Thursday, May 5, 2016
AUSTIN — A committee to advise The University of Texas System Board of Regents on the selection of a president for UT Tyler was announced today by Regents’ Chairman Paul L. Foster.
The UT Tyler presidential search advisory committee will make recommendations on possible successors to Rodney H. Mabry, Ph.D., who announced in February his plans to retire at the end of 2016.
Friday, April 15, 2016
McLEAN, VA. — University of Texas System Chancellor William H. McRaven, a retired four-star Navy admiral who planned and orchestrated the operation that led to the death of Osama Bin Laden, received a top award from the CIA Officers Memorial Foundation Thursday for his service to the agency and the nation.
Thursday, April 14, 2016
AUSTIN—Three remarkable educators will be inducted into The University of Texas System Academy of Distinguished Teachers on Tuesday, April 19.
Created to recognize exceptional educators at UT’s eight academic institutions, the Academy serves as a System-level advocacy group dedicated to enhancing teaching, fostering innovation in the classroom, and promoting interdisciplinary perspectives on education.
Thursday, April 7, 2016
AUSTIN—The entire UT System is saddened by the tragic death of UT Austin freshman Haruka Weiser. Haruka was an incredibly gifted student and the loss of her precious life deeply affects the entire UT family. As chancellor and as a parent, I offer my deepest sympathies to Haruka’s parents, family and friends, as well as to her classmates and faculty in the College of Fine Arts.
Tuesday, March 29, 2016
AUSTIN—The University of Texas System is bringing together academic and business leaders from across the country to discuss the dynamic between higher education and the workforce at the first-ever Vertex Conference April 18-19 in Austin.
Monday, March 28, 2016
SAN ANTONIO — Breakthroughs in cybersecurity and Big Data technologies will be highlighted this week during the Texas FreshAIR (Academic Industry Roundtable) conference.
Texas FreshAIR is a world-class UT System conference designed to showcase faculty research at the System’s 14 academic and health institutions. It brings academic and industry talent together to foster collaborations that accelerate the commercialization of academic research.
Friday, March 18, 2016
AUSTIN—Teri Lucie Thompson will join The University of Texas System in the newly-created position of associate vice chancellor for marketing and communications and chief marketing officer next month.
Thompson is currently senior vice president of university relations and chief marketing officer for the University of Arizona.
Wednesday, March 9, 2016
AUSTIN—Former UT Brownsville President Juliet Garcia will join The University of Texas System as senior advisor to the Chancellor for community, national and global engagement, Chancellor William H. McRaven announced today.
In this new position, Garcia will work as an ambassador, participating with leaders and organizations throughout Texas, the nation and internationally to convey, clarify and advocate for the UT System and the Chancellor’s priorities.
Wednesday, March 9, 2016
AUSTIN — In order for innovation to succeed, it must be fueled by effective leadership.
In partnership with the South by Southwest Interactive Festival, The University of Texas System’s Office of Technology Commercialization will host a panel discussion on Saturday, March 12 about “Leadership, Innovation and Impact in a Startup World”.
Friday, March 4, 2016
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HOUSTON — Representatives from each of The University of Texas System’s 14 institutions met last week at the “Eliminate Tobacco Use Summit” to discuss creating a system-wide tobacco-free culture.
Recognizing the significant public health benefits of eliminating tobacco use, David Lakey, M.D., UT System chief medical officer and associate vice chancellor for population health, convened all member institutions to share policies and resources for tobacco cessation, prevention and control.
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