out what makes it so popular.
Before Bevo, Pig Bellmont trotted the streets as UT mascot
February 16, 2016
While Bevo XV will be revealed at the first football game of the season next fall, the University’s first mascot was not the iconic longhorn but a tan and white pitbull mix named Pig.
UT Tobacco Research team develops initiative to provide smoking cessation resources to Texas residents
February 9, 2016
Technological innovations are allowing HIV-positive residents of Austin to receive faster, more efficient care to battle nicotine addiction.
Photographer discusses beauty of tombstones
February 4, 2016
Although artists often choose to portray more common subjects in their work, such as flowers or people, one artist who showcased his work at UT on Wednesday night had a slightly different subject — graveyards.
Study abroad office advises students to renew passports as soon as possible
February 4, 2016
U.S. citizens are advised to renew their passports as soon as possible because the State Department is expecting an influx of people seeking to renew expired passports.
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