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UT System FreshAir conference kicks off with announcement of new Houston incubator

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Research

HOUSTON – More than 350 researchers, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and executives from Texas and the country’s top pharmaceutical and venture companies are gathered in Houston today and Friday for the Texas FreshAIR conference, held annually by the University of Texas System.

UT System Texas FreshAIR conference to promote biotech entrepreneurship and public-private research partnerships

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Research, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center

The University of Texas System will hold the second annual Texas FreshAIR conference Thursday and Friday (Oct. 23-24) in Houston as part of an ongoing effort to establish Texas as the “Third Coast” in the world of pharmaceutical and biotechnology research and development.

UT System Board of Regents statement regarding Ebola preparedness

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Board of Regents Actions, Board of Regents Meetings, Health & Medical Education

The following statement was made by Vice Chairman Gene Powell at a special called meeting of the University of Texas System Board of Regents tonight:

UT System Board of Regents to meet tonight

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Board of Regents Meetings, Health & Medical Education

The University of Texas System Board of Regents will hold a special meeting by telephone conference call today, Thursday, Oct. 16, in Austin.

The agenda book for the meeting is available online.

The Board will convene in open session at 8 p.m. to receive a time-sensitive update on infectious diseases, including the provision of specialized health care and the current state of preparedness across the UT System.

UTRGV recruits 22-person research team to establish South Texas Diabetes & Obesity Institute

Monday, October 13, 2014

UT Brownsville, UT Pan American, Health & Medical Education, UT Rio Grande Valley, Research

BROWNSVILLE – The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley and its medical school are poised to become an internationally recognized epicenter for the research and treatment of diabetes and obesity.

Director and research team for UTRGV South Texas Diabetes and Obesity Institute to be announced Monday

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Health & Medical Education, UT Rio Grande Valley, Research

Two news conferences will be held Monday morning to announce that Dr. Sarah Williams-Blangero, a nationally renowned genetics and infectious disease expert, will be the inaugural director of the UTRGV South Texas Diabetes and Obesity Institute.

In addition, Dr. Williams-Blangero, former chair of the department of genetics at the Texas Biomedical Research Institute in San Antonio, is bringing a 22-person team of expert researchers and support staff with her to UTRGV.

UT System first in nation to provide salary, debt and jobs data to help students plan their future

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Education

AUSTIN – Aspiring professionals attending a UT institution no longer have to guess what their future earnings potential will be, thanks to a groundbreaking online tool developed by The University of Texas System.

UT System launched seekUT+grad, a new version of seekUT that now provides data on salaries and debt of alumni who earned graduate and professional degrees. seekUT is the first site targeted to students that offers salary, debt and jobs data all in one place.

Board of Regents affirms support of UT MD Anderson

Friday, October 3, 2014

Board of Regents Actions, Board of Regents Meetings, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center

AUSTIN -- The University of Texas System Board of Regents publicly voiced its support of UT MD Anderson Cancer Center at a special called meeting Friday.

The motion, made by Regent Bobby Stillwell and seconded by Regent Wallace Hall, reads:

Board of Regents voices support for UT Austin football coach

Friday, October 3, 2014

Board of Regents Actions, Board of Regents Meetings, UT Austin

AUSTIN -- Emphasizing that the success and wellbeing of students is a primary goal, The University of Texas System Board of Regents on Friday unanimously approved a motion praising UT Austin head football coach Charlie Strong for his focus on character development among the student athletes he leads.

The motion, made by Vice Chairman Gene Powell and seconded by Regent Bobby Stillwell, reads:

UT System Regents to meet October 3

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Board of Regents Meetings

The University of Texas System Board of Regents will hold a special meeting by telephone conference call on Friday, Oct. 3, in Austin.

The agenda for the meeting is available online.

The Board will convene in open session at 4:45 p.m. and immediately recess to executive session to discuss legal and personnel matters.

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