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“Domestic Gag Rule” Will Negatively Impact Women’s Health Care

Texas Study Points to Adverse Impact of Proposed Federal Title X Guidelines on Abortion Counseling and Referrals
11-Oct-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Racial and Ethnic Bias Leads to Lower Well-Being Among Adolescents

Racial and ethnic discrimination is problematic for all aspects of development — from mental and physical health to risky behaviors and academic success — particularly for Latinos, researchers at The University of Texas at Austin determined...
25-Sep-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UT Professor's New Book Demystifies Artificial Intelligence

Associate Professor James Scott to speak Sept. 26 about the core concepts behind artificial intelligence by exploring the history of the ideas that led to its development.
24-Sep-2018 4:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Genes Are Key to Academic Success, Study Shows

Parents always worry about whether their children will do well in school, but their kids probably were born with much of what they will need to succeed.
5-Sep-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Three Previously Unknown Ancient Primates Identified

Biological anthropologists from The University of Texas at Austin have described three new species of fossil primates that were previously unknown to science.
28-Aug-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

How Students View Intelligence May Affect How They Internalize Academic Stress, Study Finds

As students transition into high school, many see their grades drop. And while some students are resilient in the midst of this challenge, others succumb to the pressure. How they think about themselves and their abilities could make the difference,...
23-Jul-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UT’s DisrupTexas Pitch Competition to Award $50K to Aspiring Undergraduate Entrepreneurs from Across Texas

The Herb Kelleher Center for Entrepreneurship in the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin announces DisrupTexas — the largest pitch competition in terms of cash awards for Texas-based undergraduate students.
19-Jul-2018 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

How Women Define Their Sexual Histories Affects How They Are Influenced by Them, Study

While it’s estimated that more than a third of women have had nonconsensual sexual experiences in their lifetime, the way they define those experiences may influence their sexual wellbeing, according to psychology researchers at The University of...
10-Jul-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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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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