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Justin Drake appointed as new student regent

Friday, July 3, 2015

UT Austin, General, UT Medical Branch at Galveston

AUSTIN – Justin Drake, a doctoral student at The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, was appointed Thursday as the new student regent on the UT System Board.

Drake is currently pursuing a Doctorate of biochemistry and molecular biology with a concentration in computational biophysics from UTMB. He is also a graduate of The University of Texas at Austin, where he received a bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering.

McRaven receives prestigious Canadian military honor

Monday, June 29, 2015

Chancellor

OTTAWA – Chancellor William H. McRaven was awarded the Meritorious Service Cross from the Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada at a ceremony last week. The distinguished award recognizes those who have carried out meritorious acts bringing benefit and honor to Canada.

Statement from The University of Texas System on lawsuit filed by Regent Hall

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Chancellor

University of Texas System Chancellor William H. McRaven was notified that Regent Wallace Hall has filed a lawsuit against him, as the System’s chief executive officer. Hall claims that he has been wrongly denied access to records necessary to carry out his duties as a Regent. 

Clinical trials network will help get new, more effective drugs to patients faster

Thursday, June 18, 2015

General, Health & Medical Education, UT Southwestern Medical Center, UT Medical Branch at Galveston, UT Health Science Center at Houston, UT Health Science Center at San Antonio, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center

Clinical Trials ExpressClinical Trials ExpressAUSTIN—The University of Texas System has launched a groundbreaking clinical trials network to ensure drugs and therapies developed by researchers at UT institutions get to patients faster and are effective.

Clinical Trials Xpress will coordinate clinical trials among multiple institutions to bring access to more patients than any single institution can provide. This will shorten the time it typically takes to complete a clinical trial.

UT System commits to boosting investment in groundbreaking research

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Research

Governors University Research Initiative SigningGovernors University Research Initiative SigningAUSTIN – Chancellor William H. McRaven joined Gov. Greg Abbott and chancellors from around the state today at the University of Texas at Austin to celebrate the signing of new legislation that will create the Governor’s University Research Initiative – a mission to attract world-class researchers, including Nobel laureates, to Texas public universities.

Statement from Chancellor William H. McRaven on passage of campus carry legislation

Monday, June 1, 2015

Chancellor, Institutions

AUSTIN – Today, the Texas Legislature reached a decision on the issue of campus carry. While it is not what we had hoped for, I respect the Legislature's decision. I also appreciate legislators for recognizing the very specific safety considerations that are unique to campus environments.

Supporting veterans: UT Austin plans to modify admissions for former service members

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Board of Regents Actions, UT Austin

AUSTIN – The University of Texas System is proud to support veterans of the U.S. armed forces, and UT institutions provide a variety of unique services and resources to both veterans and active duty military members.

Chancellor McRaven receives Intrepid Freedom Award

Friday, May 22, 2015

Chancellor

Chancellor McRaven speaks at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space MuseumChancellor McRaven speaks at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space MuseumNEW YORK – The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum honored University of Texas System Chancellor William H. McRaven with the Intrepid Freedom Award at a gala Thursday evening aboard the aircraft carrier Intrepid on Manhattan's West Side.

The annual award is presented to a national or international leader who has distinguished himself or herself in promoting and defending the values of freedom and democracy.

CPRIT awards $41.6 million to University of Texas institutions

Thursday, May 21, 2015

UT System Administration

AUSTIN – The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) Wednesday announced that six institutions of The University of Texas System have been awarded $41.6 million in grants to help make advancements in the prevention and treatment of cancer.  

Regents approve tuition rates for UTRGV

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Board of Regents Actions, Board of Regents Meetings, UT Rio Grande Valley, Tuition & Financial Aid

AUSTIN – The University of Texas System Board of Regents approved a tuition plan for UT Rio Grande Valley today that eliminates traditional student fees and provides guaranteed tuition rates aimed to benefit students and their families.

The tuition plan, developed by a task force comprised of UTRGV staff and prospective students, is structured to promote student access and success, while ensuring affordability, transparency and predictability.

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