Topic: Research

Astronomer Daniel Jaffe Named Vice President for Research

Oct. 6, 2015

Professor of Astronomy Daniel Jaffe has been appointed vice president for research at UT Austin. 

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UT Austin Ranks No. 37 in World for Academic Excellence

Aug. 17, 2015

UT Austin is ranked No. 37 in the 2015 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), which evaluates more than 1,200 international higher education institutions.

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Federal Support for Basic Research Enriches Everyone

Aug. 12, 2015

Basic research into how our planet operates is an essential investment. That’s why it is alarming that the reauthorization of the America COMPETES Act critically underfunds the geosciences during a time when understanding of the Earth has never been more important.

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Keck Foundation Awards $1.5 Million for UT Austin Research

July 15, 2015
undergraduate researchers

The W. M. Keck Foundation has awarded scientists at UT AUstin two grants totaling $1.5 million to develop a powerful, alternative method for cooling atoms and involve more undergraduate students in using new advanced technologies for research.

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From the Forty Acres to Pluto: Longhorns in Space

July 13, 2015
This picture shows the Gulf of Mexico coast at night from outer space.

As NASA’s New Horizons approaches Pluto, one alumnus will have particular cause to celebrate the accomplishment. From leading historic missions to out-of-this-world research, explore how Longhorns are changing the world with space-related projects.

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