New research from the Texas Policy Evaluation Project (TxPEP) exploring the impact of House Bill 2 (HB 2) – the restrictive Texas abortion law that was struck down by the Supreme Court – found that increases in travel distance to the nearest abortion clinic caused by clinic closures were closely associated with decreases in the official number of abortions.
Illustrations from the National Book Award-winning graphic novel series “MARCH,” a chronicle of the life of civil-rights activist and U.S. Rep. from Georgia John Lewis, is the focus of a new exhibit in the Christian-Green Gallery at The University of Texas at Austin.
University of Texas at Austin psychology professor James Pennebaker can read minds; but he’s not a psychic, he’s a scientist who researchers what our words say about us.
Adit Bior is like a whirlwind. When she’s not in class, she’s planning social media campaigns, meeting with college deans or building up a campus-wide Black Lives Matter Initiative. During her “downtime” she’s cheering the Longhorns at sporting events with her fellow Texas Sweethearts.
Latin America’s 19th Century: Reflections on Modernity, Memory, and Identity is an exhibition conceived and curated by students Lina del Castillo’s Latin America in the 19th Century class.
The Modern Language Association of America (MLA) awarded its second prize for Studies in Native American Literatures, Cultures and Languages to University of Texas at Austin English professor James H. Cox and University of British Columbia Indigenous studies professor Daniel Heath Justice for their book “The Oxford Handbook of Indigenous American Literatures.”
Students feel more connected to their peers and teachers and are less likely to experience homophobic bullying when schools combat bullying with supportive practices, such as counseling, according to researchers in the Population Research Center at The University of Texas at Austin.
Female lemurs with normal color vision, as well as their cohabitating colorblind group members, may have selective advantage over lemur groups whose members are all colorblind, according to anthropologists at The University of Texas at Austin.
Jordan Metoyer, an economics and Liberal Arts Honors/Urban Studies alumna from The University of Texas at Austin, has been awarded a Schwarzman scholarship to study in Beijing.
Evidence preserved in the internal skeletal structure of the world-famous fossil, Lucy, suggests the ancient human species frequently climbed trees, according to a new analysis by scientists from The Johns Hopkins University and The University of Texas at Austin.
Bailey Anderson, a geography senior at The University of Texas at Austin, is the recipient of a 2017 British Marshall Scholarship.
Anthony Di Fiore was named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) for his research on primate behavioral ecology and the genetics of wild populations, conducted at The University of Texas at Austin.
University of Texas at Austin student Mikaila Smith, a Plan II senior with concentrations in international affairs and Chinese, has been awarded a 2017 Rhodes scholarship, one of the most distinguished graduate scholarships in the world.
An economist at The University of Texas at Austin will brief members of Congress on how insurers are using high out-of-pocket prescription drug costs to deter certain chronically ill patients from joining their plans in the individual markets.
Oftentimes, we are met with spectacular images of war, depicting valiance and vilifying enemies; but these stories, some say, lack an honest narrative.
Liberal Arts students at The University of Texas at Austin have a new way to make sure they’re preparing for their post-gradation endeavors.
At 5:30 p.m. on September 26, 2014, Mario Gonzalez Contreras spoke to his son for the last time.
Increases in overweight and obesity rates among young children occur during summer vacations, not during the school year, according to research from a sociologist at The University of Texas at Austin.
Scientists at The University of Texas at Austin can now map what happens neurologically when new information influences a person to change his or her mind, a finding that offers more insight into the mechanics of learning.
“Suddenly I became conscious of the fact that the driver was in fact in the act of pulling up the horses in the courtyard of a vast ruined castle, from whose tall black windows came no ray of light, and whose broken battlements showed a jagged line against the moonlit sky.”
Exactly who will nominate the next Supreme Court justice is proving to be a leading factor for Texas voters as they make their choices in the upcoming presidential election, according to the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune statewide poll.
Earlier this year, the United States Supreme Court voted to uphold affirmative action in The University of Texas at Austin’s admissions policies, allowing all universities to continue race-conscious programs to promote a more diverse student body.
Kelly Rader, an assistant professor of political science at Yale University, and Jeffrey Clemens, assistant professor of economics at the University of California San Diego, were recently welcomed as 2016-17 Harrington Fellows at The University of Texas at Austin.