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.

University of Texas Geosciences Ranks Among World’s Best

April 6, 2017

The UT Austin has one of the best geosciences research programs in the world according to two recent global rankings.

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Why is Texas Shaking?

March 30, 2017

UT is leading a state-funded seismic monitoring program to identify the sources of Texas earthquakes.

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Student Volunteers Spruce up Rundberg Neighborhood

Feb. 23, 2017
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The Project 2017 - UT's largest day of service - returns to the Rundberg, where hundreds of student volunteers will spruce up schools, parks, bridges and other locations in the Northeast Austin neighborhood.

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The VETTED Foundation

Feb. 20, 2017
Michael Sarraille VETTED

The VETTED foundation, started by UT MBA student Michael Sarraille, is transforming proven military leaders into tomorrow's industry leaders and entrepreneurs.

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UT Austin Leading Efforts to Support Lower-Income Students

Feb. 15, 2017
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In a new report from the American Talent Initiative (ATI), UT Austin is one of five colleges and universities highlighted for its success expanding opportunity and boosting graduation rates for low- and moderate-income students.

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