Press Releases

UT Austin Has 49 Top 10 Grad Programs in U.S. News Ranking

March 20, 2018
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The UT Austin is one of the public universities with the most top-ranked schools and academic programs in the country, according to U.S. News & World Report's 2019 edition of "Best Graduate Schools."

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Preeminent Pediatric Heart Surgeon to Join Dell Med

March 19, 2018

One of the world’s leading pediatric heart surgeons, Charles Fraser, Jr., M.D., will join the faculty of the Dell Medical School at UT Austin as professor in the Departments of Surgery and Perioperative Care and Pediatrics.

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President's Statement on Rebuilding Marine Science Institute

March 19, 2018
View of the Mission-Aransas Estuary from the lighthouse tower at Harbor Island

Read the statement from UT Austin President Gregory L. Fenves on rebuilding the Marine Science Insitute (MSI) in Port Aransas, Texas after Hurricane Harvey damage. 

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Cancer Detecting Pen Takes South by Southwest Award

March 14, 2018
Jialing Zhang demonstrates using the MasSpec Pen on a human tissue sample.

UT professor and team were honored with an award at SXSW for cancer detecting pen. 

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Wildflower Season Expected To Be Typical, But Still Terrific

March 12, 2018

The spring wildflower season is on track to be typical in many parts of Texas, say experts at UT Austin's Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. But an average wildflower season in Texas is still well worth a road trip.

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