Topic: College of Liberal Arts

Genetics Play Role in Traits Related to Academic Success

July 12, 2016
Boy Studying

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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UT Poll: A Vote for Trump is a Vote Against Clinton

June 27, 2016
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Texas voters support Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton, though many describe their choice as a vote against the opposing candidate rather than a vote for their chosen candidate..

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Relationship Satisfaction Depends on the Mating Pool

May 17, 2016
Holding Hands

Relationship satisfaction and the energy devoted to keeping a partner are dependent on how the partner compares with other potential mates, according to a study at The University of Texas at Austin.

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Poll: Minority Voters Oppose Concealed Carry on Campuses

April 27, 2016
Institute for Urban Policy Research and Analysis

The majority of black and Latino voters in Texas oppose campus carry, according to a public opinion poll by The University of Texas at Austin. 

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