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Student Entrepreneurs From Nine Countries Compete at Global Venture Labs Investment Competition


The 32nd Annual Global Venture Labs Investment Competition (Global VLIC), the longest running investment competition for graduate student entrepreneurs, takes place May 7-9 at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center at The University of...
4-May-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Tax-Efficient Mutual Fund Managers Savvier Than Their Peers, Study Shows

Tax-efficient mutual funds perform better before and after taxes, according to new research from the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin.
21-Apr-2015 3:45 PM EDT

Shakespeare Brand Identified in His First Poems


A printer’s ornament on the title pages of William Shakespeare's earliest works suggests that from an early stage in his career, the poet received significant support in fashioning a unique brand.
6-Apr-2015 10:05 AM EDT

A New Look at Language Delay in Children With Autism


A new study by a linguistics professor and an alumnus from The University of Texas at Austin sheds light on a well-known linguistic characteristic of autistic children — their reluctance to use pronouns — paving the way for more accurate...
6-Apr-2015 9:00 AM EDT

Fall, Winter Rains Will Bring Great Wildflower Displays in Much of Texas


Most areas of Texas should have great wildflower blooms this spring, and some areas already have a great show started thanks to intermittent rains since last fall, according to a restoration ecologist at The University of Texas at Austin's Lady Bird...
1-Apr-2015 5:05 PM EDT

12 Projects Certified by Nation’s Most Comprehensive Landscape Sustainability Rating System


The Sustainable Sites Initiative™ (SITES™) program has certified sustainable landscapes at a dozen new locations across the country for meeting rigorous standards for environmental design and performance. These 12 landscapes include a historic...
31-Mar-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Men’s Preference for Certain Body Types Has Evolutionary Roots


A psychology study from The University of Texas at Austin sheds new light on today’s standards of beauty, attributing modern men’s preferences for women with a curvy backside to prehistoric influences.
19-Mar-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Hogg Foundation Releases Complete Guidebook of Mental Health Services to Increase State Funding

The Hogg Foundation of Mental Health has created a free comprehensive guidebook on Texas’ entire mental health care system. The goal of the book is twofold: To help consumers of mental health understand their options, and to help policymakers and...
15-Dec-2014 11:05 AM EST

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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