Press Releases

Largest Indoor Air Quality Experiment Coming to UTest House

June 7, 2018
HOMEChem

UT leads unprecedented experiment aimed at identifying the key causes of indoor air pollution.

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Tweaking Bacteria's Genes Might Yield Longer-Lasting Drugs

June 4, 2018
Recoded bacterial protein

By altering the genetic code in bacteria, researchers have demonstrated a method to make therapeutic proteins more stable, an advance that would improve the drugs' effectiveness and convenience.

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McCombs School Part of $50M Blockchain Innovation Program

June 4, 2018
Ripple Makes Blockchain Innovation Gift to UT Austin’s McCombs School of Business

The McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin will participate in a new blockchain research and innovation program founded by the distributed-ledger currency exchange company Ripple.

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Texas GLO and UT Partner to Help Harvey Survivors

June 4, 2018
Port Arthur, Texas

The Texas General Land Office (GLO) is partnering with researchers at UT Austin’s Bureau of Business Research, part of the IC2 Institute, on a survey assessing the remaining housing needs of Hurricane Harvey survivors.

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Two Rankings Put UT Among Top Universities in the World

June 1, 2018
UT Austin

UT Austin ranked No. 31 among universities in the world in the latest Center for World University Rankings (CWUR) and No. 36 in the Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings.

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