As monkeypox spreads, health experts urge Texas universities to prepare for outbreaks
While the risk of exposure to monkeypox remains low, health experts say college students living in close proximity to each other could spur outbreaks. They encourage schools to share their plans and relevant information about the virus.
University of Texas selects new director — and new name — for its conservative institute
The University of Texas at Austin selected Justin Dyer to run The Civitas Institute, formerly referred to as the Liberty Institute. The center raised concerns among faculty after The Texas Tribune reported UT-Austin worked with conservative donors and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick to bring the institute to the flagship UT campus.
University of Texas promises free tuition to students with families making less than $65K
University of Texas promises free tuition to students with families making less than $65KFile photo shows a statue of George Washington near the University of Texas Tower at the center of campus in Austin, Texas. >>RANKED: Texas universities ranked by 2019 report of best schools in the nation less File photo shows a statue of George Washington near the University of Texas Tower at the center of campus in Austin, Texas. The endowment, which will expand UT-Austins existing Texas Advance Commitment program, will completely cover tuition and fees for 8,600 in-state students whose families have financial need and household incomes up to $65,000 a year. It will also provide some assured tuition support to students from families with incomes of up to $125,000 who have financial need. Thanks to his leadership and the board's action, this new endowment will go a long way toward making our university affordable for talented Texas students from every background and region."chron.com