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What Everyone Needs to Know About "Toilet to Tap" Water

Desmond F. Lawler | Posted 07.28.2014 | Green
Desmond F. Lawler

Are there not better solutions to severe water shortages? On the contrary, direct potable reuse would be an improvement over the current situation for several cities in Texas.

After Public Battle, UT-Austin President's Fate Is Decided

AP | JIM VERTUNO | Posted 07.09.2014 | College

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- After years of clashes with Texas Gov. Rick Perry and the group that oversees the University of Texas System, University of Texa...

If It Weren't for a Handful of Sports Figures, America Would Not Have Integrated as It Did

Michael J. Cramer | Posted 06.10.2014 | College
Michael J. Cramer

Why were a boxer and a baseball player of such consequence? The answer lies in the tortured history of the treatment of African Americans dating back to the late 1800s.

The University of Texas "Keeps Austin Weird"

CollegeFashionista | Posted 06.08.2014 | Style
CollegeFashionista

During my free time I decided to collaborate with other Fashionistas and bloggers, which led me to discover new trends on campus and around Austin.

This Is President Obama's Handwritten Apology To Art History Majors

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 02.19.2014 | Arts

President Obama took an unprovoked swing at art history degree-holders last month, insinuating to audiences in a post-State of the Union tour that "sk...

U. of Texas at Austin: How Heartless Can a College Be?

Lonna Saunders | Posted 01.25.2014 | College
Lonna Saunders

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...

Jury Will Determine Fate Of Andy Warhol's Famous Farah Fawcett Portrait

AP | ANTHONY McCARTNEY | Posted 11.18.2013 | Arts

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Andy Warhol's artwork has always grabbed attention and sparked discussion, but one of his portraits of Farrah Fawcett is about to...

Joy Resmovits

Lee Bollinger Encouraged About Affirmative Action Future

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 06.24.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK -- During his tenure as president of the University of Michigan, Lee Bollinger's name became attached, for better or worse, with two of the k...

Supreme Court Rules On Affirmative Action Case

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.24.2013 | Latino Voices

The Supreme Court declined to make a decision in the case of Fisher vs. the University of Texas at Austin on Monday, sending the case back to a lower ...

Joy Resmovits

Court's Affirmative Action Decision 'Will Have No Impact'

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 06.24.2013 | Politics

After months of waiting for the Supreme Court to issue a sweeping ruling on affirmative action in the Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin case, un...

Affirmative Action Decision Made By Supreme Court

Posted 06.24.2013 | Politics

The Supreme Court's decision on affirmative action came out Monday, with the justices sending the case back to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. ...

Court Rules On Affirmative Action

Posted 06.24.2013 | Politics

The Supreme Court ruled on affirmative action Monday, deciding by a 7-1 vote to send the case back to a federal appeals court. The affirmative acti...

High Court Takes On Affirmative Action

Posted 06.24.2013 | Politics

The Supreme Court ruled on affirmative action Monday, but did not issue rulings on other major decisions regarding gay marriage and voting rights. ...

Supreme Court Makes Affirmative Action Ruling

Posted 06.24.2013 | Politics

The Supreme Court ruled Monday to send a case on University of Texas' use of race in its admissions criteria back to a lower court. In a 7-1 decisi...

Supreme Court Rules On Fisher v. University Of Texas At Austin

Posted 06.24.2013 | Politics

The Supreme Court ruled on affirmative action Tuesday, sending Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin back to a lower court. The Court ordered the...

Supreme Court Makes Affirmative Action Ruling

Posted 06.24.2013 | Politics

The Supreme Court told an appeals court Thursday that it misinterpreted the justices' precedent when reviewing the University of Texas at Austin's aff...

WATCH: Will More Guns Prevent A Mass Shooting On Campus?

Posted 02.01.2013 | College

As the Obama administration begins a push for the president's new gun control proposals, college presidents are speaking out, declaring their oppositi...

Top Universities Call For Action On Gun Control

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 01.23.2014 | College

The Association of American Universities issued a statement Thursday calling on President Obama and members of Congress to take quick federal action t...

University Promises If You Graduate On Time, They'll Pay Your Loans

Business Insider | Posted 10.05.2012 | College

The University of Texas at Austin will test next year whether it can increase its four-year graduation rate and reduce student loan debt by forgiving ...

Bleach Balloons Launched At Minority Students At University of Texas

The Horn | Cody R. Permenter | Posted 10.04.2012 | College

Early Tuesday evening, University of Texas at Austin students and community members gathered under the shadow of the campus's iconic Martin Luther Kin...

Texas Conservatives Creating Professor 'Watch List' Of 'Communists,' 'Neo-Conservatives'

Posted 09.13.2012 | College

UT’s Young Conservatives of Texas chapter is compiling a watch list to identify professors who it decides are inappropriately politicizing the class...

Daily Texan Newsstands Not Allowed at Journalism School Due to 'Environmental Concerns'

Dan Reimold | Posted 11.07.2012 | College
Dan Reimold

Administrators at the University of Texas have stopped The Daily Texan student newspaper from placing a newsstand inside or even near the new Belo Cen...

Young Entrepreneurs Take On The World

The Huffington Post | Rieva Lesonsky | Posted 06.11.2012 | Small Business

Are young entrepreneurs out to change the world? That was the impression I got last month when I served as a judge at the Global Venture Labs Investme...

Texas Students Want Offensive Trayvon Martin Cartoonist Back

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 04.04.2012 | College

A group of students at the University of Texas believe their campus newspaper went too far when they fired a cartoonist responsible for a controversia...

Texas College GOP Leader Says Obama Assassination Is ‘Tempting'

ABC News | Posted 01.16.2012 | College

Hours after Pennsylvania State Police arrested a 21-year-old Idaho man for allegedly firing a semi-automatic rifle at the White House, the top student...