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In 2012, top educators from the eight UT academic institutions convened to set simple but important goals: ensure recognition of outstanding teachers and foster continuous classroom innovation and student success.

Texas’ top community college students recently were honored at the 2021 All-Texas Academic Team Virtual Medallion Ceremony, hosted by The University of Texas System and the Texas Association of Community Colleges.

Numerous studies indicate an increasing number of young adults are experiencing mental health issues that have been exacerbated by the pandemic. According to the Centers for Disease Control, three out of four Americans between the ages of 18 and 24 reported poor mental health related to the uncertainty and isolation the past year has caused.

U.S. News & World Report recently released its 2021 listing of the best online college programs. This ranking focuses on degree programs that were designed to be administered online, not on classes offered online temporarily during the pandemic.

The pandemic may have postponed commencement ceremonies and mandated virtual celebrations, but it did not stop more than 22,000 students from completing their degrees and graduating from the eight University of Texas academic institutions in December.
The University of Texas System Board of Regents formalized the leadership of a unified UT Tyler today, voting unanimously to name Kirk A. Calhoun, M.D., president.
Six faculty members from five University of Texas institutions were recently named National Academy of Inventors (NAI) Fellows, the highest professional distinction accorded to academic inventors.
The University of Texas System is pleased to announce that the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges today approved an operational plan to merge UT Tyler and the UT Health Science Center at Tyler, one of the last critical steps in a process that began last year.