Current Students News

Partnerships That Make a Difference: UT Legal Clinic


The UT College of Law Legal Clinic works to serve indigent people in the community, to encourage future pro bono service, and to contribute to the education and development of law students to become thoughtful, skilled, and ethical attorneys. The longest-running legal clinic in the nation, the clinic started in 1946 and involves twelve faculty members and approximately one hundred students every year.

Choral Student Places Eighth in International Quartet Competition


UT senior Hailey Myatt joined a barbershop music group last year after responding to a Facebook message from three members searching for a bass singer to complete their quartet in St. Louis, Missouri. Last month, her group placed eighth in the world at the Sweet Adelines International Quartet Finals in Las Vegas.

OIT Announces New UTKwifi Texting Pilot


The Office of Information Technology is piloting a new service that allows you to text “UTKwifi” followed by your building and room number information to 55000 to report areas on campus where there may be issues with the wireless network.

Distinguished Lecturer to Discuss History of Black Capitalism November 9

Juliet Walker, professor of history and founder and director of the Center for Black Business History, Entrepreneurship and Technology at the University of Texas at Austin, will deliver a lecture titled “When Will All Black Economic Lives Matter? After 400 Years, 1619–2019, We Are Still at the Racial Bottom” at 3:30 p.m. in Hodges Library. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Culinary Students Get High-Intensity Experience on Food Truck

Students of the Culinary Program will be cooking and serving food from the Gonzo Gourmet food truck from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 3. The truck will be parked outside the UT Conference Center, 600 Henley Street, on the Locust Street side of the building.

Local Media Outlets Cover Physics Students’ Pumpkin Drop Event

The Society of Physics Students dropped pumpkins frozen with liquid nitrogen from a height of 80 feet Friday near the Humanities and Social Sciences building as part of some Halloween fun. The event focused on science engagement and literacy. Several local media outlets covered the story.

Meet Your Librarians: Information Is Their Game, Part 2

There are twenty-eight individuals at the UT Library who are available for the needs of every individual graduate student. This is the second installment of a five-part series that will highlight each of the twenty-eight subject specific librarians to familiarize students with their subject matter and expertise.

Where Do My Student Fees Go?

How does the university spend the money collected from the various mandatory fees you pay? We break down how your money is spent on the programs and services provided to you as a student.

Staff Member Inducted into Inaugural Disability Mentoring Hall of Fame


As executive director of Career Opportunities for Students with Disabilities, Alan Muir has brought together universities, employers, and US government agencies to focus on the careers of college graduates with disabilities. Last month, Muir was recognized for his outstanding work when he was selected as one of the members of the inaugural class of the Susan M. Daniels Disability Mentoring Hall of Fame.

Office of Sustainability Recognized for Innovation, Advanced Leadership

UT’s Office of Sustainability has been named a finalist in the sixth annual Second Nature Climate Leadership Awards, which honor the best environmental efforts among colleges and universities that have signed the American College and University Presidents’ Climate Commitment.