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  1. Penn State To Lead Four Universities in "Campus Lights Out"Read the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | Onward State

    Students and volunteers at Penn State will team up with four other universities across the country tonight for the first-ever joint "Campus Lights Out" event in an effort to conserve energy and cut electricity costs. The University of Texas at Austin, The University of Kansas, Bowling Green State University, and the University of Toledo, inspired by the success of the university's "Friday Night Lights Out" campaign, will participate alongside Penn State in the event.

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  2. Academic life is a trapeze, and librarians are the safety net: SM is now archivedRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Savage Minds

    This open access day I wanted to officially announce some good news - Savage Minds is now being archived at the University of Texas at Austin. Thanks to the initiative of Pat Galloway and her students Brian Douglass, Kathleen O'Connell, Josephine Ragolia, and Rachel Winston, an archive of our blog now lives on UT Austin's Dspace install .

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  3. New Book Reveals Real Reason Why the Rich Get Richer and the Poor Get PoorerRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | PRWeb

    ... how to play games that are always in their favor." Murray H. Williams graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 1992 with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance. He worked as a bond broker for Olde Financial Corporation before ...

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  4. Florida lizards evolve rapidly, within 15 years and 20 generationsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Science Daily

    ... said Yoel Stuart, a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Integrative Biology at The University of Texas at Austin and lead author of the study appearing in the Oct. 24 edition of the journal Science . "To put this shift in perspective, if ...

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  5. UT/TT Poll: Abbott Holds Commanding Lead Over DavisRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | KWBU-TV Waco

    ... be," said Jim Henson, co-director of the poll and head of the Texas Politics Project at the University of Texas at Austin. "Wendy Davis has not led in a single poll in this race." Among men, Abbott holds a 61-32 lead in this survey. And he leads by ...

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  6. Childhood Sports Participation Influences Adult CreativityRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    The kind of sports participation you engage in during childhood influences your level of creativity later in life, according to research findings from The University of Texas at Austin's College of Education . In a study published last month in Creativity Research Journal , assistant professor Matt Bowers found a significant negative relationship between overall creativity and hours spent playing organized sports and a significant positive relationship between overall creativity and hours spent on unstructured sports activities.

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  7. Changing Hospital and Health Communication Can Help Contain Ebola and other DiseasesRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    ... S. McGlone and Keri K. Stephens are associate professors of communication studies at The University of Texas at Austin. Both are affiliates of the Center for Health Communication in the Moody School of Communication at The University of Texas at ...

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  8. Notes from the DC-2014 Pre-conference workshop "Fonds & Bonds:...Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Hangingtogether.org

    Earlier this month I had the good fortune to attend the " Fonds & Bonds " one-day workshop, just ahead of the DC-2014 meeting in Austin, TX. The workshop was held at the Harry Ransom Center of the University of Texas, Austin, which was just the right venue.

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  9. Penn State teams up with four universities for #campuslightsout eventRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    ... across the country will join in for the first-ever joint Campus Lights Out event. The University of Texas at Austin, The University of Kansas, Bowling Green State University and the University of Toledo will participate alongside Penn State in the ...

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  10. $58 Million Effort to Study Potential New Energy Source, Fire and IceRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Scientific Computing/Instrument.

    A research team led by The University of Texas at Austin has been awarded approximately $58 million to analyze deposits of frozen methane under the Gulf of Mexico that hold enormous potential to increase the world's energy supply. The grant, one of the largest ever awarded to the university, will allow researchers to advance scientific understanding of methane hydrate, a substance found in abundance beneath the ocean floor and under Arctic permafrost.

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  11. Upcoming Events and Recent Job PostingsRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Patently Obvious

    HOUSTON : November 5, 2014 - One night only. I will be delivering the University of Houston's IPIL Annual Fall Lecture at the Four Seasons Hotel in Houston .

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  12. This Week at Bookworks Includes Chuck Palahniuk at UNM, Art on Cape...Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... of Minnesota, and is a 3rd year PhD student in Iberian and Latin American Languages at the University of Texas at Austin. Clia's dissertation deals with the recreation of Azorean popular culture in the southern part of Brazil. Friday - Saturday, ...

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  13. Bell Nunnally Grows by Four AttorneysRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | PR Log

    ... editor of the UCLA Journal of Islamic and Near Eastern Law . Gandhi is also a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin (B.B.A., 2005). Magee joins the firm's Litigation practice and will focus on complex commercial litigation. A graduate of ...

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  14. Media professional shares success storiesRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | The University Star

    ... Cantu said. "When I was in college, I worked at the radio station and The Daily Texan (the University of Texas at Austin student newspaper)." "You are never going to be this free to try all of these things without any pressure," Cantu said. "If you ...

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  15. Does China Have a Rare Earth Weapon?Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | CFR.org

    It's been four years since China cut sales of rare earth elements to Japan during a naval standoff between the two powers. Panic spread to markets and governments as people tried to figure out whether China had acquired a new and powerful source of economic and geopolitical leverage.

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  16. University Interscholastic League Joins the NFHS NetworkRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Gilmer Mirror

    ... school sports media company. The University Interscholastic League (UIL) was created by the University of Texas at Austin to provide leadership and guidance to public school debate and athletic teachers. Since 1910, the UIL has grown into the ...

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  17. Sesquicentennial Exhibition Brings to Life Lewis Carroll's Book...Read the original story

    17 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, presents the exhibition "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" to mark the 150th anniversary of the publication of Lewis Carroll's classic work. The exhibition runs from Feb. 10 through July 6, 2015.

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  18. UT/Texas Tribune Poll: Double-Digit Leads Favor Republicans in Statewide RacesRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    ... Party in this election," said James Henson, director of the Texas Politics Project at The University of Texas at Austin and a co-director of the poll. The statewide poll, conducted Oct. 10-19, surveyed 1,200 registered Texas voters and had a margin ...

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  19. Crumble: Wendy Davis trails by 16, down two among women, leads by just two with LatinosRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Hot Air

    Via Sean Davis, it's a comfort to know that if everything else goes to hell on election night - Hagan holds on, Georgia breaks for Nunn, Grimes stuns McConnell in Kentucky - we'll still have the satisfaction of watching one of the left's abortion heroes crash and burn in Texas . Among men, Abbott holds a 61-32 lead in this survey.

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  20. Texas Lt. Governora s RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | KXAN-TV Austin

    ... in Cypress. State Senator Leticia Van de Putte graduated from the College of Pharmacy at the University of Texas at Austin and worked in a family pharmacy before opening her own in San Antonio. She still works part time as a pharmacist. She was ...

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