Topic: Higher education

UT Austin Tops Another Global List, Ranks No. 39 Among World's Best Universities

Aug. 18, 2014

The University of Texas of Austin is the 39th best university in the world and 28th best in the U.S., according to the 2014 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) compiled by the Center for World-Class Universities at Shanghai Jiao Tong University.

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ConocoPhillips Donates More Than $1 Million to The University of Texas at Austin

May 16, 2014

ConocoPhillips continued its commitment to funding higher education at The University of Texas at Austin yesterday with a contribution of $1.185 million.

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UT Austin President Powers Participates in White House Meeting on College Opportunity

Jan. 16, 2014

University of Texas at Austin president Bill Powers is joining President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and other university presidents today at a White House forum on increasing educational opportunities for low-income and disadvantaged students.

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Statement from UT Austin President Bill Powers on the Loss of Philanthropist Harold Simmons

Dec. 30, 2013

Statement from UT Austin President Bill Powers on the Loss of Philanthropist Harold Simmons

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UT Austin President Powers Meets with Congressional Leaders on Sequestration

Nov. 20, 2013

University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers and other higher education officials will meet today with congressional leaders to discuss federal sequestration's damaging effect on university research and possible solutions as Congress negotiates spending levels for 2014. 

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