Serving the State

At UT Austin, we like to say that what starts here changes the world. That change begins in Texas. Every year, our researchers help make Texans safer, smarter, and more economically secure. Every day, Longhorns help make Texas a beacon of opportunity for the country and the world. These stories, drawn from across the Forty Acres, are just a sample of the many ways UT Austin students, faculty, staff and alumni serve the state.


What’s Needed Most After Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Oct. 31, 2017
Breast Cancer Awareness

“You have cancer.” One small phrase can change the life of someone who has been waiting anxiously since finding the first lump. What happens after the pathologist confirms what you’ve been dreading?

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Texas OnCourse: Preparing Students for College & Careers

Oct. 23, 2017
OcCourse Leader Fellows

Texas OnCourse, a new statewide initiative developed by UT Austin ensures that students, families and educators have the resources they need to help every student chart a course to success after high school.

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Resilience, More Than "Texas Tough"

Oct. 2, 2017
Hurricane Harvey

The Hogg Foundation supports Texas mental health after Hurricane Harvey.

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UT Health Austin to Launch Specialty Clinics on Oct. 17

Sept. 13, 2017
UT Health Austin

On Oct. 17, faculty and staff of the Dell Medical School will begin treating patients at UT Health Austin, a new practice that will use innovative team-based models.

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Study Quantifies Potential for Water Reuse in Permian Basin

Sept. 8, 2017
Permian Basin Map

A study led by UT Austin has found that in the Permian Basin reusing water at other well sites is a viable way to deal with the water that could also reduce potential instances of induced seismicity. 

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