Topic: College of Liberal Arts

UT Study Cracks Coldest Case: How Lucy Died

Aug. 29, 2016
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Lucy, the most famous fossil of a human ancestor, probably died after falling from a tree, according to a study appearing in Nature led by researchers at The University of Texas at Austin.

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New Degrees Focus on Sustainability, Organizational Dynamics

Aug. 17, 2016
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The College of Liberal Arts at UT Austin created two new undergraduate degrees, focusing on the environment and the human and social aspects of organizations.

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UT Website Promotes Transparency in Texas Justice System

July 27, 2016
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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. 

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Genetics Play Role in Traits Related to Academic Success

July 12, 2016
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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.

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UT Poll: Texas Voters Embrace Border Wall, Muslim Bans

June 28, 2016
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A majority of Texas voters support stricter immigration laws, including building a wall on the Mexico border and disallowing Muslims from entering the U.S., according to the latest UT poll. 

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