A study, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, sampled more than 1.5 million people in 269 U.S. counties and 37 European nations. Researchers found that those who grew up in areas with higher levels of atmospheric lead...
9-Jul-2021 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites
The latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune poll showed significant differences along party lines on Texans’ attitudes about COVID-19 vaccines: 79% of Democrats report being vaccinated, compared with 47% of Republicans. And about a quarter of...
30-Jun-2021 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Puerto Rico is not ready for another hurricane season, let alone the effects of climate change, according to a new study that shows the island’s outstanding capacity to produce record-breaking floods and trigger a large number of landslides.
7-Jun-2021 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
The University of Texas/Texas A&M Investment Management Company (UTIMCO) has agreed to invest $15 million to the Texas McCombs Longhorn Fund, now called “Texas McCombs Investment Advisers, LLC,” and The Reveille Fund at Texas A&M Mays Business...
29-Apr-2021 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Harsh parenting practices, not genetics, are linked to higher levels of behavior problems in children, according to a new study in the March 2021 volume of Psychological Science, which studied pairs of twins whose parents disciplined them...
26-Mar-2021 12:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Using NASA satellite images and machine learning, researchers with The University of Texas at Austin have mapped changes in the landscape of northwestern Belize over a span of four decades, finding significant losses of forest and wetlands, but also...
15-Mar-2021 11:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Evidence of an impending breakup may exist in the small words used in everyday conversations months before either partner realizes where their relationship is heading, according to new psychology research.
1-Feb-2021 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites
Forty Acres Founders Pre-Accelorator Program Partners with Bank of America to Increase Diversity and Inclusion in Entrepreneurship
The Herb Kelleher Entrepreneurship Center in the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin is pleased to announce a partnership with Bank of America designed to increase entrepreneurial diversity and inclusion by supporting the...
17-Dec-2020 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites
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Why do people in Hawaii live 7 years longer than people in Mississippi? Ask UT sociologist Mark Hayward.
4-Aug-2020 6:40 PM EDT
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
2-Mar-2017 10:05 AM EST
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
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
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