Press Releases

UT Austin Professors to Join Academy of Arts and Sciences

April 18, 2018

Two faculty members from The University of Texas at Austin will be inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the oldest learned societies for independent policy research. 

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Paul Goldbart Named Dean of the College of Natural Sciences

April 12, 2018
Paul Goldbart

UT Austin has named Paul Goldbart the next dean of the College of Natural Sciences. His appointment will begin Aug.1, and he will hold the Robert E. Boyer Chair in Natural Sciences.

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Salty Subglacial Lakes Could Help in Search for Life

April 12, 2018
Devon Ice Cap

Researchers from the University of Texas Institute for Geophysics (UTIG) have helped discover the first subglacial lakes ever found in the Canadian High Arctic. 


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New Director of No. 1 Ranked Computational Institute

April 10, 2018
Karen E. Willcox, director of the Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences

Karen E. Willcox, co-director of MIT's Center for Computational Engineering, to lead UT's Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences.

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Breakthrough In HIV Research

April 9, 2018
Lymphoid Tissue

New study finds some immune cells act differently in HIV-infected patients in healthy individuals, a discovery moving us one step closer to understanding how the virus works.

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