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UT-Austin President's Future Decided.. For Now

AP | PAUL J. WEBER and WILL WEISSERT | Posted 01.25.2014 | College

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers received a cautious endorsement Thursday from his frustrated chancellor tha...

The 12 Most Popular Colleges For Journalism

Posted 01.14.2013 | College

There are a couple professions with approval ratings so low, one might wonder why anyone would head to college with a goal to work towards those caree...

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...

'What Took So Long?'

AP | JIM VERTUNO | Posted 11.16.2012 | College

AUSTIN, Texas — University of Texas officials were defending their decision to wait more than an hour before evacuating due to a bomb threat, one of...

UT Austin Bomb Threat: University of Texas Orders Full Evacuation After Bomb Threats

AP | JIM VERTUNO | Posted 09.14.2012 | College

AUSTIN, Texas -- A bomb threat phoned in to the University of Texas at Austin campus Friday sent thousands of people streaming off campus as administr...

30 Celebs Who Attended Public Colleges

The Huffington Post | Anna Susman, Alyssa Creamer | Posted 07.05.2012 | College

Many celebrities have attended public colleges, trudging along the campus paths and sitting in the same dinning halls as students do today. Though...

Party Schools That Pay

Posted 09.21.2011 | College

Who says that having fun in college won't get you a high-paying job in the end? The salary website PayScale surveyed 1,003 colleges and ranked them...

University Sues Ryan O'Neal Over Fawcett Portrait

AP | By ANTHONY McCARTNEY | Posted 09.09.2011 | Arts

LOS ANGELES -- The University of Texas system and Ryan O'Neal are sparring over ownership of an Andy Warhol portrait of the actor's longtime companion...

UT Rejects Rick Perry's Plan To Treat Students As 'Customers'

Posted 09.06.2011 | College

In a 17-page-report released on Wednesday, the Liberal Arts dean at the University of Texas rejected Rick Perry's much touted plan to treat students a...

The Man Who Took Down Bin Laden: A Journalism Major

Posted 07.04.2011 | College

The man whose team took down Osama bin Laden is a 1977 graduate of the University of Texas-Austin. His degree from the school? Journalism. William H....

PHOTOGRAPHY: Marilyn Monroe, Martin Parr - Magnum Photos Made Public

artinfo.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

AUSTIN - Next week, the archive of Magnum Photos, which contains images by master photographers like Robert Capa, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Susan Meisela...

SXSW: A History

The Daily Texan | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Hundreds of people will hit the streets of downtown Austin this weekend for South by Southwest, the 10-day festival showcasing music, film and interac...

At UTexas, Some Students SUPPORT Tuition Hikes

The Daily Texan | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

While tuition hikes at UT caused some students to take to the West Mall in protest, student reactions to increases at other UT System universities wer...

UPDATED: America's Largest Tuition Increases (PHOTOS)

Lindsay Dittman | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

It's not the schools notorious for their high tuition rates -- George Washington University, New York University, Sarah Lawrence College -- on this li...

Hate Crime Against UTexas Students Shocks City

The Daily Texan | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

An alleged attack, which left two gay members of the Shady Ladies softball team battered and bruised, prompted an outcry against hate crimes in the ci...

Glamour Stylist Makes Over UTexas Students (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Glamour stylist and Today Show correspondent Suze Yalof Schwartz visited the University of Texas-Austin and critiqued unwitting students on their outf...

UTexas Creates Black Studies Department

The Daily Texan | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The University [of Texas-Austin] has created a new department to address the increased interest in African and African-American studies, becoming the ...

March Madness: Smart Money Says Cornell

Dennis Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Dennis Danziger

This year I've adopted a new system. I'm betting on the colleges with the highest SAT scores and the strictest admission's policies.