AUSTIN—UT MD Anderson Cancer Center is likely the first institution in the nation to develop a platform that captures clinical data on every single patient it treats – so that more effective treatments for devastating diseases can be found faster.
AUSTIN—The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine is embracing the University’s commitment by becoming a leader in community outreach, academic and clinical programs, and improving the health of people in the Rio Grande Valley.
AUSTIN—Every day across The University of Texas System, students, faculty and researchers are puzzling out new ideas, inventions and innovations that have the potential to improve life, change society and cure the incurable.
But how can these fresh new approaches and discoveries make it from the incubator of the university campus to the marketplace and, ultimately, to the people who need them?
AUSTIN—The University of Texas System and the Texas Association of Community Colleges have partnered to form the Texas Dual Credit Task Force—a first-of-its-kind collaboration to study programs that allow students to earn both high school and college credit for one course.
The task force will convene its first meeting Friday (February 10) in Austin.
AUSTIN — The University of Texas System Board of Regents will meet Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 8-9, in Austin. The meeting will be held on the ninth floor of Ashbel Smith Hall, 201 W. 7th St.
The agenda book and links to the live webcast for the meeting are posted online. Parking for news media is available through the guard kiosk on Colorado Street between 6th and 7th streets.
AUSTIN – The University of Texas System is developing a biobank so that multiple UT institutions can more efficiently share data and biological samples used for medical research.
The UT System Health Biobank (UTSHB) will join the professional expertise and resources of seven large academic research and clinical institutions in the UT System: UTHealth in Houston, UT Health San Antonio, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, UT Medical Branch, UT Southwestern, UT Health Northeast and UT Rio Grande Valley.
AUSTIN—Plans to consolidate The University of Texas System’s administrative offices will generate significant revenue for the City of Austin, the state and several other local public entities over the coming decades.
The System’s downtown Austin headquarters, which historically has been housed in five antiquated, costly-to-maintain buildings, will move in late summer to a new, efficient building currently under construction on property that already was owned by the UT System on 7th Street between Lavaca and Colorado streets.
AUSTIN — I believe that the talent, energy, and ideas flowing into the United States of America – and to UT System institutions – from countries around the world are among our greatest strengths. The men and women who show up at our shores and our doors – ready to study, work, and participate – make us stronger, smarter, more competitive, and more attuned to the rest of the globe.
AUSTIN — The University of Texas System Board of Regents will hold a special called meeting via telephone conference call at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 11, on the ninth floor of Ashbel Smith Hall, 201 W. 7th St. in Austin.
The Board will meet in executive session for discussion regarding legal matters, gifts and individual personnel matters.
AUSTIN — The University of Texas System Board of Regents will hold a special called meeting via telephone conference call at 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 15, on the ninth floor of Ashbel Smith Hall, 201 W. 7th St. in Austin.
The Board will meet in executive session for possible discussion regarding real property, legal matters, gifts and individual personnel matters, including discussion related to the Brackenridge Tract and legal issues concerning purchasing and procurement.