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9/11 Merged U.S. Immigration and Terrorism Efforts at Latinos’ Expense, Study Finds

After September 11, issues of immigration and terrorism merged, heightening surveillance and racializing Latino immigrants as a threat to national security, according to sociologists at The University of Texas at Austin.
22-Aug-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Greater Academic Achievement in High School Increases Likelihood of Moving Away, Study Finds

High school students who completed higher levels of math, performed better academically, and had a greater sense of control of their future were more likely to migrate and work in labor markets with larger shares of college-educated workers,...
22-Aug-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UT Austin Website Promotes Transparency on Deaths in Texas State Custody

A new interactive, online database provides the public full access to records on 6,913 deaths that have occurred in Texas state custody since 2005. The database, launched by The University of Texas at Austin’s Institute for Urban Policy Research...
27-Jul-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Genetics Play Role in Character Traits Related to Academic Success, Study Says

Character traits, such as grit or desire to learn, have a heavy hand in academic success and are partially rooted in genetics, according to a psychology study at The University of Texas at Austin.
12-Jul-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Blue-Collar Training in High School Leaves Women Behind, UT Study Says

Vocational training without a strong college-preparatory focus in blue-collar community high schools led some millennials to face wider gender employment and wage gaps than their peers, according to sociologists at The University of Texas at Austin.
30-Jun-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UT Texas Politics Poll: A Vote for Trump is a Vote Against Clinton

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Texas voters support businessman Donald Trump over former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, though large portions of each candidates’ supporters describe their choice as a vote against the opposing candidate rather than a vote in favor of their...
27-Jun-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Lessons on Personalities Help Teens Cope With Social Stressors, UT Study Says

Teaching teens that social and personality traits can change helps them cope with social challenges such as bullying, which in turn can help mitigate stress and improve academic performance, according to a study by psychologists at The University of...
20-Jun-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Jon Brumley Texas Venture Labs to Ring Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell, June 8

Jon Brumley Texas Venture Labs (TVL) at The University of Texas at Austin and Texas Venture Labs Investment Competition (TVLIC) champion, Progrys Field Solutions, will ring the Nasdaq Closing Bell on June 8 from 2:45 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. CDT at the...
7-Jun-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Computing Power Will Reduce Car Ownership, Expert Says

27-Jan-2015 11:50 AM EST

University of Texas at Austin Expert Available to Talk About Oil Prices and the Keystone Pipeline

20-Jan-2015 9:00 AM EST

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

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