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 Makes a City Smart?

Jan. 12, 2017
smart city

These UT engineers explain how their applied research could help modern cities become safer and healthier.

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Program Launches to Improve Dual Credit Offerings in Texas

Jan. 11, 2017
OnRamps, UT Austin, dual credit

UT Austin is launching a statewide collaboration to ensure Texas students get the most out of dual credit coursework, bringing together top educational innovators from across the state to identify best practices.

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Texas Startups to Improve Water Infrastructure

Dec. 16, 2016
Drinking Water

A new technology incubator will help answer consumers’ concerns about the cost and quality of drinking water.

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Leading a Brain Health Revolution

Dec. 14, 2016

James and Miriam Mulva and the Mulva Family Foundation have donated $50 million to advance neuroscience at UT Austin.

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School of Architecture to Lead Transportation Consortium

Dec. 14, 2016
downtown austin

The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded a five-year, multi-million dollar grant to the School of Architecture and its consortium partners to fund its Cooperative Mobility for Competitive Megaregions project.

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