Choreographer Deborah Hay’s Archive Goes to the Harry Ransom Center
Award-winning choreographer Deborah Hay has established her archive at the Harry Ransom Center, a major destination for the study of dance and performance at The University of Texas at Austin.
Use Neural Networks to Treat Bilingual Aphasia
UT professor Risto Miikkulainen and research scientist Uli Grasemann, among others, explore how neural networks could be used to model language patterns and create personalized treatment for bilingual aphasia patients.
Opioid Use Disorder Paper Earns ACCP Award
A paper from researchers at UT Austin College of Pharmacy was awarded the 2021 Outstanding Paper of the Year from the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) Ambulatory Care Practice Research Network.
New Model Reveals How Chromosomes Get Packed Up
Researchers from UT Austin have built the first theoretical model of condensin, a molecular machine involved in packing and unpacking chromosomes, that accurately reproduces all known experiments with just two parameters.
Record-Breaking Texas Drought More Severe Than Previously Thought
In 2011, Texas experienced one of its worst droughts ever. And according to a recent study led by geoscientists at The University of Texas at Austin, the drought was worse than previously thought.
Historic Preservation Graduates Present at APT Conference
Two recent Historic Preservation graduate students, Eliza Blackman and Ali Wysopal, will present their student research projects at the Association for Preservation Technology International’s annual conference this October.
Hydrogel Tablet Can Purify a Liter of River Water in an Hour
Scientists and engineers at UT Austin have created a hydrogel tablet that can rapidly purify contaminated water. One tablet can disinfect a liter of river water and make it suitable for drinking in an hour or less.
Technique Predicts Tumor Response to Cancer Therapy
A public/private collaboration led by researchers at UT Austin has resulted in a new mathematical modeling technique that can accurately predict the response of tumors in breast cancer patients to treatments.
Seeking Solutions to Diabetes-Associated Cognitive Impairment
Heather Cuevas, assistant professor at UT Austin School of Nursing, recently received a new grant from the National Institutes of Health to test a cognitive rehabilitative approach and its effect on diabetes self-management.
Prof. Atlas Wang Receives Multiple Grants for Work on AI
Prof. Atlas Wang of Texas ECE has received several grants for his work on artificial intelligence. Prof. Wang is part of a research team that has received a DARPA grant for research on In Pixel Intelligent Processing …
Blurred Lines - Dr. Pablo Laguna
Throughout most of his academic career, computational astrophysicist, Dr. Pablo Laguna, has focused on his most passionate research interest, studying astrophysical phenomena where gravity has its strongest grip …
Grad Students at Forefront of Efforts to Create Belonging in Science
To foster an inclusive environment in CNS and beyond, several new efforts with strong graduate student leadership have emerged. Here are four worth knowing.
Q&A with Nerea Feliz, Interior Design Associate Professor
School of Architecture Associate Professor Nerea Feliz’s work explores interior design’s role as a mediator between us, the public spaces we occupy, and pressing cultural and political questions.
A Language for Big Data Neuroscience
Imagine your brain activity displayed on a computer screen — multiple, bustling tabs open, some sparked by a fleeting thought, others derived from prior or underlying behaviors or features. Now, imagine a scientist …
Do-No-Harm, Do-More-Good: Building for Sustainability in the Galapagos
As part of UT Austin’s annual President’s Award for Global Learning, UT professors have developed a proposal to study the global challenge of sustainable growth as it manifests in the Galapagos.
Stephen Yi: A Passionate Mentor for Early Career Researchers
Even as cancer rates continue to rise globally, treatment options are becoming increasingly sophisticated. S. Stephen Yi, Ph.D., director of bioinformatics at the Livestrong Cancer Institutes and assistant professor …
Leveling the Playing Field
Two scientists at Dell Medical School have been a leading force in creating standard materials and methods in the international effort to detect steroid doping in elite sports.
Paul Rathouz: From the Peace Corps to Biomedical Research
Dell Med professor Paul Rathouz uses his skills as a statistician to hone research study designs, aiming to bring cutting-edge methods to bear on Dell Med’s mission to shape how people get and stay healthy.
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Businesses that want to thrive in the 21st century need to throw out the old marketing playbook that puts the customer first, according to new research from the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin.
9 Research-Based Revelations About Multitasking
Think you’re great at completing multiple tasks at the same time? A new study shows why you’re probably wrong.
