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Two UT institutions take “quantum leap” for cancer care

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

SAN ANTONIO—When Chancellor William McRaven announced his “Quantum Leaps” a year ago, he wanted UT institutions to collaborate like never before in order to make Texas the strongest, smartest and healthiest state possible.

The UT Health Science Center San Antonio and UT MD Anderson Cancer Center have risen to the challenge.

National March of Dimes president to keynote UT System conference on maternal and infant health

Thursday, October 27, 2016

AUSTIN— Jennifer Howse, Ph.D., president of March of Dimes, will keynote Healthy Beginnings 2016, a two-day educational conference for perinatal health professionals in Texas. The conference will be held Nov. 15-16 and is being hosted by the Texas Collaborative for Healthy Mothers and Babies (TCHMB), a joint initiative of The University of Texas System and the Texas Department of State Health Services.

UT System saves more than $18 million in one financial move

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Morgan Stanley digital ticker in Times SquareMorgan Stanley digital ticker in Times SquareAUSTIN—The University of Texas System Office of Finance executed a refinancing of debt on Tuesday that saved the State of Texas more than $18 million, prompting a shout-out on Morgan Stanley’s digital ticker in the heart of Times Square in New York City.

UTIMCO Board of Directors appoints interim CEO, launches process to select next leader

Thursday, October 13, 2016

AUSTIN – The Board of Directors for the University of Texas Investment Management Co. voted unanimously Thursday to select Mark Warner as its interim chief executive officer and chief investment officer.

Tidwell named finalist for president of The University of Texas at Tyler

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

AUSTIN — The University of Texas System Board of Regents named Michael V. Tidwell, currently the dean of Eastern Michigan University’s College of Business, as the sole finalist for the presidency of The University of Texas at Tyler.

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UTIMCO CEO steps down

Monday, October 10, 2016

AUSTIN—Bruce Zimmerman, who has overseen the endowment benefitting The University of Texas System and The Texas A&M System for nearly a decade, has announced his resignation.

UT System Regents to meet Tuesday

Friday, October 7, 2016

AUSTIN — The University of Texas System Board of Regents will hold a special meeting at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11, on the ninth floor of Ashbel Smith Hall, 201 W. 7th St.

The Board will meet in executive session for UT Tyler president candidate interviews and the possible naming of finalist(s) in open session.

The Board will also meet in open session to consider other agenda items.

The meeting is expected to adjourn at about 4:10 p.m.

UT System’s Chin to help guide policy on global health

Thursday, October 6, 2016

AUSTIN— Lynda Chin, M.D., the UT System’s chief innovation officer for health affairs, has been appointed by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to a committee that will help guide U.S. policy on global health.

Texas FreshAIR tackles “grand challenges” in neuroscience

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

AUSTIN—The UT System’s brain health initiative – an effort to better understand, prevent, treat and cure devastating neurological diseases – will be showcased at the next Texas FreshAIR conference.

UT System rises to No. 4 on Reuters’ list of most innovative universities

Thursday, September 29, 2016

AUSTIN—The University of Texas System rose from No. 7 to No. 4 on Reuters’ ranking of the world’s most innovative universities for its efforts to advance science, invent new technologies and help drive the global economy.


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