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UT Austin Chemical Engineering Ph.D. Student Wins Texas Venture Labs Investment Competition

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Meghali Chopra received first place in the 2016 Fall Texas Venture Labs Investment Competition on Dec. 2, 2016, for her company, SandBox Semiconductor.
6-Dec-2016 7:35 AM EST Add to Favorites

Female Lemurs with Color Vision Provide Advantages for Their Group

Female lemurs with normal color vision, as well as their cohabitating colorblind group members, may have selective advantage over lemur groups whose members are all colorblind, according to anthropologists at The University of Texas at Austin.
5-Dec-2016 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Human Ancestor ‘Lucy’ Was a Tree Climber, New Evidence Suggests

Evidence preserved in the internal skeletal structure of the world-famous fossil, Lucy, suggests the ancient human species frequently climbed trees, according to a new analysis by scientists from The Johns Hopkins University and The University of...
30-Nov-2016 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Startup Scholarship to UT Austin MBA Program

The University of Texas at Austin has a unique scholarship opportunity for startup founders interested in earning an MBA. Jon Brumley Texas Venture Labs will award two scholarships during a shark-tank style pitch competition at UT Austin on February...
22-Nov-2016 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Insurers Use High Drug Costs to Deter Some Obamacare Patients, Economist Says

An economist at The University of Texas at Austin will brief members of Congress on how insurers are using high out-of-pocket prescription drug costs to deter certain chronically ill patients from joining their plans in the individual markets.
17-Nov-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Statoil Partnership Bolsters UT Austin Graduate Research and Supports Longhorn Athletics

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Statoil, an international energy company based in Norway, has signed a $2.5 million partnership renewal agreement with The University of Texas at Austin to support graduate student research.
10-Nov-2016 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

UT Austin Psychology Researchers Map Neurological Process of Learning, Deciding

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Scientists at The University of Texas at Austin can now map what happens neurologically when new information influences a person to change his or her mind, a finding that offers more insight into the mechanics of learning.
2-Nov-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

The Untapped Market: New Book From UT Austin Professor Says Focus on Consumers in Developing Countries

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Professor Vijay Mahajan at The University of Texas at Austin has released a new book titled “Rise of Rural Consumers in Developing Countries,” which highlights the expanding consumer power of rural markets worldwide.
26-Oct-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

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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