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UT Board of Regents to meet July 8

Friday, July 3, 2015

The University of Texas System Board of Regents will hold a special called meeting on Wednesday, July 8, in Austin. The meeting will be held on the ninth floor of Ashbel Smith Hall, 201 W. 7th St.

The agenda book and link to the live webcast for the meeting is available online.

The Board will convene in open session at 11 a.m. and immediately recess to executive session. The Board will reconvene in open session at approximately 11:45 a.m. to consider action, if any, on agenda items.

News Contact Info: 

Jenny LaCoste-Caputo:  • 512-499-4361(direct) • 512-574-5777 (cell) 
Karen Adler:  • 512-499-4360 (direct) • 210-912-8055 (cell)

Justin Drake appointed as new student regent

Friday, July 3, 2015

AUSTIN – Justin Drake, a doctoral student at The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, was appointed Thursday as the new student regent on the UT System Board.

Drake is currently pursuing a Doctorate of biochemistry and molecular biology with a concentration in computational biophysics from UTMB. He is also a graduate of The University of Texas at Austin, where he received a bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering.

News Contact Info: 

Jenny LaCoste-Caputo:  • 512-499-4361(direct) • 512-574-5777 (cell) 
Austin Ellington:  • 512-499-4487 (direct) • 512-565-0050 (cell)  

Construction Update: June 18, 2015

Thursday, June 18, 2015

What a crazy May we had!

Clinical trials network will help get new, more effective drugs to patients faster

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Clinical Trials ExpressClinical Trials ExpressAUSTIN—The University of Texas System has launched a groundbreaking clinical trials network to ensure drugs and therapies developed by researchers at UT institutions get to patients faster and are effective.

Clinical Trials Xpress will coordinate clinical trials among multiple institutions to bring access to more patients than any single institution can provide. This will shorten the time it typically takes to complete a clinical trial.

News Contact Info: 

Ken Ma:  • 512-499-4778 (direct) • 954-621-7961 (cell)
Karen Adler:  • 512-499-4360 (direct) • 210-912-8055 (cell)

How Do I Politely Tell My Coworkers To Leave Me Alone?

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

As we transition our minds, processes and eventually our bodies into “new workspace mode,” the need for us to adjust how we work will be important. With the new building bringing an open-space concept to life, it will be essential for us to be more conscious of our surroundings and conscientious of our coworkers.  

We've got crane!

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

In case you missed missed it... we now have a crane in place at the construction site! Progress is happening fast, stay tuned here for updates!

Statement from Chancellor William H. McRaven on passage of campus carry legislation

Monday, June 1, 2015

AUSTIN – Today, the Texas Legislature reached a decision on the issue of campus carry. While it is not what we had hoped for, I respect the Legislature's decision. I also appreciate legislators for recognizing the very specific safety considerations that are unique to campus environments.

News Contact Info: 

Jenny LaCoste-Caputo:  • 512-499-4361(direct) • 512-574-5777 (cell) 
Karen Adler:  • 512-499-4360 (direct) • 210-912-8055 (cell)

WATCH: MockUp Workstation Video Tour

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Welcome to the video tour for the Mock-Up Space! This space has been set up to give you the opportunity to see how feedback received from the Lavaca Plaza Prototype Tours, which took place in January, have been included into final workstation plans. Please contact Sarah Pekar at (512) 499-4422 or if you have any questions.

There are 3 mockup workstations in the tour:

Construction Update: May 19, 2015

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Well – there is no better way to make it rain than to dig a big hole!

East side of construction site – note at the bottom of the photo, the assembly of the rebar for the piers.  The big hole in the middle of the site is for a pier cap. The east edge of the Basement Foundation can be seen on the left side of the photo at the bottom of the pit wall.

Why are panel heights lower in new workstations?

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

UT System Administration leadership believes that all our staff deserve equal access to natural light and exterior views, so in accordance with the LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) guidelines on Indoor Environmental Quality, we have added clear glass panels beginning at 42” and extending to a maximum overall panel height of 58” for all workstations within our building.  LEED is a green building certification program that recognizes best-in-class building strategies and practices and UT System Administration seeks to achieve the Silver Certification level.  Fo

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