Press Releases

UT Austin Rises 10 Spots in Latest Global Ranking

Sept. 28, 2018
UT Austin

The University of Texas at Austin rose 10 spots to No. 39 in the latest Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

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UT Austin Records Its Highest Four-Year Graduation Rate

Sept. 27, 2018
Graduation rates

The Class of 2018 set a record for The University of Texas at Austin's four-year graduation rate at 69.8 percent.

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Better Water Purification Methods Are Aim of New Center

Sept. 25, 2018

New $10.75M DOE center will focus on developing more creative approaches and new materials for the purification of water, perhaps Earth's most critical natural resource.

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Racial and Ethnic Bias Leads to Lower Well-Being

Sept. 25, 2018

Racial and ethnic discrimination is problematic for all aspects of development — from mental and physical health to risky behaviors and academic success — according to researchers at The University of Texas at Austin.

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Methane in Barnett Area Groundwater Naturally Occurring

Sept. 24, 2018
Barnett Shale field map

After four years of studies, scientists have found no link between methane present in water wells outside of Fort Worth and nearby gas production activities in the Barnett Shale. 

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