Topic: Safety

We Sacrifice Freedom for Safety, and We Need Not Do So

April 21, 2014
We Sacrifice Freedom for Safety, and We Need Not Do So

Americans cherish their freedom. They enjoy a degree of personal, social and political freedom nearly unrivalled in human history. So it is ironic and even tragic that they willingly forfeit so much of that freedom in pursuit of another value: safety. Safety from what? In a word, crime.

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Researchers aim to build a better future

Nov. 4, 2011
Researchers aim to build a better future

In The Big Question series, faculty experts reveal what idea, technology or policy in their fields will make the world a better place.

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University of Texas at Austin Licenses Technology for Nanoparticle Detection to Houston Company

Sept. 29, 2008

Technology that can determine the concentration of nanomaterials in living tissue has been licensed by The University of Texas at Austin to Houston-based nanoTox Inc.

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University of Texas at Austin Faculty, Staff and Students Assist With State's Evacuee Response Plan

Sept. 12, 2008

Students, faculty and staff from The University of Texas at Austin are working with state and local officials to provide services related to the evacuation of portions of the Texas coast due to Hurricane Ike.

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University continues to enhance security

May 1, 2008
The Office of Campus Safety and Security is continually striving to enhance safety efforts on campus.

A year after the Virginia Tech shooting that killed 32, American colleges and universities have made great strides in securing their campuses and protecting their students. The University of Texas at Austin is no exception.

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