December 13, 2017

December 13, 2017


President Benson Shares Outlook for University

President BensonDec. 14, 2017In his annual State of the University address, President Richard C. Benson laid out the current status of the institution as well as his vision for the future: to be one of the nation’s best public research universities and one of the world’s great universities.  read more

Scientists Get Grants for Brain, Pain, Learning Studies

Dr. James C. BartlettDec. 14, 2017Researchers in the School of Behavioral of Brain Sciences have received multiple $2 million-plus awards from the National Institutes of Health in the second half of 2017, totaling more than $15 million.  read more

Senior Is University's First Schwarzman Scholar

Matthew SalmDec. 14, 2017Matthew Salm, a McDermott Scholar who received both a Truman Scholarship and a Udall Scholarship in May, will join a one-year master’s program in China. read more

Entrepreneurs Pitch Their Big Ideas at Competition

Veena SomareddyDec. 14, 2017A team led by a doctoral student from the School of Arts, Technology, and Emerging Communication took the top prize at the finals of the 2017 Big Idea Competition. read more

Writers Explore Genetic Medicine, Road Financing

cover of ISSUESDec. 14, 2017In the fall edition of Issues in Science and Technology, writers delve into the growing potential of individualized medical care and also offer a different approach for paying for highway improvements. read more

Jonsson School Adds Energy, Engineering Experts

Dr. Poras T. BalsaraDec. 11, 2017Nine new tenured and tenure-track faculty members, whose research interests range from software engineering to dynamic systems and controls, joined the Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science this year. read more

McRaven Imparts Leadership Lessons at Event

Chancellor William H. McRavenDec. 11, 2017The University of Texas System chancellor described how the world of business can benefit from lessons of transformative leadership during his keynote address at the Naveen Jindal School of Management's annual event. read more

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