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UT Austin to Lead $58 Million Effort to Study Potential New Energy Source

A research team led by The University of Texas at Austin has been awarded approximately $58 million to analyze deposits of frozen methane under the Gulf of Mexico that hold enormous potential to increase the world’s energy supply.
22-Oct-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Poverty-Obesity Link is More Prevalent for Women Than Men, Study Shows

New UT Austin study shows women are more likely than men to become obese in midlife due to socioeconomic disadvantage
15-Sep-2014 11:00 AM EDT

UT Austin Creates Major In Mexican American and Latino Studies

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UT Austin's new Department of Mexican American and Latina/o Studies will offer Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programs this fall followed by doctoral degrees in the near future.
10-Sep-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Powerhouse Team of Women Leading Entrepreneurship at McCombs

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A trio of trailblazing women will act as role models and mentors for startup- minded students at the McCombs School of Business.
3-Sep-2014 12:00 PM EDT

App Makes ID of Harmful Plants, Insects in Texas a Snap

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A free mobile app called TX Invasives is now available from the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center at The University of Texas at Austin for identifying harmful non-native plant, insect and other invasive species statewide.
28-Aug-2014 4:00 PM EDT

SITES Program Certifies Sustainable Landscape Projects from Seattle to Atlanta

The Sustainable Sites Initiative™ (SITES™) program has certified four new landscapes that are a pocket park in Washington state, a mixed-use development in northern California, a historic Civil-War era preserve in New York, and the headquarters...
7-Aug-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Is Your Data Safe? Why You Should Care More About Spam

Researchers are working to protect consumer data by using companies spam volume to evaluate its security vulnerability through the SpamRankings.net project.
23-Jul-2014 4:00 PM EDT

Avoiding Buyer's Remorse: Is Product Satisfaction Higher When Consumers Are Flush?

According to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research, consumers are less satisfied with what they have purchased with their bottom dollar compared to when they have money in the bank.
22-Jul-2014 4:00 PM EDT

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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

Experts for Earth Day 2010: Researchers Offer Environmental Perspectives

Earth Day 2010 will be celebrated on Thursday, April 22. Faculty experts from The University of Texas at Austin are available to discuss their research on topics ranging from building sustainable communities to plant ecology and environmental...
16-Apr-2010 1:00 PM EDT

Experts Available to Discuss Earthquake in Haiti

Experts at The University of Texas at Austin's College of Liberal Arts are available to discuss a host of earthquake-related topics, from disaster response and relief to social and political conflicts to the causes and effects of large-scale natural...
15-Jan-2010 4:45 PM EST

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