Friday, June 24, 2016
AUSTIN—The University of Texas System Board of Regents will hold a special meeting via telephone conference call at 1:30 p.m. Monday, June 27 on the ninth floor of Ashbel Smith Hall, 201 W. 7th Street.
Thursday, June 23, 2016
"As many of you have heard, the Supreme Court today issued a decision in the Fisher case, ruling in favor of the University of Texas at Austin. UT Austin President Greg Fenves released the following statement in response to the ruling:
Friday, June 17, 2016
As the Zika virus continues to spread around the world, Latin American countries most affected by the mosquito-borne disease are employing the expertise of researchers at The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston to fight the deadly epidemic.
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
AUSTIN—United States Secretary of Defense Ash Carter has named University of Texas System Chancellor William H. McRaven as one of the first appointees to the newly formed Defense Innovation Advisory Board, advising the Pentagon on strategies to cultivate a culture of innovation in national defense.
Thursday, June 9, 2016
HOUSTON—The co-chairs of The University of Texas System’s Houston Advisory Task Force, Carin Barth and Paul Hobby, will be available for questions from news media at 10 a.m. Monday (June 13) and will provide an update on the processes of the task force to date.
Monday, June 6, 2016
AUSTIN—Zain Kazmi joined The University of Texas System in the newly-created position of assistant vice chancellor for health analytics and chief analytics officer today.
Wednesday, June 1, 2016
AUSTIN – Julie Goonewardene, Associate Vice Chancellor for Innovation and Strategic Investment for The University of Texas System, will serve as an evaluating judge for a new competition launched today that will award a $100 million grant to a single proposal designed to help solve a critical problem affecting people, places or the planet.
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Bill Archer, the former Texas congressman and chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, wanted to do two things when he retired from Congress in 2001: educate the leaders of tomorrow, and use the nation’s capital as a living classroom to transform the way young people view the world.
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Albuquerque — Battelle, the world’s largest independent nonprofit research and development organization, and The Boeing Company, the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners and defense, space and security systems, have signed a formal agreement to bid jointly to manage Sandia National Laboratories.
Monday, May 23, 2016
AUSTIN — About 800,000 strokes occur in America each year; that’s about one every 40 seconds. Houston resident Joe Carrabba experienced one of them.
Carrabba was having a massive stroke last year when UTHealth’s Mobile Stroke Unit assessed him, performed a CT scan and administered drugs to dissolve blood clots. The Unit is a modified ambulance that has the specialized training and equipment — which first responders do not — to diagnose and treat stroke patients en route to the hospital.
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