A new interactive, online database provides the public full access to records on 6,913 deaths that have occurred in Texas state custody since 2005.
On August 1, 2016, the city of Austin will mark 50 years since the horrific massacre, commonly known as the UT Tower Shooting, carried out by Charles Whitman. For some, August 1 will be a day of remembering, but for those who don’t know or can’t remember or want to learn more about the events of that day, where do they turn?
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Character traits, such as grit or desire to learn, have a heavy hand in academic success and are partially rooted in genetics, according to a psychology study at The University of Texas at Austin.
Vocational training without a strong college-preparatory focus in blue-collar community high schools led some millennials to face wider gender employment and wage gaps than their peers, according to sociologists at The University of Texas at Austin.
A majority of Texas voters support stricter immigration laws, including building a wall between the United States and Mexico and disallowing Muslims who are not citizens from entering the U.S., according to the latest poll conducted by The University of Texas at Austin.
Texas voters support businessman Donald Trump over former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, though large portions of each candidates’ supporters describe their choice as a vote against the opposing candidate rather than a vote in favor of their chosen candidate, according to the latest poll conducted by The University of Texas at Austin.
Five faculty members affiliated with the College of Liberal Arts have been chosen to receive the prestigious 2016 Regents' Outstanding Teaching Award from The University of Texas System Board of Regents.
Teaching teens that social and personality traits can change helps them cope with social challenges such as bullying, which in turn can help mitigate stress and improve academic performance, according to a study by psychologists at The University of Texas at Austin.
Graduating seniors Danielle Brown and Olivia Migacz have been selected as the first recipients of the Randy Diehl Prize in Liberal Arts.
A new partnership with the United States Census Bureau will establish an on-campus Federal Statistical Research Data Center, stimulating more research and enhancing graduate training opportunities at The University of Texas at Austin.
Thirty-six young women from 21 colleges across the state brought their thoughts and ideas on the current political landscape and how they hope to add their voices to the future of U.S. politics at a six-day NEW Leadership™ Texas seminar at The University of Texas at Austin.
Thirty-two secondary school teachers from around the United States will convene for a weeklong seminar on foreign policy at The University of Texas at Austin.
Incoming college students, especially students of color and first-generation college students, who anticipate challenges and recognize these as normal and temporary are more likely to remain enrolled full time and receive better grades, according to a study led by a psychology researcher at The University of Texas at Austin.
Professor Virginia Garrard-Burnett has been chosen as the new director of LLILAS Benson Latin American Studies and Collections. A faculty member at The University of Texas at Austin since 1990, she is a professor in the departments of History and Religious Studies, and a faculty affiliate of the Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies (LLILAS).
Heightened cost of living and dissatisfaction with public schools may have pushed many African-Americans out of Austin, limiting their access to public amenities and quality services, according to a survey by The University of Texas at Austin.
Lifestyle changes, such as getting a good night’s rest, can help maintain memory function and may slow cognitive decline in older adults, according to psychology research at The University of Texas at Austin.
Relationship satisfaction and the energy devoted to keeping a partner are dependent on how the partner compares with other potential mates, a finding that relates to evolution’s stronghold on modern relationship psychology, according to a study at The University of Texas at Austin.
Nouri Zarrugh gives voice to Libyans repressed by the reign of Muammar Gaddafi in his story “The Leader,” awarded the $50,000 Keene Prize for Literature at The University of Texas at Austin.
The College of Liberal Arts has recognized eight professors for excellence in teaching with awards and fellowships.
Each spring, 12 graduating seniors in the College of Liberal Arts are named Dean’s Distinguished Graduates.
The newly renovated art gallery at the John L. Warfield Center for African and African American Studies will open its spring exhibit this week, featuring works by the Houston/ Rotterdam-based contemporary artist Angelbert Metoyer.
Five faculty from the College of Liberal Arts have been nominated by alumni and selected by Alcalde magazine to be a part of the 2016 “Texas 10,” an annual list of inspiring professors at The University of Texas at Austin.
Anthropology professor Chris Kirk is one of seven faculty members chosen this year to be inducted into the prestigious Academy of Distinguished Teachers for excellence in teaching at The University of Texas at Austin.
The Conference of Latin Americanist Geographers (CLAG) announced the 2016 and 2017 awards for significant contributions towards Latin American geography, honoring both a professor and an alumnus from the Department of Geography and the Environment at The University of Texas at Austin.