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McCombs School Names Eric Hirst New Senior Associate Dean


Eric Hirst has been appointed senior associate dean of the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin.
29-Mar-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Accepting a Job Below One’s Skill Level Can Adversely Affect Future Employment Prospects

Accepting a job below one’s skill level can be severely penalizing when applying for future employment because of the perception that someone who does this is less committed or less competent, according to new research from a sociologist at The...
3-Mar-2016 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Changeable Weather Could Help, Hurt Texas Wildflower Displays


Healthy rains in the fall and early winter put Texas on track for a spectacular 2016 spring wildflower season, according to a Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center expert, but spotty rain and unusual warmth recently could dampen displays in some areas.
3-Mar-2016 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Exercise Helps Adults with High-Anxiety Sensitivity Quit Smoking

Exercise helps smokers with a high risk for cessation failure due to emotional distress finally kick the habit, according to psychologists at The University of Texas at Austin.
24-Feb-2016 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Clinton and Cruz Could Take Texas, University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll Finds


U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton lead their respective competitors in Texas as early voting continues in the run-up to the March 1 Super Tuesday nominating contests, according to the latest University of Texas/Texas...
23-Feb-2016 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Common Colds at School a Primary Driver of Asthma Hospitalizations for Children


The most dangerous times of year for children with asthma are soon after their schools reopen after a break, and a new study finds that cold viruses are largely to blame.
5-Feb-2016 2:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

UT Study Measures Impact of Removing Planned Parenthood From Texas Women’s Health Program

The public defunding of Planned Parenthood in Texas may have led to a decrease in highly effective forms of contraceptive services and an increase in Medicaid-paid childbirths among women who previously used injectable contraception, according to a...
4-Feb-2016 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Generations Later, Language Continues to Isolate Immigrant Communities

The way second- and third-generation immigrants learn a language may spell trouble early on in school and further isolate them from society, according to a Germanic studies researcher at The University of Texas at Austin.
11-Jan-2016 3:05 PM EST 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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