The initiative follows on the heels of last summer’s announcement that the university will cover tuition for some students.
We watched a host of graduation speeches from the state’s hundreds of universities, and these are the ones we found most inspiring.
On this week’s National Podcast of Texas, the UT media scholar and ‘Don’t Knock the Hustle’ author outlines how millennials are defying stereotypes and creating a “new innovation economy.”…
Diana Natalicio has collected a few hundred UTEP tops over the decades—and has something to say about each of them.
UT Chancellor James B. Milliken: “Higher Education Is More Important Now Than It’s Ever Been in the History of the World”
On this week’s National Podcast of Texas, Milliken discusses the future of higher education, the recent college admissions scandal, and the possibility of a football game against A&M.
On The National Podcast of Texas, the university president talks college debt, diversity, the importance of science, and the strategy behind Jimbo Fisher’s salary.
Where’s the money?…
Professor emeritus David Anderson's tribute to the late UT president—his colleague, co-author, and friend for 40 years.
UT-Austin’s tennis coach and an exam administrator in Houston are facing federal charges.
The group chat among Texas Tech students is only the most recent example of the consequences of offensive digital behavior.
Returning to the place where she began her career, Linda Livingstone looks to repair the university’s reputation.
Unsurprisingly, Texas still plays a major role in the fight.
The decision to cancel a White Lives Matter rally could land the Aggies in court.
Students believed the original language in the policy would consider a 9/11 memorial “triggering, harmful, or harassing.”…
How the straight-talking, coyote-shooting, tobacco-chewing John Sharp has led a bonanza at Texas A&M.
He just wants to rock and roll all night, and hook ’em every day.
On Tuesday, a boy was stabbed at Brewer High School in Fort Worth, and Wednesday two people were killed at North Lake College in Irving in an apparent murder-suicide.
Three people were injured and one person has died following a stabbing on the University of Texas at Austin's campus on Monday.
A video from the people behind the ”Cocks Not Glocks” protest last August attacks the topic with satire.
Upper chamber’s version of the budget would slice $219 million from higher education.
What a 2003 basketball scandal can tell us about sports culture at Baylor.
The group has faced backlash for their decision to participate, but still plan to dance despite the implications of participating in this inauguration.
There’s a growing movement to make Texas college campuses safe for undocumented immigrants.
After being targeted for her race, Baylor students rally around to show support.
After Texas Tech researchers discovered that windstorms may be spreading antibiotic-resistant bacteria from local feedlots, public health experts stood up and took notice. So did the Texas Cattle Feeders Association.
By default, is UNT America’s college? No, but this is still a big deal.
As tuition costs increase and the university population is increasingly nontraditional, colleges across the state are opening up food pantries.
With the August 1 deadline looming, public universities in Texas finalize their campus carry policies.
A "serious, theatrical skit" isn't what students need during finals. Or ever.
The UT System's version of the Rooney Rule could lead to more diversity in hiring. Here's why that is necessary.
The most unpopular man in Austin will now be the most unpopular man somewhere else.
As the University of Alabama’s Alpha Phi chapter faces blowback, we remember a different school's sorority recruitment video.
What can an anarchist from Iceland teach America about politics? More than some might think.
Four other Confederates will maintain their vigil over the university, but Jefferson Davis is being moved out of plain sight.
The veteran rapper won’t perform his music at Rice for any amount of money. School is for teaching.
As tuition prices climb and student debt rates increase, UT-Austin students look for, ahem, financial aid on an online dating site with a weird twist. …