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Austin Entrepreneurs Named McCombs School’s Newest Entrepreneurs-in-Residence


The McCombs School of Business at UT Austin has named Robert Franklin (Frank) Muller, Jr. and Matthew Thomas as entrepreneurs-in-residence.
2-Oct-2017 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Big Data May Amplify Existing Police Surveillance Practices, Study Shows

With access to more personal data than ever before, police have the power to solve crimes more quickly, but in practice, the influx of information tends to amplify existing practices, according to sociology research at The University of Texas at...
7-Sep-2017 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UT Austin Launches Premier Business Plan Competition for Undergraduates

UT Austin is launching its first-ever statewide business plan competition designed for undergraduates. The competition is open to undergraduate students across the state of Texas and will be held at UT Austin on October 28, 2017.
27-Jul-2017 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Research Could Help Humans See What Nature Hides


Things are not always as they appear. New visual perception research at The University of Texas at Austin, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, explains the natural limits of what humans can see and how to find what...
26-Jun-2017 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

The Mere Presence of Your Smartphone Reduces Brain Power, Study Shows

New study shows your cognitive capacity is significantly reduced when your smartphone is within reach — even if it’s off.
23-Jun-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Scholarship Established in Memory of Beloved Professor


Scholarship established in honor of Frenkel ter Hofstede.
19-Jun-2017 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Hydroelectric Dams May Jeopardize the Amazon’s Future

Hundreds of built and proposed hydroelectric dams may significantly harm life in and around the Amazon by trapping the flow of rich nutrients and modifying the climate from Central America to the Gulf of Mexico. These findings, published in Nature,...
14-Jun-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Improving Adolescents’ Social and Emotional Lives Must Go Beyond Teaching Them Skills

School programs designed to educate children and adolescents on how to understand and manage emotions, relationships and academic goals must go beyond improving the skills of the individuals to create a respectful climate and allow adolescents more...
8-Jun-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

Reporting on the Amazon/Whole Foods Deal? Business Expert From @UTAustin Is Available Now to Comment

16-Jun-2017 11:05 AM EDT

Amazon will start collecting sales tax in most states but there are loopholes — a comp. advantage worth billions. Expert available to explain


31-Mar-2017 3:55 PM EDT

Expert Perspectives Available on Trump Administration

2-Mar-2017 10:05 AM EST

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

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