In The McConaissance, McConaughey has become not an anti-hero, but an anti-matinee idol.
Scientists gathered in Alabama last month said their current research on impacts of the 2010 BP spill will help authorities deal with future disasters.
To fully grasp the significance of Charlie Strong's ascension to the pinnacle of college football, consider the story of how Bubba Smith became one of the most famous Michigan State Spartans -- not Longhorns -- of all-time.
The University of Texas at Austin is technically not a college. It's a university. That being said, what is going on? Also known as UT, an Andy Wa...
Alongside releasing its controversial findings on fugitive methane emissions caused by hydraulic fracturing on September 16, University of Texas-Austin also unveiled an industry-stacked Steering Committee roster for the study it conducted in concert with Environmental Defense Fund.
Pondering this question about Molly Ivins several times a day has become a new hobby of mine since the spectacular Senator from Fort Worth, Wendy Davis, stood up for 13 hours and basically destroyed the Republican Party in Texas.
Our vision is to be a change agent, industry and thought leader in promoting wellness in the fight against childhood obesity. We have an incredible call list of friends, activators, influencers and doers across the globe ready to join us in making this vision become a reality.
The undergraduate admissions policy, which some call "the Texas affirmative action plan," is designed to promote diversity in the student body. However, it is not the only "affirmative action plan" being used by UT.
Far from squandering state and federal resources, expanding educational opportunity and producing the multiculturally competent citizens and leaders that our nation and world will need is an investment with limitless payoff.
By upholding precedent, the Supreme Court will allow questions of race to be addressed in a pragmatic, constitutional manner rather than a political one.
The Court's decision could result in policies that provide even fewer educational and economic opportunities to young black men and, in turn, result in the incarceration of more of this large swath of our community.
Opponents argue that UT Austin's race-conscious admissions policies are no longer necessary in our "post-racial" society. But anyone who believes that we live in a "post-racial" society only needs to walk around the campus of UT Austin and the surrounding neighborhoods to know that this is not true.
Although few legal minds devote journal space to analyzing oral argument, the Court is so closely divided on major cases that a perceptive listener can usually divine clues as to where the individual Justices may be leaning.
Holistic review is important to UT because it allows for a person to be recognized by everything that makes them whole and unique.
Just as the United States Supreme Court reconsiders the constitutionality of race-based affirmative action programs in higher education, Latin American countries such as Brazil are actively adopting nationwide affirmative action policies.
As the court considers Fisher v. University of Texas, it must keep in mind that the question is much deeper than simply who gets in and who does not.