UTRGV off to a stellar start in historic first year

Monday, August 29, 2016

AUSTIN— The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley – established just one year ago – already has exceeded expectations on multiple measures. UTRGV students head back to class today for the university’s second academic year.

Student retention, research expenditures and philanthropic gifts to the institution have increased dramatically, a direct result of the extraordinary work and commitment of UTRGV faculty and staff and the entire Rio Grande Valley community.

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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)

U.S. Department of Education selects Stein to participate in technology education working group

Thursday, August 25, 2016

AUSTIN—Marni Baker Stein, Ph.D., chief innovation officer at the University of Texas System Institute for Transformational Learning, has been selected by the U.S. Department of Education to serve as a member of a national working group charged with transforming higher education through technology.

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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)  

Regents approve FY2017 operating budget for UT System

Thursday, August 25, 2016

AUSTIN—With a size, scope and mission unlike any other university system in Texas, The University of Texas System supports the work, discovery and innovation of 14 institutions across the state, educating more than 221,000 students and providing health care to millions of patients.

Now home to six medical schools and responsible for $3 billion in research annually, UT System’s collective impact pushes far beyond the borders of Texas, influencing events and effecting change across the nation and around the world.

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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)

If Northeast Texas were a state, it would rank 45th in mortality rates, UT System report shows

Monday, August 22, 2016

AUSTIN— If Northeast Texas were a state, it would rank among the worst in terms of mortality for three of the top four leading causes of death in the U.S., finds a new report from The University of Texas System and UT Health Northeast.

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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 Aug. 24-25

Friday, August 19, 2016

AUSTIN — The University of Texas System Board of Regents will meet Wednesday and Thursday, Aug. 24-25, 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) 
Melanie Thompson: mthompson@utsystem.edu • 512-499-4487 (direct) • 832-724-1024 (cell)  

Regents award $1.5 million share to outstanding UT System educators

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

AUSTIN – Fifty-nine University of Texas System faculty members, lauded by students and peers as exceptionally innovative and inspiring teachers, will be recognized this month with a $25,000 cash award each from the Board of Regents.

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)  

UT System and IT’S TIME TEXAS announce first-of-its kind collaboration

Monday, August 1, 2016

AUSTIN— The University of Texas System and IT’S TIME TEXAS have formed a first-of-its kind collaboration to pair research with innovative technologies to transform the health of Texans.

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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)

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 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.

Pairing
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)

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