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When Can Kids Play Alone? Two UT Experts Weigh In

The story of an Austin mom and UT graduate who got a visit from the police and Child Protective Services after allowing her son to play outside alone has touched...

 
 

What’s the Deal With Jet Pack Man?

If you’ve been at DKR this season, you’ve surely seen—though probably not understood—the spectacle just before kickoff in the south end zone. A...

 
 

A UT Grad’s Battle With Stuttering Yields a New Research and Treatment Center

Can’t see this video? Click here. When he was a UT student in the 1960s, Michael Lang skipped a lot of classes. It wasn’t that he didn’t want...

 
 

Bob Woodward on Ethics and the State of Journalism Today

At the height of the Cold War, investigative journalist Bob Woodward received a phone call from a high-ranking Naval intelligence officer. “I have a story for...

 
 

Stan Richards on Advertising and Why He is Not a Drill Sergeant

Earlier this month, the advertising department of UT’s Moody College of Communications was renamed the Stan Richards School of Advertising and Public Relations...

 
 

UT Professor Recommends We Work Less For Our Own Good

So many Japanese workers have died at their desks since the 1980s that there’s a word for it: karoshi, “death by overwork.” The term is legally recognized...

 
 

‘The Dancer Makes the Dance’: Bill Powers at His Final State of the University Address

“You might say I fell in love,” UT president Bill Powers said of the August day in 1977 when he arrived on campus to teach at the law school. So began...

 
 

Lights, Camera, Football: “My All American” Films at UT

Vintage cars, cheerleaders twirling in long skirts, and co-eds walking to class in letter jackets and dresses: If you visited campus this summer, you might have...

 
 

At UT Panel on the Border Crisis, A Desire to “Move Forward”

More than 60,000 unaccompanied children have crossed the U.S.-Mexico border since October of last year. Consequently, Immigrations and Customs Enforcement has...

 
 

UT Capital Campaign Exceeds $3 Billion Goal

As the clock runs out on Bill Powers’ time at the helm of UT-Austin—he will step down as president on June 2, 2015—he and other university leaders are...

 
 
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