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  1. 'Relentless' Pursuit of Mission Will Keep UT Austin a Top...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    In his ninth and final State of the University address , President Bill Powers pointed to The University of Texas at Austin's achievements as a model for higher education reform across the nation, citing improvements in the undergraduate curriculum, online teaching, student success and graduation rates, and the creation of a new type of medical school. "To those who think universities never reform themselves - that universities never change - just look at what we have done," Powers said.

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  2. How Ethical Are You? Put Your Decision-Making Skills to the TestRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    Two far-reaching programs at the forefront of higher education - Ethics Unwrapped and the Ethics and Leadership Flag - are giving students at The University of Texas at Austin, and people beyond the Forty Acres, the ability to live ethical lives and set the example for others to follow. Professor Robert Prentice , the faculty director of Ethics Unwrapped, put together this quiz to test just how ethical you actually are : 1. True or False: Most adults have solid, well-founded ethical beliefs that can be changed only by new evidence or reasoned arguments.

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  3. Spanking, Whooping, Beating - It's All HittingRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    ... T. Gershoff is an associate professor of human development and family sciences at The University of Texas at Austin and an expert on the effects of spanking on children. Comments are moderated and may not display immediately on this page after ...

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  4. Texas Senators Still Trading BarbsOver ShutdownRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Lucianne.com

    Over the weekend, TexasA two senators traded barbs over the last yearA s government shutdown in a pair of speeches delivered at The Texas Tribune Festival, a conference at the University of Texas at Austin organized by the online media outlet. Senator John Cornyn delivered a keynote address on Saturday morning and Senator Ted Cruz followed later that afternoon.

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  5. UT's Powers Calls for Rethinking How Tenure Is UsedRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Texas Tribune

    University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers is shown at the Dec. 12, 2013, UT System Board of Regents meeting in Austin. Saying that the current process of giving tenure to university professors could have a negative impact on aspiring scholars, University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers on Monday called for rethinking such long-term agreements with professors.

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  6. Scottish reverbations: Who might push for independence next?Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    ... and a greater share of natural resources. For Alan Kuperman, an expert on secession at the University of Texas at Austin, one of the biggest risks from independence "contagion" is that while secession referendums are low cost - in terms of human ...

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  7. Health Capsules: Addicted to phonesRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Mid Rivers Newsmagazine Front Page

    ... drug (NSAID), a preliminary study found. Linda deGraffenried, a cancer researcher at the University of Texas at Austin, analyzed data on nearly 450 women with estrogen-receptor positive breast cancer, the most common form of the disease. Most of the ...

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  8. Letters Reveal Left-Wing Activist's Role With Young HillaryRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | News Max

    ... lady was off limits, according to a 2007 NBC News report. The letters have been stored at the University of Texas at Austin, the site of a training center for community organizers founded by Alinsky in 1940. Related Stories:

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  9. 'Hillary Clinton, Saul Alinsky Correspondence Revealed'Read the original story

    6 hrs ago | The Weekly Standard

    ... a training center for community organizers founded by Alinsky, which are housed at the University of Texas at Austin. The letters also suggest that Alinsky, who died in 1972, had a deeper influence on Clinton's early political views than previously ...

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  10. Daily News Flash with Robert Jensen on Historic Climate March, White...Read the original story

    6 hrs ago | Uprisingradio.org

    Daily News Flash with Robert Jensen on Historic Climate March, White House Security Breaches, and Hong Kong's Pro-Democracy Struggle Uprising's guest expert Robert Jensen, author and professor of journalism at the University of Texas at Austin, analyzes today's news headlines: Four hundred thousand people marched on the streets of New York City yesterday calling urgent attention to our changing climate in what is being touted as the largest climate demonstration in history. Nearly 3000 solidarity marches and events around the world and in other US cities also took place on Sunday.

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  11. the Hillary Letters Notes between Clinton, lib activist Alinsky revealedRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Fox News

    ... a training center for community organizers founded by Alinsky, which are housed at the University of Texas at Austin. The letters also suggest that Alinsky, who died in 1972, had a deeper influence on Clinton's early political views than previously ...

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  12. Capturing Ancient Maya Sites from Both a Rat's and a 'Bat's Eye View'Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | San Diego NewsCape

    A trip to the Guatemalan jungle usually nets a few souvenirs: Photographs of Maya ruins, bragging rights about encounters with venomous snakes, perhaps a bug bite or two. Following a recent field expedition to the Mesoamerican archaeological site known as El Zotz, researchers from the University of California, San Diego's Qualcomm Institute returned home from Guatemala with all of the above - plus 300 gigabytes of 3D data derived from a bevy of high-tech virtual devices.

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  13. The clerksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | Houston Chronicle

    ... board member at Lone Star Community College , Daniel has a mechanical engineering degree from University of Texas at Austin and a law degree from South Texas College of Law. Those skills of an engineer-turned-attorney were apparent as he oversaw the ...

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  14. A Catalyst That Multitasks To Make Complex MoleculesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Chemical & Engineering News

    A new synthetic strategy that relies on a multitasking copper catalyst allows chemists to construct useful molecules faster and with higher yield. Experts say it promises to fast-track complicated syntheses.

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  15. Rick Perry Defends In-State Tuition forIllegals, Despite Tough Border TalkRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Lucianne.com

    AUSTIN, Texas -- At an event today at the University of Texas Austin campus, Texas Governor Rick Perry reaffirmed his support of allowing illegal immigrant students to pay in-state tuition at Texas colleges and universities, while U.S. citizens from other states continue to pay higher out-of-state tuition rates. Perry made his remarks in a "One-on-One Conversation" with Texas Tribune CEO and Editor-in-Chief Evan Smith at the Texas Tribune Festival, an annual event organized by the online media outlet.

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  16. Race-based Admissions Revisited - PodcastRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Federalist Society

    On July 25, 2014, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals issued its decision in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin , on remand from the Supreme Court of the United States.

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  17. Brief intervention may prevent increased risk of depression in teensRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Science Blog

    A low-cost, one-time intervention that educates teens about the changeable nature of personality traits may prevent an increase in depressive symptoms often seen during the transition to high school, according to new research published in Clinical Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. These findings are important, says psychological scientist and lead researcher David Scott Yeager of the University of Texas at Austin, because so few interventions have successfully prevented the onset of depressive symptoms among high schoolers.

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  18. Oak Park's smart grid project moves forward with nonprofit organizationRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | OakLeaves

    ... and management. Pecan Street Inc. , a not-for-profit research organization located at The University of Texas at Austin, was hired to assist in preparing to launch the Oak Park Smart City USA Project "Having the demonstrated knowledge, experience ...

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  19. UT ranks high on Forbes list of best schools to work forRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Business Journal

    ... ade the U.S. News & World Report list with the University of Houston coming in at No. 189. The University of Texas at Austin was said to have the eighth-best graduate programs in the nation.

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  20. More Read the original story

    11 hrs ago | KXVO

    ... Kokai holds a Master of Arts from Washington University in St. Louis and a doctorate from the University of Texas at Austin. The Lark Play Development Center provides transformative support for playwrights. Founded in 1994, this laboratory for new ...

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