The population geneticist and UT-Austin professor on pandemics, SXSW, and what our DNA says about our ability to adapt to infectious diseases.
On this week’s podcast, the author and LBJ School of Public Affairs professor lays out an admittedly controversial plan to redefine democracy.
The initiative follows on the heels of last summer’s announcement that the university will cover tuition for some students.
Two 7-5 teams renewing a rivalry that’s never really coming back is what this season deserves.
A raucous crowd of students made the late-night talk show’s Austin taping a pep rally celebrating all that makes UT special.
The author of "The Years That Matter Most" spent a lot of time at UT-Austin—where he saw reason for hope.
The UT professor and longtime ’Texas Monthly’ contributor died on Saturday at the age of 79 after a stroke.
We watched a host of graduation speeches from the state’s hundreds of universities, and these are the ones we found most inspiring.
The new rule uses geofencing technology to force vehicles on the college campus to slow down.
On our latest podcast, a conversation about chemistry and cancer with the UT-Austin assistant professor recently honored with a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship.
The former University of Texas at Austin president, who takes over from retiring Chancellor William McRaven, discusses the state of the system.
With law enforcement racing to track down their first real lead, officials urge continued caution.
The fierce black birds have been terrorizing the UT campus. But that’s nothing new.
An electoral travesty at UT.
How the writers behind the always informative, often hilarious blotter of the University of Texas police force are trying to make college students better citizens.
As the director of the Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas at Austin, Thomas Staley turned the archive into the repository for some of literature's greatest giants. Now he's passing the baton to Stephen Enniss, who hopes to continue that legacy.
"Bomb Hoax Hits UT, North Dakota State; Both Oil-Rich Schools," reported Austin's CBS affiliate KEYE before concluding, "There is no official link between the two bomb threats and the campuses' relationships with oil."
After the Daily Texan caused national uproar by publishing a controversial Trayvon Martin cartoon, the paper has taken several steps to be more diverse, including publishing a series on race.
A new study from UT Austin researchers finds math teachers are seeing more than just the numbers when they evaluate students' competence.
UPDATED: The Daily Texan editorial board issues a statement apologizing for Stephanie Eisner's cartoon. It also says that Eisner no longer works for the paper.
Are good times and fun pranks giving way to racial slurs and ritualized violence? An inside look at UT’s fraternity row.