A UT study finds that nonprofit organizations aiming to protect biodiversity show little evidence of responding to economic signals, which could limit the effectiveness of future conservation efforts.
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The university has won a prestigious national honor for improving its retention and graduation rates. At its meeting this morning in Orlando, the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities honored UT with its “Most Visible Progress” Trailblazer award. Now in its second year, the award encourages colleges and universities to make retention and graduation a high priority by rewarding and highlighting programs that work.
The College of Law launched a new institute this month to help students and recent graduates prepare for leadership roles in their careers.
Lynda.com is an online library with more than a thousand instructional videos on the latest software and is available to UT students, staff, and faculty. Faculty can assign Lynda.com courses to their students through Online@UT (Blackboard Learn).
A student startup company focused on developing innovative high-performance plastic and rubber materials has won this semester’s Vol Court competition.
Endemic species are often endangered, and a UT study finds that saving them is more important to biodiversity than previously thought.
An adaptation of a Greek play about a betrayed woman and revenge will have its world premiere at UT and will run from November 7 to 9.
UT’s Innovative Computing Laboratory received even more acclaim recently as software giant Intel named it the latest Intel Parallel Computing Center.
With Halloween just around the corner, it’s a horror-ably good time to talk about being frightened. UT Graduate Teaching Associate Jeremy Locke gets to do that four times a week, as part of his job. Locke teaches Inquiry Into Horror, a section of English 102, a general education course that focuses on intensive research and writing. As a PhD student, Locke is intrigued by the links between horror novels and historically great literature.
Stefan Spanier, physics professor at UT, will talk about the European Council for Nuclear Research’s study on matter at this week’s Science Forum on Friday, October 31.