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Is Your Data Safe? Why You Should Care More About Spam

Researchers are working to protect consumer data by using companies spam volume to evaluate its security vulnerability through the SpamRankings.net project.
23-Jul-2014 4:00 PM EDT

Avoiding Buyer's Remorse: Is Product Satisfaction Higher When Consumers Are Flush?

According to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research, consumers are less satisfied with what they have purchased with their bottom dollar compared to when they have money in the bank.
22-Jul-2014 4:00 PM EDT

Nonprofit Partners for Languages in the United States Moves to UT Austin

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UT Austin is now home to Partners for Languages in the United States (PLUS), a nonprofit member-based organization designed to advance language education to the highest levels of professional proficiency.
30-Jun-2014 12:00 PM EDT

UT Austin Policy Report Shows Austin's the Only Fast-Growing City Losing African-Americans

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UT Austin policy report shows that among the ten fastest-growing major cities in the United States, Austin stood out in one crucial respect: it was the only such city that suffered a net loss in its African- American population.
2-Jun-2014 12:50 PM EDT

Wildflower Center Family Garden Offers Nature Play Destination for Families

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The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center of The University of Texas at Austin will host a grand opening celebration for the new Luci and Ian Family Garden, named for Luci Baines Johnson and Ian Turpin. The 4.5-acre addition is a family destination...
29-Apr-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Coming Up with Explanations Helps Children Develop Cause-and-Effect Thinking Skills

Children learn more effectively when they are asked to explain and explore, new UT Austin research shows
22-Apr-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Shade Grown Coffee Shrinking as a Proportion of Global Coffee Production

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According to a new study, over the past couple of decades, global coffee production has been shifting towards a more intensive, less environmentally friendly style. That's pretty surprising if you live in the U.S. and you've gone to the grocery...
15-Apr-2014 5:00 PM EDT

Childhood Adversity Launches Lifelong Relationship and Health Disadvantages for Black Men

New UT Austin study finds childhood adversity launches a lifelong process of relationship and health disadvantage for African-American men.
3-Mar-2014 2:00 PM EST

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Experts Available to Talk About Research Related to Breast Cancer and Health Literacy

October is Breast Cancer Awareness and Health Literacy Month. Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin are available to discuss their research on detecting and coping with breast cancer, as well as research that may improve health literacy...
30-Sep-2011 3:00 PM EDT

Nursing and Health Experts

University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing researchers studying memory improvement, bullying, Hispanics and diabetes and obesity in children.
29-Apr-2011 1:00 PM EDT

Experts Available To Share Insight on FDA Move to Require Graphic Images on Cigarette Packs and Other Health Communication Topics

Advertising and health communication experts from The University of Texas at Austin are available to discuss strategies for effective public health campaigns, communicating risk, communicating with low health-literate audiences and communicating...
15-Nov-2010 3:00 PM EST

University of Texas at Austin Experts Help Shape Border Debate

As Americans continue to debate immigration reform, border enforcement and Arizona's recent legislation, experts from The University of Texas at Austin are offering their views on these issues through a series of online videos.
22-Jul-2010 10:45 AM EDT

Experts Available to Discuss Border Violence and Immigration Issues

Experts at The University of Texas at Austin are available to discuss a host of topics relating to immigration reform and the border – from the rise in U.S.-Mexico border violence, to the consequences of Arizona’s new immigration law.
6-May-2010 12:25 PM EDT

Experts Available to Share Job Seeking Tips for New and Recent Graduates

Faculty and staff experts at The University of Texas at Austin are available to share their insight on job-seeking strategies for new graduates, the role of social media in job seeking, trends in campus recruiting, the link between education and a...
20-Apr-2010 2:50 PM EDT

Experts for Earth Day 2010: Researchers Offer Environmental Perspectives

Earth Day 2010 will be celebrated on Thursday, April 22. Faculty experts from The University of Texas at Austin are available to discuss their research on topics ranging from building sustainable communities to plant ecology and environmental...
16-Apr-2010 1:00 PM EDT

Experts Available to Discuss Earthquake in Haiti

Experts at The University of Texas at Austin's College of Liberal Arts are available to discuss a host of earthquake-related topics, from disaster response and relief to social and political conflicts to the causes and effects of large-scale natural...
15-Jan-2010 4:45 PM EST

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