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.


Serving the State

Jan. 24, 2017
Texas Flag

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.

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Resetting the Alcoholic Brain (Audio)

Jan. 24, 2017
Alcohol Bottles

The Waggoner Center for Alcoholism and Addiction Research are using an innovative technique to find drugs that can, in a sense, revert an alcoholic's brain back into a non-alcoholic brain.

 

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There are 300,000 Victims of Human Trafficking in Texas

Jan. 24, 2017
Human Trafficking in Texas

There are more than 300,000 victims of human trafficking in Texas, including nearly 79,000 youth victims of sex trafficking, according to the Institute on Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault. 

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Longhorn Start-Up Program

Jan. 23, 2017
Bob Metcafe

Bob Metcalfe, inventor of Ethernet, is a bold visionary. His mission is to bring the next industry leaders to Austin, bolstering the Texas economy.

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Preventing Child Abuse in Texas

Jan. 19, 2017
HOPES

Evaluating Texas’ child maltreatment prevention program, Project HOPES: What we learned and where we will go.

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