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UT’s Eric Tang on Why African-Americans Are Leaving Austin

In 2014, UT professor (and Alcalde Texas 10 awardee) Eric Tang found that Austin is the only fast-growing U.S. city with a shrinking African-American population....

 
 

The Dark Arts

From spoon-bending to séances, an art professor finds inspiration beyond the grave. Something strange happened in a UT art class a few years ago. Professor John...

 
 

UT Sociologist Harel Shapira on American Gun Culture

One in three Americans owns a gun, according to a 2015 Columbia University study. Yet the gulf between gun-owners and non-gun-owners may be wider than ever before—as anyone...

 
 

Junior the Wendy’s Guy Dies at 61

Updated, Monday, May 16: A suspect was charged with aggravated assault with a serious bodily injury in connection with Junior’s death. According to an affadavit,...

 
 

As States Cut Funding, Public Universities Rethink Budgets

Only 12 percent of UT-Austin’s funding comes from the state, down from 47 percent in 1984, part of a nationwide trend. According to the American Academy...

 
 

Suspect in Custody for Haruka Weiser Murder

Haruka Weiser (Facebook) Update, Friday, April 8, 10:30 a.m.: At a press conference on Friday morning, Austin police announced they arrested 17-year-old Meechaiel...

 
 

‘Starving the Beast’ Scrutinizes the Strange World of Higher Ed Reform

Wallace Hall, Jeff Sandefer, “dodgers and coasters,” Save Bill Powers, the “seven solutions,” a Cadillac education vs. a Bel Air: Terms...

 
 

Five Questions for Maurie McInnis

On July 1, 2016, Maurie McInnis will be UT-Austin’s next executive vice president and provost, president Greg Fenves announced Monday in an email to students,...

 
 

Flipping the Script

When Jasmine Kay Uy was assigned to create a site-specific artwork for a UT class, the junior studio art major knew what she wanted to do. “As an artist, you...

 
 

Joe Jamail Dies at 90

Attorney and Longhorn philanthropist Joe Jamail, BA ’50, JD ’53, Life Member, Distinguished Alumnus, died Wednesday at age 90. One of the most successful trial...

 
 
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