University of Texas at Austin professors and thought leaders are weighing in on key public policy debates and helping expand public understanding of complex issues through a new, wire-style news service that offers faculty-written columns, op-eds and analyses to news outlets across the state and country.Read more
University of Texas at Austin faculty experts are available to talk about a wide range of K-12 and higher education issues related to the start of school, including education policy, teaching strategies, children's mental and emotional health, and closing the achievement gap.
Alcohol Abuse Might Be the Cause Rather than the Effect of Social Isolation and Poor Grades Among Teenagers, Study Shows
Rather than gaining "liquid courage" to let loose with friends, teenage drinkers are more likely to feel like social outcasts, according to a new sociology study from The University of Texas at Austin.Read more
Four faculty members at The University of Texas at Austin have been selected to hold a Dads' Association Centennial Teaching Fellowship during the 2011-12 fall semester.Read more
High school students who feel they do not fit in are less likely to attend college -- particularly girls who are gay or obese -- according to new research from The University of Texas at Austin.Read more