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UT System partners with U.S. Census Bureau to provide salary and jobs data of UT graduates across the nation

Thursday, September 22, 2016

AUSTIN—In the first collaboration of its kind, The University of Texas System and the United States Census Bureau have signed a 10-year partnership agreement that will provide both organizations a more comprehensive picture of degree attainment and how it impacts labor market outcomes.

UT System Regents to meet Friday

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

AUSTIN — The University of Texas System Board of Regents will hold a special meeting via telephone conference call at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 23, on the ninth floor of Ashbel Smith Hall, 201 W. 7th St.

The Board will meet in executive session to consider recommendations from the search advisory committee tasked with assisting the Board in the selection of a President for UT Tyler and may take action in open session to invite individuals to interview with the Board.

Department of Defense chooses Austin for Defense Innovation Unit Experimental

Thursday, September 15, 2016

AUSTIN—U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter joined University of Texas System Chancellor William H. McRaven Wednesday at Capital Factory incubator to announce that Austin will be the third location of the department’s in-house tech startup, the Defense Innovation Unit Experimental, or DIUx.

UT Horizon Fund invests $150K to fund medical device that repairs blood vessels

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

AUSTIN—The UT Horizon Fund recently invested $150,000 to fund Cardiovate, a San Antonio-based startup that is using technology from two University of Texas System institutions to commercialize a medical device to treat vascular diseases by repairing blood vessels.

UT diabetes project receives $3 million from health foundation to expand in Rio Grande Valley

Thursday, September 8, 2016

AUSTIN—The University of Texas System’s Project Diabetes and Obesity Control (DOC) recently received $3 million from the Valley Baptist Legacy Foundation to expand its innovative diabetes management programs in the lower Rio Grande Valley.

UT Permian Basin football program kicks off with first game Saturday

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Students are back in classes, fall is just around the corner and — finally — it’s time for college football! Teams from across The University of Texas System are gearing up for a great season.

This weekend will be historic for The University of Texas Permian Basin as its newly established football team takes to the turf for its first game.

ConTex Office created to aid research, academic partnership with Mexico

Thursday, September 1, 2016

AUSTIN—The University of Texas System has established the ConTex office at UT San Antonio to administer, coordinate and foster efforts on behalf of UT institutions under the partnership formed with Mexico’s National Council of Science and Technology.

UTRGV off to a stellar start in historic first year

Monday, August 29, 2016

AUSTIN— The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley – established just one year ago – already has exceeded expectations on multiple measures. UTRGV students head back to class today for the university’s second academic year.

Student retention, research expenditures and philanthropic gifts to the institution have increased dramatically, a direct result of the extraordinary work and commitment of UTRGV faculty and staff and the entire Rio Grande Valley community.

U.S. Department of Education selects Stein to participate in technology education working group

Thursday, August 25, 2016

AUSTIN—Marni Baker Stein, Ph.D., chief innovation officer at the University of Texas System Institute for Transformational Learning, has been selected by the U.S. Department of Education to serve as a member of a national working group charged with transforming higher education through technology.

Regents approve FY2017 operating budget for UT System

Thursday, August 25, 2016

AUSTIN—With a size, scope and mission unlike any other university system in Texas, The University of Texas System supports the work, discovery and innovation of 14 institutions across the state, educating more than 221,000 students and providing health care to millions of patients.

Now home to six medical schools and responsible for $3 billion in research annually, UT System’s collective impact pushes far beyond the borders of Texas, influencing events and effecting change across the nation and around the world.


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