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Fueled by $10M NSF Award, UT System joins effort to increase diversity among STEM scholars and faculty

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a $10 million grant – titled “RISE UPP”:  Re-Imagining STEM Equity Utilizing Postdoctoral Pathways Alliance – to four institutions and university systems, including the University of Texas System, as part of its NSF INCLUDES Alliance.

Chancellor Milliken: Serving Hispanic students better enriches Texas

On Sunday, July 17, the following op-ed – written by UT System Chancellor James B. Milliken – appeared in the Dallas Morning News

Dr. Juliet V. Garcia to receive The Presidential Medal of Freedom

Dr. Juliet V. Garcia, former longtime president of The University of Texas at Brownsville, will be presented with the nation’s highest civilian honor, The Presidential Medal of Freedom, on Thursday, July 7, in Washington D.C.

UT Regents approve funding to enhance, expand student mental health and safety resources

The University of Texas System Board of Regents reaffirmed its long-standing commitment to prioritize student mental health and safety today in a special called meeting, approving the allocation of $16.5 million over the next five years to expand and enhance student mental health, student safety and alcohol education resources at all 13 UT academic and health institutions.

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