Press Releases

Study Shows Why US Residents Seek Abortion Medication Online

July 11, 2018
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Research from the LBJ School of Public Affairs reveals four key themes about the motivations and experiences of people seeking medication abortion online. 

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Charles Martinez Appointed Dean of the College of Education

July 10, 2018
Charles Martinez

UT Austin has named Charles R. Martinez Jr. the next dean of the College of Education. His appointment will begin Jan. 1, 2019. He comes to UT Austin from the University of Oregon.

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Collaborating to Protect Night Skies

July 9, 2018
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McDonald Observatory has collaborated with the Permian Basin Petroleum Association and the Texas Oil and Gas Association to reduce light shining into the sky from drilling rigs in West Texas.

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Statement on Admissions Policies

July 3, 2018
UT Austin

Following is a statement from The University of Texas at Austin President Gregory L. Fenves. 

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Empathetic Police Prone to More Problems on the Beat

June 28, 2018
Police officers with a strict law-and-order ideology hold up better under public animosity than their more empathetic peers.

Police officers who endorse an empathetic approach to criminal justice do not perform as well when they sense they are underappreciated, according to new research from The University of Texas at Austin.

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