Topic: Research

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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Mexico and The University of Texas Expand Scholarly Exchange

July 9, 2015
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UT Austin and the government of Mexico have renewed and expanded an agreement that will deepen academic relations between the two.

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Briscoe Collection Shows Evolution of Old Glory

July 1, 2015
The Centennial Flag of 1876

However you’re celebrating the Fourth of July, you’ll surely see Old Glory waving over the land of the free and the home of the brave. Look inside the Briscoe Center for American History’s flag collection to see how the star-spangled banner has changed over time. 

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UT Austin Ranks No. 19 in World for High-Impact Research

June 23, 2015
research

The university is ranked No. 19 in the world for high-impact science, according to the Nature Index, which tracks publication in the world’s top research journals — the latest in a series of global rankings that recognize UT Austin among the world’s elite research universities. 

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