AUSTIN— San Antonio has become a thriving national hub for a cybersecurity and intelligence industry that supports new Department of Defense technologies.
Today, defense industry leaders met in the Alamo City for the inaugural San Antonio Converge Summit, hosted by the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce in partnership with The University of Texas System and The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA).
AUSTIN—Far too many Texas babies are born prematurely, potentially resulting in lifelong disability, high medical costs and sometimes even early death. Prematurity and infant mortality rates are especially high in African American communities, where rates of prematurity and infant mortality are 30 percent and 100 percent higher respectively than the overall Texas state average.
AUSTIN—Chancellor William H. McRaven laid out a bold and sweeping path forward for The University of Texas System to the Board of Regents on Thursday in a comprehensive presentation that introduced numerous breakthroughs, from building the nation’s next generation of leaders, to leading the brain health revolution, to aggressively recruiting the world’s greatest scholars and researchers to University of Texas institutions.
AUSTIN—A year after retiring as a four-star Navy admiral, Chancellor William H. McRaven is ready to chart a course for the University of Texas System.
AUSTIN — The University of Texas System Board of Regents will meet Wednesday and Thursday, Nov. 4-5, 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 at the guard kiosk on Colorado Street between 6th and 7th streets.
AUSTIN—The University of Texas System has been awarded a $2 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to support innovative higher education initiatives.
The UT System will use the funding to implement and evaluate next-generation learning models geared to help low income, first-generation college students graduate at higher rates with an affordable, UT quality degree.
The UT System is one of three public university systems in the nation to receive a similar grant from the Gates Foundation.
The University of Texas System Board of Regents will hold a special called meeting at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30 in Austin. The meeting will be held via telephone conference call on the ninth floor of Ashbel Smith Hall, 201 W. 7th St.
Links to the agenda book and the live webcast for the meeting are posted online.
AUSTIN—A new heart disease medication and other discoveries made by University of Texas System researchers will be highlighted at the 2015 Texas FreshAIR Conference.
Texas FreshAIR is a world-class UT System conference designed to showcase faculty research at the System’s 14 institutions, industry research, new medications, medical devices and startups. The conference brings great minds together to foster academic-industry collaborations that will help commercialize more faculty research.
AUSTIN—The University of Texas System is now the largest state institution in America to offer free online college courses for high school students.
AUSTIN – The UT System Board of Regents authorized UT institutions to present proposals for increases to tuition and fees for fiscal years 2017 and 2018 at a special-called board meeting Friday.