Two UT System health educators named 2016 Macy Faculty Scholars

Monday, July 18, 2016

AUSTIN—UT System educators have scored two coveted spots among five Macy Faculty Scholars selected for 2016.

News Contact Info: 

Jenny LaCoste-Caputo: jcaputo@utsystem.edu  • 512-499-4361(direct) • 512-574-5777 (cell) 
Ken Ma: kma@utsystem.edu  • 512-499-4778 (direct) • 954-621-7961 (cell)

UT System Board of Regents Reviews Campus Carry Plans

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

AUSTIN—The University of Texas System Board of Regents today reviewed rules and regulations for UT institutions that will govern the implementation of Senate Bill 11, also known as the campus carry law.

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News Contact Info: 

Jenny LaCoste-Caputo: jcaputo@utsystem.edu  • 512-499-4361(direct) • 512-574-5777 (cell) 
Karen Adler: kadler@utsystem.edu  • 512-499-4360 (direct) • 210-912-8055 (cell)

UT System ranks 4th globally for most U.S. patents granted

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

AUSTIN—Breakthroughs in medicine and technology at The University of Texas System have earned UT a spot among the world’s top universities that receive U.S. patents for inventions.

News Contact Info: 

Jenny LaCoste-Caputo: jcaputo@utsystem.edu  • 512-499-4361(direct) • 512-574-5777 (cell) 
Ken Ma: kma@utsystem.edu  • 512-499-4778 (direct) • 954-621-7961 (cell)

UT System Regents to meet July 13

Friday, July 8, 2016

AUSTIN — The University of Texas System Board of Regents will meet Wednesday, July 13, in Austin. The meeting will be held on the ninth floor of Ashbel Smith Hall, 201 W. 7th St.

The agenda book and links to the live webcast for the meeting are posted online. Parking for news media is available at the guard kiosk on Colorado Street between 6th and 7th streets.

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News Contact Info: 

Jenny LaCoste-Caputo: jcaputo@utsystem.edu  • 512-499-4361(direct) • 512-574-5777 (cell) 
Karen Adler: kadler@utsystem.edu  • 512-499-4360 (direct) • 210-912-8055 (cell)

UT System Regents to meet Monday

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.

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News Contact Info: 

Jenny LaCoste-Caputo: jcaputo@utsystem.edu  • 512-499-4361(direct) • 512-574-5777 (cell) 
Karen Adler: kadler@utsystem.edu  • 512-499-4360 (direct) • 210-912-8055 (cell)  

Chancellor McRaven's response to Supreme Court decision on Fisher case

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:

News Contact Info: 

Jenny LaCoste-Caputo: jcaputo@utsystem.edu  • 512-499-4361(direct) • 512-574-5777 (cell) 
Karen Adler: kadler@utsystem.edu  • 512-499-4360 (direct) • 210-912-8055 (cell)

UT Zika research leading global efforts

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.

News Contact Info: 

Jenny LaCoste-Caputo: jcaputo@utsystem.edu  • 512-499-4361(direct) • 512-574-5777 (cell) 
Ken Ma: kma@utsystem.edu  • 512-499-4778 (direct) • 954-621-7961 (cell)

McRaven named to Defense Innovation Advisory Board by U.S. Secretary of Defense

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Update (7/28/16): Defense Innovation Advisory Board complete. Learn more.

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.

News Contact Info: 

Jenny LaCoste-Caputo: jcaputo@utsystem.edu  • 512-499-4361(direct) • 512-574-5777 (cell) 
Karen Adler: kadler@utsystem.edu  • 512-499-4360 (direct) • 210-912-8055 (cell)

Task Force studying UT System presence in Houston to give update

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.

News Contact Info: 

Jenny LaCoste-Caputo: jcaputo@utsystem.edu  • 512-499-4361(direct) • 512-574-5777 (cell) 
Karen Adler: kadler@utsystem.edu  • 512-499-4360 (direct) • 210-912-8055 (cell)

New position will drive UT System effort to provide improved, more efficient health care

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.

News Contact Info: 

Jenny LaCoste-Caputo: jcaputo@utsystem.edu  • 512-499-4361(direct) • 512-574-5777 (cell) 
Melanie Thompson: mthompson@utsystem.edu • 512-499-4487 (direct) • 832-724-1024 (cell)  

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