Topic: The University of Texas at Austin

DNA Reveals Local Adoption of New Technologies, Not Migration, Caused Cultural Changes in Ancient Illinois

Dec. 2, 2014

AUSTIN, Texas  DNA samples from North Americans who lived more 1,000 years ago in Illinois reveal that rapid cultural changes came from acceptance of new practices rather than from a population influx into the region, according to a new study from The University of Texas at Austin and Indiana University.

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UT School of Nursing Awarded $2.4 Million NIH Grant to Launch Collaborative Research Center

Oct. 2, 2014

The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing will use a $2.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to establish a new collaborative research center designed to improve the health of individuals, families and communities.

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UT Austin Raises Record $856 Million in Final Year of $3 Billion Campaign to Support Students and Excellence

Sept. 2, 2014

AUSTIN, Texas The University of Texas at Austin has successfully completed its historic Campaign for Texas by raising $856 million in 2013-14, an amount believed to be the largest ever raised by any Texas institution in a single year.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: 400 Volunteers to Help 7,300+ Students "Mooov-In" at UT Austin

Aug. 20, 2014

The University of Texas at Austin will welcome more than 7,300 students from 42 states, 35 countries and five continents as they "Mooov-In" to 14 on-campus residence halls. Nearly 400 faculty members, staffers and student volunteers will be on hand to help the newest generation of Longhorns and their families "Mooov-In." Mooov-In is organized by Housing and Food Service, part of the Division of Student Affairs.

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Race is On for Best Solar Car of 2014

July 10, 2014

Beginning Monday, July 14, the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin will host the nation's two biggest collegiate solar car races the Formula Sun Grand Prix and the American Solar Challenge.

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