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  • Business Foundations Program Online Pushes the Educational Envelope – With the new Business Foundations Program Online, an unlimited numbers of students will ultimately be able to learn the core concepts and fundamentals of private enterprise.
  • Drying Out – A new study suggests the southern portion of the Amazon rainforest is at much higher risk of dieback due to stronger seasonal drying than projections reported by the Intergovernmental Panel …
  • Melting from Below – Thwaites Glacier, the large, rapidly changing outlet of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet, is not only being eroded by the ocean, but it is also being melted from below by …
  • Life on Mars – Gary Kocurek, professor in the Department of Geological Sciences at the Jackson School of Geosciences, was part of the team that reported two new findings from the Mars Curiosity rover: …
  • Responding to the Devastation – Researchers from the Department of Geological Sciences at the University of Texas at Austin’s Jackson School of Geosciences traveled to the Philippines in January 2014, two months after Typhoon Haiyan …
  • South American Adventure – A field trip to Argentina in March 2014 allowed a group of 20 Jackson School of Geosciences graduate students, professors and research collaborators specializing in sedimentology, stratigraphy and basin analysis …
  • Catch a Falling Sediment – Planktic foraminifer Globigerinoides ruber (G. ruber)—a single-cell organism with a hard outer shell—is perhaps one of the most widely used species for reconstructing past sea-surface conditions. Recent studies suggest two …
  • Back from Totten – Unbreakable ice alters research plans for UTIG researchers By Terry Britt Even when uncontrollable circumstances keep an expedition from reaching its intended landmark, it does not mean the participants come …
  • GeoFORCE Turns 10 – Building a diverse workforce and changing young lives By Angela Curtis At first glance, the two problems may seem unrelated: The geosciences are facing a growing labor shortage, and many …
  • Striking It Big With Nanotech – Jackson School researchers are unlocking the mighty impacts of tiny technology for energy development and recovery By Joshua Zaffos The difference between boom and bust in the field of energy …
  • A Classroom at the Edge of the World – A journey to the Arctic, where polar bears outnumber people, the sun never sets, and the frozen tundra is a geologist’s paradise By Rose Cahalan There’s a pair of binoculars …
  • Ride High and Seek – Texas researchers have gained an eagle-eyed view of the world thanks to a premier digital mapping tool By Joshua Zaffos Halloween was particularly scary in the Texas capital in 2013. …
  • Looking for Life – In a finding relevant to the search for life in our solar system, researchers at the University of Texas at Austin’s Institute for Geophysics, the Georgia Institute of Technology and …
  • Tracking the Longhorns: Wednesday with the media – Defensive coordinator/secondary coach Vance Bedford met with the media Wednesday morning.
  • Jackson School to Lead $58 Million Effort to Study Potential New Energy Source – AUSTIN, Texas — A research team led by The University of Texas at Austin has been awarded approximately $58 million to analyze deposits of frozen methane under the Gulf of …

Pro Bono Program at Texas Law Named for Benefactors Richard and Ginni Mithoff

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

A World of Opportunities to Change the World

Monday, October 20, 2014

Every Penny Counts: Little Longhorn Donates to UT Elementary

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Gift Creates Stuttering Institute, Provides Free Treatments

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

LIVESTRONG Gift Pushes UT Past $3 Billion Goal

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

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