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Lumina Foundation has awarded The University of Texas System a $550,000 grant to use the power of data to help more students—especially historically underserved and minority populations in Texas—start and complete quality degrees at UT institutions.

University of Texas System Chancellor James B. Milliken and other education and business leaders -- including the CEOs of Apple, Amazon and JPMorgan Chase -- were invited to the White House Wednesday to meet with President Joe Biden and members of his cabinet and national security team to discuss how the government, education and private sectors can work together to improve the nation’s cybersecurity.
The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) announced it has awarded over $142 million in grants to fund innovative research and recruit top talent to the Lone Star state. Among the 24 organizations awarded grants are 11 University of Texas institutions that collectively received more than $66 million.

AUSTIN, Texas — The University of Texas System Board of Regents today unanimously voted to approve The University of Texas at Austin joining the Southeastern Conference at the expiration of its current grant of rights contract with the Big 12 Conference. Board Chairman Kevin Eltife released the following statement:

The cadets in this year’s UT System Police Academy class got an extra lesson in perseverance. They faced a global pandemic that postponed their start date two times and also had to grapple with many Americans questioning the role of police officers.

The University of Texas System Board of Regents Chairman Kevin P. Eltife has announced the members of a committee tasked with advising the regents on selecting the next president of UT Arlington.
Kenneth M. Jastrow, II and Susan Thomas Jastrow, longtime supporters of Texas higher education and The University of Texas at Austin, have been named recipients of the Santa Rita Award, the highest honor bestowed by the UT System Board of Regents.
The 2021 University of Texas System Internship (UTSI) program launched this month, welcoming 30 students from undergraduate and graduate programs across the state.