Jaydeep Kulkarni Selected as IEEE Distinguished Lecturer
Prof. Jaydeep Kulkarni of Texas ECE is selected as a Distinguished Lecturer for both IEEE Solid State Circuits Society (SSCS) and IEEE Electron Device Society (EDS).
Anne Meng Wins a 2021 Best Article Award from APSA
Congratulations to Dr. Anne Meng for winning the 2021 Best Article Award, African Politics Conference Group Section of the American Political Science Association (APSA)!
McLellan Honored for Contributions to COVID-19 Vaccines
Jason McLellan, molecular biosciences professor, has received the 2021 Shirley Bird Perry Longhorn Citizenship Award, recognizing the impact of his work with viral proteins, especially his contributions to COVID-19 vaccine.
Racial Violence Historian Awarded ‘Genius Grant’ by MacArthur Foundation
Monica Muñoz Martinez, associate professor and historian, has been awarded a prestigious MacArthur Fellowship for her work to recover untold histories of racial violence along the U.S.-Mexico border.
Emily Porter Receives Lot Shafai Mid‐Career Distinguished Achievement Award
Prof. Emily Porter of Texas ECE has been named the recipient of the 2021 Lot Shafai Mid‐Career Distinguished Achievement Award by the IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society (IEEE AP-S).
Announcing the 2021 Stengl-Wyer Scholars, Fellows and Grant Awardees
The Stengl Wyer Postdoctoral Scholars Program provides up to three years of independent support for talented postdoctoral researchers in the broad area of the diversity of life and/or organisms in their natural environments.
Ketcham Receives Top Thermochronology Prize
Professor Richard Ketcham was selected as the 2020 recipient of the Martin Dodson Prize, the highest honor bestowed by the International Standing Committee on Thermochronology.
Prof. Jean Anne Incorvia Named Intel® Rising Star
Prof. Jean Anne Incorvia of Texas ECE has been named a 2021 Intel® Rising Star. The Rising Star Faculty Award is an invitation-only program to foster innovation and help promote the careers of promising early-career faculty.
PharmE3D Labs Earn Multiple Pharmaceutical Science Distinctions
The UT Austin College of Pharmacy’s Pharmaceutical Engineering and 3D Printing (PharmE3D) labs has recently earned several national and international awards and scholarships for outstanding research contributions to …
Arumugam Manthiram Wins the 2021 Battery Division Technology Award
Arumugam Manthiram, Professor in the Walker Department of Mechanical Engineering, is receiving the 2021 Battery Division Technology Award Award from The Electrochemical Society (ECS).
Art History Students Examine "Mystery Objects" from Leo Steinberg Prints
Art History students come into the major hoping and expecting to learn more about, well, art and its history. But what does it mean to actually get your hands on different works of art, conduct research and make your …
This First-Year Student Invented a Fire-Fighting Robot
Every once in a while, a young person already so accomplished comes along and makes you wonder aloud “what am I doing with my life?” Siddharth Thakur is one of those young people.
Key NASA Mission Gives Undergrads a Jumpstart into Research
NASA is gearing up for a mission to land on Jupiter's moon Europa. This mission is one of a kind, and it's also created a unique opportunity for students in the Cockrell School of Engineering at UT Austin.
Natural Sciences Researchers Win President’s Award for Global Learning
Five teams with College of Natural Sciences students were honored this year with the President's Award for Global Learning, which aims to highlight innovative solutions to global problems.
Sketchbook-Themed Amusement Park Design Sets Student Team Apart
A team of Texas Engineering undergraduate students took a colorful approach to the 2021 Cornell Theme Park Design Competition and won two out of five competition categories, placing second overall.
Forget Mars; Venus is the Planet All the Kids Want to Study
A group of students from the Cockrell School of Engineering at UT Austin won a NASA design contest for a Venus lander with an ambitious project that could someday, if realized, teach us a lot more about the planet.
Carey Scholarship 2021 Marcos Botto Tornielli
This year’s Carey Scholar is Marcos Botto Tornielli, a 22-year-old Computational Engineering student at UT’s Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics.
Beyond the Weather Report
UT student reporters tell climate change stories in a new podcast.
Art History Research Project Uncovers Histories of Mystery Objects
The course “Problems in Art Historical Research” was developed to train Art History majors in original research and critical consideration of how knowledge and archives are constructed and used. Original research—and …
Engaging with Opportunities
Donatus Nnani is a religious studies and psychology senior from Detroit, Michigan. In this Q&A, read more about his time in the military and his undergraduate research experience.