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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

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...
18-Mar-2015 5:05 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

McCombs Scholarship Provides Money and Expertise to Student Entrepreneurs

Texas Venture Labs will award two scholarships valued at $50,000 each during a shark-tank style pitch competition for student entrepreneurs who pursue their MBA degrees at the University of Texas McCombs School of Business.
15-Dec-2014 8:00 AM EST

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


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


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

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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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